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US Navy Wants Innovation Proposals from Small Business

US Naval Agility Summit

The U.S. Navy is looking for innovative ideas to expand capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning, autonomy and training technology–and it wants to tap the talents of small businesses to bring the most advanced solutions to warfighters as quickly as possible. The U.S. Navy’s Small Business Innovation Research program (SBIR), located at the Office of Naval Research (ONR), has expanded funding opportunity in a broad agency

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International WorkBoat Show

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Produced by the same team as WorkBoat Magazine and WorkBoat.com, the International WorkBoat Show, December 4 to 6, is a trade conference and expo for commercial vessel owners, operators and builders, as well as the vendors and suppliers that serve them. You can expect the following when participating in this long-running industry tradition:  Expo-floor learning opportunities, including breakout sessions. Opportunities to meet vendors

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Nordic Companies Align for UN SDGs

ZEEDS

A group of leading Nordic industry companies has, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), joined forces to solve a great societal challenge. The initiative is called Zero Emission Energy Distribution at Sea (ZEEDS).  Annually, shipping is responsible for nearly 1 billion tonnes of CO2 gas emissions globally, and the consortium is trying to address this by developing

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ICS Chairman Pushes for CO2 Reduction Strategy for Shipping

Speaking in Indonesia at The Economist magazine’s World Ocean Summit,  Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Esben Poulsson has set out what the industry would like the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to achieve as part of its CO2 reduction strategy for the shipping sector. He said that unless the IMO makes significant progress, the industry could be vulnerable

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