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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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