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Handysize 38kt Time Charter Average FFA is 'Perfect Timing'

Handysize 38kt Time Charter Average FFA is 'Perfect Timing'

Forward freight agreement (FFA) trades for a basket of 38,000-dwt handysize time...

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Life Raft from Missing Fishing Vessel Found off Scotland

Life Raft from Missing Fishing Vessel Found off Scotland

A life raft has been recovered from the fishing vessel Nicola Faith, which went...

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Plimsoll Marine Takes Delivery of Pushboat Rock Solid

Plimsoll Marine Takes Delivery of Pushboat Rock Solid

Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipbuilder Master Marine, Inc. (MMI) has delivered the 67’...

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Oil Surges After OPEC+ Extends Cuts

Oil Surges After OPEC+ Extends Cuts

Oil prices jumped about 3% on Friday, hitting their highest levels in over a year,...

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Trelleborg Acquires Composite Hose Supplier Gutteling Group

Trelleborg Acquires Composite Hose Supplier Gutteling Group

Trelleborg has, through its Trelleborg Industrial Solutions business area, signed...

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Vard Marine VP Andrew Kendrick Retires

Vard Marine VP Andrew Kendrick Retires

Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Vard Marine announced Derek Buxton,...

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Torqeedo Sets Up Direct Distribution in Norway

Torqeedo Sets Up Direct Distribution in Norway

Electric propulsion and hybrid drives manufacturer Torqeedo said it ha established...

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Another Vessel Joining Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Construction

Another Vessel Joining Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Construction

The consortium behind the Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline said on Thursday a...

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Damen Launches Financial Services Division

Damen Launches Financial Services Division

As of April 1, 2021, Damen Shipyards Group will start a specialized Financial Services...

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New Pandemic Response Guidance for Maritime SAR Organizations

New Pandemic Response Guidance for Maritime SAR Organizations

New manual provides vital recommendations for operational planning and response...

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Wood-chip Carrier Delivered for Hokuetsu Corp., NYK

Wood-chip Carrier Delivered for Hokuetsu Corp., NYK

A new wood-chip carrier for the Hokuetsu Corporation was delivered on March 2 at...

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Marine Transportation System Innovative Conference Set for March 15-17, 2021

Marine Transportation System Innovative Conference Set...

The 6th Biennial Marine Transportation System Innovative Science and Technology...

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Subsea Miner DeepGreen to Go Public Via $2.9 Billion SPAC Deal

Subsea Miner DeepGreen to Go Public Via $2.9 Billion SPAC...

DeepGreen Metals, an EV battery metals maker, said on Thursday that it will be acquired...

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US FMC Commissioners Urge Vaccinations for Maritime Workers

US FMC Commissioners Urge Vaccinations for Maritime Workers

This week, U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioners Daniel B. Maffei and Carl W. Bentzel...

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Tug Crewman Medevaced Off Louisiana

Tug Crewman Medevaced Off Louisiana

An ailing mariner was medevaced from a U.S.-flagged tug approximately 18 miles southwest...

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Video: Thirty-one Rescued from Sinking Vessel off Eastern Canada

Video: Thirty-one Rescued from Sinking Vessel off Eastern...

Thirty-one fisherman have been rescued from a fishing vessel that caught fire and...

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Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for Second NSMV

Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for Second NSMV

Philly Shipyard on Wednesday marked the start of fabrication for the second of five...

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Hybrid Accommodation Vessel MWV Falgout Delivered

Hybrid Accommodation Vessel MWV Falgout Delivered

The Chinese-built hybrid accommodation vessel MWV Falgout has been delivered to...

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French Vessel Hauls Luxury Cargoes Across Atlantic with Sail Power

French Vessel Hauls Luxury Cargoes Across Atlantic with...

In a return to the age of the clipper, a French company is using a sailing boat...

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Germany to Sail a Warship Across the South China Sea

Germany to Sail a Warship Across the South China Sea

The United States on Wednesday hailed plans by NATO ally Germany to sail a warship...

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Thai Navy Scrambles to Save Cats from Sinking Ship

Thai Navy Scrambles to Save Cats from Sinking Ship

Thai navy sailors braved choppy waters to launch a dramatic rescue this week after...

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Shipping Groups Tap Algorithms to Cut Carbon Emissions

Shipping Groups Tap Algorithms to Cut Carbon Emissions

Leading shipping group Maersk Tankers is investing tens of millions of dollars in...

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Baltic Exchange Adds LNG Powered Seaborne Gas Assessments

Baltic Exchange Adds LNG Powered Seaborne Gas Assessments

A new set of independent indices for the liquified natural gas (LNG) seaborne trade...

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Newport News Launches US Navy Submarine Montana

Newport News Launches US Navy Submarine Montana

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) said on Wednesday that the Virginia-class submarine...

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Texas Yard is US' First EU-compliant Shipbreaking Site

Texas Yard is US' First EU-compliant Shipbreaking Site

International Shipbreaking said it has become the first yard in the U.S. to gain...

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DNV Supports Hapag-Lloyd’s Green Financing

DNV Supports Hapag-Lloyd’s Green Financing

Hapag-Lloyd's efforts to obtain financing for six of its highly efficient containership...

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Oil Spill Response Vessel Converted Into a Pilot Station

Oil Spill Response Vessel Converted Into a Pilot Station

JMS Naval Architects informs conversion work is nearly completed of the former oil...

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Cavusoglu: Turkey, Egypt Could Sign Maritime Demarcation Deal

Cavusoglu: Turkey, Egypt Could Sign Maritime Demarcation...

Turkey and Egypt could negotiate and sign a maritime demarcation deal in the eastern...

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Sea Machines Hires Moran David as CCO

Sea Machines Hires Moran David as CCO

Sea Machines Robotics, a Boston-based developer of autonomous command and control...

