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Articles posted by the international team of staff writers at The Maritime Executive.

Kite Power Systems

Offshore Kites Ready to Transform Wind Technology

By MarEx 2017-06-25 03:35:13

Kite Power Systems of  Scotland has secured a £2million ($2.5 million) equity investment from the Scottish Investment Bank for its offshore wind generation...


Expanded Panama Canal Operational for a Year

By MarEx 2017-06-25 00:51:19

Monday June 26 is the first anniversary of the inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal. In its first year of operation, over 1,500 Neopanamax vessels have transited the...


MOL Expands Artificial Intelligence Research

By MarEx 2017-06-24 23:03:56

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed an agreement with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) to develop next-generation vessel monitoring and support systems using...


Navy Disciplines Sailors Involved in Jet Fuel Spill

By MarEx 2017-06-23 21:55:11

On May 11, Navy personnel at Naval Station Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, Virginia made an error in routing aviation fuel from a tank barge into an on-shore storage...

USS Little

House Budget Includes Extra $6B for Naval Shipbuilding

By MarEx 2017-06-23 20:51:08

The House Armed Services Committee’s proposed National Defense Authorization Act for 2018 includes $6 billion more for naval shipbuilding than requested by the Trump...

Kitack Lim

Seafarers Matter

By MarEx 2017-06-23 19:50:41

June 25 is IMO Day of the Seafarer, and the IMO is encouraging everyone to join the campaign and show that #SeafarersMatter. Under this theme, the campaign is engaging people...


Cardiff University Studies Seafarers' Religious Lives

By MarEx 2017-06-23 19:15:59

The religious and spiritual experiences of seafarers, and ministry amongst port chaplains, will be explored in a new project by Cardiff University’s Seafarers...


The Modern Face of Crewing Standards

By MarEx 2017-06-23 19:01:39

With the shipping industry in the throes of some of the biggest changes it has ever seen, the profession of crewing is also changing. Driven by the pressure to cut...


Abu Dhabi Ports Takes Over Management of Fujairah

By MarEx 2017-06-23 17:06:26

Abu Dhabi has reached an agreement with the Port of Fujairah to take over its management for a 35-year period. The agreement covers the operation of Fujairah's...

Abu Dhabi Ports & Fujairah Port Signing

Abu Dhabi Ports Signs Concession Agreement with Fujairah Port

By MarEx 2017-06-23 15:37:41

• 35-year concession agreement with the Fujairah Port, grants Abu Dhabi Ports exclusive rights to develop port infrastructure and undertake operations for containers,...

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