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COVID-19 Handbook

Swedish Club COVID 19 Handbook

The Swedish Club has launched its “COVID-19 Handbook,” offering clear, simple and practical advice to help both those at sea and those on shore to face the day-to-day challenges posed by the pandemic.  These challenges have caused the whole shipping industry to pull together and provide a quantity of high-quality and informed advice to those formulating policies in these new and difficult

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Touch-Up, Repair for Navy Ships

Sulzer

Naval vessels at sea are constantly exposed to a harsh environment, including saltwater, rain, hail, and extreme heat and cold. Sailors battle the elements with a routine of daily shipboard maintenance including painting, touch-ups and repairs. Historically, touch-up paint solutions involve time consuming and inaccurate hand mixing and frequently result in surplus unused mixed paint that must be disposed. Sulzer

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Marine Fuel Blockchain Partnership

BunkerTrace Marfin partnership

BunkerTrace, owners of the marine fuels tracking solution, has announced its first commercial partner, ship manager Marfin Management S.A.M. The Monaco-based family firm will use BunkerTrace to track marine fuel, using synthetic DNA markers at specific points of the supply chain, and record each transaction in a blockchain-based solution. This new partnership demonstrates the readiness of the BunkerTrace solution to

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Q&A: Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering–Career Possibilities

Huntington Ingalls cutter design

A new Bankrate study ranks the most and least valuable college majors and discovered that two niche and little known majors top the list of 162 fields of study: naval architecture and marine engineering. They are followed closely by nuclear and electrical engineering.   Many students may have little to no exposure to these career options and may dismiss them out of hand. But experts

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