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U.S. Navy Tests USS Ford's Compatibility with Legacy Aircraft

By The Maritime Executive 01-17-2020 11:49:00

The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford departed Norfolk on Thursday to begin aircraft compatibility testing off the Eas...

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China's Unmanned "Mini-Destroyer" Out on Sea Trials

By The Maritime Executive 01-17-2020 08:59:00

The PLA Navy's well-armed unmanned surface vessel has conducted its first sea trials, according to Chinese trade outlet O...

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Italy's Highest Court Rejects Charges Against Rescue Ship Captain

By The Maritime Executive 01-17-2020 07:13:00

On Friday, Italy's Supreme Court of Cassation upheld the release of a German captain who defied official instructions and dock...

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Petty Officer Censured for Graft in Long-Running GDMA Scandal

By The Maritime Executive 01-16-2020 09:23:00

In the latest in a long string of actions related to the Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA) contracting scandal, the acting secretar...

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Crowley Executive Takes the Helm at American Maritime Partnership

By The Maritime Executive 01-15-2020 07:39:00

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the industry group representing Jones Act shipping companies, has announced the election...

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IMO Continues GMDSS Work

By The Maritime Executive 01-15-2020 07:06:18

The IMO’s Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR 7) is underway from January 15 to 24, cont...

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Canada and Australia Could Transport Water Bombers by Sea

By The Maritime Executive 01-15-2020 06:35:47

With catastrophic bushfires burning across Australia, the idea of a maritime joint firefighting force with Canada has resurfaced....

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UK Invests in AI Technology for Warships

By The Maritime Executive 01-15-2020 04:38:00

The UK's Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has announced contract awards worth a combined $1.3 million for AI projects t...

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India Backs Away from Southeast Asia Trade Deal

By The Lowy Interpreter 01-14-2020 05:16:00

[By Dr. Mustafa Izzuddin] India’s decision in the final months of last year to withdraw from negotiations for the me...

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Autonomous Minesweeper Set for "Live" Operations

By The Maritime Executive 01-14-2020 05:00:00

The unmanned minesweeping vessel dubbed ARCIMS has been turned over for "live" military service with the Royal Navy...

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