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China’s Arctic Ambitions: Q&A with Sherri Goodman

Arctic icebergs

  The Arctic has traditionally been a region where cooperation has been common between nations. Its significance on the world’s geopolitical map is changing, however, as global warming leads to increased ice melt, thus reducing barriers to maritime navigation. Less ice means more shipping traffic and better access to resources, most notably, oil and gas. China, despite not having any

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The Inaugural Smart Ship Awards Honor Digital Change-Makers

Nominations are open for the inaugural Fathom Smart Ship Awards through Nov. 10, 2017. Focused on the digitization of shipping, the Smart Ship Awards will honor movers, shakers and digital change-makers who have real impacts on pushing the operational boundaries of the shipping industry. The inaugural awards focus on four key areas in the digital development of the maritime industries:

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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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