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BIMCO Relaunches Ship Benchmarking System

By MarEx 2018-02-23 22:47:00

BIMCO has relaunched its ship benchmarking system Shipping KPI after two years of redesign. The system helps shipowners and managers make strategic decisions about their fleet. "The Shipping KPI system enables me,...

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Knutsen Group and Marlink Extend Contract

By MarEx 2018-02-22 17:09:39

Norwegian tanker specialist Knutsen has extended its contract with Marlink, ensuring that its fleet of 38 vessels and two planned newbuilds continues to enjoy high bandwidth, reliable global IP connectivity and voice calling on the cost-effective Sealink Premium VSAT service....

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Wärtsilä to Optimize the Performance of Four TMS Cardiff Gas Vessels

By MarEx 2018-02-22 17:00:00

The technology group Wärtsilä is expanding its co-operation with the Athens based ship management company TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd. Under the recently signed maintenance agreement, Wärtsilä ensures the maintenance predictability of the operation of four TFDE LNG Carriers in...

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Wattentaxi Equipped with COBRA Battery System from Becker Marine Systems

By MarEx 2018-02-22 16:56:00

Innovative ideas for the Wadden Sea - with the new Wattentaxi, locals and visitors to the region have recently been able to make their individual travel arrangements for the first time. The modern ship operated by Watten Fährlinien GmbH impresses...

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Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum: Opportunities and Challenges

By MarEx 2018-02-22 16:36:41

Capital Link hosted its 9th Annual Greek Shipping Forum “Opportunities & Challenges”, on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens, Greece, in cooperation with NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange. The event was a huge...

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HVAC Design Considerations for Heavy Polar Icebreakers

By MarEx 2018-02-22 16:29:00

A recent report from Bronswerk Marine titled “HVAC Design Considerations for Heavy Polar Ice Breakers” highlights some considerations that may not currently be addressed and affect the ability of HPIBs to perform safely and reliably in the extreme conditions encountered in Arctic waters....

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28,580mtdw Double Hull Ocean Tank Barge Sold

By MarEx 2018-02-22 16:22:00

After completion of a long-term contract, Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, Washington sold a 28,580mtdw double hull ocean tank barge to private interests in South America.  The 502’ x 84’ x 42’ depth x 8.5’ light / 35.6’ loaded draft...

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NSAP® Comes to Mumbai

By MarEx 2018-02-22 01:15:00

MITAGS-PMI has established its latest Navigation Skills Assessment Program® training center in Mumbai, India. The new facility is located on the campus of Anglo-Eastern Maritime Training Centre (AEMTC), India’s leading maritime institute. The NSAP® is a risk-based measurement tool utilizing...

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Grand Bahama Shipyard Announces a Record Year Planned for 2018

By MarEx 2018-02-21 17:51:00

Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) dry docked 23 cruise vessels owned and/or operated by the major players in the industry in 2017. Generally, the scope of works included significant propulsion and technical systems overhauls, hull treatment, accommodations and public spaces upgrades...

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Biofouling During Outfitting at South Korean Shipyards Drives High Demand for Selektope® Antifouling Solution

By MarEx 2018-02-21 17:25:00

As global water temperatures increase, global ‘biofouling hotspots’ in subtropical/tropical areas are intensifying, exposing newbuildings at the world’s major shipyards to greater risk of hard fouling during the outfitting process. The effects of intense hard fouling on idle newbuilds can...

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