Wendy Laursen

Contributing Writer

Wendy Laursen

Wlaursen@maritime-executive.com

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.

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...

Full Steam Ahead!

By Wendy Laursen 04-28-2019 04:56:31

Posted in: Shipping

The IMO MEPC 73 meeting last October ended all speculation about a potential delay in the implementation of the 0.5 percent 2020 g...

Reimagining the Bridge

For all the developmental work going on in sensor fusion, digitalization and autonomy, there's no escaping the human element f...

Global Standards Say “No” to Livestock Stress During Transport

By Wendy Laursen 04-18-2019 09:03:32

Posted in: Ports

Recent footage of livestock being beaten at a port in Croatia has highlighted the need for those involved in livestock transport t...

Live Export: Following the Paper Trail

By Wendy Laursen 03-26-2019 08:18:21

Posted in: Government

When thousands of sheep died of heat stress on the Awassi Express, there was no public outcry, no public apology and no shocked po...

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