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USS Gerald R. Ford Set to Depart on First Deployment

Published Sep 30, 2022 12:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Navy's newest and most advanced aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, is set to embark on her first official depl...


Fuel in Potable Water System Delays Deployment of Carrier USS Nimitz

Published Sep 29, 2022 10:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

As the U.S. Navy works its way towards a full resolution of the fuel-in-water incident at the Red Hill tank farm, the crew of the...


Price Cap on Russian Oil is a Board-Level Risk for the Tanker Sector

Published Sep 29, 2022 4:56 PM by Ami Daniel

On September 9, the US and its allies unveiled the next step in their plan to cap the price of Russian-sold oil – a bol...


Biden Administration Grants Jones Act Waiver to Foreign-Flagged Tanker

Published Sep 29, 2022 2:22 PM by The Maritime Executive

After advocacy from the territorial government of Puerto Rico and the left wing of his own party, President Joe Biden has approved...


UK Marks World Maritime Day With Funding Boost for Green Shipping

Published Sep 29, 2022 1:20 AM by The Maritime Executive

To mark this year’s World Maritime Day, the UK government has announced funding for the third round of its clean maritime de...


Royal Navy Responds to Hurricane Damage in Turks and Caicos

Published Sep 28, 2022 11:13 PM by Royal Navy News

The Royal Navy has been helping out with the recovery effort in the Turks and Caicos Islands, which were hit by Hurricane Fiona ea...


"Spy Ship" Port Call Symbolizes Sino-Indian Maritime Competition

Published Sep 28, 2022 9:51 PM by The Strategist

In September 2014, Sri Lanka stirred the embers of conflict in the Indian Ocean region by allowing Chinese naval vessels to d...


Suspicions Turn to Russia as Investigation Into Pipeline Blast Begins

Published Sep 28, 2022 8:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

The government of Russia is the majority owner of the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines, which were built to carry Russian gas to...


Spy Couple Plead Guilty for a Second Time in Nuclear-Sub Secrets Case

Published Sep 27, 2022 6:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

Jonathan and Diana Toebbe, the Maryland couple who allegedly attempted to sell U.S. Navy submarine secrets to the government of Br...


Puerto Rico Calls for Jones Act Waiver for a Tanker of Texas Diesel

Published Sep 27, 2022 3:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

A foreign-flagged product tanker laden with 300,000 barrels of American-origin fuel has been idling off the coast of Ponce, Puerto...

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