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Latest Fundamentals: Navigator Marshall Islands (NYSE: NVGS)

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Navigator Marshall Islands. It is typically displayed as a percentage and called the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 0.30 % over the last twelve months


The Marshall Islands Registry Recognizes Green Award Ships

In support of quality shipping and promotion of high environmental standards, the RMI Registry has joined the Green Award scheme. Ships registered in the RMI and certified by Green Award will be granted a 30 percent discount on the annual marine services fee.The news was announced on September 11, 2


IMF: Marshall Islands should reconsider adopting digital currency

However, IMF directors said the potential benefits of the move were much smaller than the potential costs of “economic, reputational and governance risks”. Since there is just one domestic commercial bank in the country, it risks losing its only correspondent banking relationship with another bank i


Marshall Islands (Yes, the Country) is Launching a Controversial ICO, Preston Byrne Weighs In

The Marshall Islands is conducting an ICO for a digital token called the Sovereign, or SOV. Yes, thesovereign nation of the Marshall Islands, a small country in the Pacific Ocean between Japan and Hawaii, is holding an ICO.


After Rebuke, No Sign for Change in Plan to Issue First State Endorsed Digital Coin in the Marshall Islands

No sign for course change on a plan by The Republic of Marshall Islands to issue a sovereign digital coin, despite a call for caution published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on September 5. The small pacific republic, currently using the U.S. dollar as legal tender, announced its intentio


U.S. Navy Commences Oil Removal from Capsized German Cruiser 'Prinz Eugen' in South Pacific – gCaptain

The U.S. Army, in partnership with the U.S. Navy and the Republic of the Marshall Islands, are safely recovering oil from the capsized World War II German heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen in the Kwajalein Atoll. U.S. Navy Photo

GCAPTAIN.COM - 2018-09-20 18:34:38

InfoSHIP - Electronic LogBooks Software Approved by Major Flags

The shipping industry is rapidly changing: the IMO’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) has developed the draft guidelines for the use of electronic MARPOL record books, and it is anticipated that these guidelines will be adopted by IMO in 2019, a confirmation of how important it is to

MARITIME-EXECUTIVE.COM - 2018-09-20 16:29:52

The Geopolitics of the South Pacific Islands: A Synoptic View of the Current Scenario

The focus of attention of geopolitics now lie greatly in the Indo-Pacific region, especially the South Pacific islands, which have gained prominence over the years due to varied reasons such as: climate change, geo-strategic importance etc. Even though the South Pacific islands are geographically lo


How you can help Typhoon Mangkhut recovery efforts

Typhoon Mangkhut, known locally as Typhoon Ompong, has cut a swath of destruction across Guam, the Marshall Islands, the Philippines and China.Aid groups are responding. You can support their efforts by clicking on the "Take Action" button below.


Iconic Surf Explorer Captain Martin Daly Opens Up About the Environmental Changes He’s Seen on the High Seas

Renowned for his surf exploration throughout Indonesia’sMentawai island chain, these daysCaptain Martin Dalyis focusing his attention in the Pacific Ocean, specifically in the Marshall Islands. And nearly a decade in the making, he's just opened anoff-the-grid, sustainable surf resort on Beran Islan


Guam to receive additional $2M in Compact funding

SERVICE: Typhoon Mangkhut shelter rules are posted at Machananao Elementary School in Yigo on Sept. 11. Most of the people who sought shelter are from the Federated States of Micronesia, stated a previously issued press release from the governor's office. Guam is receiving additional funding for the


"The Last Generation" Wins an Online Journalism Award

Produced by Michelle Mizner and Katie Worth and filmed on the ground in the Marshall Islands, the multimedia experience was named the winner in the Excellence and Innovation in Visual Digital Storytelling, Small Newsroom category.The Last Generationis told through the eyes of three children living i


IMF Pressures Marshall Islands; has issued apocalyptic warnings

On March 7, 2018, reported on how the Marshall Islands (RMI) came to solidify plans for a national cryptocurrency. Dubbed the Sovereign (SOV), the cryptocoin came about with support from Neema, an Israel crypto start-up. Now, the cryptocurrency community is up in arms as the IMF pressures Marshall


IMF warns Marshal Islands against adopting its own cryptocurrency - Businessamlive

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned the Marshall Islands against adopting a digital currency, or cryptocurrency, as a second form of legal tender.


Marshall Islands Advised Not To Adopt Cryptocurrency

Marshall Islands consists of many islands along the Pacific Ocean and utilizes the U.S dollar as its legal tender. In February, the RMI passed a law to have a cryptocurrency called Sovereign to be used together with the dollar. Later in the year, citizens are set to be issued with digital coins thro


IMF "Cautions" Marshall Islands on "Risks" of Adopting Crypto as Legal Tender

The International Monetary Fund has "cautioned" the Republic of Marshall Islands against adopting a cryptocurrency as one of its legal tenders. The Washington-based global lender cites evidence of what central bankers will do to frustrate cryptocurrency adoption, saying the consequences of the Marsh


IMF Discourages Marshall Islands From Offering National Crypto 'Sovereign' (SOV)

As the Marshall Islands considers offering a decentralized cryptocurrency called the Sovereign (SOV), the IMF discouraged the nation's initiative stating it poses "macroeconomic and financial integrity risks". At a regular bilateral discussion between the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) and the I


Marshall Islands warned to cancel its ICO or be denied international aid

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is small and remote. It is a sovereign nation, but uses the US dollar for its national currency. An initial coin offering (ICO) is planned that will launch a new cryptocurrency, to be used alongside the US dollar.


IMF advises Marshall Islands against using crypto as legal tender - Coingeek

However, in a paper published this week, the IMF said the plan carried potential risks for the Marshall Islands’ economy, citing fears over its dependence on external aid and the threat of natural disasters in the region.


Peace boat Golden Rule sets sail to complete trip started 60 years ago to Marshall Islands

The clouds parted to shed light on the Golden Rule, the iconic peace promoting vessel as it left Humboldt Bay this morning.The crew set off to complete a journey to the Marshall Islands which began nearly 60 years ago. In 1958, the Golden Rule’s crew attempted to sail to the Marshall Islands to disr