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Former BVI Port Authority Director Sentenced in Drug Smuggling Scheme

Published Jun 21, 2024 6:17 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Government

  A judge in a Miami, Florida court on Thursday, June 20, sentenced the former BVI Ports Authority Managing Director Olean...

MSC’s Investment in Hamburg Port Nears Final Vote in Parliament

Published Jun 21, 2024 4:58 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Ports

The controversial plan for MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company to acquire approximately half of the Hamburg port operator Hamburg...

Ninth Large Offshore Wind Farm Approved for Construction by U.S. BOEM

Published Jun 21, 2024 3:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Offshore

The pace of approvals continues after years of review with the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Ma...

Russia Transshipping Fish Through Norway to Avoid Dutch Shipping Ban

Published Jun 21, 2024 2:59 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Shipping

  There has been extensive reporting on Russia’s use of transshipping with ship-to-ship transfers of oil in secluded...

New Zealand Interisland Ferry Goes Hard Aground in Latest Incident

Published Jun 21, 2024 1:51 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Shipping

  The RoRo ferry Aratere went hard aground today departing Picton on New Zealand’s South Island for its four-hour ru...

Houthis Confirm Boarding Tutor While Threatening Another Ship in Escalation

Published Jun 21, 2024 12:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Shipping

    The leadership of the Houthis confirmed in a televised speech that its forces had hastened the sinking of the...

Genting Awards Chinese Yard Wison $1B Order for New FLNG

Published Jun 21, 2024 8:45 AM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Offshore

Malaysian conglomerate Genting Bhd has signed a contract with Chinese shipyard Wison New Energies to build an FLNG for its Teluk B...

Maritime Aid Pier Installed in Gaza for the Third Time

Published Jun 20, 2024 9:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

The temporary pier for Palestinian relief aid has returned to its beach site in Gaza once more, defying rumors that it might...

Two Historic Naval Fortresses Auctioned Off for $1.3M Each

Published Jun 20, 2024 9:07 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Business

Two of the world's most remarkable maritime properties have sold at auction in the UK for about $1.3 million apiece - roughly...

Calling All Crewboats: U.S. Navy Seeks Midsize Hulls for Unmanned Program

Published Jun 20, 2024 7:12 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Government

The U.S. military has been experimenting with midsize unmanned vessels for years, testing them out on extended ocean voyages and...

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