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    By the Numbers: US Container Imports

    The United States’ import cargo peak came later than expected this year, as volumes kept growing, according to a new report.

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    Insights: Paul Sells

    The President & CEO of ABS Wavesight reflects on the software-as-a-service company’s first 12 months in business and explains why it is well-positioned to capitalize on growing digital needs.

    By Greg Trauthwein

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    Washington Watch: Ask What Your Government Can Do For Your Industry (A 2023 Retrospective)

    What did our political leadership in Washington, DC accomplish (or not) for the maritime industry in 2023?

    By Jeff R. Vogel, Cozen O’Connor

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    Getting Started with Propane: Port-Side Refueling & Storage

    What does propane refueling infrastructure looks like, and what can be expected when transitioning to propane-powered terminal equipment?

    By Jim Bunsey, Propane Education & Research Council

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    New Cutters Can’t Arrive Soon Enough

    Offshore Patrol Cutter will be a “game-changer” for the U.S. Coast Guard and for the nation.

    By Edward Lundquist

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    Maritime Innovation: Fostering Creativity and Working to Make Bright Ideas Work

    Questions about how to advance and strengthen U.S. maritime innovation are receiving a new and high-level focus.

    By Tom Ewing

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    New Officers in Charge

    DARPA’s NOMARS program aims to revolutionize naval operations by designing a ship that can operate autonomously for extended periods at sea without an onboard crew.

    By Tom Ewing

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    Bringing Ammonia into the Mix

    Amogy aims to unlock the potential of ammonia as a clean energy source and accelerate the maritime industry’s journey to net zero.

    By Eric Haun

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    Tech Files

    Marine News rounds up recent news on tech advances across the U.S. maritime industry.

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December 2023

Marine News, December 2023 Volume 34, Number 12

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