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Catching Up With Autonomous Ship Technology

Catching Up With Autonomous Ship Technology

Autonomous ships are set to transform the way international shipping operates in the years to come, but that’s been the headline for almost half a decade. Automation is expected to improve efficiency, both in time and carbon emissions, and help reduce to overhead costs. Contrary to the anxieties of critics, autonomous shipping could make transportation safer, too — between 75% and 96% of maritime-related accidents are caused by human error, according to Allianz.

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The 2019 Intermodal Outlook Is Bright

The 2019 Intermodal Outlook Is Bright

Categories: BCO/Shipper.

2019 is expected to be another strong year for intermodal shippers. Some analysts predict that the global industry will grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 7% by 2022.

What’s driving this continued growth? High trucking costs, improved intermodal infrastructure, and advancements in technology are all contributing factors.

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