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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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"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...

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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...

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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...

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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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