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By Rethinking Radar, Rutter is Making Maritime Operations Safer

Published May 18, 2021 12:35 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Canadian technology company Rutter is revolutionizing radar, giving mariners new access to actionable information on thei...


EU Focus on Blue Economy Targeting Marine Pollution and Ship Recycling

Published May 17, 2021 6:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

The European Commission is calling for a new approach in developing a sustainable blue economy, telling all member states that the...


Can the G7 Countries Create an Alternative to China’s Belt and Road?

Published May 17, 2021 2:00 AM by Brian Gicheru Kinyua

Western nations have been critical of China’s outpouring of development capital in Africa under its Belt and Road Initiative...


Envisioning a Dystopian Future in the South China Sea

Published May 16, 2021 9:29 PM by CIMSEC

[By Capt. Tuan N. Pham, USN] The setting is the South China Sea (SCS) in 2035. On the Chinese island of Mischief Reef, Senior C...


Biden Approves Second Jones Act Waiver to Address Fuel Shortage

Published May 14, 2021 3:45 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Department of Homeland Security has approved temporary Jones Act waivers for two Gulf Coast refiners, allowing them to ship ca...


To Counter China, Philippines Plans Bigger Base in Spratly Islands

Published May 13, 2021 10:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

The government of the Philippines is planning to turn an island in the Spratly archipelago into a new logistics and resupply base,...


Michigan Governor Seeks to Close Pipeline Across Strait of Mackinac

Published May 13, 2021 1:25 PM by Harry Valentine

A political standoff is underway between Canada and the State of Michigan. The state governor has ordered the closure of a pipelin...


Egypt Approves Plan to Expand Southern Suez Canal

Published May 13, 2021 12:06 AM by Njiraini Muchira

Authorities in Egypt have officially unveiled plans to expand and deepen the Suez Canal waterway after a mega-ship blockage caused...


Adani Ports May Abandon Myanmar Terminal Project Over Sanctions Risk

Published May 12, 2021 12:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd declared last week that it could terminate its Myanmar Container Terminal project if the...


U.S. Southeast Sees Gas Shortages Due to Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack

Published May 11, 2021 8:44 PM by The Maritime Executive

The effects of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack are becoming more pronounced, according to energy market analysts. Gas stations i...

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