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November 27, 2017

FMC's Doyle to exit Commission in January 2018

Commissioner William Doyle has announces his intention to leave the Federal Maritime Commission(FMC) in the new year.

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November 27, 2017

Shipbuilding forum agrees on major industry goals

Carbon emissions, safety and cyber security were at the top of the agenda at the annual Tripartite Shipbuilding Forum which attracted more than 100 delegates from global shipping organizations.

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November 26, 2017

Rotterdam port to be zero-emission by 2050

Thanks to digitization and new technology, the port of Rotterdam will continue to thrive, but on renewable energy.

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November 21, 2017

Europe's shipbuilding industry under threat

A new E.U.-sponsored study on New Trends in Globalisation in Shipbuilding and Marine Supplies – revealed that shipbuilding nations in Europe may not be fit to weather competitive pressure from Asia.

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November 21, 2017

Humans bigger cyber security risk than unmanned ships

A recent repot from global law firm Clyde & Co addresses the threat of cyber security in unmanned ships, but notes the human element could be a greater concern.

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