Grand Bahamas Drydocks 30 Ships in First Half of 2017

By MarEx 2017-07-28 20:36:31

Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS), the largest shipyard in the Caribbean, completed work on 30 commercial vessels in the first half of the year, including tankers, bulk carriers,...


Mrs. Texas 2017: Lt. Ann Marie Reigrut, USCG

By MarEx 2017-07-28 20:05:59

Ann Marie Reigrut is a proud graduate of Texas A&M University at Galveston, but she has also achieved a whole lot more. She is a loving wife, dedicated mother of two, has...


New Leadership at V.Group

By MarEx 2017-07-28 15:38:35

Leading ship management conglomerate V.Group announced Friday that it has appointed a new CEO and chief commercial officer.  Incoming CEO Ian El-Mokadem has a...


Harren & Partner Acquires SAL Heavy Lift

By MarEx 2017-07-28 13:39:53

On Thursday, Bremen-based ship management firm Harren & Partner finalized a deal to acquire SAL Heavy Lift from Japanese shipping firm “K” Line. Harren &...


SGX Approves Rickmers Maritime's Delisting Plan

By MarEx 2017-07-24 13:52:47

In an investor advisory issued Thursday, Singapore-based shipowner Rickmers Maritime announced that the Singapore Exchange (SGX) has approved its proposal to...


Stranded Crew of Indian Bulker Finally Repatriated

By MarEx 2017-07-23 15:36:59

Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) announced Saturday that all of the former crew of the bulker Liberty Prrudencia (sic) are being repatriated. In addition, their...


Van Oord Wins Contract for Dubai Island Megaproject

By MarEx 2017-07-20 17:25:35

On Thursday, Van Oord announced that it has won the marine works contract for Meraas Holding's Dubai Harbour, a luxury megaproject adjacent to The Palm Jumeirah and Dubai...


Bahri Takes Delivery of VLCC from Hyundai Heavy Industries

By MarEx 2017-07-20 16:23:42

On Wednesday, Saudi shipping firm Bahri took delivery of the 300,000 dwt tanker Aslaf, the latest addition to its growing fleet of 86 vessels.  Aslaf was built by...


Maersk Line: Third-Party Data Not Affected by Petya

By MarEx 2017-07-20 15:38:32

In an update Thursday, Maersk Line gave more information into the causes and effects of the Petya cyberattack, which struck its core business IT systems on June 27. Its...


Russian Scientists Patent Aluminum Plate That Floats

By MarEx 2017-07-18 14:04:41

Researchers at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) have developed a new foam-core aluminum sheet material that could greatly increase the...

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