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US Proposes Legislation to Tax Marine Carbon Fuels and Port Emissions

Published Jun 9, 2023 8:12 PM by The Maritime Executive

Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives uses the backdrop of World Ocean Day yesterday to propose legislation aime...


Royal Navy Conducts Drug Seizures and Assists with Iranian Incident

Published Jun 7, 2023 8:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

After reports to Parliament last week that the UK planned on increasing its activities in and around the Persian Gulf, the Royal N...


D-Day: Pausing to Remember the Largest Seaborne Invasion in History

Published Jun 6, 2023 9:05 PM by The Maritime Executive

Today, June 6, marks the 79th anniversary of the beginning of the Allied forces' landing on the beaches of Normandy, Fran...


U.S. Navy Should Pursue Commercial Containerships

Published Jun 5, 2023 4:48 PM by CIMSEC

[By Tyler Totten] The U.S. Navy should pursue commercial containerships and compatible containerized mission systems. These shi...


Video: Chinese Warship Approaches U.S. Destroyer in Taiwan Strait

Published Jun 4, 2023 8:16 AM by The Maritime Executive

The situation in the contested South China Sea flared up again on Saturday, June 3, in an incident that both the U.S. and Canadian...


Indonesian Warship Catches Fire and Evacuated

Published Jun 3, 2023 3:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

An Indonesian warship reportedly on a normal patrol caught fire midday on Saturday, June 3. The Indonesian Navy is confirming the...


EU Seeks to Expand Ship Inspections for Safety and Pollution

Published Jun 2, 2023 1:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

The European Commission presented five legislative proposals which it says are designed to modernize EU rules on maritime safety a...


Royal Navy Commemorates 80th Anniversary of Battle of the Atlantic

Published Jun 2, 2023 8:09 AM by The Maritime Executive

This week, the Royal Navy and the city of Liverpool commemmorated the heroes of the Battle of the Atlantic, the effort to keep All...


Australian Police Seize 900 Kilos of Cocaine From Bulker

Published Jun 1, 2023 4:23 PM by The Maritime Executive

Police in Western Australia have made a substantial shipboard cocaine bust, seizing 900 kilos of the drug from hidden compartments...


U.S., Japanese and Philippine Coast Guards Launch S. China Sea Drills

Published Jun 1, 2023 9:36 AM by The Maritime Executive

On Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Japan Coast Guard and the Philippine Coast Guard will launch a joint three-way exercise for...

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