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Wärtsilä Will Deliver High Efficiency and Low Emissions for Viking Line Ferry

By MarEx 2017-11-20 21:09:14

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply the engines, the navigation system, and a broad scope of other products and systems for a new luxury and environmentally...

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Bellona: Electric Revolution Must Start on Land

By MarEx 2017-11-20 20:34:10

At the COP23 climate conference in Bonn last week, Oslo-based environmental NGO Bellona held a forum on electrification of shipping. While most discussions at the...

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Ineos Announces First Ethane Shipment to China

By MarEx 2017-11-20 19:56:54

On Monday, American ethane firm Ineos announced that it will be the first to ship U.S. shale gas ethane to China. Its agreement with Singapore-based manufacturer SP Chemicals...

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Kings Point Wins Full Reaccreditation

By MarEx 2017-11-20 19:19:38

The United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point has attained full reaccreditation after a yearlong effort to resolve issues with governance, sexual harassment and...

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ZIM Trials Blockchain Bill of Lading

By MarEx 2017-11-20 18:41:29

Israeli container shipping company ZIM has conducted a pilot test of a paperless Bills-of-Lading based on blockchain technology, the first of its kind led by an ocean...

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Container Stowage Plans Vulnerable to Hacking

By MarEx 2017-11-20 17:59:01

A blogger at security company Pen Test Partners has warned that container ship stowage plans can be hacked. The issue stems from the absence of security in a messaging...

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Norway's Pension Fund to Exit Oil and Gas

By MarEx 2017-11-20 17:20:23

Norges Bank, manager of the world's largest sovereign wealth fund, has recommended that the fund stop investing in oil and gas stocks. In a letter to Norway's...

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Keystone XL Pipeline Will Have to Take New Route

By MarEx 2017-11-20 17:10:47

On Monday, the Nebraska Public Service Commission voted three to two to approve TransCanada's controversial Keystone XL pipeline – but not perhaps in the...

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New Web-Based Tool for Detecting Illegal Fishing

By MarEx 2017-11-20 17:01:04

Environmental organizations TRAFFIC and WWF along with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have teamed up to develop a new web-based tool to address illegal...

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Maersk Line Appoints New President for North America

By MarEx 2017-11-20 16:48:11

Maersk Line has appointed Omar Shamsie as the new president of Maersk Line in North America effective December 1, 2017.   His most recent position was president...

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