Stakeholder Press Release: Tomorrow’s shipping will still need skilled maritime professionals: Commissioner Bulc hears ETF’s opinion on future of maritime sector

The ETF Political Secretary for Maritime Transport, Philippe Alfonso, was invited to speak with EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc at a reception to mark the end of the 2017 EU Maritime Year. Asked about the future of the maritime sector, Alfonso urged caution about the prospects for rapid automation of shipping. Truly automatic shipping may be further away than many believe, and we must manage any implementation carefully to ensure safety and avoid damaging consequences for workers.

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Source: ETF

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