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China Calls Accusations “Untenable” in Response to US Shipbuilding Inquiry

Published Apr 18, 2024 3:22 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Chinese officials and the state-run media continued the strong response denouncing the U.S.’s announcement of a tr...

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Ontario Shipyards Shuts Down its Thunder Bay Facility

Published Apr 17, 2024 4:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

Canadian firm Ontario Shipyards has decided to shutter its plant at Thunder Bay, citing a shortage of workers and a slow market.&n...

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US to Investigate China's Shipbuilding as Biden Calls for New Steel Tariffs

Published Apr 17, 2024 12:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

President Joe Biden and the U.S. Trade Representative confirmed today that they are initiating an investigation into China’s...

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HD Hyundai Partners With American Defense Contractor on Autonomous Ships

Published Apr 16, 2024 9:08 PM by The Maritime Executive

  HD Hyundai, the largest Korean shipbuilder, has decided to join forces with American defense contractor Anduril on desig...

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Under Heavy Sanctions Pressure, Putin Orders Review of Russian Shipyards

Published Apr 15, 2024 10:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

Western sanctions have been delaying Russia's civilian shipbuilding industry since the invasion of Ukraine began, and the prob...

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First U.S. WTIV is Launched in Texas for Dominion Energy

Published Apr 15, 2024 4:23 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The U.S. offshore wind sector marked another milestone with the launch of the first U.S. wind turbine installation vesse...

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Navy Secretary Calls for Restoring "Atrophied" U.S. Shipbuilding Sector

Published Apr 12, 2024 11:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

  As he prepared to launch into a pointed keynote address at a conference in the capital this week, Secretary of the Navy...

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UK's Shipyards Look for New Ways to Plug Workforce Gaps

Published Apr 12, 2024 11:07 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. has a well-publicized challenge in finding and retaining enough qualified shipyard workers, but it isn't the only nat...

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NGOs Want More Data on Emissions From "Green" Engines

Published Apr 12, 2024 9:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

  A coalition of environmental groups has called on marine engine manufacturers to disclose the full extent of emissions f...

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YSA Uses Sails to Meet Challenge of Creating Sustainable Cruise Ship

Published Apr 12, 2024 4:30 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Norwegian architecture firm YSA Design tackled the challenge of creating a sustainable cruise ship developing the concep...

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