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Rystad: Europe's New Green Transition Plan Comes With Enormous Price

Published May 26, 2022 12:02 AM by The Maritime Executive

Norwegian consulting group Rystad Energy warns that the European Commission's ambitious plan to speed up the green transition...

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Russia Offers to Ease Food Blockade in Exchange for Sanctions Relief

Published May 25, 2022 10:59 PM by The Maritime Executive

Amidst growing risk of famine in parts of the Middle East and Africa, the Russian government has held out hopes that it might allo...

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Falklands at 40: The Loss of HMS Antelope

Published May 25, 2022 8:13 PM by Royal Navy News

Forty years ago this week, sailors and soldiers in San Carlos Water in the Falklands awoke to the apocalyptic sight of HMS Antelop...

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DB Schenker's Italian Operations Scrutinized for Mafia Infiltration

Published May 24, 2022 9:59 PM by The Maritime Executive

German logistics company DB Schenker's Italian subsidiary has landed in judicial administration after an investigation found t...

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Denmark Pledges to Provide Ukraine With Harpoon Anti-Ship Missiles

Published May 23, 2022 4:51 PM by The Maritime Executive

The government of Denmark has pledged to provide Ukraine with one Harpoon coastal defense missile system, giving defenders in Odes...

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Ukraine Conflict Highlights Need for Domestic Defense Manufacturing

Published May 23, 2022 12:13 PM by George Whittier

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has revealed the challenges of sustaining conventional military forces far from home against an...

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Report: The Quad Will Start Joint Tracking of Illegal Fishing Activity

Published May 22, 2022 10:35 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Quadrilateral Security Alliance (Quad), a loose defense cooperation group composed of the U.S., India, Australia and Japan, pl...

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U.S. Celebrates National Maritime Day

Published May 22, 2022 9:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Sunday, the United States celebrates National Maritime Day, a moment to remember the contributions of American merchant mariner...

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U.S. Navy Commissions the First Freedom-Class LCS it Plans to Keep

Published May 22, 2022 6:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Navy has commissioned the first of the six Freedom-class littoral combat ships that it intends to keep, USS Minneapolis-S...

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Philippine Coast Guard Stakes Out "Sovereign Markers" in S. China Sea

Published May 22, 2022 3:50 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Philippines is taking new steps to stake out its maritime boundaries - literally. In order to assert control over its waters i...

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