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...


Using Satellite Imagery to Combat Illegal Fishing

By ImageSat International 2017-07-17 16:33:34

Researchers estimate that the global economic impact of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing exceeds $20 billion annually. This amount represents lost tax...


Shock Testing Paves the Way for Floating Tunnels

By Gemini News 2017-07-16 17:37:05

[By Albert H. Collett] Concrete can tolerate much more force that previously believed, which could open the door to a new kind of road structure: a floating tunnel. The...


Saildrones are Redefining the Collection of Ocean Data

By Savaram Ravindra 2017-07-16 12:01:07

Saildrone is an organization that designs and manufactures solar and wind powered autonomous surface vehicles. These small, self-navigating sailboats are mounted with...


Coast Guard Researchers Combat Hoax Distress Calls

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-07-14 21:26:37

[By Loretta Haring, USCG Office of Strategic Planning and Communication] The U.S. Coast Guard is the lead agency for maritime search and rescue in U.S. waters....


Video: Container Ship Transits the Savannah River

By MarEx 2017-07-13 12:42:30

[Brief] A video recently released by the Georgia Ports Authority shows the 6,600 TEU container ship Maersk Seletar transiting the Savannah River en route to Port of...

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Five Common Causes of Crane Failure

By Chris Dyson 2017-07-09 18:46:15

Although each ship’s crane failure is unique, there are often similarities between them, right across the global shipping industry, such that many of the incidents...


Taking Ship Simulation on the Road

By Gisleide Bitencourt and Stephen Kelly 2017-07-03 13:19:18

In June, Kongsberg's SimConnect 2017 touched down in the Americas with locations in Dania Beach, Florida and Vancouver, British Columbia. This regional seminar served to...

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Fishing Vessels: Avoid Them and Avoid the Consequences

By MarEx 2017-06-16 21:53:19

12 miles off the coast of Cochin, India a small fishing boat bobbed in the sea. Perhaps the fishing was done for the day and the 14 Indian fishermen on board were resting,...

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Fleet Performance Management is No Quick Win

By Peter Mantel 2017-06-04 18:36:28

Fleet Performance Management (FPM) can drive efficiency improvements of up to 38 percent, but many shipowners and operators are finding that FPM is costing, rather than...

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