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Israel Says It Tracked Down the Ship Linked to Recent Oil Spill

Israel Says It Tracked Down the Ship Linked to Recent Oil...

Iran is linked to a recent oil spill off Israel's shores that caused major ecological...

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Perils of A New Dimension: Socially Engineered Attacks in Maritime Cybersecurity

Perils of A New Dimension: Socially Engineered Attacks...

Maritime Cybersecurity Topic Week By Leonid Vashchenko Maritime digital transformation...

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Sea Blind: Pacing Cybersecurity’s Evolving Impact on Maritime Operations

Sea Blind: Pacing Cybersecurity’s Evolving Impact on Maritime...

Maritime Cybersecurity Topic Week By Mark McIntyre and Joe DiPietro Technology Disruption...

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Sterling PlanB Gains DNV Type Approval for Preventing Thermal Runaway

Sterling PlanB Gains DNV Type Approval for Preventing Thermal...

Marine energy storage company Sterling PlanB (SPBES) said it is now fully certified...

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US Destroyer Docks in Sudan for the First Time in Decades

US Destroyer Docks in Sudan for the First Time in Decades

A U.S. naval destroyer docked on Sudan’s Red Sea coast on Monday in the latest sign...

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Venezuelan Oil Exports Rise on Larger Sales to Asia

Venezuelan Oil Exports Rise on Larger Sales to Asia

Venezuela’s oil exports rose in February to over 700,000 barrels per day (bpd),...

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MSHS Group Outlines Expansion Plans

MSHS Group Outlines Expansion Plans

Positioned to expand both its geographic reach and service capacity, the MSHS Group...

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Austal USA Promotes Ryder to VP

Austal USA Promotes Ryder to VP

Mobile, Ala. shipbuilder Austal USA said on Tuesday it has named long-time business...

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Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

Morton S. Bouchard, III, fourth generation leader of family-owned Bouchard Transportation,...

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Baltic Index Snaps Losing Streak

Baltic Index Snaps Losing Streak

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index gained on Tuesday, snapping a four-session...

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Salt Ship Design Acquires Albatross

Salt Ship Design Acquires Albatross

Norwegian-headquartered Salt Ship Design said it has completed its acquisition of...

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Fairbanks Morse Delivers Engines for USS John L. Canley

Fairbanks Morse Delivers Engines for USS John L. Canley

Wisconsin-based power solutions manufacturer Fairbanks Morse said it has delivered...

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Logan Industries Launches US Scrubber Repair Service

Logan Industries Launches US Scrubber Repair Service

Texas-based hydraulic repair, manufacturing and rental company Logan Industries...

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Maritime Cybersecurity Topic Week Kicks Off On CIMSEC

Maritime Cybersecurity Topic Week Kicks Off On CIMSEC

By Dmitry Filipoff This week CIMSEC will be featuring submissions sent in response...

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Sieges, Containerships, and Ecosystems: Rethinking Maritime Cybersecurity

Sieges, Containerships, and Ecosystems: Rethinking Maritime...

Maritime Cybersecurity Topic Week By LCDR Ryan Hilger In feudal times, a king measured...

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TORM Buys Eight Vessels from TEAM Tankers

TORM Buys Eight Vessels from TEAM Tankers

TORM said on Monday it has entered into an agreement to purchase eight MR product...

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VIDEO: Wärtsilä’s Compact Reliq Aims to Optimize BOG Reliquification

VIDEO: Wärtsilä’s Compact Reliq Aims to Optimize BOG Reliquification

As the maritime industry steams toward decarbonization, the path to zero emissions...

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Furuno Equips Los Angeles' New Pilot Boats

Furuno Equips Los Angeles' New Pilot Boats

The Los Angeles Pilot Service has taken delivery of two new pilot boats equipped...

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NSK Acquires Brüel & Kjær Vibro

NSK Acquires Brüel & Kjær Vibro

Brüel & Kjær Vibro (B&K Vibro), an independent supplier of condition monitoring...

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Marine News' US Offshore Wind Issue Is Now Live

Marine News' US Offshore Wind Issue Is Now Live

Marine News will publish three online only e-magazine editions in 2021, starting...

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Callan Marine Hires Harner as COO

Callan Marine Hires Harner as COO

Galveston, Texas-based dredging contractor Callan Marine said it has hired Greg...

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Satellite Data Company Spire to Go Public in Latest SPAC Space Deal

Satellite Data Company Spire to Go Public in Latest SPAC...

Satellite data company Spire Global Inc said on Monday it has agreed to go public...

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All at Sea – Charity Helps Children Stay Learning on Remote Islets

All at Sea – Charity Helps Children Stay Learning on Remote...

It’s home learning, but not as we know it. As children in the UK wave goodbye to...

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Israel Widens Search for Oil Spill Culprit After Ruling Out Ship in Greece

Israel Widens Search for Oil Spill Culprit After Ruling...

Israel on Sunday broadened its search for the ship behind an oil spill that blackened...

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Returns Three More Ships from Lay-up

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Returns Three More Ships from Lay-up

Norwegian/Swedish shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen said it will reactivate...

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Bilge Pumps Episode 38: Section 22 – The Forgotten Electronic Warfare Superstars of WWII

Bilge Pumps Episode 38: Section 22 – The Forgotten Electronic...

By Alex Clarke Hello everyone! This is the first of our users’ submissions to air....

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Bilge Pumps Episode 37: Rating Ships – It Can’t Be Fourth Rate, NATO Nations Don’t Buy Anything But First Rate

Bilge Pumps Episode 37: Rating Ships – It Can’t Be Fourth...

By Alex Clarke So last week, in the Long War discussion of Episode 36, we chatted...

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Sea Control 229 – Author Ian W. Toll, Six Frigates and the Pacific Trilogy

Sea Control 229 – Author Ian W. Toll, Six Frigates and...

