Paul Benecki

Staff Writer

Paul Benecki is a graduate of Cornell University's chemistry program. He worked in industry for several years before shipping out on freighters and tugs on the U.S. West Coast, then with the University of Washington's research vessel, the Thomas G. Thompson. He studied navigation and bridge resource management at the Pacific Maritime Institute, and is currently a staff writer and news editor at The Maritime Executive Magazine.

IN THE KNOW Podcast 13: Restoring America's Sealift Capability

By Paul Benecki 03-17-2020 07:12:58

Posted in: Shipping

In this episode of The Maritime Executive podcast, MarEx spoke with Bryan Clark and Timothy Walton of the Center for Strategic and...


By Paul Benecki 01-10-2020 07:44:00

Posted in: Shipping

For more than a century, shipping has relied on diesel engines and petroleum fuel, a combination that’s become synonymous wi...

Peace of Mind

By Paul Benecki 12-24-2019 02:12:00

Posted in: Shipping

Shipowners are always looking for ways to reduce cost and boost quality, and sometimes the best option is to outsource vessel mana...

Guardians at the Gate

By Paul Benecki 12-13-2019 06:53:13

Posted in: Shipping

Class societies provide a vital service by ensuring vessel safety from the design phase through construction and throughout the sh...

Keep It Clean!

Coating technology has come a long way since the days when lead-based paint was used above the waterline and tributyl tin below it...

Competing for Data

By Paul Benecki 06-19-2019 04:22:00

Posted in: Maritime

As connectivity at sea becomes more common, opportunities for new applications and business models are proliferating. Nor-Shi...

IMO 2020 Transition Takes Center Stage at Nor-Shipping

By Paul Benecki 06-07-2019 06:23:42

Posted in: Shipping

The IMO 2020 sulfur rule was at the top of the list of concerns for shipowners at the Nor-Shipping 2019 conference, Norway's b...

How Will Officers Interact with Autonomous Systems?

By Paul Benecki 06-07-2019 05:30:36

Posted in: Maritime

The autonomous container feeder Yara Birkeland is set to begin operations in 2020, and most technologists predict that v...

Market Insight: What Indian Cruisers Want

India's cruise market is growing - so is the nation's cruise wedding industry. Nalini Gupta, Head of Costa Cruise India, d...

Selling Point

By Paul Benecki 04-19-2019 01:15:01

Posted in: Shipping

Environmental compliance is important for every shipowner's bottom line. A proven track record can attract good customers and...

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