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US Navy Confirms $1B Order to Fincantieri for Two Constellation Frigates

Published May 24, 2024 2:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Fincantieri’s U.S. subsidiary, Fincantieri Marinette Marine confirmed that it has been notified that the U.S. Depa...

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Three Injured in the U.S. Crew Offloading at Gaza Aid Pier

Published May 24, 2024 12:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Three members of the crew working at the Gaza aid pier were injured in an unloading accident according to a report first...

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Video: Australian Police Find Stash of MDMA on a Ro/Ro

Published May 23, 2024 10:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

Australia's federal authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down the importers of 120 kilos of raw MDMA (...

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Senior Maryland Pilot Warned Officials of Risk of Bridge Strike

Published May 23, 2024 9:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

  A senior Maryland pilot raised concerns about the risk of an allision between a big ship and the Francis Scott Key...

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China Launches Major Naval Drill to "Punish" Taiwan's New President

Published May 23, 2024 9:21 PM by The Maritime Executive

In response to the election of a pro-independence president in Taiwan, China has launched a series of large-scale naval exercises...

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Flex LNG: Russia May be Building a New "Dark Fleet" of Old LNG Carriers

Published May 23, 2024 7:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Russia is likely in the early stages of assembling a new "dark fleet" of LNG carriers in order to sanction-pro...

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U.S. Navy Christens its Last Independence-Class Littoral Combat Ship

Published May 23, 2024 4:02 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The U.S. Navy has christened the final Independence-class littoral combat ship, USS Pierre (LCS-38), bringing the c...

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Tanker Owner and Operator Fined $2M For Oily Waste Dumping

Published May 22, 2024 6:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

Two foreign companies that own and operate a product tanker have been slapped with a $2 million fine after pleading guilty to deli...

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Op-Ed: The Maritime Security Operation in the Red Sea Has Limits

Published May 22, 2024 5:39 PM by CIMSEC

  [By Dirk Siebels] The importance of maritime trade is often highlighted to justify naval spending and operations. Whe...

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Judge Throws Out Five "Fat Leonard" Convictions Over Procedural Failures

Published May 22, 2024 5:06 PM by The Maritime Executive

A federal judge in San Diego has vacated the convictions of five former Navy officers who admitted to taking bribes from Leonard &...

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