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Uber for Trucking App Launched

By MarEx 2017-05-22 21:46:38

Uber Technologies has launched an app to allow shippers and truckers to arrange freight transportation using their smartphones. Uber Freight matches trucking companies...


UK Source Warns of Terrorist Threat to LNG Carriers

By MarEx 2017-05-22 21:28:46

A senior source within the Royal Navy says that elite British dive teams have been actively working to thwart a terrorist attack on gas carriers entering UK...


New Leader for International Maritime Rescue Federation

By MarEx 2017-05-22 21:28:36

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity focused on preventing loss of life in the world’s waters, has announced that Theresa...


John Lloyd Appointed CEO of The Nautical Institute

By MarEx 2017-05-22 21:12:00

Captain John Lloyd has been appointed CEO of The Nautical Institue, taking over from Philip Wake who is retiring after 14 years in the post. In his previous role as Chief...


New Director for U.S. Offshore Safety Agency

By MarEx 2017-05-22 20:52:55

Former Louisiana state official Scott A. Angelle has taken up the position of Director of the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) which oversees safety...


Death Toll From Indonesian Ferry Fire Rises

By MarEx 2017-05-22 20:23:54

Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee announced Monday that it believes that the deadly fire aboard the ro/pax ferry Mutiara Sentosa 1 originated in a...


Pentagon: Evans Casualties Are Not Vietnam War Deaths

By MarEx 2017-05-22 19:20:12

The Pentagon has turned down a petition to list the 74 victims of the USS Frank E. Evans collision on the Vietnam War Memorial wall. The men died at the height of the...


Freighter Destroys Container Crane at Port of Abidjan

By MarEx 2017-05-22 15:33:05

On Thursday, the geared bulker Da Zhi allided with a container gantry crane at the port of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, causing it to collapse. According to maritime...

Michael Mathewson

FarSounder Welcomes New Global Sales Director

By MarEx 2017-05-22 15:26:36

FarSounder, Inc. announced that Michael Mathewson has joined the company in a newly-created position of Director of Global Sales. Reporting to CEO Cheryl M. Zimmerman,...

eMaritime Group

eMaritime Group Announces ECDIS 4.0 Conference

By MarEx 2017-05-22 15:19:41

eMaritime group have announced a new 1 day conference to help the industry better understand the transition to the new IHO ECDIS S52 4.0. Will your ECDIS be legal from 31st...

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