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NHC Hosts Hurricane Forecasting Webinars for Blue Water Mariners

Published Jul 25, 2021 11:50 PM by The Maritime Executive

The National Hurricane Center will be hosting their second annual live webinars on weather forecasting geared toward blue water ma...


Report: China Bans Vessels Crewed By Indian Seafarers

Published Jul 25, 2021 11:44 PM by The Maritime Executive

India's seafarers have long been a significant presence in the global fleet, but in the COVID-19 era they face new obstacles t...


Irish Authorities Seize $41 Million in Cocaine Disguised as Charcoal

Published Jul 23, 2021 4:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

Irish authorities are reporting the seizure of up to half a ton of cocaine with an estimated street value of $41 million in a join...


How the Fishing Fleet Served the U.S. Coast Guard in WWII

Published Jul 23, 2021 2:09 PM by U.S. Coast Guard News

[By J. Edwin Nieves, public affairs officer, Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 6] In the early days of World War II, demand skyroc...


USS Ford Completes Second Shock Trial and Prepares to Deploy

Published Jul 22, 2021 9:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

The first-in-class carrier USS Gerald R. Ford has passed her second shock trial, marking the midpoint in the explosive test regime...


Iran's Biggest Naval Vessel Enters Baltic Sea

Published Jul 22, 2021 9:18 PM by The Maritime Executive

The much-scrutinized journey of the Iranian logistics platform IRINS Makran has taken a new turn - into the Baltic. Makran set...


Drone Joins HM Coastguard Search and Rescue Team

Published Jul 22, 2021 4:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

HM Coastguard is adding a new tool for its search and rescue missions, unmanned drones that it plans to operate alongside its curr...


U.S. Navy's Top Officer Admits "Painful" Teething Issues With USS Ford

Published Jul 21, 2021 5:12 PM by The Maritime Executive

In an interview given in advance of the annual Sea-Air-Space symposium, the U.S. Navy's top officer has provided an unusually...


FMC Launches Audit Program Looking at Compliance Among Ocean Carriers

Published Jul 20, 2021 5:18 PM by The Maritime Executive

Responding to the ongoing complaints from shippers regarding fees being charged by the liner companies and terminal operators, the...


Are Marine Protected Areas Helping Fisheries in the W. Indian Ocean?

Published Jul 19, 2021 10:37 PM by Brian Gicheru Kinyua

Last Thursday, the World Trade Organization (WTO) gathered trade ministers from around the world to deliberate on new rules aimed...

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