New Funding for IMO's Bangladesh Ship Recycling Project

By MarEx 2017-12-13 18:08:48

The second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh is set to begin in January, following a $1.1 million...


Samsung Heavy Industries Appoints New CEO

By MarEx 2017-12-11 19:37:45

South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries has named Joonou Nam as its new CEO after Park Dae-young resigned to take responsibility for the firm’s...

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Design of World's Largest Crane Vessel Underway

By MarEx 2017-12-11 18:11:47

The Dutch firm Holding OOS International Group B.V. has signed an MOU with China Merchants Industry Holdings for the design and construction of the world's largest...


Metal Shark Offers New Damen-Designed Crew Vessel

By MarEx 2017-12-11 17:48:13

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has announced the availability of the new Damen FCS 7011 for the U.S. market. Developed by Damen in response to feedback from...

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Canada's First Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship Assembled

By MarEx 2017-12-09 17:54:29

The Royal Canadian Navy's first Arctic and offshore patrol ship, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, is now assembled at Irving Shipbuilding's Halifax Shipyard. On...


Chinese Shipbuilders Pursue Vessel Autonomy

By MarEx 2017-12-08 14:00:56

Several Chinese shipbuilders are moving quickly towards the future of shipboard automation and autonomy, and the results of their efforts are expected before the end of this...


Former DSME Leader Sentenced to Six Years Jail

By MarEx 2017-12-07 20:55:38

On Thursday, a South Korean court sentenced a former CEO of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to six years in prison for accounting fraud. The Seoul...

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New Norwegian Autonomous Shipping Test-Bed Opens

By MarEx 2017-12-07 16:49:25

An official autonomous shipping test-bed was opened in Horten, Norway, on December 6 to support the development of autonomous maritime operations. The area is specially...


New Vessel Designs Announced at Marintec

By MarEx 2017-12-06 17:50:29

A number of shipbuilding innovations have been unveiled at Marintec China, being held from December 5 to 8 in Shanghai. Started in 1981, Marintec China has become an...


Samsung Heavy Industries Announces New Losses

By MarEx 2017-12-06 14:30:00

Samsung Heavy Industries' stock lost thirty percent of its value on Wednesday after the number three shipbuilder announced new losses and a $1.4 billion rights offering,...

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