By Jared Samuelson Author Ian W. Toll joins me this week to discuss what makes the...

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Product Focus: Combat COVID-19 with Walk-Through Sanitizer

Product Focus: Combat COVID-19 with Walk-Through Sanitizer

Tetranet is offering a solution to the maritime, offshore, ports and logistics markets...

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Vittoria Shipyard Delivers OPV to Armed Forces of Malta

Vittoria Shipyard Delivers OPV to Armed Forces of Malta

The longest Offshore Patrol Vessel ever built by Vittoria Shipyard was delivered...

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Vehicle Carrier Ship Hit by Explosion in Gulf of Oman

Vehicle Carrier Ship Hit by Explosion in Gulf of Oman

An Israeli-owned ship, the MV HELIOS RAY, was hit by an explosion in the Gulf of...

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After Hellish Voyage, Cattle Ship Checked by Spanish Veterinarians

After Hellish Voyage, Cattle Ship Checked by Spanish Veterinarians

Spanish government veterinarians were on Friday inspecting hundreds of cows crammed...

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Master Convicted Over Passenger Death

Master Convicted Over Passenger Death

The master of a Sydney Harbor passenger vessel has pleaded guilty and been convicted...

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Taiwan Navigation Orders Two New Tugs

Taiwan Navigation Orders Two New Tugs

PT. Graha Trisaka Industri has awarded tug design contracts to Robert Allan Ltd....

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Wind Powered Containership Concept Launched

Wind Powered Containership Concept Launched

Winds of change are sweeping the maritime industry as vessel owners and operators...

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Finlandia Seaways Engine Fire Linked to Poor Maintenance

Finlandia Seaways Engine Fire Linked to Poor Maintenance

Substandard maintenance was found to be a major contributing factor at the root...

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Cox to Ramp up Production of the CXO300 Outboard Engine

Cox to Ramp up Production of the CXO300 Outboard Engine

Cox Powertrain, a British manufacturer of high-power diesel outboard engines, announced...

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NOAA Begins Transition Exclusively to Electronic Navigation Charts

NOAA Begins Transition Exclusively to Electronic Navigation...

NOAA will begin to implement its sunset plan for paper nautical charts this month,...

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US Navy Warship in the Middle East Has COVID-19 Cases

US Navy Warship in the Middle East Has COVID-19 Cases

A U.S. Navy warship operating in the Middle East has a dozen cases of the novel...

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Distributed Manufacturing for Distributed Lethality

Distributed Manufacturing for Distributed Lethality

By Collin Fox Increasingly powerful strategic competitors and a flat defense budget...

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Kitsap Transit Acquires Vessel from San Francisco Bay Ferry

Kitsap Transit Acquires Vessel from San Francisco Bay Ferry

Bremerton, Wash. ferry operator Kitsap Transit said it has purchased the secondhand...

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Leidos to Acquire Gibbs & Cox

Leidos to Acquire Gibbs & Cox

Reston, Va.-based Leidos said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire...

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Rauma Shipyard Resumes Operations After Coronavirus Outbreak

Rauma Shipyard Resumes Operations After Coronavirus Outbreak

Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) said it resumed production...

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C-Innovation Invests in Covid-19 Mitigation on its Offshore Construction Vessels

C-Innovation Invests in Covid-19 Mitigation on its Offshore...

Mako Industries signed an agreement with C-Innovation to mitigate the spread of...

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Demand for Oil-based Marine Fuels to Fall as Ships Cut Emissions

Demand for Oil-based Marine Fuels to Fall as Ships Cut...

Global demand for oil-based marine fuels is set to fall in the next three decades...

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Fincantieri to Build Two Submarines for Italian Navy for $1.64B

Fincantieri to Build Two Submarines for Italian Navy for...

Italy's Fincantieri will sign as prime contractor a contract worth 1.35 billion...

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Solstad's PSV, AHTS Secure Australia Contracts

Solstad's PSV, AHTS Secure Australia Contracts

Solstad Offshore, a Norway-based offshore vessel operator, on Friday said it had...

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Smart Ship Hub to Offer KVH Watch Services

Smart Ship Hub to Offer KVH Watch Services

Remote vessel and voyage management platform Smart Ship Hub will offer KVH Watch...

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The Future is Unmanned: Why the Navy’s Next Generation Fighter Shouldn’t Have a Pilot

The Future is Unmanned: Why the Navy’s Next Generation...

By Trevor Phillips-Levine, Dylan Phillips-Levine, and Walker D. Mills In August...

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ABS Publishes Guidance on Methanol as Marine Fuel

ABS Publishes Guidance on Methanol as Marine Fuel

ABS has published guidance on methanol as marine fuel, evaluating the challenges...

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Corpus Christi, Rotterdam Ports Announce Partnership

Corpus Christi, Rotterdam Ports Announce Partnership

The U.S.’ largest energy export gateway and Europe’s leading industrial deepsea...

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Deltamarin Unveils LNG-powered Containership Design

Deltamarin Unveils LNG-powered Containership Design

Deltamarin introduced a new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered Kielmax container...

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ADNOC Adds Six VLCCs

ADNOC Adds Six VLCCs

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) revealed Thursday that its shipping arm ADNOC...

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PIL Fined $3 Million Over Felony Dumping Violations

PIL Fined $3 Million Over Felony Dumping Violations

Singapore-based shipping company Pacific International Lines (PIL) will pay $3 million...

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CMA CGM to Expand LNG-powered Fleet to Transpacific Route

CMA CGM to Expand LNG-powered Fleet to Transpacific Route

Container shipping line CMA CGM is to expand its fleet of natural gas-powered vessels...

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Livestock Carrier Returns to Spain After Months Stuck at Sea

Livestock Carrier Returns to Spain After Months Stuck at...

A shipload of Spanish cattle that had been drifting for months due to concerns over...

