ITF: Crew Abandonment Cannot Be Tolerated

By MarEx 2017-07-21 20:59:30

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has reported three ship abandonment cases in UK waters that allegedly showed a disregard for crew welfare...


Defend Europe Prepares to Sail for Libya

By MarEx 2017-07-21 20:31:59

The anti-immigration activist group Defend Europe is set to launch its monitoring campaign off the coast of Libya, despite mounting opposition from NGOs, government officials...


What Does the Qatar Embargo Mean for Shipping?

By Chris Grieveson and Mads Ødeskaug 2017-07-21 17:13:00

Four Arab nations have recently cut trading ties and diplomatic relations with Qatar. This crisis has resulted in several confirmed and unconfirmed restrictions that will...


Tending Buoys and Defending Freedom

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-07-20 21:04:06

[By William H. Thiesen, Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian] Units and personnel of the U.S. Coast Guard and its predecessor services have served with distinction in...


Trump to Deliver Keynote at USS Ford's Commissioning

By MarEx 2017-07-20 20:51:50

On Saturday, the U.S. Navy will commission the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford at Naval Station Norfolk. President Donald J. Trump will be in attendance,...


N. Carolina Governor Opposes Atlantic Seismic Surveys

By MarEx 2017-07-20 20:26:20

On Thursday, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced his opposition to oil and gas E&P off the coast of his state, winning praise from environmental groups and...


Thai Court Convicts 62 on Human Trafficking Charges

By MarEx 2017-07-19 18:47:01

On Wednesday, a Thai court handed down guilty verdicts for over 60 human traffickers who conspired to transport and imprison untold numbers of migrants, many of whom...


Naval War College Hosts High-Level Cyber War Games

By MarEx 2017-07-19 17:35:31

On July 14, the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) brought together 140 representatives from the private sector, the military and government to run through war game scenarios...


Russia Ordered to Pay $6m for Seizing Greenpeace Ship

By MarEx 2017-07-18 21:08:22

The Permanent Court of Arbitration has ordered the Russian government to pay the Netherlands $6 million in damages for seizing a Dutch-flagged vessel in...


Carrier Crew Honors WWII Veteran with Burial at Sea

By MarEx 2017-07-18 16:52:31

[Brief] During the carrier USS Ronald Reagan’s recent transit of the Coral Sea, the Reagan’s crew held a burial at sea ceremony for World War II veteran...

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