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Netherlands Sending Watercraft and Ammunition to Ukraine

Published Mar 4, 2024 1:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The Netherlands has become the latest European country to promise increased aid to Ukraine to help counter a mounting Ru...


Russia Banished From Membership in the Danube Commission

Published Mar 3, 2024 11:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

  As western powers continue to sanction Russia for its ongoing war in Ukraine, the country has lost membership in the Dan...


German Navy Tried to Shoot Down an American Drone Over the Red Sea

Published Mar 3, 2024 9:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Last week, a German Navy warship accidentally opened fire on an American drone over the Red Sea when the crew mistook it...


India Launches New Naval Base to Expand Presence in the Indian Ocean

Published Mar 3, 2024 1:12 PM by The Maritime Executive

  As India continues to project its naval power in the Arabian Sea with the ongoing Houthi attacks, India’s navy is...


Australia's Future Navy: The Japanese Option

Published Mar 3, 2024 12:22 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

[By Peter J. Dean] By the end of this decade the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) may well by operating a frigate that originates fr...


EU Agrees to Legislation Enhancing Flag State and Port State Inspections

Published Mar 1, 2024 12:45 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The European Council and Parliament reached provisional agreements on key pieces of legislation to further strengthen ma...


China’s Maritime Militia Surges in South China Sea

Published Feb 29, 2024 3:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

  China is increasingly using its militia fleet to advance its sovereignty claims over the vast majority of the South Chin...


Hackers Took Over Philippine Coast Guard's Facebook Page for Days

Published Feb 29, 2024 3:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

Cybersecurity is a key concern for every maritime enterprise - even regulators. The Philippine Coast Guard announced Thursday that...


The Marine Corps Has Turned an Offshore Vessel Into a Landing Ship

Published Feb 28, 2024 11:01 PM by The Maritime Executive

In a series of experiments at Camp Pendleton, the U.S. Marine Corps is testing out the capabilities of its novel new landing vesse...


FBI: Smuggling Vessel's Captain Was In Contact With Iranian Military

Published Feb 28, 2024 5:52 PM by The Maritime Executive

The FBI has evidence that the captain of a dhow caught carrying missile parts off Somalia had been in contact with the Islamic Rev...

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