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Compliance Week: Commercial Drones Raise Compliance Issues for Shipping Industry

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Drones are the future of the shipping industry—they’re cost-effective, easily maneuverable, and difficult to detect and trace. However, as Exiger Managing Consultant Martin Foncello warns in a new article for Compliance Week, “if legitimate industry has now recognized the benefits of such new technology, be su re that the unscrupulous have as well.” While Maersk’s landmark use of drones to deliver goods to ships at sea is an innovative leap forward, it also raises a slew of compliance issues. In order to balance the benefits of this breakthrough with security needs, compliance professionals “must remain vigilant and focus on immediately developing guidelines for the responsible use of drones as an adjunct to the shipping trade,” writes Mr. Foncello. Click to read full article

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