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China Raises Temperature Again in Spratly Islands

By MarEx 2017-08-18 20:33:40

[By Euan Graham] Something significant is happening in the South China Sea. Philippine media has reported that, over the past week, a flotilla of Chinese fishing...


South Korean Yards Top Order Backlog

By MarEx 2017-08-18 19:53:16

South Korea's three major shipyards, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, Samsung Heavy Industries and Hyundai Heavy Industries, have retained their top global...


Seven Shipping Firms Implicated in Petrobras Scandal

By MarEx 2017-08-18 19:31:26

Brazilian prosecutors have expanded the sweeping "Lava Jato" investigation into corruption at state oil firm Petrobras, and are now looking at two alleged...


Tanker Market: Third Quarter Earnings have Floundered

By MarEx 2017-08-18 19:17:53

The third quarter 2017 tanker market is proving vexatious for owners still struggling with the effects of fleet oversupply. But in its latest monthly forecast, Maritime...


Photo of the Week: Star Wars?

By MarEx 2017-08-18 19:03:57

From a distance, GE’s wind turbine factory in Saint-Nazaire, France, looks like a the galactic carpark. Over the last few months, it has been slowly filling up with...


Australia Gets New Under-Ice AUV

By MarEx 2017-08-18 18:15:09

The University of Tasmania's Australia Maritime College (AMC) has named its new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), capable of diving up to 5,000 metres, operating...


MAN Diesel & Turbo and AKA to Provide Propulsion for Russian Government Vessel

By MarEx 2017-08-18 17:33:54

MAN Diesel & Turbo and AKA have received an order in connection with the building of a multi-purpose supply vessel for a federal Russian agency. Delivery is scheduled...


U.S. Navy Releases Initial Report on Fitzgerald Collision

By MarEx 2017-08-18 16:45:07

On Thursday, the U.S. Navy released a preliminary report into the events following the collision of the container ship ACX Crystal with the destroyer USS Fitzgerald on...

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BOLLFILTER Nordic Succeeds in Litigation

By MarEx 2017-08-18 15:12:25

Arbitral tribunal confirms: Automatic filters for ballast water worked correctly An arbitral award recently rendered has fully dismissed OceanSaver AS', Norway, claim...


Video: Moorings Connected to Prelude FLNG

By MarEx 2017-08-18 13:48:46

The mooring chains for Shell’s giant Prelude FLNG have all been connected, marking the completion of the first phase of her installation and...

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