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Digitalisation of the maritime sector may be progressing at a slower rate than in certain other sectors, but new technologies are gradually being integrated. Innovations such as artificial intelligence, the ‘internet of things’ and ‘smart’ ports are all on the horizon. However, challenges and concerns remain in regard to regulation, training, liabilities and costs


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Have your say! The Shipping Outlook Survey: 2024 and beyond

Have your say in our annual Shipping Outlook: 2024 and beyond survey, where we assess market sentiment on the key challenges impacting the maritime industry in the decade ahead

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: How does an economist solve shipping’s climate conundrum?

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