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By 2020, Rolls-Royce hopes to bring to the shipping world a cutting-edge fleet of human-less ships. Working with various partnerships that include Finnish government investing body DIMECC and Norway’s Maritime Administration’s Norwegian Forum for Autonomous Ships, Rolls-Royce hopes to help cut shipping expenses by nearly 20 percent. Meantime, seafaring labor unions are up in arms about what that would mean from both a vessel safety perspective and the potential loss of jobs.

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