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Venezuelan Navy Detains Guyanese Fishermen in Guyanese EEZ

By The Maritime Executive 01-24-2021 10:19:00

The government of Guyana has accused the Venezuelan navy of intercepting and detaining two Guyanese fishing vessels within Guyana&...

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Iranian VLCC Busted for STS Transfer Off Indonesia

By The Maritime Executive 01-24-2021 09:34:00

Indonesian maritime authorities have detained an Iranian tanker and a Chinese-operated VLCC for conducting an ship-to-ship transfe...

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10 Months After Outbreak, USS Theodore Roosevelt is Back in W. Pacific

By The Maritime Executive 01-24-2021 07:28:00

The USS Theodore Roosevelt and her escorts have returned to the South China Sea, marking the carrier's second deployment to th...

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Norway Invests in R&D to Propel Offshore Wind Development

By Gemini News 01-24-2021 06:28:00

NTNU and SINTEF will be partners in the newly funded FME NorthWind research center, which will develop competitive offshore wind f...

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How Climate Change is Affecting Humpback Whales in the NW Atlantic

By The Conversation 01-24-2021 04:06:00

[By Joanna Kershaw] Climate change is having a serious impact on the world’s oceans in various ways, ranging from its dev...

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New Law Helps U.S. Coast Guard Crack Down on Laser Strikes

By The Maritime Executive 01-22-2021 06:43:00

The National Defense Authorization Act for FY2021 includes a little-noticed provision that will improve waterway safety: it is now...

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Is Soviet Naval Strategy a Template for China’s Maritime Ambitions?

By The Strategist 01-22-2021 04:01:38

[By James Goldrick] In 1976, Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Sergei Georgyevich Gorshkov published his exposition of S...

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U.S. Navy Suspends Freedom-Class LCS Deliveries Pending Gearbox Fix

By The Maritime Executive 01-21-2021 07:59:00

The U.S. Navy says that it will not be taking delivery of any more Freedom-class littoral combat ships (LCSs) until lead contracto...

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U.S. Navy Supports Maiden Deployment of Royal Navy's New Carrier

By The Maritime Executive 01-21-2021 06:05:00

The United States military has committed aircraft, surface support, sailors and marines to backstop the Royal Navy's first car...

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U.S. Extends Sanctions on Venezuelan Oil Including Six Tankers 

By The Maritime Executive 01-21-2021 03:01:16

In one of its final actions, the Trump administration extended the sanctions targeting the Venezuelan oil industry. Saying that it...

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