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Coalition of Nations Call for $12B Plan to Save Planet's Coral Reefs

Published Oct 3, 2023 10:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

A coalition of 45 nations has announced a pledge to raise $12 billion to help protect and preserve coral reefs around the world.&n...


Korea Coast Guard Apprehends 22 Chinese Nationals Entering Daecheon Port

Published Oct 3, 2023 7:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

South Korean police are investigating the motives and origins of two dozen Chinese nationals who attempted to enter the country by...


U.S. Navy Quietly Decommissions Two Littoral Combat Ships in One Day

Published Oct 2, 2023 8:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Friday, the U.S. Navy base in Mayport, Florida hosted a scene rarely encountered since the mass demobilization of the late...


Delayed Federal Budget May Hit U.S. Navy Ship Repair Projects

Published Oct 2, 2023 8:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Saturday, the U.S. Congress averted a looming government shutdown by passing a 45-day stopgap funding measure. This annual...


Japan's Navy Works Alongside U.S. Drone Ships in Trials Off Yokosuka

Published Oct 1, 2023 11:58 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Navy's "Ghost Fleet Overlord" unmanned vessels have attracted attention in exercises off Hawaii and the U.S...


Green Fuels in Shipping Face Major Challenges for 2050 Net Zero Target

Published Sep 29, 2023 9:18 PM by Gokcay Balci and Ebru Surucu-Balci

Ships carry around 90% of traded goods and emit about 3% of global CO?. The International Maritime Organization (IM...


Taiwan Unveils First Domestically-Built Submarine

Published Sep 29, 2023 8:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

After years of painstaking effort, the government of Taiwan has unveiled its first domestically-built submarine, the Haikun. It is...


NATO Partners Test Out Over 90 Unmanned Systems at Sea

Published Sep 29, 2023 7:44 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Royal Navy's R&D teams and robotics specialists recently joined a long-running, large-scale exercise in Portugal, whic...


Rebuilding a Navy That Is Self-Sufficient at Sea

Published Sep 29, 2023 1:49 PM by CIMSEC

[By Anthony Cowden] My recommendations to the next Chief of Naval Operations are based on the difference between the kind of na...


Iranian Patrol Boats Shine Laser at U.S. Marine Corps Attack Helicopter

Published Sep 28, 2023 10:51 PM by The Maritime Executive

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has a long history of harassing U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf, and the metho...

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