Wendy Laursen

Contributing Writer

Wendy Laursen


Wendy Laursen is the MarEx news editor for Asia-Pacific. Based out of Australia, Wendy Laursen is also a long-time contributor to The Maritime Executive magazine. She holds a Master of Science research degree in marine ecology and diplomas in journalism and subediting.

The Pandemic's Effects on the Ship Repair Industry

The word “disruption” has been used and overused to the point of becoming a cliché, but there's one area of...

Changing Chairs

By Wendy Laursen 06-07-2020 11:38:00

Posted in: Maritime

Dedicated bridge chairs can do more than ease long hours standing on the bridge. They can help to define roles too, particularly a...

Calf Season

By Wendy Laursen 02-26-2020 07:30:00

Posted in: Shipping

It's calf season in Ireland. It's actually calf season in Ireland all year round, but the bulk of the two-week-old, unwean...

Happy Place

By Wendy Laursen 01-29-2020 11:54:00

Posted in: Offshore

Offshore renewables is probably the only happy place in the commercial workboat sector right now. The development of offshore wind...

Wet, Dry and Lucky

The credo of today’s salvor is fairly straightforward: To be successful, you must retain experience and an emergency respons...

Artificial Experience

By Wendy Laursen 12-28-2019 03:35:00

Posted in: Training

The “artificial” experience provided by simulators is widely recognized as both effective and cost-efficient, says Cap...

Top of the List

By Wendy Laursen 12-27-2019 12:00:00

Posted in: Shipping

In updating its flag state performance table this year, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) noted ongoing improvement. Amo...

Love Your Home

By Wendy Laursen 12-07-2019 10:43:42

Posted in: Offshore

In January, energy giant and offshore wind leader Ørsted launched a children's book, Is This My Home?, and an online &l...

Unique Cloud-Based Database Now Supports Parts Procurement Contracts

By Wendy Laursen 09-29-2019 05:25:00

Posted in: Shipping

A cloud-based database containing the details of millions of machinery parts has eliminated inventory inconsistencies for technica...

The Ejiao Trade

By Wendy Laursen 06-22-2019 06:55:38

Posted in: Shipping

Donkeys are naturally silent carriers of a range of diseases that could be transported around the world, but this hasn't curta...

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