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Captain Survives Alone on Tanker for a Year

By MarEx 2017-11-22 18:43:32

A young Indian tanker captain has survived a year alone with no electricity and minimal food and water.  Gulf News reports that Nirmal Singh Rawat, 27, survived on...

reefers

Hapag-Lloyd Takes Up New Refrigerant Reefers

By MarEx 2017-11-22 00:23:53

Hapag-Lloyd has purchased 1,000 Star Cool Integrated containers that are chilled using the environmentally friendly R513A refrigerant system with a Global Warming Potential...

cyber

Humans Bigger Cyber Security Risk than Unmanned Ships

By MarEx 2017-11-21 18:46:08

A new industry survey highlights industry concern about the cyber security and legal uncertainty surrounding unmanned ships, but the human element associated with cyber...

ZIM

ZIM Trials Blockchain Bill of Lading

By MarEx 2017-11-20 18:41:29

Israeli container shipping company ZIM has conducted a pilot test of a paperless Bills-of-Lading based on blockchain technology, the first of its kind led by an ocean...

Maersk

Maersk Line Appoints New President for North America

By MarEx 2017-11-20 16:48:11

Maersk Line has appointed Omar Shamsie as the new president of Maersk Line in North America effective December 1, 2017.   His most recent position was president...

AutoNaut

U.K. Develops Autonomous Systems Code of Practice

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

The U.K. has launched an Industry Code of Practice for the design, construction and operation of autonomous maritime systems. The Code covers autonomous and...

engine room

BBC Looks at Seafarer Mental Health

By MarEx 2017-11-14 16:57:38

The BBC has produced a film that looks at the pressures faced by people working at sea, expressed through the eyes of an Ethiopian seafarer. In the storyline, Amaha Senu...

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Brazil's Live Export Animals Stabbed and Slashed

By MarEx 2017-11-11 19:28:28

Animal welfare organization Animals International has exposed the brutal treatment of animals exported live from Brazil once they reach slaughterhouses in Egypt and...

sheep

Boost for Australia-China Live Sheep Trade

By MarEx 2017-11-11 16:33:12

Australia and China have agreed to new conditions for exports of live feeder and slaughter sheep and goats and their semen, a move expected to strengthen the $13.2 billion...

John Rose

Video: Safety Lessons and the Deadly Dozen

By MarEx 2017-11-09 19:44:19

In the Latest CHIRP Maritime video filmed on board HMS Victory, the focus is on safety lessons learned from reports on attempted armed robbery, pilot boarding and a reminder...

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