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How The Maritime Industry Can Learn from the Successes of Olympians

By MarEx 2017-09-22 21:15:15

Industry experts explored the secrets behind Olympic Success and how athletes’ experiences can be used to help lead the maritime industry, in a unique event during...


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...


ABS Chairman Named MMA Person of the Year

By MarEx 2017-09-22 18:10:26

Christopher J. Wiernicki, Chairman, President and CEO of ABS, was recognized for his distinguished career and service to the maritime industry by the Massachusetts Maritime...

Trump and Abe

Photo of the Week: Trump and Abe

By MarEx 2017-09-22 17:52:50

President Donald J. Trump participated in his first United Nations General Assembly this week where he met with world leaders and delivered his first speech at the U.N. on...


Jordan Cove LNG Seeks FERC Approval for Third Time

By MarEx 2017-09-22 16:15:45

Calgary-based pipeline company Veresen has filed a third application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for its proposed eight million tonne per annum...


General Dynamics Wins $5B Contract for Next-Gen SSBNs

By MarEx 2017-09-22 14:01:39

General Dynamics has won a $5 billion contract to develop the next generation of U.S. Navy ballistic missile submarines, the cutting-edge Columbia class. It is a follow-on to...

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