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New Company: Blue Trail Engineering

Blue Trail Engineering

Blue Trail Engineering is a new source for high-quality, low-cost underwater servo actuators, thrusters and electrical connectors.  Blue Trail Engineering’s products meet rigorous technical specifications while still fitting the budgets of start-ups, universities and research institutions. Blue Trail Engineering offers depth-rated servo actuators at a fraction of the size and cost of other subsea actuators, according to the company. Rated

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Nordic Companies Align for UN SDGs


A group of leading Nordic industry companies has, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), joined forces to solve a great societal challenge. The initiative is called Zero Emission Energy Distribution at Sea (ZEEDS).  Annually, shipping is responsible for nearly 1 billion tonnes of CO2 gas emissions globally, and the consortium is trying to address this by developing

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It’s National Maritime Day

Today, May 22, is National Maritime Day! “The United States has always been and will always be a great maritime nation,” says the U.S. Department of Transportation. In 1933, Congress declared National Maritime Day to commemorate the American steamship Savannah’s voyage from the United States to England, marking the first successful crossing of the Atlantic Ocean with steam propulsion. During

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Singapore Is #1 Maritime Capital

Menon Economics has named Singapore as the top maritime capital of the world in its annual report. Ranking behind Singapore are Hamburg, Oslo and Shanghai, in respective order. Experts say Singapore would remain the “most important city” come 2022, although Shanghai will likely become the second most important maritime hub. Caption: The Port of Singapore with Sentosa island in the background. (Photo Credit: Kroisenbrunner)

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New E-Learning Course: Cyber Awareness for Mariners

The United States Maritime Resource Center (USMRC) has launched an e-learning course: Cyber Awareness for Mariners. It provides mariners aboard any vessel with a better understanding of common vulnerabilities to onboard computer-based networks and industrial control systems, including both operational and information technologies. It also offers tested and effective guidance to help prevent onboard cyber disruptions. The course is built

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