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Stowaway Rat Forces Australian Freighter to Quarantine for a Week

Published Sep 25, 2022 11:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

Earlier this month, a ship that delivers essential supplies to a remote island off the coast of Australia was forced to quara...


Royal Navy Carrier Calls in New York City

Published Sep 25, 2022 6:43 PM by Royal Navy News

The Royal Navy’s flagship has anchored in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline on a high-profi...


Eight Members of Congress Call for Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico

Published Sep 24, 2022 8:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

Eight Democratic members of Congress have called for a "one-year comprehensive waiver" of the Jones Act for Puerto Rico...


Long-Idled Philippine Navy Frigate Returns to Service

Published Sep 23, 2022 8:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

A Philippine Navy (PN) frigate that grounded four years ago on a disputed shoal in the South China Sea is back in service after ex...


U.S. Carrier Calls in Busan Amidst Heightened Tensions With N. Korea

Published Sep 23, 2022 7:10 PM by The Maritime Executive

The nuclear-powered carrier USS Ronald Reagan is in South Korea for joint military drills amidst rising tensions in the Korean pen...


“Fat Leonard” Caught in Venezuela While Trying to Reach Russia

Published Sep 22, 2022 11:24 AM by The Maritime Executive

Interpol Venezuela is reporting the capture of Leonard Francis, the mastermind behind the U.S. Navy bribery scandal known as &ldqu...


Russian-Linked Megayacht Towed Off as Police Raid Oligarch's Villa

Published Sep 21, 2022 10:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Russian-owned megayacht Dilbar was detained in Hamburg in March in connection with sanctions on Russia's business elite, a...


NGOs, Green-Tech Suppliers Call for EU to Regulate Small Ships' CO2

Published Sep 21, 2022 9:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

European NGO Transport & Environment and an array of suppliers and shipowners are calling on EU leaders to enact a rigoro...


Mysterious Uncrewed Vessel Washes Up in Russian-Occupied Crimea

Published Sep 21, 2022 3:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

At least one and possibly two uncrewed surface vessels have been discovered on a rocky shoreline outside the Russian Navy strongho...


Maersk Supports Proposed U.S. Clean Shipping Act

Published Sep 21, 2022 11:57 AM by The Maritime Executive

Maersk is supporting proposed legislation in the U.S. that calls for the setting of a deadline to end in-port carbon emissions and...

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