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U.S. Coast Guard Trains with Indonesia’s Maritime Security Agency

Published Sep 22, 2021 5:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro conducted operations and exercises with the Indonesian Maritime Security Agency and coast guard,...

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White House Encourages Competition Compliance for Shipping Companies

President Joe Biden has issued Executive Order 14036, “Promoting Competition in the American Economy” (“the EO&r...

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Indian Officials Bust Giant Heroin Shipment at Mundra Port

Published Sep 22, 2021 12:10 AM by The Maritime Executive

Indian officials have seized about three tonnes of Afghan heroin from containers at the port of Mundra, Gujarat, marking one of th...

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Seafarer Vaccination Numbers Improve, But Challenges Remain

Published Sep 21, 2021 11:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

The percentage of seafarers who have received a full course of a COVID-19 vaccine is improving, according to the latest numbers re...

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Royal Navy Surveys Lost Vessels of WWII Arctic Convoys

Published Sep 21, 2021 2:18 PM by Royal Navy News

Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo recently returned to waters where sailors once faced Nazi bombers and U-boats to pay tribute...

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Op-Ed: Australia's First Nuclear Sub Project Comes With Big Risks

Published Sep 20, 2021 6:47 PM by The Strategist

[By Andrew Davies] I’ll admit to being surprised when Australia announced the termination of the deal with Naval Gro...

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Captain Arrested in Hong Kong for Providing False COVID Information 

Published Sep 20, 2021 4:52 PM by The Maritime Executive

Hong Kong police arrested the captain of a Singapore-flagged bulk carrier charging him with providing false information to health...

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Australia, U.S. Slam China's Maritime Traffic Safety Law

Published Sep 20, 2021 2:04 AM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. and Australia have reaffirmed their commitment to the freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, describing China...

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Hezbollah Flouts U.S. Sanctions by Taking Delivery of Iranian Fuel

Published Sep 19, 2021 10:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

Lebanon's first deliveries of Iranian fuel are arriving by the truckload, reported the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah on Su...

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Top Ship Manager Blasts Port States for Blocking Crew Change

Published Sep 19, 2021 7:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

While the shipping industry is putting increasing attention and focus on decarbonization, the crew change crisis has not ended, an...

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