"Trainees" on Anti-Migration Group's Ship Seek Asylum

By MarEx 2017-07-26 17:32:37

The anti-immigration youth group Defend Europe had a setback Wednesday when its chartered vessel, the former floating armory C Star, was detained by authorities in...


U.S. Navy Vessel Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Boat

By MarEx 2017-07-25 21:42:47

On Tuesday afternoon, the Cyclone-class patrol vessel USS Thunderbolt fired multiple warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat. The IRGC Nassar-class...


Adm. Zukunft Calls for More Coast Guard Funding

By MarEx 2017-07-25 21:14:39

On Tuesday, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft testified before the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation about acquisition...


"Old Ironsides" Leaves Drydock at Last

By MarEx 2017-07-24 19:08:06

On July 23, after a painstaking two-year restoration at Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, USS Constitution was refloated at last. Since she entered dry dock in...


UK Fishing Industry Prepares for SMS Requirements

By MarEx 2017-07-24 17:46:09

UK maritime authorities, fishing industry bodies and NGOs are formulating a voluntary safety management system for fishing vessels, comparable to the familiar SMS requirement...


Indonesian Navy Opens Fire on Vietnamese Fishermen

By MarEx 2017-07-24 17:05:30

Vietnamese authorities allege that the Indonesian navy opened fire on a Vietnamese fishing vessel on Saturday evening, wounding four of the six crewmembers on board. Two...


Donald Trump Commissions USS Gerald R. Ford

By MarEx 2017-07-23 18:56:06

On Saturday, President Donald J. Trump commissioned the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk. Trump landed on the flight...


UK Begins Construction on Next-Generation Frigates

By MarEx 2017-07-23 14:39:26

On Thursday, UK defense secretary Sir Michael Fallon began the steel cutting for the first in a new generation of frigates for the Royal Navy. The first in the series of Type...


ITF: Crew Abandonment Cannot Be Tolerated

By MarEx 2017-07-21 20:59:30

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has reported three ship abandonment cases in UK waters that allegedly showed a disregard for crew welfare...


Defend Europe Prepares to Sail for Libya

By MarEx 2017-07-21 20:31:59

The anti-immigration activist group Defend Europe is set to launch its monitoring campaign off the coast of Libya, despite mounting opposition from NGOs, government officials...

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