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Bangladesh Receives First Imported LNG from Qatar

By MarEx 2018-04-24 23:22:30

Excelerate Energy's floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Excellence arrived at Bangladesh's Moheshkhali Port on April 23 bringing with it a commissioning cargo from Qatar.  The $180 million project was co-developed by Petrobangla, Excelerate Energy and the International Finance Corporation,...

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Putin and Xi

Russia and China Boost Cooperation

By MarEx 2018-04-24 23:05:54

Russia and China have recently conducted combined naval exercises in the South China Sea, the Baltic Sea and the Sea of Japan, and on Tuesday China said it will continue to strengthen military to military relations with Russia to address...

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Nigerian Hacking Group Targets Shipping Firms

By MarEx 2018-04-24 21:18:00

Network security firm Secureworks has identified a Nigerian threat group that appears to be focused solely on the marime industry. The group, dubbed "Gold Galleon," uses basic email scams and publicly available hacking software to try to steal hundreds of...

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Fincantieri shipyard

FREMM Federico Martinengo Delivered

By MarEx 2018-04-24 20:58:22

The frigate Federico Martinengo has been delivered to the Italian Navy at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia). It is the seventh of a series of 10 FREMM vessels of the FREMM program – Multi Mission European Frigates – commissioned...

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Total Looks to Artificial Intelligence for Seismic Success

By MarEx 2018-04-24 20:42:28

Total and Google Cloud have signed an agreement to jointly develop  artificial intelligence (AI) solutions applied to subsurface data analysis for oil and gas exploration and production.    The agreement focuses on the development of AI programs that...

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North Pole

Russia Orders North Pole Platform

By MarEx 2018-04-24 20:12:31

The Russian Hydrometeorological Service has signed a contract with the Admiralty shipyard in St. Petersburg for the construction of a self-propelled North Pole research platform able to house 48 researchers and 12 crew. The platform, to be named North Pole...

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City of LA Sues Ro/Ro Operator Over Bunker Spill

By MarEx 2018-04-24 19:53:00

The city of Los Angeles is suing the owner, operator and charterer of the car carrier Istra Ace over a 2016 bunker spill that covered 70 acres of water and took two weeks to remediate.  In a civil suit filed in...

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Baltic Exchange to Introduce New Code

By MarEx 2018-04-24 19:52:17

The Baltic Exchange will be introducing a modernized code of conduct for shipowners, charterers and ship brokers using the physical shipping and freight derivatives markets.  The Baltic Exchange is the world's only independent source of maritime market information for the...

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Nysse Arruda

New Communication Centre for the Oceans Gears Up

By MarEx 2018-04-24 19:29:17

A new non-profit environment association aiming to raise greater awareness of global maritime issues and the ocean environment is launching in Lisbon, Portugal, in May. The Communication Centre for the Oceans (CCO) will be officially unveiled on May 2 at...

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Theo Bruijninckx

Huisman Appoints Theo Bruijninckx as CEO

By MarEx 2018-04-24 19:21:51

Huisman has announced that Theo Bruijninckx is appointed as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. This appointment follows the decision of Joop Roodenburg to step down as the company’s CEO to fulfill the role of President. Bruijninckx is...

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