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Squadron Removed from Gerald R. Ford Due to COVID-19 Scare

The U.S. Navy is removing a strike fighter squadron from the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford due to a COVID-19 scare involving...

Ireland to Get Direct Container Service to the USA

Ireland is about to have its first direct container shipping service to the United States. The new routing, which will be the firs...

Trump Administration Moves to Revoke Hong Kong's Trade Status

At a press conference Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump said that he would move to strip Hong Kong of its special trade status i...

Storm Uncovers Steel-Framed Wreck in Utah's Great Salt Lake

[Brief] A recent storm on Utah's Great Salt Lake revealed a long-lost wreck adjacent to a state park.  "There has...

Siem Offshore Seeks Debt Relief in Troubled Offshore Market

After years of struggling with oversupply and weak demand, companies in the OSV market are now being further challenged by the eco...

Livestock Carrier with COVID-19 Remains in Australia as Deadline Looms

The livestock carrier Al-Kuwait remains in Fremantle, Australia as the outbreak of the coronavirus continues among its crew. The h...

Kenneth Braithwaite Sworn In as 77th Navy Secretary

In a private ceremony at the Pentagon Friday morning, U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper administered the oath of office for the...

ICS: Seafarers Denied Medical Care Due to COVID-19 Restrictions

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) reported Friday that it has received news of seafarers who have been denied medical at...

Study: COVID-19 Cases on Cruise Ships "Significantly Underestimated"

A study published Friday in the medical journal Thorax reports that 80 percent of COVID-infected personnel on the cruise ship Greg...

Captain of APL England Charged and Australia Seeks Financial Security

Australia authorities have brought charges against the captain of the APL England and took actions to ensure that the owners and o...

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