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U.S. Agriculture Challenged by Aging Infrastructure

By MarEx 2017-07-13 19:52:17

The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) has released its second in a series of White Papers that explores why national freight infrastructure...


Safety and Welfare Groups Work Together

By MarEx 2017-07-10 20:21:27

The International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) and the Confidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Programme (CHIRP Maritime) have entered into an MoU...

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Dramatic Drop in Containers Lost at Sea

By MarEx 2017-07-10 18:59:04

The World Shipping Council (WSC) estimates that the average number of containers lost each year has dropped since 2014 by 48 percent.  Based on the most recent survey...

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China Instigates Special Bulk Carrier Inspections

By MarEx 2017-07-09 02:49:26

The China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) has launched a special inspection on bulk carriers to be carried out by port state and flag state inspections. The campaign...


Low-Cost Digital Container Seal Developed

By MarEx 2017-07-04 20:39:14

A new low-cost, digital seal has been developed for the CORE (Consistently Optimised REsilient Secure Global Supply-Chains) European Research Project by Dutch software...


Time to Nominate Search and Rescue Heroes

By MarEx 2017-07-04 04:34:58

Every hour, every day 40 people around the world die by drowning. The International Maritime Rescue Federation is calling for nominations for its H.E.R.O Awards, to...

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The Floating Pipeline

By MarEx 2017-07-03 20:19:57

German shipowner Reederei Hartmann is a major player in the global gas carrier market. Recently, the company unveiled two new series of ships, developed with support from DNV...


Nearly One Hundred Indian Seafarers Stranded off UAE

By MarEx 2017-07-03 18:49:49

Nearly 100 Indian seafarers are in UAE waters, and distress calls on the rise, reports the Gulf Times. The Indian mission has been approached by 97 seafarers from 22 ships...


ISWAN Launches Seafarer Self-Help Guide

By MarEx 2017-07-03 03:36:30

Maritime charity ISWAN has released a self-help guide for seafarers' mental health to complement its free, 24/7 helpline, SeafarerHelp.   Working away at sea with...


Union Calls for Action on Underpaid Crew

By MarEx 2017-06-30 20:49:23

The Australian government has been urged to intervene to identify the owner of 36-year-old supply ship MV Yarabah that has spent almost two months at Port Welshpool in...

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