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The Virtual Watch Tower: A Public Good

Published Dec 3, 2023 7:31 PM by Mikael Lind et al.

[By: Abhinayan Basu Bal, Trisha Rajput, Wolfgang Lehmacher, and Mikael Lind] Building the new economy revolves around data, int...


Fortescue Unveils Ammonia-Fueled Ship Calling for Regulations to Catch-Up

Published Dec 3, 2023 5:40 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Fortescue, an Australian mining company that is working to become a green technology company, reports it completed the r...


Three Ships Attacked off Yemen as US Destroyer Shoots Down Drones

Published Dec 3, 2023 1:58 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Three commercial vessels each sailing in the Red Sea near Yemen and the Bab el Mandeb Strait came under attack today, De...


Scotland’s Last Lightship is Falling Apart and Will be Deconstructed

Published Dec 1, 2023 11:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Scotland’s last lightship, and one of the final surviving examples of the unique and critical part of navigation s...


NTSB: Failure to Follow Maintenance Procedures Caused $1.2M in Fire Damage

Published Dec 1, 2023 9:29 PM by The Maritime Executive

  A failure to follow recommended maintenance procedures, or possibly a perceived shortcut in the process, is believed to...


The Great Suez Canal Renaissance

Published Dec 1, 2023 4:06 PM by Jolke Helbing

The tectonic plates of world trade are shifting. Southeast Asia’s replacement of China as the world’s manufacturing po...


EUNAVFOR Provides Details on Abducted Fishing Boat to Somalia for Follow-Up

Published Dec 1, 2023 2:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The joint EU-sponsored force responsible for maritime security along the East African coast including Somalia reports th...


US Tightens Noose Imposing More Sanctions for Russian Price Cap Violations

Published Dec 1, 2023 1:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

  For the third time in seven weeks, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) has im...


Maersk Tankers Looks to Lead Industry with Order for Large Ammonia Tankers

Published Dec 1, 2023 12:05 PM by The Maritime Executive

  After having left ship ownership to become a manager and pool operator, Maersk Tankers along with investment partner Mit...


Jeff Bezos' 417-Foot Yacht May Be Too Big for Florida's Top Yacht Clubs

Published Nov 30, 2023 11:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

Jeff Bezos has the distinction of owning the largest sailing yacht in the world, and that hard-won prestige comes with a certain c...

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