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Fifth Hybrid-electric Vessel Launched for BC Ferries

Fifth Hybrid-electric Vessel Launched for BC Ferries

BC Ferries’ newbuild program continues with the launch of its fifth Island Class...

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Tug Crewman Medevaced off Washington

Tug Crewman Medevaced off Washington

An injured mariner was medevaced from a tug 60-miles off Grays Harbor, Wash., last...

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RRS James Clark Ross Makes Its Last Antarctic Call

RRS James Clark Ross Makes Its Last Antarctic Call

It's the end of an era for the U.K.'s RRS James Clark Ross, which made its final...

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Friends from Afar: U.S. and South Korea Coast Guards Help South America Combat IUU Fishing

Friends from Afar: U.S. and South Korea Coast Guards Help...

The Southern Tide Written by Wilder Alejandro Sanchez, The Southern Tide addresses...

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Baltic Index Slips on Weaker Capesize, Panamax Rates

Baltic Index Slips on Weaker Capesize, Panamax Rates

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index dipped on Wednesday, pressured by lower...

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Hunter Group Sells VLCC Hunter Alta

Hunter Group Sells VLCC Hunter Alta

Norwegian shipowner Hunter Group said its Hunter Tankers subsidiary has signed a...

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Hempel's "Futureproof" at the Heart of its Plan to Double its Revenues

Hempel's "Futureproof" at the Heart of its Plan to Double...

Hempel A/S has launched its new sustainability framework dubbed Futureproof, an...

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Telemar Wins 50-vessel Service Deal with Fairplay Towage

Telemar Wins 50-vessel Service Deal with Fairplay Towage

Marlink subsidiary Telemar said it signed a five-year service maintenance deal with...

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COVID-19 Mitigation on Rigs & Ships

COVID-19 Mitigation on Rigs & Ships

Steve Lykins, President, Mako Industries, discusses the case for investing in Puradigm...

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Cheniere Expects Rising LNG Demand with Vaccine Rollout

Cheniere Expects Rising LNG Demand with Vaccine Rollout

Cheniere Energy Inc, the top U.S. liquefied natural gas producer, on Wednesday raised...

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Wärtsilä and Ocean Technologies Group Partner on Maritime Training

Wärtsilä and Ocean Technologies Group Partner on Maritime...

Simulation and training solutions provider Wärtsilä Voyage and knowledge and technology...

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Future Prospects of Shipping COVID-19 Vaccines by Sea

Future Prospects of Shipping COVID-19 Vaccines by Sea

The lucrative prospect of transporting COVID-19 vaccines by sea has intensified...

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Navy to Remove Island on Fire-stricken USS Bonhomme Richard

Navy to Remove Island on Fire-stricken USS Bonhomme Richard

The U.S. Navy has begun the process to remove the island from the USS Bonhomme Richard...

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Grimaldi Group Orders Six RoRo Ships

Grimaldi Group Orders Six RoRo Ships

The Grimaldi Group said it signed an order contract worth more than $500 million...

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Baxter Marine Group Acquires WheelHouse Technologies, Vessel Vanguard & SeaKits

Baxter Marine Group Acquires WheelHouse Technologies, Vessel...

Baxter Marine Group announced it has acquired Wheelhouse Technologies, VesselVanguard...

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US Great Lakes Shipping Companies Invest $87 Million in Winter Work

US Great Lakes Shipping Companies Invest $87 Million in...

U.S.-flag Great Lakes shipping companies continue to invest heavily in their ships...

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Perfect Trips: Venezuela Ships Jet Fuel to Iran in Exchange for Gasoline

Perfect Trips: Venezuela Ships Jet Fuel to Iran in Exchange...

Venezuela is shipping jet fuel to Iran in return for vital gasoline imports for...

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Australia Cracking Down on Livestock Shipping

Australia Cracking Down on Livestock Shipping

Australian officials will implement a set of extra safety checks for livestock shipping...

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Carnival Cashes In On COVID Rebound

Carnival Cashes In On COVID Rebound

Cruises are renowned for their gargantuan all-you-can-eat buffets. Cruise company...

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CWind's Next-Gen Offshore Wind Crew Transfer Vessel Launched

CWind's Next-Gen Offshore Wind Crew Transfer Vessel Launched

CWind, offshore wind crew transfer specialist, on Tuesday announced the delivery...

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American Cruise Lines Adds Sixth Ship to Pacific Northwest

American Cruise Lines Adds Sixth Ship to Pacific Northwest

American Cruise Lines now has six ships in the Pacific Northwest for 2021, with...

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Maersk Backs Plan for Green Ammonia Plant in Denmark

Maersk Backs Plan for Green Ammonia Plant in Denmark

Shipping group Maersk said on Tuesday it was among a group of companies backing...

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AecorLink to Deliver Internet to Wasaline’s Aurora Botnia

AecorLink to Deliver Internet to Wasaline’s Aurora Botnia

Swedish maritime internet service provider AecorLink said it has been appointed...

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Cargill, Maersk Tankers Launch Bunker Procurement Service

Cargill, Maersk Tankers Launch Bunker Procurement Service

Cargill and Maersk Tankers are aiming to unlock more competitive and transparent...

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Tech File: COBRA Battery System Receives Class Certification

Tech File: COBRA Battery System Receives Class Certification

With DNV GL certification obtained in February 2021, the COBRA battery system from...

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The Shores of Tripoli: Waging the First Barbary War

The Shores of Tripoli: Waging the First Barbary War

By Caitlyn Leong and Ens. Brandon Bridges, USN The Shores of Tripoli (SoT) is a...

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RECOTUG: Development Starts on 'World-First' Remote-Control Tugboat

RECOTUG: Development Starts on 'World-First' Remote-Control...

Svitzer A/S, Kongsberg Maritime and tjhe American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) signed...

