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In Soaring Freight Market, Russia Eyes Boxship Route Up the Volga

Published Jul 25, 2021 11:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

In addition to the Suez Canal, the Northern Sea Route and the "Silk Road" rail route through Russia and Kazakhstan, ship...

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Biofuel Gains Traction in UK Offshore Wind Service Sector

Published Jul 23, 2021 5:23 PM by The Maritime Executive

A second-generation biofuel derived from waste vegetable oil is gaining traction in the UK's offshore wind industry, which - d...

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Port States Target 10,000 Ships in Stability Inspection Campaign

Published Jul 23, 2021 5:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

Shipping authorities will be launched a concentrated inspection campaign this fall focusing on crew familiarity with stability and...

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Video: Abandoned Tanker Sinks off Yemen

Published Jul 23, 2021 4:12 PM by The Maritime Executive

Yemen’s Public Authority for Environmental Protection is reporting an oil spill contaminating the water of the Gulf of Aden...

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Ukrainian Citizen Charged as Country’s First Modern-Day Sea Pirate

Published Jul 23, 2021 3:07 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) reports that it has detained a Ukrainian citizen on charges of sea piracy, making him the fi...

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Mayflower Autonomous Vessel's Problems Diagnosed and Repaired

Published Jul 23, 2021 2:12 PM by The Maritime Executive

Marine research organization ProMare, which organized the aborted effort to make an unmanned Atlantic crossing with the Mayflower...

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Study: Ammonia is Essential to Shipping's Energy Transition

Published Jul 23, 2021 1:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

The shipping industry must transition to ammonia as the main source of fuel to attain decarbonization targets and meet the goals o...

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DP World and Russia to Pilot Container Shipping Via the Arctic Route

Published Jul 23, 2021 1:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

Russia continues to develop shipping through the Arctic promoting it as a faster route that is an alternative to the Suez Canal. I...

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Woodside to Lead Study of Ammonia Supply Chain for Japan 

Published Jul 22, 2021 8:01 PM by The Maritime Executive

As Japan aggressively pursues its new sustainable energy policies, companies are seeking ways both to support the transition and r...

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The Pentagon Wants Programmers' Help to Catch IUU Fishing Activity

Published Jul 22, 2021 7:21 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Pentagon is partnering with the NGO Global Fishing Watch to draw new talent and fresh ideas to the problem of tracking illegal...

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