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Logimatic and Eiger Marine Form Alliance to Offer Fleet Management Solution

By MarEx 2017-09-25 22:13:42

Logimatic has formed an alliance with Eiger Marine to market the most comprehensive and operational Fleet Management System to the shipping industry, in Greece and Cyprus....


EBDG Receives Contract for On-Call Naval Architecture Services

By MarEx 2017-09-25 21:47:08

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has been awarded an on-call service contract for naval architecture and marine engineering services from Louisiana Department of...


South Korea Targets Big LNG-Fueled Vessels

By MarEx 2017-09-25 21:44:56

South Korea's Minstry of Oceans and Fisheries is launching a pilot program to build the world's largest LNG-fueled ship. The ministry said it would work with local...


HullWiper Launches First Leasing Scheme to Meet Global Demand

By MarEx 2017-09-25 21:43:32

The pioneering eco-friendly HullWiper hull cleaning system can now be used worldwide thanks to the launch of the firm’s first leasing scheme.   This...


ClassNK Announces R&D Roadmap

By MarEx 2017-09-25 21:39:10

Leading classification society ClassNK has released R&D Roadmap, detailing its vision and goals for projects over the next five years.   The R&D Roadmap...


FueLNG Completes First Commercial LNG bunkering in Singapore

By MarEx 2017-09-25 21:34:32

FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd (Shell), has achieved the first commercial Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker transfer in...


Turkey Threatens to "Close the Tap" on Kurdish Oil

By MarEx 2017-09-25 21:28:53

On Monday, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan responded to news of an Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum by threatening to cut off Kurdish oil exports through...

Viking Sun

Viking Sun Delivered

By MarEx 2017-09-25 21:11:47

Viking took delivery of Viking Sun, the company’s fourth ocean ship, on Monday.  The delivery ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona,...


Fincantieri to Build Cunard Ship

By MarEx 2017-09-25 20:40:09

Carnival Corporation has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build a new cruise ship for the company's iconic Cunard...

North Koreans

North Korean Diplomats Smuggle Ivory, Cigarettes and Gold

By MarEx 2017-09-25 20:00:08

A new report by The Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime lifts the lid on state-sanctioned North Korean criminal activity in Africa, exposing diplomats and...

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