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Europe's Largest: CIP to Launch Offshore Wind-powered Ammonia Plant in Denmark

Europe's Largest: CIP to Launch Offshore Wind-powered Ammonia...

Danish energy infrastructure investments firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners...

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Euronav Sells and Leases Back VLCC Newton

Euronav Sells and Leases Back VLCC Newton

Belgium's Euronav tanker operator Euronav said Tuesday it had entered into a sale...

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Samsung Heavy Settles Brazil Graft Investigation for $149M

Samsung Heavy Settles Brazil Graft Investigation for $149M

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries agreed to pay 812 million reais...

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Austal USA President Perciavalle Resigns

Austal USA President Perciavalle Resigns

Craig Perciavalle resigned as president of Austal USA on Monday amid investigations...

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HamiltonJet Launches Electro-Hybrid Drive (EHX) Demo Boat

HamiltonJet Launches Electro-Hybrid Drive (EHX) Demo Boat

Waterjet propulsion specialist HamiltonJet said its new Electro-Hybrid Drive (EHX)...

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Lebanese Court Removes Investigator Who Charged Politicians Over Beirut Blast

Lebanese Court Removes Investigator Who Charged Politicians...

A Lebanese court on Thursday dismissed a judge who had charged top politicians with...

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Meyer Werft Cuts Steel for P&O Cruises' Latest Newbuild

Meyer Werft Cuts Steel for P&O Cruises' Latest Newbuild

With the steel cutting, German shipyard Meyer Werft has begun building the new cruise...

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LR Announces Maritime Executive Leadership Appointments

LR Announces Maritime Executive Leadership Appointments

Among his first key appointments since taking the helm of Lloyd’s Register (LR)...

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Stuck in Port, Royal Caribbean Posts $1 Billion Quarterly Loss

Stuck in Port, Royal Caribbean Posts $1 Billion Quarterly...

Royal Caribbean Group reported a billion-dollar net loss for the fourth straight...

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Container Shipping Looks Strong in 2021 - BIMCO

Container Shipping Looks Strong in 2021 - BIMCO

In the full year of 2020, global container shipping volumes fell by 1.2% compared...

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Fincantieri Marine Systems, Motor-Services Hugo Stamp Enter Team Deal

Fincantieri Marine Systems, Motor-Services Hugo Stamp Enter...

Fincantieri Marine Systems North America (FMSNA) has entered into a teaming agreement...

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Vattenfall Awards Van Oord a 4-Year Offshore Wind Contract

Vattenfall Awards Van Oord a 4-Year Offshore Wind Contract

Offshore wind developer Vattenfall has awarded the Dutch-based offshore installation...

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Cable Layer Leonardo da Vinci Due to Enter Fleet in 2021

Cable Layer Leonardo da Vinci Due to Enter Fleet in 2021

Prysmian will entrust Sea World Management SAM with the management of the new high-tech...

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U.S. Designates Already Sanctioned Russian Ship as Helping to Build Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

U.S. Designates Already Sanctioned Russian Ship as Helping...

The Biden administration on Friday identified a Russian ship and a company it believes...

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GC Rieber Shipping Nets Extension for Polar Onyx, Sells Polar Queen Vessel

GC Rieber Shipping Nets Extension for Polar Onyx, Sells...

Norwegian shipowner GC Rieber Shipping has won a contract extension for its Polar...

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VIDEO: Italian Coast Guard Rescues 45 Migrants After Ship Capsizes

VIDEO: Italian Coast Guard Rescues 45 Migrants After Ship...

Your browser does not support HTML5 video.The Italian Coast Guard said on Saturday...

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Singapore: Pavilion Energy, Chevron Pen LNG Supply Deal

Singapore: Pavilion Energy, Chevron Pen LNG Supply Deal

Singapore's Pavilion Energy Trading & Supply Pte Ltd said on Monday it signed a...

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Israel's Beaches Drenched in Oil. Authorities Looking for Ship Responsible

Israel's Beaches Drenched in Oil. Authorities Looking for...

Israel is trying to find the ship responsible for an oil spill that drenched much...

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Sea Control 228 – To Provide & Maintain a Navy with Dr. Jerry Hendrix

Sea Control 228 – To Provide & Maintain a Navy with Dr....

By Jared Samuelson Dr. Jerry Hendrix, fresh off publication of his new book, To...

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Video: Injured Containership Crewman Medevaced off California Coast

Video: Injured Containership Crewman Medevaced off California...

An injured crew member was medevaced from a U.K.-flagged containership more than...

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MacArthur Takes the Helm as Master Aboard T/S State of Maine

MacArthur Takes the Helm as Master Aboard T/S State of...

Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) hired alumnus Captain Gordon ‘Mac’ MacArthur to serve...

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'Every Ship That is Available is Sailing,' Says Hapag-Lloyd CEO

'Every Ship That is Available is Sailing,' Says Hapag-Lloyd...

With historically high freight rates, fleet utilization and demand, there is no...

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NAVTOR Acquires Tres Solutions

NAVTOR Acquires Tres Solutions

NAVTOR continues to evolve its eNavigation solutions with the acquisition announced...

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MacArthur takes the Helm as Master Aboard T/S State of Maine

MacArthur takes the Helm as Master Aboard T/S State of...

Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) hired alumnus Captain Gordon ‘Mac’ MacArthur to serve...

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Emergency Buy: LNG Tankers Start Offloading Cargo in Mexico

Emergency Buy: LNG Tankers Start Offloading Cargo in Mexico

Mexico on Friday began discharging the first of at least four cargoes of liquefied...

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Wärtsilä’s Compact Reliq Reliquefaction Plan for Maritime

Wärtsilä’s Compact Reliq Reliquefaction Plan for Maritime

Lasse Wichstrøm, Sales Manager, Wärtsilä Gas Solutions and Sylvain Fabreguettes,...

