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Angus Frew

BIMCO CEO Extends Contract Five Years

By MarEx 2017-12-09 22:07:16

BIMCO's Secretary General & CEO, Angus Frew, will extend his contract to the end of 2022. His top priority in 2018 will be environmental legislation. Over the past...

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Disappearances on the Rise in the Pacific

By MarEx 2017-12-04 18:16:32

The U.K.-based charity Human Rights at Sea has published its latest investigative report into the increasing number of deaths and disappearances of crew and fisheries...

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Far From the Farm Gate

By Wendy Laursen 2017-12-01 22:34:22

In Australia's live export trade, the animals' journey from the farm gate can sometimes start with a journey by truck of over 2,000 kilometers (1,200...

CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt

Panama Canal Increases Daily Neopanamax Vessel Reservations

By MarEx 2017-12-01 20:15:35

The Panama Canal has increased the number of daily booking slots available for Neopanamax vessels from six to seven effective from December 1, 2017. With this...

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Call for United Front on Cargo Safety

By MarEx 2017-11-29 03:27:56

During a session of the Intermodal Europe Conference in Amsterdam this week, four industry organizations representing different sectors of the supply chain drew attention to...

Executive Board

Maersk Strengthens its Executive Board

By MarEx 2017-11-28 17:20:51

A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S has advanced its future business focus on container shipping, ports and logistics with the strengthening of its management team. The...

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Container Ship Fleet Surpasses Twenty-One Million TEUs

By MarEx 2017-11-26 17:28:39

The global container ship fleet reached 21 million TEUs of capacity on November 2, according to Alphaliner. The fleet reached 20 million TEUs nearly two years ago,...

UAE

Captain Survives Alone on Tanker for a Year

By MarEx 2017-11-22 18:43:32

A young Indian tanker captain has survived a year alone with no electricity and minimal food and water.  Gulf News reports that Nirmal Singh Rawat, 27, survived on...

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Hapag-Lloyd Takes Up New Refrigerant Reefers

By MarEx 2017-11-22 00:23:53

Hapag-Lloyd has purchased 1,000 Star Cool Integrated containers that are chilled using the environmentally friendly R513A refrigerant system.  The company is the...

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Humans Bigger Cyber Security Risk than Unmanned Ships

By MarEx 2017-11-21 18:46:08

A new industry survey highlights industry concern about the cyber security and legal uncertainty surrounding unmanned ships, but the human element associated with cyber...

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