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U.S. Navy Hunts for $40B in Cost Cuts to Pay for Shipbuilding

By The Maritime Executive 02-21-2020 10:25:00

In order to meet budget realities and grow its vessel count, the U.S. Navy is looking to squeeze out $40 billion in costs over the...

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CBP Arrests Three Yemeni Nationals Arriving in San Diego by Boat

By The Maritime Executive 02-21-2020 06:16:00

In the early hours of Friday morning, the Port of San Diego's Joint Harbor Operations Center spotted a suspicious vessel enter...

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Parks Canada Unveils New Artifacts from the Franklin Expedition

By The Maritime Executive 02-21-2020 05:07:00

On Thursday, Parks Canada, the Inuit Heritage Trust and Kitikmeot Inuit Association unveiled new artifacts from the wreck of HMS E...

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Budget Analysis and the U.S. Navy's Future Fleet Design

By CIMSEC 02-21-2020 03:05:00

[By Dmitry Filipoff] Capt. Arthur “Trip” Barber (ret.) served in the Navy for 41 years, ultimately capping his care...

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Adm. Schultz: USCG Needs Funds to Fix $2B Maintenance Backlog

By The Maritime Executive 02-21-2020 02:00:00

The U.S. Coast Guard saves countless lives, ensures the safety of marine operations and interdicts hundreds of tonnes of cocaine o...

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First Nation Rail Blockades Disrupt Port Operations in Eastern Canada

By The Maritime Executive 02-20-2020 09:51:00

With a persistent political dispute blocking rail traffic on the CN Rail network in Eastern Canada, Atlantic Container Line has di...

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U.S. Navy Awards $1B in Contracts for Unmanned Surface Vessel Program

By The Maritime Executive 02-19-2020 08:20:00

The U.S. Navy has awarded nearly $1 billion worth of contracts to a group of 40 firms for work on its unmanned surface vehicle pro...

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Icebreaker Polar Star Heads Home After Successful Antarctic Season

By The Maritime Executive 02-19-2020 08:10:00

The U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star and her 159 crewmembers departed McMurdo Station, Antarctica on Wednesday after escorti...

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First Group of Passengers Disembarks Quarantined Cruise Ship

By The Maritime Executive 02-19-2020 04:45:00

On Wednesday, 443 passengers from the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess were cleared to depart the vessel in Yokohama. All...

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European Shipowners: Green Deal Should Align with IMO

By The Maritime Executive 02-19-2020 04:42:12

The European Community Shipowners'  Associations (ECSA) has launched its position paper in response to the E.U. Green Dea...

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