Watertight Doors Awareness Campaign Gets Underway

By MarEx 2017-05-03 20:02:52

GARD and DNV GL have joined forces to launch an awareness campaign on watertight doors. Watertight doors are crucial for reducing ship vulnerability in cases of flooding, as...


Video: Meet the New America's Cup Sailor

By MarEx 2017-03-29 21:37:02

The modern America's Cup sailboat looks nothing like the vessels used ten years ago – and the modern America's Cup sailor has changed as well. With the...


Nautical Institute Launches Command Diploma Scheme

By MarEx 2017-03-26 20:40:17

The Nautical Institute as launched a new distance learning program for new masters. The Command Diploma Scheme is intended for those about to take command as well as those...


CHIRP Video: Best Practice ECDIS Use

By MarEx 2016-12-02 17:24:10

The latest issue of U.K. charitable trust CHIRP’s Maritime Broadcast discusses the management and use of ECDIS, along with flash fires and a near miss, as part of its...


Training Ship Golden Bear Transits Panama Canal

By MarEx 2016-08-05 14:25:22

This afternoon, under the command of Captain Sam Pecota, CMA, the training ship Golden Bear makes a historic passage through the Panama Canal.  The canal is...


"Unacceptable" Fatality Rate in UK Fisheries

By MarEx 2016-07-29 20:01:35

The UK's commercial fishing fleet is now statistically more dangerous than Alaska's, and an industry body suggests that the nation's fisheries are now...


UK Industry Groups Call for Mariner Training Funds

By MarEx 2016-06-12 18:53:24

The UK Chamber of Shipping has called on the governments of Scotland and the UK to help the nation's maritime workforce weather the current market conditions...

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Great Barrier Reef: Ship Detained Over ECDIS Training

By MarEx 2016-05-27 03:11:17

A Panamanian-flagged geared bulk carrier has been detained after sailing through the Great Barrier Reef without its crew knowing how to use the ship’s...


This Summer, New Conference for Service Academy Grads

By MarEx 2016-05-23 14:39:42

There will be many career development opportunities for maritime professionals this summer – but for graduates of the federal military and merchant marine service...


China Overtakes Philippines for Seafarers

By MarEx 2016-05-17 20:17:09

The latest five-year BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report indicates that China is thought to have overtaken the Philippines as the largest single source of seafarers qualified for...

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