Finn Wollesen

A Lifetime of Love for Nella Dan and "Nella Dan II"

By Wendy Laursen 2017-09-23 20:47:19

Finn Wollesen first sailed on the Nella Dan when he was six weeks old. His love for the now-wrecked vessel has seen him put a lifetime of experience into the design of a vessel he hopes will be named Nella Dan II. Wollesen is Managing Director of naval architect firm KNUD E. HANSEN, part of the team that designed Australia's new icebreaker. The vessel has the working title Nella Dan II, and Wollesen is pleased that it is reminiscent of

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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...

Gerda III

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...


Volvo Ocean Race Research Supports Zero-Emission Shipping

By MarEx 2017-09-23 19:41:29

As part of its research into zero-emission shipping, the Dutch research organization MARIN has performed calculations, model tests and measurements on the Simeon Tienpont,...


11 Pirates Sentenced to Prison for Tanker Hijacking

By MarEx 2017-09-22 20:59:55

On Wednesday, a court in Malaysia sentenced 11 Indonesian pirates to sixteen years in prison for attempting to hijack the Thai tanker MGT 1. Six of them were also sentenced...


Report: Greek Officials Took Days to Report Spill to EU

By MarEx 2017-09-22 20:22:32

Greek media report that the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) did not receive a notification about the Agia Zoni II spill until three days after the vessel went down....


Norway's Oil Fund Reaches $1 Trillion

By MarEx 2017-09-22 19:47:34

On Tuesday 19, the value of Norway's Government Pension Fund hit $1,000,000,000,000 or $1 trillion for the first time. The Fund is based on revenue raised from the...


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...


Aid Shipments Will Be Ready When Port of San Juan Reopens

By MarEx 2017-09-22 18:56:24

Two days after Hurricane Maria brought devastation to communities across Puerto Rico, the island is still awaiting Coast Guard approval to reopen its ports and start the...

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