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Sea Control 250 – Dr. Joshua Tallis on Arctic Strategy

Sea Control 250 – Dr. Joshua Tallis on Arctic Strategy

By Walker Mills Dr. Joshua Tallis from the Center for Naval Analyses join the program...

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Sea Control 249 – Revelations from the USS Thresher with Capt. Jim Bryant (ret.)

Sea Control 249 – Revelations from the USS Thresher with...

By Andrea Howard Retired Navy Captain Jim Bryant joins the program to discuss the...

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Improve NATO’s Black Sea Maritime Posture Through Operation Sea Guardian

Improve NATO’s Black Sea Maritime Posture Through Operation...

By Colin Barnard  In a recent article for CIMSEC, I proposed three ways to improve...

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A Newbuild VLOC is the First Wind-powered Bulk Carrier

A Newbuild VLOC is the First Wind-powered Bulk Carrier

Brazilian miner Vale expects to soon put into service the first-ever bulk carrier...

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Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday lifted its marine traffic restrictions on a section...

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More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

More than 1,000 barges were backed up on the lower Mississippi River on Friday,...

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Tanker Owners Ask to Switch Ports for Israel Oil Shipments

Tanker Owners Ask to Switch Ports for Israel Oil Shipments

At least two tanker owners delivering crude oil to Israel have asked to divert from...

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Austal Delivers Two Patrol Boats to Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard

Austal Delivers Two Patrol Boats to Trinidad and Tobago...

Austal has delivered two 58-meter Cape-class Patrol Boats to the Trinidad and Tobago...

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Jones Act Waiver Granted to Valero After Colonial Shutdown

Jones Act Waiver Granted to Valero After Colonial Shutdown

U.S. refiner Valero Energy Corp was granted a Jones Act waiver, sources familiar...

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Baltic Dry Index Hits Near Two-week Low

Baltic Dry Index Hits Near Two-week Low

The Baltic exchange's main sea freight index fell to a near two-week low on Thursday...

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Profiles in Training: Dr. Michael Ekow MANUEL, Professor, World Maritime University

Profiles in Training: Dr. Michael Ekow MANUEL, Professor,...

The global seafarers crisis takes center stage at the World Maritime University...

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Keel Laid for Finnlines’ Second Hybrid RoRo Ship

Keel Laid for Finnlines’ Second Hybrid RoRo Ship

The Nanjing Jinling shipyard in China has laid the keel for the second of three...

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Second Jones Act Waiver Granted to Citgo After Colonial Outage

Second Jones Act Waiver Granted to Citgo After Colonial...

The Biden administration granted oil refiner Citgo Petroleum a maritime shipping...

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A Tale of Two Seas: The Caribbean and South China Sea in Great Power Perspective

A Tale of Two Seas: The Caribbean and South China Sea in...

By Akshat Patel The South China Sea is to China as the Caribbean Sea is to the United...

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Ever Given Grounding Spurs Suez Canal Expansion Plans

Ever Given Grounding Spurs Suez Canal Expansion Plans

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) plans to expand and deepen the southern stretch of...

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Santos Port Workers Delay Strike Threat

Santos Port Workers Delay Strike Threat

Union workers at Brazil's Santos port on Tuesday delayed a possible strike until...

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US Considering Jones Act Waivers Amid Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

US Considering Jones Act Waivers Amid Colonial Pipeline...

The Transportation Department said on Tuesday it was evaluating whether a temporary...

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New Device Protects Against RF Interference and Jamming

New Device Protects Against RF Interference and Jamming

NovAtel, part of technology company Hexagon, has unveiled a new new GPS Anti-Jam...

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ABS Completes Decarbonization and Digitalization JDP with HHI and HGS

ABS Completes Decarbonization and Digitalization JDP with...

Classification society ABS said it has completed a joint development project (JDP)...

