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Port cranes over the water into clouds

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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cargo ship in ocean full of containers

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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gray scale image of people on observation deck

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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ship at port

November 20, 2017

Autonomous shipping raises legal concerns

As the push for autonomous technology accelerates, several gaps will need to be addressed before such technology can traverse the international market.

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DuPont Sky Rise Glass Buildings

November 20, 2017

Growth in developed economies slowed in third quarter, OECD says

Output was up 2.6% from Q3 of 2016, suggesting the global economy will post faster growth this year than last. Yet growth rates are weaker than what was considered normal before the global financial crisis.

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