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Turkish Operator Agrees to Buy a Fleet of Wing-in-Ground Craft

Published Mar 4, 2024 10:50 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Business

Singaporean aerospace joint-venture AirX has signed a letter of intent with a Turkish operator for the sale of 10 wing-in-ground a...

Despite Collapse in Traffic, Suez Canal is Planning a Two-Lane Future

Published Mar 4, 2024 10:10 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

  Though traffic on the Suez Canal is down sharply this year, the Egyptian government is considering plans to extend the w...

First Fixed Suction Sails Deployed on RoRo Chartered to Airbus

Published Mar 4, 2024 7:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Shipping

  As interest continues to grow in wind-assisted propulsion, Spanish manufacturer Bound4blue reports it has achieved anoth...

Two Chinese Research Vessels Loiter at Energy-Rich Benham Rise

Published Mar 4, 2024 6:27 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Offshore

The government of the Philippines is responding to the presence of two Chinese research vessels at Benham Rise, a seamount in...

Red Sea Problems Drive Schedule Reliability to Lowest Level in 15 Months

Published Mar 4, 2024 6:23 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Shipping

  Red Sea diversions and the disruptions to carriers’ routes are taking a significant toll on schedule reliability w...

Gunvor Pays More Than $700M in U.S. and Switzerland Settling Bribery Cases

Published Mar 4, 2024 5:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Business

Swiss-based international commodities trading company Gunvor, which says it focuses on logistics solutions that safely and efficie...

Iridium Buys Service That Uses L-Band Satellites for GPS-Like Positioning

Published Mar 4, 2024 4:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Business

L-band satcom provider Iridium has reached a deal to acquire Satelles, a company that provides resilient navigation and timing to...

Cruise Ship Handed Over to Buyer for 3.5-Year Residential World Cruise

Published Mar 4, 2024 4:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Cruise Ships

  The latest attempt at what is being called residential cruising took a step forward with startup Villa Vie Residences re...

Smugglers Run Aground While Trying to Flee Royal Navy

Published Mar 4, 2024 3:03 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

A Royal Navy warship has seized narcotics worth $370 million in a series of busts in the Caribbean, with help from the U.S. Coast...

Nigeria Tracks Down Bunker Vessel and Holds it on Oil Theft Charges

Published Mar 4, 2024 2:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Shipping

  The Nigerian Navy reports it tracked and subsequently arrested a Panama-registered bunker vessel which it is accusing of...

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