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Bowman Debuts Higher Capacity Split Roller Bearing

Bowman Debuts Higher Capacity Split Roller Bearing

U.K.-based Bowman International said it has launched to market a split roller bearing...

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Ingalls Starts Fabrication of National Security Cutter Friedman (NSC 11)

Ingalls Starts Fabrication of National Security Cutter...

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division said it has commenced...

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Pandemic Propels Makeover at Shipping Giant Maersk

Pandemic Propels Makeover at Shipping Giant Maersk

Maersk is accelerating its plan to transform itself from a container shipping giant...

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The Race is On to Pioneer Hydrogen Shipping

The Race is On to Pioneer Hydrogen Shipping

Hydrogen is touted as an inevitable green fuel of the future. Tell that to the people...

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ABB Software to Unlock Energy Savings for Tallink’s New Ferry MyStar

ABB Software to Unlock Energy Savings for Tallink’s New...

Estonian ferry operator Tallink will tap sustainability and efficiency gains enabled...

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Envisioning a Dystopian Future in the South China Sea

Envisioning a Dystopian Future in the South China Sea

By Capt. Tuan N. Pham, USN The setting is the South China Sea (SCS) in 2035. On...

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Maritime Infrastructure and Trade Week Concludes on CIMSEC

Maritime Infrastructure and Trade Week Concludes on CIMSEC

By Dmitry Filipoff Last week CIMSEC featured a series of pieces submitted in response...

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US Coast Guard Fires Warning Shots in Swarm of Iranian Vessels

US Coast Guard Fires Warning Shots in Swarm of Iranian...

A U.S. Coast Guard ship fired about 30 warning shots after 13 vessels from Iran’s...

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US Navy Seizes Weapons Shipment from Dhow in the Arabian Sea

US Navy Seizes Weapons Shipment from Dhow in the Arabian...

The U.S. Navy’s Fifth Fleet said its guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61)...

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Ever Given Insurer Says Egypt's Reduced Claim is Still Too High

Ever Given Insurer Says Egypt's Reduced Claim is Still...

UK Club, an insurer of the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March,...

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New Legislation Seeks Timely Updates for Crew Families During Maritime Emergencies

New Legislation Seeks Timely Updates for Crew Families...

New legislation introduced in the wake of the fatal Seacor Power tragedy would require...

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Air Lubrication System Gets AIP from Bureau Veritas

Air Lubrication System Gets AIP from Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas (BV) said it has been working with GILLS PTE LTD in Singapore to...

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Ship Recycling: India Situtation Worsens, Prices Continue to Rise

Ship Recycling: India Situtation Worsens, Prices Continue...

Despite the escalating COVID-19 crisis unfolding across the sub-continent, ship...

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Superior Unveils Mobile Ship Loading Conveyor

Superior Unveils Mobile Ship Loading Conveyor

Superior Industries, a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material...

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US Navy Commissions USS Miguel Keith (ESB 5)

US Navy Commissions USS Miguel Keith (ESB 5)

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship USS Miguel...

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No Jones Act Waiver Requests in Wake of Pipeline Shutdown, US Says

No Jones Act Waiver Requests in Wake of Pipeline Shutdown,...

The U.S. government has not received any requests to waive the Jones Act in response...

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Mercy Ships' New Hospital Ship Completes Sea Trials

Mercy Ships' New Hospital Ship Completes Sea Trials

Mercy Ships announced that its newly built hospital ship Global Mercy has completed...

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Sea Control 248 – Russia’s Baltic Fleet with Jonas Kjellén and Anders Larsson

Sea Control 248 – Russia’s Baltic Fleet with Jonas Kjellén...

By Jared Samuelson Swedish Institute for Defence Studies author Jonas Kjellén and...

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Tech Files: Offshore Safety Systems & Equipment

Tech Files: Offshore Safety Systems & Equipment

Safety of workers,structures, equipment and the environment are paramount in any...

