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St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. Announces 2017 Pacesetter Awards

By MarEx 2018-04-24 14:53:00

The U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) today announced that six U.S. ports in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system are receiving the agency’s Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter Award for registering increases in international cargo tonnage shipped through their ports during the 2017 navigation season.

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New BWMS Manufacturers' Association Elects Inaugural Board

By MarEx 2018-04-24 14:41:00

The manufacturers and stakeholders in the ballast water treatment equipment market have taken a major step forward by codifying a unified manufacturers’ association. The Ballastwater Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (BEMA) met on April 19, 2018 for their first Annual Meeting and...

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The IMRF Launches 2018 Search and Rescue Awards

By MarEx 2018-04-23 20:59:11

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has launched the IMRF Awards 2018 and is calling for nominations and entries from around the world. The Awards are unique, in that they were specifically established to recognize and reward the selfless efforts...

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New Exxon EAL Hydraulic Oils Deliver Enhanced Protection

By MarEx 2018-04-23 17:30:00

ExxonMobil’s new Mobil SHC™ Aware™ HS (Hydraulic System) Series hydraulic oils are specially formulated to offer excellent protection, even in challenging marine operating environments. The oils meet the US Vessel General Permit (VGP) requirements (2) for Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (3), making them...

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STM Project Delivers Navigational Warnings Directly in ECDIS

By MarEx 2018-04-22 17:42:31

The STM Validation project has released a new service to reduce crew workload and decrease the risk of accidents and misunderstanding. With the new Baltic Navigational Warning Service, navigational warnings can be sent directly to the ECDIS on board with...

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Damen Dredging Equipment Launches New DOP Dredger Series

By MarEx 2018-04-22 16:17:44

Damen Dredging Equipment has launched a new DOP Dredger Series following the success of the DOP submersible dredge pump, which has proved its versatility across the globe. Damen has built more than 20 DOP dredgers on a one-off basis and...

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Jaxport Names New Interim Chief Financial Officer

By MarEx 2018-04-20 15:55:00

JAXPORT has named experienced financial executive Beth McCague as Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective May 7, 2018. McCague, who has been serving as an advisor to JAXPORT’s CEO and finance group, will assume...

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Western Bulk Chooses Veson Nautical's Veslink IMOS Platform

By MarEx 2018-04-19 21:56:00

Veson Nautical, the market leader in commercial maritime software and services, and Western Bulk, a key player in global dry bulk, today announced the selection of Veson's Veslink IMOS Platform as Western Bulk's end-to-end digital freight solution. Such a solution is increasingly essential...

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Tall Ship Picton Castle Welcomes NOLA Maritime Students

By MarEx 2018-04-19 21:50:00

Ten students from the New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy (NOMMA) have embarked on a 17-day voyage aboard the sailing training ship Picton Castle. These students are on a maritime career track, and have already begun maritime training at...

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Ecochlor Updates USCG Type Approval

By MarEx 2018-04-19 21:47:00

In recent days the USCG Marine Safety Center has started to include more details about pending applications on its list of type-approved ballast water treatment systems (BWTS). Stakeholders have called for added transparency on these initial applications and any amendments...

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