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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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