ILO Steps Up Moves to Protect Migrant Fishers

By MarEx 2017-09-23 21:37:39

The International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted a resolution aimed at boosting protection for migrant fishers last week. The resolution addresses matters such as close...

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A Ship of Salvation: Gerda III

By MarEx 2017-09-23 21:00:51

Gerda III was built as a supply boat for lighthouses, but in World War II she took on much more important cargo. Owned by the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Mystic Seaport in...


Cyber Guidance Looks at Satellite Communications Issues

By MarEx 2017-09-22 19:11:01

As the industry moves into a smart-shipping era, the risk of cyber threats is at an all-time high. Digitalized ships, increasing interconnectedness, the extended use of...

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Greenpeace Protesters Board Car Carrier

By MarEx 2017-09-21 20:50:48

Greenpeace protesters have boarded K-Line’s 23,498-tonne Elbe Highway car carrier as it arrived in the Thames Estuary in the U.K on Thursday. They hung a banner from...

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First LNG Ship-to-Ship Bunkering for Skangas

By MarEx 2017-09-19 20:56:33

Skangas LNG bunkering vessel Coralius has made her first ship-to-ship delivery. The operation took place in international waters between Frederikshavn, Denmark and...

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ICS Appoints New Marine Committee Chairman

By MarEx 2017-09-19 18:57:18

The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has appointed Martin Cresswell, Technical Director of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association, as the new...


Highlights from London International Shipping Week

By MarEx 2017-09-18 19:32:37

London International Shipping Week 2017 has been hailed a resounding success with thousands of global shipping industry leaders attending more than 160 official events...

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The Millions of Species We Ignore at our Peril

By MarEx 2017-09-17 20:55:25

Wastewater, tourism and trade are moving microbes around the globe at an unprecedented scale, a group of international researchers have argued.  An editorial article,...


Hapag-Lloyd Orders 7,700 New Reefers

By MarEx 2017-09-16 19:58:55

Hapag-Lloyd has ordered 7,700 refrigerated containers (reefers), including 7,000 x 40-foot and 700 x 20-foot units.  1,000 of the new containers are equipped with the...

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IMO Issues New Bauxite Warning

By MarEx 2017-09-16 19:05:35

The IMO has issued a new warning on the bulk carriage of bauxite. In 2015, the bulk carrier Bulk Jupiter sank while transporting 46,400 tons of bauxite about 150 nautical...

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