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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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“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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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