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Cargo Ship Sinks in Black Sea; 6 Rescued and 7 Dead and Missing

By The Maritime Executive 01-18-2021 11:27:15

Turkish authorities are reporting that a small general cargo ship sunk along the Black Sea coast on January 17. A search and rescu...

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World's First Commercial Activation of Iridium® GMDSS From AST

The historic Norwegian town of Haugesund, home to busy waterways dotted with fishing and shipping vessels recorded a new, groundbr...

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Last-Minute Terror Designation Endangers Food Lifeline for Yemen

By The Maritime Executive 01-17-2021 11:09:00

A U.S. State Department decision to blacklist Yemen's Houthi rebel group may interfere with efforts to prevent a massive spill...

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Hunkering Down

By Lisa Overing 01-17-2021 09:32:00

The Gulf Coast and inland waterways have been hit hard by Covid-19 and the falloff in oil demand as a result of the economic decli...

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Number-Two Ocean Carrier Joins Partnership on Hydrogen Fuel R&D

By Ankur Kundu 01-15-2021 10:02:00

Joining global shipping giants like NYK and CMA CGM, number-two ocean carrier MSC has recently joined the Hydrogen Council. MSC jo...

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Total Withdraws from Membership in American Petroleum Institute

By The Maritime Executive 01-15-2021 05:02:00

The French oil major Total has ended its membership in the American Petroleum Institute, the industry and lobbying group represent...

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Two Killed by Leak Aboard FPSO off West Africa

By The Maritime Executive 01-15-2021 03:32:12

BW Offshore, a provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry, is reporting that two workers were killed in...

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WSC: Collaboration Not Regulation to Address Shipping Challenges

By The Maritime Executive 01-14-2021 08:52:37

With growing calls from manufacturers, retailers and trade associations for governments to increase their oversight and regulation...

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International Investors Call on UN for Actions to Protect Seafarers

By The Maritime Executive 01-13-2021 07:13:07

A group of 85 institutional investors representing over $2 trillion in assets, joined forces calling on the United Nations to take...

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Maersk Renews and Expands Partnership to Rid Oceans of Plastic

By The Maritime Executive 01-13-2021 04:33:58

A.P. Moller-Maersk announced a three-year extension and expansion of its partnership with The Ocean Cleanup, a foundation dedicate...

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