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Legislative Reform Progresses for Bangladesh's Ship Recycling Industry

By MarEx 2017-09-16 18:37:41

The Bangladeshi ship recycling industry is one of the world’s most important, second only to neighboring India in terms of volume, with an annual gross tonnage capacity...

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Managing Human Cyber Risks in the Maritime Industry

By John Jorgensen and Kevin McSweeney 2017-09-08 19:20:55

The pace at which smart ships are being introduced onto the world’s oceans is escalating, driven by automation’s potential to improve operating efficiency and...

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Midshipmen's Research Could Improve Hurricane Forecasting

By Warren Duffie Jr., Office of Naval Research 2017-09-08 17:35:43

As Hurricane Irma approaches U.S. shores, researchers sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) are using air-dropped autonomous sensors to compile real-time ocean...

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A Step Toward Uniform Passenger Legal Rights

By Eric Lee and J. Michael Cavanaugh 2017-09-04 21:12:21

The Cruise Passenger Protection Act of 2017, a U.S. Senate bill introduced on June 29, 2017, proposes a broad range of notice, procedural and oversight provisions for the...

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Three Ways to Protect Your Supply Chain From Cyber-Attack

By Rick Willbanks 2017-08-29 21:18:20

Threats on cyber security serve as wake-up calls to businesses across industries. When threats or attacks hit close to home,  like the recent cyber-attack on Maersk...

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Collecting and Transforming Ocean Plastic

By Waste Free Oceans 2017-08-28 20:31:05

Plastic debris in the ocean is an emerging global environmental issue, with densities up to 580,000 pieces per square kilometer documented and high concentrations found along...

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Seven Books to Better Understand the Shipping Industry

By Luc Castera 2017-08-23 20:57:25

At Octopi, one of our core values is Intellectual Curiosity. We strive to create a company culture of people who are always learning about the world around us. When we...

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The Trouble With Catfines

By Olivier d'Olne 2017-08-17 19:41:31

Earlier this year the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published a revised edition of its ISO 8217 specifications for marine fuels, which still maintains...

CellSwap

Future-Proofing Battery Power

By Brent Perry 2017-07-30 00:16:26

When we think about the reasons to switch to battery or hybrid power, the reduction of carbon emissions is one of the most obvious factors. However, as with so many other...

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Crowley Launches a Rare Benefit: Parental Leave

By MarEx 2017-07-25 19:42:20

Crowley Maritime employee and father Ezra Clark is taking advantage of a new benefit for employees that is uncommon in American business: 12 weeks of fully paid parental...

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