Readers’ Picks of the Week (3rd-9th Nov)

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MS Marco Polo Runs Aground in Norway
Readers' Pick of the Week Cruise ship MS Marco Polo has run aground with 750 passengers on board while manoeuvring to anchor near Leknes in Norway’s northern Lofoten Islands.Read more
VIDEO: Panama Canal Pilots Voice Navigation Concerns
Readers' Pick of the Week The long-awaited expansion of the Panama Canal has taken a somewhat different course from that initially proposed, according to the Panama Canal Pilots’ Union, and as such, may pose significant threats to the safety of navigation in the Canal.Read more
OW Bunker Sounds Fraud Alarm
Readers' Pick of the Week Denmark’s OW Bunker is investigating an alleged fraud committed by senior employees in its Singapore-based subsidiary Dynamic Oil Trading (DOT), saying that the extent of the fraud is not yet clear, but preliminary findings suggest a potential loss of around USD 125 million.Read more
Maersk Line Agrees to Pay
Readers' Pick of the Week Maersk Line has paid the United States of America USD 8.7 million as the result of a civil settlement regarding Maersk’s failure to fully comply with certain terms of its contract with the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), according to the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton.Read more
Clarksons: Tankers Had Lower Life Expectancy than Bulkers
Readers' Pick of the Week The tanker fleet has phased out quite rapidly, according to the latest Clarksons’ review on demolition of ships.Read more

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Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology

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CrewConnect Global 2019

CrewConnect Global is the leading forum for collaboration to advance new industry approaches to seafarer recruitment and training.

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CruiseConnect Global 2019

Attend CrewConnect Global and stay on for the CruiseConnect Summit to take part in an industry-wide conversation focused…

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CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening

The CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening will be returning to Rome in 2019 to celebrate it’s 20th year.

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