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P&O Ferries Offers to Carry COVID-19 Vaccine to the UK for Free

By The Maritime Executive 12-03-2020 06:41:00

DP World-owned ro/ro and freight ferry operator P&O Ferries is offering to transport import shipments of COVID-19 vaccines int...

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Boston's Ferry Service Slated for Cancellation Due to COVID-19

By The Maritime Executive 12-03-2020 02:14:00

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, better known in Boston as the T, is planning to suspend all of its ferry services...

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Captain of Ill-Fated Dive Boat Indicted on 34 Counts of Manslaughter

By The Maritime Executive 12-02-2020 03:58:00

On Tuesday, a federal grand jury indicted the captain of the ill-fated dive boat Conception on 34 counts of seaman’s manslau...

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Video: U.S. Navy Tests Unconventional Drone Systems

By The Maritime Executive 12-02-2020 02:15:07

The U.S. Navy is exploring an unconventional option for a surveillance drone that can operate in "austere weather environment...

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National Weather Service Launches Forecasting Webinars for Mariners

By The Maritime Executive 12-01-2020 07:16:00

The U.S. National Weather Service is launching an inaugural series of live webinars on winter weather forecasting geared towa...

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U.S. Navy Accelerates Uptake of 3-D Printing for Spare Parts

By Navy Live 12-01-2020 05:18:52

The U.S. Navy and Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) are exploring additive manufacturing (AM) technologies to design, print, appr...

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China Accuses U.S. of Harassing Crewmembers About CPC Membership

By The Maritime Executive 11-30-2020 02:12:32

China's foreign ministry has accused U.S. law enforcement officials of harassing the crews of Chinese vessels during port call...

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Report: CNOOC to be Added to U.S. Investment Blacklist

By The Maritime Executive 11-29-2020 10:43:08

The Trump administration has plans to add China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to its list of firms that are off-limits...

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UK and France Sign Deal to Crack Down on Migrant Crossings

By The Maritime Executive 11-29-2020 10:42:40

The governments of the UK and France have reached a new agreement to stem the flow of maritime migration across the English Channe...

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Class of 1980: 40 Years of Women at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy

By U.S. Coast Guard News 11-29-2020 08:13:53

[Cmdr. Kathy A. Hamblett, United States Coast Guard retired] Framed as heroes, we are often labeled as courageous by others. To...

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