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IMO sets out framework for autonomous shipping study

Invites input from member states and international organisations on how trials of autonomous shipping will be held

Safety Regulation

Shipping’s carbon targets can only be met with zero-carbon fuels

Liquefied natural gas and biofuels are only a short-term answer to reduction targets

International Environment

Inmarsat's loss is a political win for the US

The IMO's nod of approval to Iridium points to the larger considerations at play for maritime satellite communications

Regulation Political and Trade

Inmarsat says IMO's maritime safety decision 'does not change landscape'

Update: Iridium's focus is now on implementation phase following IMO's recognition as a satellite provider

Technology and Innovation Ship operations

Viewpoint: Gradations of autonomy

We need to be clear about what it is we mean by our definitions of autonomy, between the robots being in charge and automation helping humans

International Containers

Iridium hails maritime distress system decision as ‘historic’

Since the inception of GMDSS in the 1980s there has been only one provider, Inmarsat, the UK-listed satellite service provider

International Ship operations

Eniram joins Arista Shipping’s LNG bulk carrier project

Eniram owner, Wärtsilä, has been a member of the partnership since 2016

Wartsila Bunkers

IMO looks at autonomous shipping

Delegates in London this week sought clarity on the meaning of autonomous shipping

IMO Technology and Innovation

UK ports keen on the power of data

Data analytics could bring genuine efficiencies but faith in automation is overrated, UKMPG survey finds

United Kingdom Political and Trade
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