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COVID-19 Creates New Challenge for Alaskan Spill Prevention Program

By The Maritime Executive 05-28-2020 09:56:39

Two years ago, a dock collapsed at a private facility near Kodiak, resulting in a 3,000-gallon Bunker C spill in critical wildlife...

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Merchant Vessels Caught in the Middle With Mediterranean Migrants

By The Maritime Executive 05-28-2020 08:50:49

Seaports in Malta and Italy are closed to sea rescue survivors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and merchant vessels have encountered...

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U.S. Navy: Even Lab Tests Can't Guarantee a COVID-Free Ship

By The Maritime Executive 05-28-2020 03:52:22

The U.S. Navy has issued new fleetwide guidance intended to leave COVID-19 on the pier and maintain a "clean bubble" aro...

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Video: USCG Intercepts Low-Profile Go-Fast Boat

By The Maritime Executive 05-27-2020 08:31:09

In an intercept conducted in mid-May, the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter James seized more than 3,100 pounds of cocaine from...

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Two Additional Iranian Tankers Arrive in Venezuela

By The Maritime Executive 05-27-2020 06:57:01

The Iranian shipment of fuel to Venezuela is continuing on plan without incident. Two additional product tankers arrived at the Pu...

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IMO, ILO Call for Restoring Crew Changes

By The Maritime Executive 05-27-2020 02:59:50

In a joint statement released Tuesday, the IMO, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Labour...

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Hong Kong Customs Finds Cocaine Hidden in Spare Aircraft Engine

By The Maritime Executive 05-27-2020 02:11:06

[Brief] Hong Kong Customs officers detected one of the city-state's largest seaborne cocaine smuggling incidents in a unique o...

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In the COVID-19 Era, Fleet Week Goes Virtual

By The Maritime Executive 05-27-2020 02:00:55

The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard hosted the first ever Virtual Fleet Week New York ending May 26, keeping sailors safe...

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The Limits of China's Ecological Redline System

By China Dialogue Ocean 05-26-2020 10:00:58

[By Wang Chunhui] In late March, a case of plagiarism brought the chaotic state of China’s environmental impact assessmen...

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Russian Fighters Conduct "Unsafe" Intercept with U.S. Navy P-8A

By The Maritime Executive 05-26-2020 09:41:06

For the third time in two months, Russian pilots flew in an "unsafe and unprofessional" manner while intercepting a U.S....

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