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Opinion: A Chinese Invasion of Taiwan Isn't Inevitable

Published Feb 6, 2023 9:31 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

[By Daniel R. Depetris] On 1 February, the People’s Liberation Army sent 20 aircraft across the median line div...

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Report: Carrier USS Ford's Electromagnetic Systems Still Need Work

Published Feb 6, 2023 9:06 PM by The Maritime Executive

The carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) continues to have shakedown problems with its unique electromagnetically-actuated equipmen...

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UK Expands Efforts to Support Green Shipping with $100M in New Funding

Published Feb 6, 2023 1:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

The UK government is investing an additional $100 million in maritime decarbonization including a competition to fund the developm...

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Kenya's Amb. Nancy Karigithu Could Be the Next IMO Secretary General

Published Feb 6, 2023 1:11 AM by Brian Gicheru Kinyua

With the tenure of IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim ending this year, the agency has set in motion the process of searching for a...

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Sharing Access to Offshore Energy Within China's "Nine-Dash Line"

Published Feb 5, 2023 9:39 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

[By Suryaputra Wijaksana] Last month, the Indonesian government approved natural gas exploration in the Tuna gas bloc, part of...

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U.S. Navy, Coast Guard Deploy to Recover Chinese Spy Balloon's Debris

Published Feb 5, 2023 6:03 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard have deployed assets to an area off the coast of South Carolina to recover debris from the...

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Why the U.S. Dominates the Pacific's Subsea Cable Infrastructure

Published Feb 5, 2023 2:36 PM by CIMSEC

[By Geoffrey Irving] A combination of the United States’ nascent modern industrial policy, diplomacy, and aligned go...

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Brazilian Navy Sinks the “Toxic Carrier” NAe São Paulo

Published Feb 4, 2023 4:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

Despite ongoing protests and a last-minute appeal to the courts, the Brazilian Navy confirmed that it has sunk the decommissioned...

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Royal Navy Plans Preemptive Repairs to HMS Prince of Wales’ Port Shaft

Published Feb 3, 2023 11:49 AM by The Maritime Executive

The Royal Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, remains in drydock in Scotland as the British media is report...

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French Navy Seizes 3,000 Assault Rifles From Dhow in Gulf of Oman

Published Feb 2, 2023 10:49 PM by The Maritime Executive

A French warship has seized a major shipment of weapons from a dhow off the coast of Yemen, according to the Wall Street Journal....

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