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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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