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France Launches Program to Build New Generation of Nuclear Submarines

France Launches Program to Build New Generation of Nuclear...

France is launching a program for the construction of third-generation nuclear-powered,...

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Jensen Maritime fully integrated into Crowley

Jensen Maritime fully integrated into Crowley

Crowley announced today that the company has fully integrated Jensen Maritime into...

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Demystifying Cyber Security

Demystifying Cyber Security

Recent cyber attacks to the US Government, the IMO, Maersk, amongst others has caused...

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“Every Ship that is Available is Sailing” says Hapag-Lloyd CEO

“Every Ship that is Available is Sailing” says Hapag-Lloyd...

With historically high freight rates, fleet utilization and demand, there is no...

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Port of Rotterdam Freight Volumes See Biggest Drop in Decade, But Smaller Than Expected

Port of Rotterdam Freight Volumes See Biggest Drop in Decade,...

Freight volumes in the Port of Rotterdam fell 6.9% in 2020 because of the coronavirus...

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Rapid Shipment Required: Pakistan to Buy 300,000 Tonnes of Wheat

Rapid Shipment Required: Pakistan to Buy 300,000 Tonnes...

A government agency in Pakistan has issued a new international tender to purchase...

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Container Delays Could be Resolved in Q2/Q3, Hapag-Lloyd CEO says

Container Delays Could be Resolved in Q2/Q3, Hapag-Lloyd...

Container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd said surging demand for bulky goods like exercise...

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Siem Offshore's Siem Barracuda Nets 100-Day Offshore Wind Deal in Asia

Siem Offshore's Siem Barracuda Nets 100-Day Offshore Wind...

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore and Seaway 7, the renewables business...

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U.S. to Unveil Nord Stream 2 Report. Sanctions May Take Time

U.S. to Unveil Nord Stream 2 Report. Sanctions May Take...

The Biden administration is expected to name as early as Friday the companies it...

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Offshore Wind Firm Atlantic Shores Signs Deal with Six Unions to Train and Hire New Jersey Workers

Offshore Wind Firm Atlantic Shores Signs Deal with Six...

Offshore wind developer Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind -  a U.S. joint venture between...

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LNG Tankers to Arrive in Mexico's Ports to Offset Gas Shortage Caused by Cold Snap in U.S.

LNG Tankers to Arrive in Mexico's Ports to Offset Gas Shortage...

Two tankers carrying U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) for Mexico are expected to...

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Baltic Index near Four-week Peak on Surging Supramax Rates

Baltic Index near Four-week Peak on Surging Supramax Rates

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index scaled a near four-week high on Thursday...

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Canadian Car Ferry to Feature Schottel Propulsion

Canadian Car Ferry to Feature Schottel Propulsion

German propulsion maker Schottel has been awarded a contract to deliver main propulsion...

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DNV GL Advises ‘Mind the (Safety) Gap’ as Maritime Transforms

DNV GL Advises ‘Mind the (Safety) Gap’ as Maritime Transforms

A new approach to safety is necessary along the maritime industry's rapid transition...

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3t Energy Buys Petrofac's UK Training Business

3t Energy Buys Petrofac's UK Training Business

UK-based 3t Energy Group has agreed to buy oilfield services giant Petrofac's UK...

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Conrad Cuts First Steel for GLDD Dredger

Conrad Cuts First Steel for GLDD Dredger

Conrad Shipyard hosted a Steel Cutting Ceremony for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation...

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Inside Cruise Shipping's Fight for Survival

Inside Cruise Shipping's Fight for Survival

In early 2021, the somber news from the cruise sector continued. For some cruise...

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Castor Maritime Buys Kamsarmax Dry Bulk Carrier for $14.8M

Castor Maritime Buys Kamsarmax Dry Bulk Carrier for $14.8M

Dry bulk shipping firm Castor Maritime has struck a deal to buy a 2010 Korean-built...

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UK Royal Navy Seizes $15,3M Worth of Drugs in Arabian Sea

UK Royal Navy Seizes $15,3M Worth of Drugs in Arabian Sea

Royal Marines from the UK Navy's HMS Montrose Frigate have seized  £11 million (USD...

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In The WEZ

In The WEZ

Fiction Contest Week By Captain Michael Hanson, USMC Summer 2026 The Marines lay...

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My Lai

My Lai

Fiction Contest Week By Zach Sanzone  David pulled his jacket off and threw it on...

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Letter of Marque

Letter of Marque

Fiction Contest Week 3rd Place Finisher By Hal Wilson The world was burning. Or...

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Black September

Black September

Fiction Contest Week 2nd Place Finisher By Michael Barretta Grace saw him—slim-waisted,...

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Reunion

Reunion

Fiction Contest Week By Admiral James Winnefeld (ret.), U.S. Navy  On board the...

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Sea Control 214 – Meet the Team!

Sea Control 214 – Meet the Team!

By Jared Samuelson You wanted naval integration? How about a new team of Sea Control...

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Crowdfunded

Crowdfunded

Fiction Contest Week 1st Place Finisher By Sergeant Major Mike Burke, U.S. Marine...

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The Price of Fish

The Price of Fish

Fiction Contest Week By Lieutenant Commander Ross Baxter, RD RNR (ret.) Lieutenant...

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Prisoner of the Shallows

Prisoner of the Shallows

Fiction Contest Week By Jacob Parakilas “A hundred years ago, this was the capital,”...

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Fiction Contest Week Concludes on CIMSEC

Fiction Contest Week Concludes on CIMSEC

By Dmitry Filipoff During these past two weeks, CIMSEC ran fictional short stories...

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A Looming Calamity: Will Secretary Pompeo Seal the Fate of the Red Sea?  

A Looming Calamity: Will Secretary Pompeo Seal the Fate...

By Dr. Ian Ralby, Dr. David Soud, and Rohini Ralby Over the past five years, the...

