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Americans Still Skeptical of Self-Driving Cars, Poll Shows

May 19, 2020

Category: Vehicles

Nearly half of Americans say they would not get in a self-driving taxi, according to a poll commissioned by the advocacy group Partners for Automated Vehicle Education. The poll, conducted online in February and March by SurveyUSA, found widespread skepticism […]


Port of Long Beach bags $500 million loan

May 6, 2020

“This $500 million federal investment reflects the President’s continued emphasis on infrastructure that will reduce traffic congestion while enhancing the Port of Long Beach’s ability to handle large container ships to support economic growth in the region and the country,” […]


Ford, Rivian Put Plans for Electric Lincoln on Back Burner

April 29, 2020

Category: Vehicles

Ford and Rivian put their plans on ice to jointly develop a Lincoln-brand electric vehicle, a Lincoln spokeswoman confirmed April 28. Ford said the current economy has created new and unexpected challenges, so this particular project is being postponed, said […]


Shipping

Bibby WaveMasters chart zero-emissions course

May 22, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The project will be supported by a grant from MarRI-UK, a collaborative innovation vehicle for UK industry and academia to jointly tackle innovation and technology challenges. Helen Samuels, Bibby Marine Ltd’s CEO, said: “We are at a clear juncture in […]


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ICS: Non-conformity incidents dropped by 25% over the past year

May 22, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The information was collected via the users of the Chamber’s ISF Watchkeeper software, which tracks over 25 million hours of work on board ships undertaken each month by seafarers. The statistics are drawn from the online version of the software […]


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Port of Helsinki to temporarily lay off its entire personnel

May 21, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

“Because of this, we have been forced to start extensive cost reductions. As a part of the reduction plan, the Port of Helsinki Ltd and its employees have agreed that the Port’s personnel will be temporarily dismissed,” the port said […]


Impact & Regulations

DOT watchdog shuffle alarms lawmakers

May 20, 2020

Via: Politico

DOT is the latest agency to get swept into the Trump administration’s moves against independent government watchdogs in recent months. Three high-ranking House Democrats on Tuesday demanded the reinstatement of Mitchell Behm, who they say was removed as acting DOT […]