CHIRP Reports on Pilot Safety Concerns

By MarEx 2017-05-28 20:00:12

The Confidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Programme (CHIRP) has released its latest maritime broadcast on pilot safety, along with the latest issue of Maritime FEEDBACK...


Predicting the Motion of the Ocean

By Ben Connell 2017-05-27 20:56:24

Could you do better than your eyeball for predicting when that next big wave is going to knock you off your feet? When the United States Navy started asking that question,...


Vartdal to Receive WISTA Leadership Award

By MarEx 2017-05-24 20:26:12

Birgitte Ringstad Vartdal, CEO of Golden Ocean, has been awarded the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) LeaderShip Award 2017. She...


8/8 System Best in Fatigue Study

By MarEx 2017-05-23 21:25:59

The U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency has released a research report into the eight hours on / eight hours off (8/8) watch keeping system which indicates it is preferable...

Nella Dan

Nella Dan: A Legend Among Polar Ships

By MarEx 2017-05-23 01:02:45

The MV Nella Dan and the shipping company J. Lauritzen’s red polar ships constitute a unique chapter in Danish maritime history that goes far beyond boyish adventures...


New Leader for International Maritime Rescue Federation

By MarEx 2017-05-22 21:28:36

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity focused on preventing loss of life in the world’s waters, has announced that Theresa...


John Lloyd Appointed CEO of The Nautical Institute

By MarEx 2017-05-22 21:12:00

Captain John Lloyd has been appointed CEO of The Nautical Institue, taking over from Philip Wake who is retiring after 14 years in the post. In his previous role as Chief...


Shortsea Container Ships Carried on Semi-Sub Ship?

By MarEx 2017-05-21 21:20:13

SeaHorse Shipping in the U.S. has touted a plan aimed at revolutionizing container shipping and freeing shippers from the constraints and congestion caused by mega container...


Serving With Distinction

By MarEx 2017-05-21 19:41:38

U.S. President Donald Trump has issued his National Maritime Day proclamation saying “merchant mariners actively protect our homeland, serving as our eyes and ears on...


Unpaid Tanker Crews Head Home

By MarEx 2017-05-20 21:17:03

The crew of two oil tankers stranded for several months off India have disembarked without any assurances about the wages they are owed. The 26 Indian sailors have been in...

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