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By Rethinking Radar, Rutter is Making Maritime Operations Safer

Published May 18, 2021 12:35 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Canadian technology company Rutter is revolutionizing radar, giving mariners new access to actionable information on thei...

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EU Focus on Blue Economy Targeting Marine Pollution and Ship Recycling

Published May 17, 2021 6:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

The European Commission is calling for a new approach in developing a sustainable blue economy, telling all member states that the...

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Can the G7 Countries Create an Alternative to China’s Belt and Road?

Published May 17, 2021 2:00 AM by Brian Gicheru Kinyua

Western nations have been critical of China’s outpouring of development capital in Africa under its Belt and Road Initiative...

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Envisioning a Dystopian Future in the South China Sea

Published May 16, 2021 9:29 PM by CIMSEC

[By Capt. Tuan N. Pham, USN] The setting is the South China Sea (SCS) in 2035. On the Chinese island of Mischief Reef, Senior C...

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Biden Approves Second Jones Act Waiver to Address Fuel Shortage

Published May 14, 2021 3:45 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Department of Homeland Security has approved temporary Jones Act waivers for two Gulf Coast refiners, allowing them to ship ca...

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To Counter China, Philippines Plans Bigger Base in Spratly Islands

Published May 13, 2021 10:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

The government of the Philippines is planning to turn an island in the Spratly archipelago into a new logistics and resupply base,...

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Michigan Governor Seeks to Close Pipeline Across Strait of Mackinac

Published May 13, 2021 1:25 PM by Harry Valentine

A political standoff is underway between Canada and the State of Michigan. The state governor has ordered the closure of a pipelin...

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Egypt Approves Plan to Expand Southern Suez Canal

Published May 13, 2021 12:06 AM by Njiraini Muchira

Authorities in Egypt have officially unveiled plans to expand and deepen the Suez Canal waterway after a mega-ship blockage caused...

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Adani Ports May Abandon Myanmar Terminal Project Over Sanctions Risk

Published May 12, 2021 12:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd declared last week that it could terminate its Myanmar Container Terminal project if the...

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U.S. Southeast Sees Gas Shortages Due to Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack

Published May 11, 2021 8:44 PM by The Maritime Executive

The effects of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack are becoming more pronounced, according to energy market analysts. Gas stations i...

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