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Suez Canal Revenue Dropped $2B Last Year Due to Red Sea Security Crisis

Published Jul 18, 2024 10:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Suez Canal Authority saw its revenue drop by about $2 billion year-over-year because of the traffic impact of Houthi attacks i...


To Prevent a Serious Grounding, Ro/Ro's Engineers Tried "Impossible" Fix

Published Jul 18, 2024 9:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

The engineering crew aboard the ro/ro freight ferry Mazarine made a heroic attempt to restore power after a large pipe fitting in...


UK’s New PM Launches “Call to Action” Targeting Russian Tankers

Published Jul 18, 2024 7:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The new government of the UK being led by Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer is moving aggressively less than two weeks aft...


U.S. Navy Destroyer Helps Rescue 31 People in Eastern Med

Published Jul 18, 2024 6:21 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Tuesday, the crew of a U.S. Navy destroyer helped rescue a group of 31 migrants in the Mediterranean, with assistance from a Go...


Nibulon Wants Ukraine to Build Its Own Manned Warships

Published Jul 18, 2024 3:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

Ukrainian agribusiness and dry bulk conglomerate Nibulon has lost about 70 percent of its turnover since the start of the Russian...


South Korea Sanctions Ships and HK Company for Violations of UN Resolutions

Published Jul 18, 2024 12:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

South Korea’s Foreign Ministry working in conjunction with the Finance Ministry and others is imposing sanctions on two vess...


Next High-Stakes Standoff at Second Thomas Shoal Could Involve Allies

Published Jul 17, 2024 10:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The Philippine military has not been able to carry out a rotation and resupply mission to its outpost at Second Thomas S...


Indonesia Busts Indian Engineers for Smuggling 100 Kilos of Meth

Published Jul 17, 2024 3:05 PM by The Maritime Executive

Indonesian authorities have busted a group of would-be meth smugglers aboard a small landing ship in the Riau Islands, just opposi...


Canada Plans to Buy 12 Attack Subs in First Order Since the 1990s

Published Jul 16, 2024 11:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

Canada's government has announced plans to buy a dozen diesel-electric submarines capable of operating under the Arctic ice. I...


Two Chinese-Russian Naval Task Forces Enter South China Sea for Drills

Published Jul 16, 2024 11:23 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Russia and China have picked the contested waters of the South China Sea to conduct their annual joint naval drills, and...

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