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Cuban Maritime Migration Slows to a Trickle

By MarEx 2017-04-25 21:36:58

On Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said that the number of Cuban migrants attempting to reach American shores has fallen dramatically since President Barack Obama ended the...


Pipeline Contracts Signed for Nord Stream 2

By MarEx 2017-04-25 20:21:10

Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 project has taken a step towards its implementation with the signing of financial agreements for the pipeline project with Engie, OMV, Shell,...


Somali Pirates Protest Quality of Indian Prison Food

By MarEx 2017-04-25 19:59:36

The threat of Somali piracy has risen once again, with a new series of boardings and hijackings in the western Indian Ocean after a five-year lull. But even as...

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Golden Pass Authorized to Export LNG

By MarEx 2017-04-25 19:52:53

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed an order authorizing Golden Pass Products to export domestically produced LNG to countries that do not have a free trade agreement...


Reserves Estimate Doubled for Barents Sea

By MarEx 2017-04-25 19:10:45

The undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Barents Sea are estimated to be twice as large as previously assumed. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has recently mapped...


Trump's Navy Costed Out

By MarEx 2017-04-25 18:34:27

Expanding the U.S. Navy to 355 ships from its current plan for 308 ships, as backed by President Donald Trump, would cost approximately $26.6 billion a year for the next 30...


EU Calls for Better Enforcement of Fisheries Laws

By MarEx 2017-04-25 18:14:22

The European Commission has released a new review of its fisheries control regulation, which was adopted in 2009. While EU member states have put most of the regulation's...


Photos: Cargo Ship Goes Aground at Saida, Lebanon

By MarEx 2017-04-25 17:03:31

On Sunday, the general cargo ship Nabil J went aground along the promenade at Saida (or Sidon), Lebanon, just as a jogging marathon was finishing up along the waterfront. The...

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Total Lubmarine Launches Feed Rate Optimization Program

By MarEx 2017-04-25 16:01:57

Total Lubmarine is introducing a new feed rate optimization program tailored for the latest generation of two stroke marine diesel engines through the combined and regular...

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Damen TSHD 650 Launched for Gippsland Ports

By MarEx 2017-04-25 15:36:11

The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 650 ordered by Gippsland Ports of Victoria, Australia, in December 2015 has recently been launched at Damen Yichang Shipyard in...

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