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Suez Canal Revenue Dropped $2B Last Year Due to Red Sea Security Crisis

Published Jul 18, 2024 10:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Suez Canal Authority saw its revenue drop by about $2 billion year-over-year because of the traffic impact of Houthi attacks i...

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To Prevent a Serious Grounding, Ro/Ro's Engineers Tried "Impossible" Fix

Published Jul 18, 2024 9:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

The engineering crew aboard the ro/ro freight ferry Mazarine made a heroic attempt to restore power after a large pipe fitting in...

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UK’s New PM Launches “Call to Action” Targeting Russian Tankers

Published Jul 18, 2024 7:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The new government of the UK being led by Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer is moving aggressively less than two weeks aft...

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U.S. Navy Destroyer Helps Rescue 31 People in Eastern Med

Published Jul 18, 2024 6:21 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Tuesday, the crew of a U.S. Navy destroyer helped rescue a group of 31 migrants in the Mediterranean, with assistance from a Go...

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Nibulon Wants Ukraine to Build Its Own Manned Warships

Published Jul 18, 2024 3:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

Ukrainian agribusiness and dry bulk conglomerate Nibulon has lost about 70 percent of its turnover since the start of the Russian...

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South Korea Sanctions Ships and HK Company for Violations of UN Resolutions

Published Jul 18, 2024 12:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

South Korea’s Foreign Ministry working in conjunction with the Finance Ministry and others is imposing sanctions on two vess...

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Next High-Stakes Standoff at Second Thomas Shoal Could Involve Allies

Published Jul 17, 2024 10:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The Philippine military has not been able to carry out a rotation and resupply mission to its outpost at Second Thomas S...

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Indonesia Busts Indian Engineers for Smuggling 100 Kilos of Meth

Published Jul 17, 2024 3:05 PM by The Maritime Executive

Indonesian authorities have busted a group of would-be meth smugglers aboard a small landing ship in the Riau Islands, just opposi...

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Canada Plans to Buy 12 Attack Subs in First Order Since the 1990s

Published Jul 16, 2024 11:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

Canada's government has announced plans to buy a dozen diesel-electric submarines capable of operating under the Arctic ice. I...

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Two Chinese-Russian Naval Task Forces Enter South China Sea for Drills

Published Jul 16, 2024 11:23 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Russia and China have picked the contested waters of the South China Sea to conduct their annual joint naval drills, and...

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