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Vartdal to Receive WISTA Leadership Award

By MarEx 2017-05-24 20:26:12

Birgitte Ringstad Vartdal, CEO of Golden Ocean, has been awarded the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) LeaderShip Award 2017. She...


Scorpio Announces Merger With Navig8 Product Tankers

By MarEx 2017-05-24 19:17:54

On Thursday, Scorpio Tankers announced that it has acquired 27 recently built LR tankers by merging with Navig8 Product Tankers. The deal makes Scorpio the largest...

Africa Day

Africa Day: Trade Barriers Beginning to Fall

By MarEx 2017-05-24 19:09:41

May 25 is Africa Day, and David Williams, Maersk Line Africa Chief Executive and Global Head of Safmarine, says that while there are still significant challenges, some of...


Australia to Release Whaling Footage

By MarEx 2017-05-24 18:51:45

Australia's Information Commissioner has decided that the government should release controversial footage of Japanese whaling, after years of lobbying by the...


Princess Tells "Chinese Story" Along Silk Road Route

By MarEx 2017-05-24 17:02:37

Carnival's Princess Cruises brand is collaborating with the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries on a 37-day cultural tour from...

OOCL France

Largest-Capacity Vessel to Transit Expanded Panama Canal

By MarEx 2017-05-24 16:54:39

Less than a month after the previous record was set, the Panama Canal welcomed the Neopanamax container vessel OOCL France, making it the largest capacity vessel to transit...

Mary Bender

Show Management Hires New VP of Consumer Marketing

By MarEx 2017-05-24 16:44:54

Key part of role is to enhance company's traditional and digital marketing efforts Show Management, producers of Florida's five largest boat shows including the...

zone rated equipment

Unique Group Delivers Zone Rated Dive System

By MarEx 2017-05-24 16:28:35

Unique Group’s Diving & Life Support division has recently delivered a state-of-the-art, Zone 2 rated, Classed Surface Nitrox Dive system to FSDS Diving Services,...

Inmarsat and IMSO tug

Inmarsat and IMSO Promote and Enhance Maritime Safety

By MarEx 2017-05-24 16:17:00

Inmarsat (ISAT.L) has made available five Fleet One units to a pilot initiative that aims to bring change to the way ships connecting island communities in the Pacific...

Pauine & Yasmine Wärtsilä-RoRo Vessels

Wärtsilä Chosen for Two New RoRo Vessels

By MarEx 2017-05-24 16:08:41

The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to supply controllable pitch propellers and Power Take Off / Power Take Home (PTO/PTH) shaft generator...

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