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Virginia Opts Out of Offshore Lease Program

By MarEx 2017-08-19 21:06:52

The Governor in the U.S. state of Virginia has changed his mind about offshore drilling. Terry McAuliffe reverted from his previous support for offshore oil drilling last...


U.S. Navy Captain Pleades Guilty in "Fat Leonard" Case

By MarEx 2017-08-19 20:43:00

U.S. Navy Captain Jesus Vasquez Cantu admitted in federal court on Friday that he accepted bribes in the form of parties and prostitutes while sneaking proprietary...


Search Expands for Army Aviators Missing off Hawaii

By MarEx 2017-08-19 20:25:49

Search efforts are continuing further from shore for five missing Army aviators missing from a downed U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of...

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Wreck of USS Indianapolis Located

By MarEx 2017-08-19 18:55:03

A team of civilian researchers led by entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul G. Allen has announced they have found the wreck of the World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA...


TOTE Expands Into Hawaii Trade

By MarEx 2017-08-18 21:29:54

TOTE Maritime increased its investment in the U.S. Jones Act trade on Friday, announcing an order for four new containerships from Philly Shipyard. The ships will be used to...


China Raises Temperature Again in Spratly Islands

By MarEx 2017-08-18 20:33:40

[By Euan Graham] Something significant is happening in the South China Sea. Philippine media has reported that, over the past week, a flotilla of Chinese fishing...


South Korean Yards Top Order Backlog

By MarEx 2017-08-18 19:53:16

South Korea's three major shipyards, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, Samsung Heavy Industries and Hyundai Heavy Industries, have retained their top global...


Seven Shipping Firms Implicated in Petrobras Scandal

By MarEx 2017-08-18 19:31:26

Brazilian prosecutors have expanded the sweeping "Lava Jato" investigation into corruption at state oil firm Petrobras, and are now looking at two alleged...


Tanker Market: Third Quarter Earnings have Floundered

By MarEx 2017-08-18 19:17:53

The third quarter 2017 tanker market is proving vexatious for owners still struggling with the effects of fleet oversupply. But in its latest monthly forecast, Maritime...


Photo of the Week: Star Wars?

By MarEx 2017-08-18 19:03:57

From a distance, GE’s wind turbine factory in Saint-Nazaire, France, looks like a the galactic carpark. Over the last few months, it has been slowly filling up with...

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