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After Merger, NOSKE-KAESER Continues to Provide Excellent Climate and Maximum Safety on Board

By MarEx 2018-01-23 21:42:00

NOSKE-KAESER Maritime Solutions GmbH and its international subsidiaries are starting the year 2018 with confidence following the recent takeover by the French ENGIE Group. Under the umbrella of the group’s subsidiary ENGIE Axima, the Hamburg-based developer of air-conditioning, refrigeration and...

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NAVTOR Strengthens the Team with New Chief Technology Officer

By MarEx 2018-01-23 21:38:00

E-navigation specialist NAVTOR has appointed Anders Holme for the role of Chief Technology Officer.  Holme is a veteran of many companies which include IBM, NOV, Aker Solutions and Lyse.  He will enhance NAVTOR with a wealth of business and software...

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UKHO Conducts Seabed Mapping in Belize 

By MarEx 2018-01-23 21:34:00

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has deployed two vessels to survey the waters of Belize as part of the Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) Programme, the organisation has announced. Following a stakeholder meeting with the Belize Port...

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Bahamas Maritime Authority Appoints Captain Dwain Hutchinson as Acting Managing Director/CEO

By MarEx 2018-01-23 21:28:00

Effective from the 15th January 2018, the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) has appointed Captain Dwain Hutchinson  in the capacity of Acting Managing Director/CEO of the BMA following the retirement of Commodore Davy Rolle. Captain Hutchinson is a Master Mariner bringing over...

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Abu Sayyaf Frees Two Kidnapping Victims

By MarEx 2018-01-23 20:58:00

Two Indonesian fishermen who were kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf group in 2016 have been released and have returned home.  The abductees, La Utu Bin La Raali and La Hadi La Edi, were returned to the governor of Sulu on...

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Crowley and TOTE Continue Puerto Rico Recovery Effort

By MarEx 2018-01-23 19:59:00

Crowley Maritime is shipping several consignments of special cargo to help restore power in Vieques, an island about eight miles off Puerto Rico. Crowley’s service divisions are providing ocean transport, trucking, delivery coordination, port services and freight forwarding of breakbulk...

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Japan Plans New Whaling Mother Ship

By MarEx 2018-01-23 19:52:24

Japan is planing to replace the aging mother ship of its whaling fleet, sparking a fiery response from the marine conservation group Sea Shepherd. The plan is to replace the 30-year-old Nisshin Maru with either a new ship or a...

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Maersk Joins the NYSHEX Platform

By MarEx 2018-01-23 19:04:00

Maersk Line has joined Hapag Lloyd, CMA CGM, MOL, OOCL and COSCO on the New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX), a digital platform that promises shippers a new form of freight contract. In March, Maersk Line will roll out bookings on...

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Denmark Releases Plans for Maritime Growth

By MarEx 2018-01-23 18:53:56

The Danish Government has released a plan for maritime growth that aims to position the nation as a global maritime hub by 2025. The 36 initiatives presented in the Plan for Growth focus on individual challenges as well as general...

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China to Develop More Deepsea Submersibles

By MarEx 2018-01-23 18:30:03

China plans to develop two deepsea manned submersibles able to reach a depth of 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) by around 2020. China's deepsea manned submersible Jiaolong, which set a record by diving to a depth of 7,062 meters during tests...

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