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U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Smuggler, Seizes $20M in Cocaine

By The Maritime Executive 04-21-2021 02:16:58

On Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Richard Dixon offloaded nearly $20 million in cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan, cappin...

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Glosten: U.S. Needs Government Leadership on Low-Carbon Shipping

By The Maritime Executive 04-20-2021 11:21:36

At a congressional hearing on maritime industry decarbonization last week, the president of naval architecture firm Glosten, ...

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Royal Navy Tracks Seven Russian Warships Through English Channel

By The Maritime Executive 04-20-2021 10:01:00

The British patrol ships HMS Tyne and Mersey have recently been called upon to monitor the presence of seven Russian Fed...

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Video: U.S. Coast Guard Intercepts Go-Fast Boat With $95M in Cocaine

By The Maritime Executive 04-20-2021 08:49:14

On Tuesday, the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Tampa offloaded about 5,500 pounds of cocaine worth nearly $95 million at...

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U.S. to Join IMO Efforts to Cut GHG Emissions as U.K. Targets Shipping

By The Maritime Executive 04-20-2021 08:18:27

In its continuing efforts to reverse the environmental policies of the prior administration, the Biden administration today announ...

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Duterte "Not Interested" in Confronting China on Fishing Rights

By The Maritime Executive 04-20-2021 06:25:00

In a briefing on Monday, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made clear that his administration has no intention of taking action...

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Winning an AI-Enabled War at Sea

By CIMSEC 04-20-2021 02:09:00

[By Dr. Peter Layton] Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is suddenly important to military forces. Not yet an arms race, t...

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White House Nominates USCG's First Female Four-Star Admiral

By The Maritime Executive 04-19-2021 09:59:33

The White House has nominated Vice Adm. Linda L. Fagan to be the next Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, marking the first t...

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Three Sentenced, Two More Plead Guilty in USCG Exam-Fixing Scheme

By The Maritime Executive 04-19-2021 07:38:53

Additional defendants are continuing to plead guilty while the first of the defendants have now been sentenced in a test score-fix...

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Fishermen Break Quarantine, Raising COVID-19 Risk in Unalaska

By The Maritime Executive 04-19-2021 07:38:45

Local officials in Dutch Harbor are considering fines for a number of fishermen who were exposed to COVID-19, broke quarantine, vi...

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