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Greenpeace UK Fined $100,000 Over Oil Rig Protests

By The Maritime Executive 07-05-2020 09:23:35

Scotland's highest court has fined Greenpeace UK $100,000 for interfering with the operations of the Transocean floater P...

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Two U.S. Navy Carriers Send a Message in South China Sea

By The Maritime Executive 07-05-2020 07:47:26

The aircraft carriers USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan conducted a dual-carrier operation in the South China Sea on the Fourth of...

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Ocean Viking to Disembark Migrants After "State of Emergency"

By The Maritime Executive 07-05-2020 03:21:28

After multiple appeals and days of waiting, Italy has given the green light for the migrant rescue ship Ocean Viking to enter port...

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How China Has Overtaken Japan in Naval Power and Why it Matters

By CIMSEC 07-05-2020 01:31:30

[By Toshi Yoshihara] A major reversal of fortunes at sea has gone largely unnoticed. Over the past decade, the Chinese Navy spe...

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Rescue Vessel Declares Emergency After Six Migrants Attempt Suicide

By The Maritime Executive 07-03-2020 07:18:44

Just over a week after resuming operations in the Central Mediterranean, the migrant rescue ship Ocean Viking has declared a &quot...

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U.S. Turns to Courts to Seize Gasoline Shipment to Venezuela

By The Maritime Executive 07-03-2020 06:06:37

The U.S. Trump administration turned to the courts in its latest efforts to confront Venezuela and interrupt the sanction busting...

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USCG: Needless Flares and Drunk Boating Still Illegal on 4th of July

By The Maritime Executive 07-03-2020 05:19:00

In a message repeated every Fourth of July weekend, the U.S. Coast Guard has reminded boaters and vessel operators not to use dist...

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Op-Ed: ASEAN Sends Muddled Message on South China Sea

By The Lowy Interpreter 07-01-2020 09:57:46

[By Dr Mark J. Valencia] On June 26, the leaders of the ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) held the...

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U.S. Navy Launches Anti-Discrimination Task Force

By The Maritime Executive 07-01-2020 08:58:14

The U.S. Navy has created a task force to evaluate issues of racism, sexism and other biases in the service. The task force i...

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Supreme Court Justice's Name Removed from Retired Coast Guard Cutter

By The Maritime Executive 07-01-2020 08:54:00

The cutter USCGC Taney, the last surviving American warship that fought during the Pearl Harbor attack, will be known by her hull...

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