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UK's First Carrier in a Generation Conducts Her First Combat Mission

Published Jun 22, 2021 1:25 PM by The Maritime Executive

The UK's first new carrier in a generation, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has carried out her first combat operations with a series of...

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Korea Continues to Explore Privatization of HMM

Published Jun 21, 2021 7:10 PM by The Maritime Executive

As part of a plan to privatize some of South Korea’s large industrial companies to enhance their competitiveness, officials...

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South Korea Probes Possible Hack of DSME Computers 

Published Jun 21, 2021 5:49 PM by The Maritime Executive

Korean officials confirmed that an investigation has been launched after South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine...

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Adm. Linda Fagan Becomes USCG's First Female Four-Star Admiral

Published Jun 21, 2021 1:57 AM by The Maritime Executive

On Friday, Adm. Linda L. Fagan became the first female vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard and its first female four-star ad...

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Eimskip Settles Price-Fixing Charges

Published Jun 21, 2021 12:24 AM by The Maritime Executive

Reykjavík-based shipping line Eimskip has reached a settlement with Icelandic authorities to conclude a long-running price-...

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EU Sends Team to Assess "Significant Damage" From X-Press Pearl Wreck

Published Jun 20, 2021 9:18 PM by The Maritime Executive

A UN-backed team has arrived in Sri Lanka to help local officials estimate the extent of the environmental damage from the burning...

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Video: Carrier USS Ford Undergoes First Explosive Shock Trial

Published Jun 20, 2021 6:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

The first-in-class carrier USS Gerald R. Ford underwent its first shock trial on Friday at a test site off the coast of Florida. T...

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Sierra Leone Sells Ecotourism Destination for a Chinese Fishing Port

Published Jun 20, 2021 2:38 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

[By Abdul Brima] Months after becoming Sierra Leone’s president in 2018, Julius Maada Bio scrapped a much-hyped internati...

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WMU's Empowering Women Programme Gains UN Endorsement

Published Jun 18, 2021 9:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

The World Maritime University’s (WMU) research and capacity-building program on Empowering Women for the UN D...

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After Nine Years, Indian Court Closes Case of the Enrica Lexie

Published Jun 17, 2021 5:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Indian Supreme Court has confirmed a monetary award to the families of two fishermen who were allegedly shot by two Italian ma...

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