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Over 150 USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Test Positive

By The Maritime Executive 04-04-2020 07:46:09

As of Sunday, 50 percent of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt crew had been tested for COVID-19, with 155 positive...

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U.S. Navy Tests Army Attack Helicopters Aboard Landing Base Ship

By The Maritime Executive 04-03-2020 11:49:19

A U.S. Army attack helicopter unit has been operating off the deck of the expeditionary landing base USS Lewis B. Puller in the Pe...

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U.S. Coast Guard Adjusts Mariner Credentialing Rules Due to COVID-19

By The Maritime Executive 04-03-2020 11:10:02

The U.S. Coast Guard is relaxing some of its credentialing requirements in order to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on ve...

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Carrier CO Relieved of Command After Appeal for COVID-19 Assistance

By The Maritime Executive 04-03-2020 07:14:00

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly has removed the commanding officer of the carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt from command, c...

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Royal Navy Medical Ship Sails for Caribbean for COVID-19 Response

By The Maritime Executive 04-03-2020 04:55:38

The flat-deck casualty receiving ship RFA Argus has set sail for the Caribbean to support the British Overseas Territories during...

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As New York Health System Struggles, USNS Comfort Helps Few Patients

By The Maritime Executive 04-03-2020 02:25:38

The hospital ship USNS Comfort arrived at a pier in Manhattan early this week in order to provide support for the region's hos...

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Japan Scales Back its Whaling Program

By The Lowy Interpreter 04-03-2020 12:08:00

[By Daniel Hurst] Even before the coronavirus pandemic began to dominate the news, and as Australia’s bush fires took mo...

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U.S. Navy, Royal Navy Address COVID-19 Crisis

By The Maritime Executive 04-01-2020 02:10:08

This week, the Royal Navy and the U.S. Navy sought to rally support in the ranks as they face the challenge of COVID-19 - both wit...

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Carrier's CO Seeks to Disembark 4,000 Sailors to Avoid COVID-19 Deaths

By The Maritime Executive 03-31-2020 02:19:05

The commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has written to Navy headquarters to appeal for "decisiv...

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Canada Mobilizes Two Navy Ships for COVID-19 Response

By The Maritime Executive 03-30-2020 07:41:31

Two Royal Canadian Navy ships are being readied to mobilize as part of the nation's COVID-19 response. Rear-Admiral Craig B...

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