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US and UK Safety Warnings for Shipping in Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean

Published Nov 29, 2023 3:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

  American and British officials issued warnings to ships operating in regions ranging from the Indian Ocean to the Gulf o...


South Korea Investigates Mysterious Sinking of Unmanned Cargo Ship

Published Nov 29, 2023 1:25 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The South Korea Coast Guard has a mystery to unravel after they received reports of a small, 200-ton cargo ship sin...


Black Sea Storm Disrupts Russian Navy's Operations

Published Nov 28, 2023 8:06 PM by The Maritime Executive

The winter storm that caused multiple casualties in the Black Sea last weekend has also forced the Russian Navy to withdraw its su...


French Helicopter Carrier Arrives to Provide Medical Aid for Gaza

Published Nov 28, 2023 5:37 PM by The Maritime Executive

A French amphibious assault ship equipped with 40 hospital beds has arrived in El Arish, Egypt in preparation for treating casualt...


Oil Interests Impede Progress on Plastic Treaty

Published Nov 28, 2023 3:13 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

[By Jackson Ambole and Emma Bryce] In mid-November, hundreds of protestors marched through the streets of Nairobi, led by a cer...


Op-Ed: China Enslaves People at Sea and We Don't Have a Way to Stop It

Published Nov 27, 2023 2:40 PM by Dr. Ian Ralby

As states and institutions come to terms with their historic roles in perpetrating slavery, new investigative reporting indicates...


US Believes Somali Pirates Attacked Tanker; Missiles Were Fired From Yemen

Published Nov 27, 2023 10:28 AM by The Maritime Executive

  U.S. officials at the Pentagon provided additional details today on the events in the Gulf of Aden saying that initial i...


China Launches Expedition to Build Fifth Antarctic Base

Published Nov 26, 2023 10:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

After years of preparation, China will this week start the construction of its fifth Antarctic research station. According to Chin...


Op-Ed: Who Should Own Ocean Data?

Published Nov 26, 2023 9:25 PM by Gemini News

[By Asgeir J. Sørensen, Geir Johansen, Tore Arne Johansen, Martin Ludvigsen and Eirik Selnæs...


12 Stowaways Attempt to Reach San Juan by Barge

Published Nov 26, 2023 6:23 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Saturday, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Border Patrol rescued 12 stowaways who had boarded a barge at San Juan, Puerto Rico.&nbs...

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