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Opinion: It's Too Soon to Wave the White Flag on China

Published Nov 28, 2021 6:13 PM by The Strategist

[By Peter Jennings] In The Australian newspaper last Monday, Hugh White gave us a picture of democratic defeat in the face...


Saudi Tourism Agency Plans to Excavate 18th-Century Red Sea Wreck Site

Published Nov 26, 2021 7:44 PM by The Maritime Executive

Saudi Arabia is planning a delicate excavation of an 18th-century shipwreck from the bed of the Red Sea as part of a wider mission...


U.S. Coast Guard Looks for Survivors After Migrant Boat Runs Aground

Published Nov 26, 2021 4:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for about 10 missing migrants who went into the water after their boat hit the rocks near Mona I...


Trouble on the Mekong: Climate Change, Overdevelopment Hit Fisheries

Published Nov 26, 2021 2:41 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

[By Mark Tilly] Two reports released last month by The Mekong River Commission (MRC), an inter-governmental organization that w...


IMO MEPC Resolves to Discuss Carbon Policy for Two More Years

Published Nov 26, 2021 1:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee has completed its 77th meeting, and its member states have pledged to discuss deca...


Op-Ed: Indonesia Deserves Transparency About China's Research Drones

Published Nov 24, 2021 10:53 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

[By Taufik Rachmat Nugraha] According to the Indonesia Ocean Justice Initiative, between 2018 and January 2021, a lar...


How Long Can the U.S. Coast Guard Detain Smugglers?

Published Nov 24, 2021 7:55 PM by CIMSEC

[By Thomas “Buddy” Bardenwerper] This article is an excerpt, and the reader is encouraged to visit its full two-par...


Federal Review: "USMMA Has Lost its Way"

Published Nov 24, 2021 7:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

A Congressionally-mandated review has delivered a devastating assessment of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy's governance stru...


ICS Makes Last Call for Decarbonization Research Fund at MEPC

Published Nov 24, 2021 1:36 AM by The Maritime Executive

The push to decarbonize the shipping industry is facing a vote of confidence as top government officials from 174 countries conver...


Israel Identifies Two Iranian Drone Bases Used to Strike Shipping

Published Nov 23, 2021 7:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

Israel's defense ministry has identified two drone bases in southern Iran which have allegedly been used to launch armed drone...

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