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Ballast Water Exchange Is Problematic

A new invasive species study by the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) discovered one of the main tactics ships use for stopping invasive species—ballast water exchange—isn’t working nearly as well as managers hoped. Marine scientists looked at ballast water from ships entering Chesapeake Bay before and after ballast water exchange became mandatory in 2004 and found that, contrary to expectations,

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Marine R&D Centre for Remote Control & Autonomous Ships and AI

Rolls-Royce will open its Marine R&D Centre for Remote Control & Autonomous Ships and Artificial Intelligence in Turku, Finland, this year. Rolls-Royce’s partners are the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) and Tampere University of Technology (TUT), together with numerous SMEs and start-ups specializing in novel technologies. Remotely controlled and autonomous ships represent a fundamental change in shipping over the

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