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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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