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Seadrill Warns That Chapter 11 is Likely

By MarEx 2017-07-26 20:29:13

In a notice to investors Wednesday, John Fredriksen-controlled Seadrill announced that it has reached an agreement to extend its restructuring negotiations until...


$100 Trillion Needed for Infrastructure by 2040

By MarEx 2017-07-26 19:43:13

The G20’s Global Infrastructure Hub and Oxford Economics have released a report that finds that the world will need nearly $100 trillion in infrastructure investment by...


Höegh Ro/Ro Saves Yachtsman in North Atlantic

By MarEx 2017-07-26 18:39:37

On July 18, the Höegh-Wallem managed ro/ro Höegh Singapore successfully carried out a rescue operation in the mid-North Atlantic. On July 17, the...


"Trainees" on Anti-Migration Group's Ship Seek Asylum

By MarEx 2017-07-26 17:32:37

The anti-immigration youth group Defend Europe had a setback Wednesday when its chartered vessel, the former floating armory C Star, was detained by authorities in...


Fincantieri May Lose Chance to Buy STX France

By MarEx 2017-07-26 16:12:47

The French government warned on Wednesday that if Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri does not agree to share ownership in STX France on an equal basis, Paris will move...

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Eastern Shipbuilding Completes Offshore Patrol Cutter ICDR Milestone

By MarEx 2017-07-26 16:02:36

Eastern Shipbuilding has successfully completed its Initial Critical Design Review (ICDR) milestone with the United States Coast Guard on 21 July, 2017 for the Offshore...

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Announcing Salvage & Wreck Asia

By MarEx 2017-07-26 14:05:04

Understanding the challenges Improving technology is generally seen as a boon to industry. For the salvage and wreck removal industries, however, the picture is more...


Fishing Boat Captain Dives In to Rescue Crewmember

By MarEx 2017-07-26 13:09:08

On Monday afternoon, the captain of a capsized fishing vessel jumped out of a boat and back into the water to save a member of his crew.  The small purse seine...

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Wärtsilä Scrubber Systems to Clean the Exhaust from Two Japanese Bulk Carriers

By MarEx 2017-07-26 08:20:58

The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the exhaust gas cleaning systems for two new 56,000 DWT Handymax bulk carriers. The ships are being...


U.S. Navy Vessel Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Boat

By MarEx 2017-07-25 21:42:47

On Tuesday afternoon, the Cyclone-class patrol vessel USS Thunderbolt fired multiple warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat. The IRGC Nassar-class...

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