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MARAD Prioritizes Offshore Wind Vessels for Title XI Financing

Published Jun 24, 2022 7:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

Following on a new initiative announced by the White House and 11 states’ governors to accelerate the development of the off...


Destroyer HMS Duncan Saves a Yacht in Foul Weather

Published Jun 22, 2022 10:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

During sea trials near Weymouth, UK, the Royal Navy destroyer HMS Duncan took on a search-and-rescue role at the request of HM Coa...


The U.S. Navy's "Fat Leonard" Scandal is About to Become a TV Series

Published Jun 21, 2022 10:51 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Navy is getting a lot of media visibility this year: Top Gun: Maverick is outperforming at theaters everywhere, and recru...


Video: Iranian Fast Boats Approach US Navy Vessel in Strait of Hormuz

Published Jun 21, 2022 12:17 PM by The Maritime Executive

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command released video of a new close encounter between Iranian speed boats and U.S. Navy ships transiti...


Wärtsilä: Scrubbers Can Remove More Than Just SOx

Published Jun 20, 2022 11:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

Following on from our article in March, TME's Tom Cox sat down with Kashif Javaid, Director of Sales, Wärtsil&a...


NGOs and Industry Leaders Call for Minimum H2 Standard in FuelEU Regs

Published Jun 20, 2022 4:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

Viking Cruises, Transport & Environment, Siemens and other leading maritime businesses and NGOs have called on the EU to requi...


U.S. Coast Guard Offloads $100M Worth of Cocaine in Miami

Published Jun 17, 2022 7:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Thetis offloaded nearly $100 million worth of cocaine at a pier in Miami, Florida, adding t...


First All-Female Deck Crew Starts Tuna Fishing Voyage in Fiji

Published Jun 17, 2022 6:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

Gender inequality is a longstanding concern in the maritime industry. Women are an increasingly large part of the maritime workfor...


China's Real Ambitions in the South Pacific

Published Jun 17, 2022 4:51 PM by The Strategist

[By John Garrick and Yan C. Bennett] President Xi Jinping’s ‘China dream’ now extends across the Pacific...


CSSC Jiangnan Launches China's First Catapult-Equipped Carrier

Published Jun 17, 2022 2:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

In an elaborate ceremony full of pomp and ceremony, CSSC floated out China's first fully domestically designed aircraft c...

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