7th Fleet Commander Relieved of Duty

By MarEx 2017-08-23 01:30:13

The commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet in Yokosuka, Japan, has been relieved of duty, according to The Wall Street Journal. Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, a three-star commander,...


[Updated] USS John S. McCain May Have Suffered Steering Failure

By MarEx 2017-08-22 04:40:17

The USS John S. McCain suffered a steering failure as she was beginning her approach into the Strait of Malacca, a U.S. Navy official has told news agency CNN. The destroyer...

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U.S. Navy Takes Global Operational Pause

By MarEx 2017-08-21 20:08:26

Admiral John Richardson, U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations, has called for a global operational pause after the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker on August...

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[Updated] USS John S. McCain Collides with Merchant Ship

By MarEx 2017-08-20 20:13:28

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) was involved in a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of Singapore and the Strait of...


TK Foundation Supports IMRF's African SAR Development

By MarEx 2017-08-20 20:00:26

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has been awarded $450,000 by The TK Foundation to support its work building maritime search and rescue (SAR) capability in...

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Filipino Judge Calls for Action in South China Sea

By Noel Tarrazona 2017-08-20 19:37:13

Shortly after ASEAN and China agreed to adopt the South China Sea Maritime Code of Conduct to diffuse violent confrontations, a Filipino judge has accused China of invading...


U.S. Navy Captain Pleades Guilty in "Fat Leonard" Case

By MarEx 2017-08-19 20:43:00

U.S. Navy Captain Jesus Vasquez Cantu admitted in federal court on Friday that he accepted bribes in the form of parties and prostitutes while sneaking proprietary...


China Raises Temperature Again in Spratly Islands

By MarEx 2017-08-18 20:33:40

[By Euan Graham] Something significant is happening in the South China Sea. Philippine media has reported that, over the past week, a flotilla of Chinese fishing...


Seven Shipping Firms Implicated in Petrobras Scandal

By MarEx 2017-08-18 19:31:26

Brazilian prosecutors have expanded the sweeping "Lava Jato" investigation into corruption at state oil firm Petrobras, and are now looking at two alleged...


Houthi Rebels Carry Out Series of Bomb-Boat Attacks

By MarEx 2017-08-17 21:21:52

Saudi coalition forces have been on guard in the port of Mokha after a recent series of attacks by remote-controlled, bomb-laden boats operated by Houthi rebels. The...

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