New Device Combines Cell Data and Satcom in One Unit

By MarEx 2017-09-21 21:11:57

Satcom provider NSSLGlobal has launched a one-dome, two-connection connectivity service. The new device, called FusionIP, combines VSAT and cellular connectivity...


Conrad to Build Two More Tugs for Harley Marine

By MarEx 2017-09-20 20:21:39

Conrad Shipyard of Morgan City, Louisiana announced Wednesday that it has been awarded a contract to build two 3,000-horsepower ocean service tugboats for Seattle-based...


Maersk Sells Tanker Division to its Largest Shareholder

By MarEx 2017-09-20 19:52:55

Maersk Group has agreed to sell Maersk Tankers to its largest shareholder, the foundation controlled by Maersk’s founding family, for $1.1 billion in...


Alaska State Ferry to be Repurposed as a Hostel

By MarEx 2017-09-20 13:47:33

The Alaska Department of Transportation has sold the aging ferry Taku to Portland-based hoteliers KeyMar LLC. According to buyer’s representative Jonathan Cohen,...


Astronaut Presides Over Propulsion R&D Center Opening

By MarEx 2017-09-18 21:13:47

This past weekend, the stern tube seal and propulsion firm AEGIR-Marine opened a new Propulsion Workshop, R&D Center and "Academy" in Wijk bij Duurstede, the...


MAN Reveals New Flagship Engine

By MarEx 2017-09-13 21:29:42

MAN has revealed the successor to its 48/60CR engine in the company’s 4x line of high-performance diesel engines. The MAN 45/60CR marine diesel engine will initially be...


Inmarsat Unveils Cybersecurity Service

By MarEx 2017-09-13 17:31:36

At London International Shipping Week, Inmarsat released its new Fleet Secure service, the industry’s first fully-managed service to detect cyber...


BIMCO Reminds Seafarers of Risks of Lifeboat Accidents

By MarEx 2017-09-11 21:03:22

In a measure of the continued safety risks posed by lifeboat accidents, BIMCO has issued a reminder that seafarers should use safety devices that prevent on-load release...


Cummins Looks at 3D Printing for Cylinder Head Repairs

By MarEx 2017-09-11 13:49:47

Engineers and mechanics are used to having cylinder heads machined, but repairing a badly eroded head is often out of the question. It may be possible soon, though,...


Seadrill Expects Chapter 11 Filing by Mid-September

By MarEx 2017-08-25 20:48:02

John Fredriksen-controlled Seadrill said Thursday that it plans to move forward with a Chapter 11 filing "on or before September 12.” The announcement confirms its...

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