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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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