Kings Point Wins Full Reaccreditation

By MarEx 2017-11-20 19:19:38

The United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point has attained full reaccreditation after a yearlong effort to resolve issues with governance, sexual harassment and...

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Fresh Hope for Missing Submariners

By MarEx 2017-11-19 15:41:44

Hopes that the 44 crew members of a missing Argentine submarine may be found alive have risen after the nation's ministry for defense said it detected what it believes...

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Africa Boosts Spill Response Capabilities

By MarEx 2017-11-18 22:30:34

A regional conference of countries in west, central and southern Africa has committed to continue to work at both national and regional levels to boost preparedness to deal...


Product Tanker MT Pretty Scene for Sale in South Africa

By MarEx 2017-11-18 19:55:50

The MT Pretty Scene was arrested in June 2016 in Durban, South Africa and remains at anchorage. The vessel belongs to the Parakou Group and a Court Order (Case Ref...

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Japanese Tug Bumps U.S. Destroyer

By MarEx 2017-11-18 16:37:21

The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) was participating in a scheduled towing exercise in Japan on Saturday when a Japanese tug lost propulsion and drifted into...


Training Ship Kennedy Returns to Mass Maritime

By MarEx 2017-11-17 20:54:56

On November 17, the training ship TS Kennedy returned to Massachusetts Maritime Academy after a ten-week voyage in support of hurricane relief efforts in Houston, St. Thomas...


Russia May Enact Cabotage Law for Arctic Oil and Gas

By MarEx 2017-11-17 18:37:13

On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin gathered a group of top-level shipping executives at the Kremlin to encourage them to fly the Russian flag and direct their...


After 2017 Hurricanes, Coast Guard Needs Repairs

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-11-17 17:48:04

U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft appeared before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Thursday to testify on the Coast...


Argentine Navy Launches Search for Missing Sub

By MarEx 2017-11-17 17:29:33

The Argentine Navy submarine ARA San Juan has been out of radio contact wth shore since Wednesday, and Argentina has launched a search and rescue effort...


Bulker Avoids Detention Over North Korean Cargoes

By MarEx 2017-11-17 14:04:27

Japanese authorities at the port of Chiba have released a bulker that may have violated Tokyo's unilateral sanctions on North Korea. The vessel, the Hong Kong-flagged...

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