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Violent Peace: Coming to Washington

Violent Peace: Coming to Washington

The following excerpt is from David Poyer’s latest novel,  Violent Peace: The War...

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Sea Control 215 – Bluetech: Gateway to the Undersea “Internet of Things”

Sea Control 215 – Bluetech: Gateway to the Undersea “Internet...

By Andrea Howard Imagine what life under the sea might look like with a subsurface...

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Bilge Pumps Episode 27: It’s Missile Time with a Different Jamie

Bilge Pumps Episode 27: It’s Missile Time with a Different...

By Alex Clarke Bilge Pumps, Episode 27. This should come with a warning, as normal...

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Sea Control 219 – USCG Commandant Admiral Karl Schultz

Sea Control 219 – USCG Commandant Admiral Karl Schultz

By Walker Mills Sea Control 219. Commandant of the United States Coast Guard Admiral...

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Bilge Pumps Episode 29: 2020 We’ve Known You Too Long… A Year in Retrospective

Bilge Pumps Episode 29: 2020 We’ve Known You Too Long…...

By Alex Clarke Bilge Pumps, Episode 29. Okay so we decided we had to go through...

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Sea Control 218 – Coastal Insecurity, Ansar al-Sunnah, and Women in Maritime Security with Kelly Moss & Lexie Van Buskirk

Sea Control 218 – Coastal Insecurity, Ansar al-Sunnah,...

By Walker Mills Kelly Moss and Lexie Van Buskirk join Sea Control Podcast co-host...

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Bilge Pumps Episode 28: Chatting Threats with a Flag Captain

Bilge Pumps Episode 28: Chatting Threats with a Flag Captain

By Alex Clarke Bilge Pumps, Episode 28. In this episode we are joined by a former...

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Sea Control 217 – First Fleet with Darshana Baruah & Blake Herzinger

Sea Control 217 – First Fleet with Darshana Baruah & Blake...

By Jared Samuelson The Secretary of the Navy recently announced the intent to re-establish...

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Sea Control 216 – 2020 Fiction Contest Winners with Mike Burke and Nick Nethery

Sea Control 216 – 2020 Fiction Contest Winners with Mike...

By Walker Mills If you enjoyed the USNI-CIMSEC Fiction contest, this episode is...

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More Hulls Now: What Treaty Cruisers Can Show the Navy About Innovating Ship Design

More Hulls Now: What Treaty Cruisers Can Show the Navy...

By Ryan Hilger “‘I am forced,’ said Mr. Balfour, ‘to the conclusion that now, for...

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Bilge Pumps Episode 30: Christmas Special with Cmdr. Michael Clapp & Maj Gen. Julian Thompson

Bilge Pumps Episode 30: Christmas Special with Cmdr. Michael...

By Alex Clarke Bilge Pumps, Episode 30. This is it, the Christmas Special you have...

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Sea Control 220 – On Contested Shores with B.A. Friedman & Timothy Heck

Sea Control 220 – On Contested Shores with B.A. Friedman...

By Walker Mills Tim Heck and Brett Friedman join the podcast for a great discussion...

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A Holidays 2020 Reading List

A Holidays 2020 Reading List

By the CIMSEC Sea Control Podcast Hosts Aloha Shipmates! We at the CIMSEC Sea Control...

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Wargaming at the Academy: Why Invest in NHWL and Building A Culture of Wargaming 

Wargaming at the Academy: Why Invest in NHWL and Building...

By M. Scott Bond The reemergence of peer competition suggests the naval services...

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China as a Composite Land-Sea Power: A Geostrategic Concept Revisited

China as a Composite Land-Sea Power: A Geostrategic Concept...

The following is adapted from a new report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary...

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Project Trident Call for Articles: The Future of Maritime Cybersecurity

Project Trident Call for Articles: The Future of Maritime...

By Jimmy Drennan Submissions Due: Extended to February 22, 2021 Week Dates: March...

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The IMO’s 2021 Cyber Guidelines and the Work that Remains to Secure Ports

The IMO’s 2021 Cyber Guidelines and the Work that Remains...

By CDR Michael C. Petta Introduction The coming of a new year often holds promise...

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Sea Control 221 – Congressional Perspectives on Battle Force 2045 with Rep. Elaine Luria and Rep. Mike Gallagher

Sea Control 221 – Congressional Perspectives on Battle...

By Jared Samuelson You’ve read and heard a lot of discussion on Battle Force 2045,...

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Sea Control 222 – TOPGUN’s Leadership Lessons with Guy Snodgrass & Graham Scarbro

Sea Control 222 – TOPGUN’s Leadership Lessons with Guy...

By Jimmy Drennan Retired Navy pilot and author Guy Snodgrass joins CIMSEC President...

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Take a Seat at the Campfire: TOPGUN’s Top Leadership Lessons from the Cockpit

Take a Seat at the Campfire: TOPGUN’s Top Leadership Lessons...

Commander Guy M. Snodgrass, TOPGUN’s TOP 10: Leadership Lessons from the Cockpit,...

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State of War, State of Mind: Reconsidering Mobilization in the Information Age, Pt. 1

State of War, State of Mind: Reconsidering Mobilization...

By LCDR Robert “Jake” Bebber, USN This article is part one of a two-part piece,...

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Bilge Pumps Episodes 31 & 32: New Year’s Resolutions for Navies and the Forward Presence Mission

Bilge Pumps Episodes 31 & 32: New Year’s Resolutions for...

By Alex Clarke What can be said, Jamie is away. It is the Christmas/Summer holidays...

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The Tri-Service Maritime Strategy: Reading Between the Lines

The Tri-Service Maritime Strategy: Reading Between the...

By Robert C. Rubel The Navy routinely publishes capstone documents that serve as...

