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Failure to Follow Safety Standards Led to Seawolf-Class Sub Grounding

Published May 23, 2022 9:50 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Navy has released the results of a command investigation into a damaging underwater collision involving the Seawolf-class...

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Photos: Deck Barge Catches Fire in Delaware River

Published May 23, 2022 2:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Monday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard's 5th District reported that it is working with local fire agencies to respond to...

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UZMAR and Robert Allan Developing Methanol-Fueled Tugboats

Published May 18, 2022 3:14 PM by UZMAR Shipyard

UZMAR Shipyard and Robert Allan Ltd have signed an agreement to design and build a new series of methanol-fueled tugboats. These n...

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Despite Ukrainian Claims, Russian Navy Support Ship Appears Unharmed

Published May 15, 2022 8:52 PM by The Maritime Executive

U.S.-backed media outlet Radio Svoboda has confirmed reports that the Russian naval auxiliary Vsevolod Bobrov has returned safely...

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160 Years After Sinking, NOAA Scientists Plan to Survey USS Monitor

Published May 13, 2022 6:23 PM by The Maritime Executive

U.S. researchers and scientists will soon embark on a 10-day expedition to explore and investigate the shipwreck of the Civil...

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11 Dead in Migrant Boat Sinking off Puerto Rico

Published May 13, 2022 12:04 AM by The Maritime Executive

A migrant vessel capsized off the coast of Puerto Rico on Thursday, killing at least 11, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Nearly...

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Ukrainian Sources Claim a Hit on a Russian Naval Auxiliary

Published May 12, 2022 7:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

Two Ukrainian officials have claimed that another Russian Navy ship has been hit in the Black Sea. Though the incident remain...

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Allianz: Shipping is Getting Safer, But Fires Remain a Concern

Published May 10, 2022 9:52 PM by The Maritime Executive

Shipping's long-term trend towards higher safety and fewer losses continued in 2021, according to marine insurer Allianz,&nbsp...

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NTSB: Faulty Autopilot, Empty Wheelhouse Led to Grounding off Georgia

Published May 10, 2022 3:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

A captain’s decision to turn on a recently-repaired autopilot and then leave the wheelhouse led to the grounding and sinking...

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Howard Hughes and the Strange Legal History of the Ocean Floor: Part 2

Published May 10, 2022 1:41 PM by Timothy G. Nelson

[This article is the second part of a two-part series on the legal history of deep-sea mining. The first part may be found here.]...

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