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US Navy Confirms $1B Order to Fincantieri for Two Constellation Frigates

Published May 24, 2024 2:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Fincantieri’s U.S. subsidiary, Fincantieri Marinette Marine confirmed that it has been notified that the U.S. Depa...


Three Injured in the U.S. Crew Offloading at Gaza Aid Pier

Published May 24, 2024 12:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Three members of the crew working at the Gaza aid pier were injured in an unloading accident according to a report first...


Video: Australian Police Find Stash of MDMA on a Ro/Ro

Published May 23, 2024 10:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

Australia's federal authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down the importers of 120 kilos of raw MDMA (...


Senior Maryland Pilot Warned Officials of Risk of Bridge Strike

Published May 23, 2024 9:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

  A senior Maryland pilot raised concerns about the risk of an allision between a big ship and the Francis Scott Key...


China Launches Major Naval Drill to "Punish" Taiwan's New President

Published May 23, 2024 9:21 PM by The Maritime Executive

In response to the election of a pro-independence president in Taiwan, China has launched a series of large-scale naval exercises...


Flex LNG: Russia May be Building a New "Dark Fleet" of Old LNG Carriers

Published May 23, 2024 7:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Russia is likely in the early stages of assembling a new "dark fleet" of LNG carriers in order to sanction-pro...


U.S. Navy Christens its Last Independence-Class Littoral Combat Ship

Published May 23, 2024 4:02 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The U.S. Navy has christened the final Independence-class littoral combat ship, USS Pierre (LCS-38), bringing the c...


Tanker Owner and Operator Fined $2M For Oily Waste Dumping

Published May 22, 2024 6:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

Two foreign companies that own and operate a product tanker have been slapped with a $2 million fine after pleading guilty to deli...


Op-Ed: The Maritime Security Operation in the Red Sea Has Limits

Published May 22, 2024 5:39 PM by CIMSEC

  [By Dirk Siebels] The importance of maritime trade is often highlighted to justify naval spending and operations. Whe...


Judge Throws Out Five "Fat Leonard" Convictions Over Procedural Failures

Published May 22, 2024 5:06 PM by The Maritime Executive

A federal judge in San Diego has vacated the convictions of five former Navy officers who admitted to taking bribes from Leonard &...

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