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Tool Kit on Prevention of Sexual Assault Released

By MarEx 2017-12-05 20:53:24

The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) has released brochures and posters on prevention of sexual assault, sexual harassment, retaliation, bystander intervention, bullying, hazing, coercion, stalking, and other prohibited behaviors in the U.S. Merchant Marine.  These “tool kit” items are designed...

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Singapore Advances Technology and Human Capital

By MarEx 2017-12-02 15:38:48

PSA Corporation Limited (PSA) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) signed an MOU to develop human capital and cultivate a new generation of engineering and IT professionals for Singapore’s Next Generation Port in Tuas. The port will eventually take...

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Energy Savings Project Underway at Coast Guard Academy

By MarEx 2017-11-28 17:45:39

An energy efficiency project broke ground on November 20 at the 85-year-old U.S. Coast Guard Academy. The project will bring $39 million in capital improvements to the Academy, reduce overall energy consumption by 48 percent and save the Academy more...

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ISWAN Launches Second Good Mental Health Guide

By MarEx 2017-11-28 16:37:50

A new self-help guide has been launched by ISWAN as part of its series of Good Mental Health Guides for seafarers. Psychological Wellbeing at Sea provides seafarers with guidance...

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USS McCain: Human Error Led to "Loss of Steering"

By MarEx 2017-11-02 20:05:00

The U.S. Navy has released its final report into the two collisions involving the USS John S. McCain and USS Fitzgerald, which led to a total of 17 fatalities and combined damages exceeding $600 million. The collision between the USS...

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Big Data Boom, Big Benefits

By MarEx 2017-10-16 18:22:29

In the not so distant past, the torrent of data flooding the maritime industry had probably only set pulses racing among information and communication technologies (ICT) enthusiasts. However, in recent years, shipping has begun to follow other industries engulfed in...

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Fifty Years On, Ship Models Continue to Demonstrate Value

By MarEx 2017-10-07 19:34:19

French engineering firm Artelia is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the creation of Port Revel, its ship handling training center specializing in supertankers, LNG carriers and cruise ships. Port Revel is the largest and most technical lake-based ship handling training...

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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 Academy (MMA) as this year’s recipient of the Maritime Person of the Year Award on...

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Computer Based Training on Sexual Harassment Released

By MarEx 2017-08-31 23:25:54

The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) has released a new computer based training on prevention and response to sexual assault, sexual harassment, retaliation, bullying and other prohibited behaviors in the U.S. maritime industry.  The training is designed to help mariners...

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Sealing Valley Inspired by Silicon Valley

By MarEx 2017-08-29 23:48:43

September 20 sees the kick-off of Sealing Valley – a center of excellence where production, research, development, training and the transfer of knowledge on sealing technologies, fire safety and waterproofing all come together.  This unique new campus, a privately-financed...

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