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Rystad: Europe's New Green Transition Plan Comes With Enormous Price

Published May 26, 2022 12:02 AM by The Maritime Executive

Norwegian consulting group Rystad Energy warns that the European Commission's ambitious plan to speed up the green transition...


Russia Offers to Ease Food Blockade in Exchange for Sanctions Relief

Published May 25, 2022 10:59 PM by The Maritime Executive

Amidst growing risk of famine in parts of the Middle East and Africa, the Russian government has held out hopes that it might allo...


Falklands at 40: The Loss of HMS Antelope

Published May 25, 2022 8:13 PM by Royal Navy News

Forty years ago this week, sailors and soldiers in San Carlos Water in the Falklands awoke to the apocalyptic sight of HMS Antelop...


DB Schenker's Italian Operations Scrutinized for Mafia Infiltration

Published May 24, 2022 9:59 PM by The Maritime Executive

German logistics company DB Schenker's Italian subsidiary has landed in judicial administration after an investigation found t...


Denmark Pledges to Provide Ukraine With Harpoon Anti-Ship Missiles

Published May 23, 2022 4:51 PM by The Maritime Executive

The government of Denmark has pledged to provide Ukraine with one Harpoon coastal defense missile system, giving defenders in Odes...


Ukraine Conflict Highlights Need for Domestic Defense Manufacturing

Published May 23, 2022 12:13 PM by George Whittier

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has revealed the challenges of sustaining conventional military forces far from home against an...


Report: The Quad Will Start Joint Tracking of Illegal Fishing Activity

Published May 22, 2022 10:35 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Quadrilateral Security Alliance (Quad), a loose defense cooperation group composed of the U.S., India, Australia and Japan, pl...


U.S. Celebrates National Maritime Day

Published May 22, 2022 9:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Sunday, the United States celebrates National Maritime Day, a moment to remember the contributions of American merchant mariner...


U.S. Navy Commissions the First Freedom-Class LCS it Plans to Keep

Published May 22, 2022 6:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Navy has commissioned the first of the six Freedom-class littoral combat ships that it intends to keep, USS Minneapolis-S...


Philippine Coast Guard Stakes Out "Sovereign Markers" in S. China Sea

Published May 22, 2022 3:50 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Philippines is taking new steps to stake out its maritime boundaries - literally. In order to assert control over its waters i...

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