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A New Arctic Strategy for an Emerging Maritime Domain

A New Arctic Strategy for an Emerging Maritime Domain

By Joshua Tallis Coming on the heels of the new tri-service maritime strategy (“Advantage...

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Call for Articles: The Future of Naval Intelligence

Call for Articles: The Future of Naval Intelligence

By Dmitry Filipoff Submissions Due: March 15, 2021 Week Dates: March 29-April 2,...

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Herman Melville and the American Maritime Experience

Herman Melville and the American Maritime Experience

By Bill Bray I hold the view—perhaps a not very popular one today—that no professional...

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Sea Control 223 – Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World with Andrea Pitzer

Sea Control 223 – Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of...

By Anna McNeil Sea Control 223. Author Andrea Pitzer joins Sea Control’s Anna McNeil...

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On the High Seas: CIMSEC’s Top 10 of 2020

On the High Seas: CIMSEC’s Top 10 of 2020

By Dmitry Filipoff While 2020 was a turbulent year for a multitude of reasons, thankfully...

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Don’t Be Afraid to Adapt: The Seawolves Mindset

Don’t Be Afraid to Adapt: The Seawolves Mindset

By LCDR Andrew Poulin, USN “Adaptability is the law which governs survival in war...

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State of War, State of Mind: Reconsidering Mobilization in the Information Age, Pt. 2

State of War, State of Mind: Reconsidering Mobilization...

By LCDR Robert “Jake” Bebber USN This article is part two of a two-part piece drawn...

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Peter Swartz on Creating Maritime Strategy, Pt. 1: Tactics and Creators

Peter Swartz on Creating Maritime Strategy, Pt. 1: Tactics...

Captain Peter Swartz (ret.) served over 27 years as a U.S. Navy officer, mainly...

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Sea Control 224 – Clashes at Sea with Dr. Sara Mitchell

Sea Control 224 – Clashes at Sea with Dr. Sara Mitchell

By Jared Samuelson Dr. Sara Mitchell joins the program to discuss her article, “Clashes...

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The Tinderbox: Germany’s Naval Build-Up, the Great War of 1914, and the Balance of Power

The Tinderbox: Germany’s Naval Build-Up, the Great War...

By Captain Benigno R. Alcántara Gil, Dominican Republic Navy Introduction The popular...

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The U.S. Needs an Official Sixth Fleet History, and the Europeans Do Too

The U.S. Needs an Official Sixth Fleet History, and the...

By Sebastian Bruns  Part of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and U.S. European Command,...

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Peter Swartz on Creating Maritime Strategy, Pt. 2: Secretaries and Exercises

Peter Swartz on Creating Maritime Strategy, Pt. 2: Secretaries...

In Part Two, Swartz discusses the role of Navy Secretary John Lehman in conceptualizing...

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Improve U.S. Maritime Posture in Europe Through Strategic Realignment

Improve U.S. Maritime Posture in Europe Through Strategic...

By Colin Barnard  In July 2020, senior U.S. military leaders announced a realignment...

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Sea Control 225 – IUU Fishing and the Evolution of Sea Shepherd with Dr. Claude Berube

Sea Control 225 – IUU Fishing and the Evolution of Sea...

By Walker Mills Sea Control 225 – Claude Berube joins Sea Control host Walker Mills...

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Bilge Pumps Episode 34: The Challenge of Replacement – Biden & Collins

Bilge Pumps Episode 34: The Challenge of Replacement –...

By Alex Clarke Dear all, for this Bilge Pumps we apologize in advance for the amount...

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NAVPLAN 2021: A Delayed Change of Command Speech

NAVPLAN 2021: A Delayed Change of Command Speech

By Robert C. Rubel First, a little personal history. At the ceremony in which I...

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Confused Seas: Searching for Maritime Security in an Insecure World

Confused Seas: Searching for Maritime Security in an Insecure...

This article was originally published in the Australian Naval Review, produced by...

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Peter Swartz on Creating Maritime Strategy, Pt. 3: The End of an Era

Peter Swartz on Creating Maritime Strategy, Pt. 3: The...

In Part Three, Swartz describes tensions with the Joint Staff over strategy in the...

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Bilge Pumps 35: Crew, Command, and Combat…or Rather, Uncrewed, Command Culture, and Gunfight Knives

Bilge Pumps 35: Crew, Command, and Combat…or Rather, Uncrewed,...

By Alex Clarke Dear all, for this Bilge Pumps we once more must apologize in advance...

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Sea Control 227 – Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean with Dr. Sharika Crawford

Sea Control 227 – Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean with...

By Walker Mills Walker Mills talks with Dr. Sharika Crawford from the United States...

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Sea Control 226 – Phase Line Attila with Dr. Ed Erickson & Dr. Mesut Uyar

Sea Control 226 – Phase Line Attila with Dr. Ed Erickson...

By Jared Samuelson Dr. Ed Erickson and Dr. Mesut Uyar join the program to discuss...

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The Pentagon Needs To Rethink Its Worst-Case Scenarios Against China And Russia

The Pentagon Needs To Rethink Its Worst-Case Scenarios...

The following article originally published on Forbes and is republished with permission....

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Distinguishing Rice from Wrong: Important Lessons from the Hamburg Port Drug Bust of 2020

Distinguishing Rice from Wrong: Important Lessons from...

By Dr. Ian Ralby In the summer of 2020, the Port of Hamburg, Germany, had one of...

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Bilge Pumps 36: The Long War and Valentines Tips!

Bilge Pumps 36: The Long War and Valentines Tips!

By Alex Clarke After Episode 35, we decided to go full Long War and it has brought...

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The Training Mandate

The Training Mandate

This article originally published on the Marine Corps Gazette and is republished...

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Cold War and Strategic Competition with China

Cold War and Strategic Competition with China

By LCDR Robert “Jake” Bebber, USN, and Dr. John Hemmings The most significant foreign...