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Report: Venezuela Swaps Jet Fuel for Iranian Gasoline

By Ankur Kundu 02-24-2021 10:46:00

Venezuela has been shipping jet fuel to Iran in trade for vital gasoline imports for the South American nation, according to an ex...

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Report: Canada's New Frigates Will Cost $4B Each, Including Taxes

By The Maritime Executive 02-24-2021 09:06:00

Canada's parliamentary budget expert has completed a new estimate of the cost of the Royal Canadian Navy's future series o...

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Canada Launches International Effort to Detect Illegal Fishing 

By The Maritime Executive 02-24-2021 02:19:09

Canada is launching an international program to aid countries around the world to track illegal fishing activities. Using satellit...

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Video: USCG Takes 150 Rescued Sea Turtles Back to the Ocean

By The Maritime Executive 02-22-2021 10:08:00

On Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard and its state and local partners released nearly 150 sea turtles that had been rescued from T...

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Biden Takes No Action Against Nord Stream 2 Participants

By The Maritime Executive 02-22-2021 09:54:00

The Biden administration is taking a hands-off approach to Gazprom's nearly-complete Nord Stream 2 subsea pipeline, making no...

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Philippine Fishermen Call on UN to Invalidate China's Coast Guard Law

By The Maritime Executive 02-22-2021 06:53:00

The Philippine artisanal fishermens' association Pamalakaya has called on the UN to declare China's new Coast Guard Law &q...

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Solomon Islands Seeks Compensation for "Deliberate" Fuel Oil Spill

By The Maritime Executive 02-22-2021 12:06:00

The government of the Solomon Islands says that it is pursuing compensation from the owners of a bulker that allegedly discharged...

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Can 14 Nations Put Global Ocean Protection Back on Track?

By China Dialogue Ocean 02-21-2021 09:34:00

  [By Olive Heffernan] For ocean conservation, 2020 was a year of high hopes dashed. It had been billed as the year whe...

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How China is Bending the Rules in the South China Sea

By The Lowy Interpreter 02-21-2021 12:17:00

[By Oriana Skylar Mastro] Chinese exercises in the South China Sea last month, and the strong U.S. response, show these dispute...

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UK-Kenya Trade Agreement May Threaten Regional Integration

By Njiraini Muchira 02-19-2021 01:43:00

The United Kingdom (UK) parliament has warned that the British government's new bilateral trade agreement with Kenya could und...

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