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How Eagle Bulk Shipping is Using Big Data

By Greg Trauthwein It may come as some surprise, but Eagle Bulk Shippng is a progressive leader in the use of big data to monitor and manage its fleet. Jonathan Dowsett, Senior Fleet Performance Manager, explains in a recent interview with Maritime Reporter TV. For our readers not familiar, who is Eagle Bulk Shipping? Eagle […]

Philippine Military Fights Pirates on the Ground

By MarEx 2017-03-07 15:54:13 On Saturday, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) recovered the body of German yachtsman Jurgen Kantner, who was beheaded by the Islamist terrorist group Abu Sayyaf (ASG) last week. The kidnappers demanded a ransom for Kantner’s release by February 26, and when the deadline passed, they executed him and released […]

HMM Signs Government Sale-Leaseback Deal for 10 Ships

By MarEx 2017-03-07 13:54:02 In a ceremony at its headquarters Tuesday, Hyundai Merchant Marine announced that it has reached an agreement to transfer ten ships to the Korean government in a sale-leaseback transaction, an arrangement that give Hyundai new funding worth five times the market value of the vessels. “The contract will improve the financial […]

ECA Group Introduces New Inspection-Class ROV

By Eric Haun ECA Group’s new remotely operated vehicle (ROV) H300-V launched in February 2017 is dedicated to observation and inspection missions in harsh environments. A new release of the ECA Group H300 ROV series, the H300-V is positioned between the H300 MK2 and H800 vehicles to meet the demands associated with operating in harsh […]