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Sea Control 247 – 2034 with Admiral James Stavridis and Elliot Ackerman

Sea Control 247 – 2034 with Admiral James Stavridis and...

By Walker Mills Admiral James Stavridis (ret.) and Elliot Ackerman join the program...

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PRC Investments in Global Maritime Infrastructure: Implications for Port Access

PRC Investments in Global Maritime Infrastructure: Implications...

Maritime Infrastructure and Trade Week  By John Bradford Introduction The People’s...

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The Ship that Launched 1,000 Memes and Nearly Destroyed 12 percent of World Trade

The Ship that Launched 1,000 Memes and Nearly Destroyed...

Maritime Infrastructure and Trade Topic Week By Dr. Salvatore R. Mercogliano The...

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All of One Company: The Need to Forge a Stronger Bond Between Navies and Commercial Shipping

All of One Company: The Need to Forge a Stronger Bond Between...

Maritime Infrastructure and Trade Topic Week By Peter Cook In his authoritative...

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DCT Gdańsk Baltic Hub 3 Project: Invitation for Prequalification

DCT Gdańsk Baltic Hub 3 Project: Invitation for Prequalification

DCT Gdańsk S.A. has started a prequalification process to tender for the Baltic...

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China Posts Rapid Trade Growth in April

China Posts Rapid Trade Growth in April

China extended its impressive trade performance in April, with exports unexpectedly...

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China's Iron Ore Imports in April Drop Due to Bad Weather

China's Iron Ore Imports in April Drop Due to Bad Weather

China's iron ore imports fell 3.5% in April from a month earlier, official customs...

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Leidos Completes Acquisition of Gibbs & Cox

Leidos Completes Acquisition of Gibbs & Cox

Defense, engineering and IT conglomerate Leidos announced on Friday it has completed...

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New LNG Bunker Ship Christened in Antwerp

New LNG Bunker Ship Christened in Antwerp

A new liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel was christened in the Port of...

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Diana Shipping Strikes Kamsarmax Charter Deal with Bocimar

Diana Shipping Strikes Kamsarmax Charter Deal with Bocimar

Dry bulk shipping company Diana Shipping has entered into a time charter contract...

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Japanese Manufacturers Team to Develop Hydrogen Engines for Maritime

Japanese Manufacturers Team to Develop Hydrogen Engines...

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Yanmar Power Technology Co., Ltd., and Japan Engine...

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Singapore Marks first STS Bunkering of an LNG-fuelled Oil Tanker

Singapore Marks first STS Bunkering of an LNG-fuelled Oil...

The bunkering operation was carried out by FueLNG Bellina, Singapore’s first Liquefied...

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Engage Marine Orders Three Tugs from Damen

Engage Marine Orders Three Tugs from Damen

Damen Shipyards Group said it has been awarded a contract by Australia-based Engage...

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Texas A&M Maritime Academy's New Training Ship Named

Texas A&M Maritime Academy's New Training Ship Named

The Texas A&M Maritime Academy said it has been notified by the U.S. Department...

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How Event-driven Technologies Can Transform the Shipping Industry

How Event-driven Technologies Can Transform the Shipping...

The Suez Canal blockage laid bare many of the challenges being faced by the global...

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Lack of Continuous Monitoring An Issue in Shipyard Fire -NTSB

Lack of Continuous Monitoring An Issue in Shipyard Fire...

A 2020 fire aboard a dive support vessel docked at a  Larose, La. shipyard was able...

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US Coast Guard Rolls Out New Mentoring Program

US Coast Guard Rolls Out New Mentoring Program

The U.S. Coast Guard launched an innovative and modernized approach to mentorship...

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Gibbs & Cox Wins $20 Million Contract from NSWC Philadelphia

Gibbs & Cox Wins $20 Million Contract from NSWC Philadelphia

U.S.-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox, Inc. announced...

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Egyptian Court Rejects Appeal Against Ever Given Detention in the Suez Canal

Egyptian Court Rejects Appeal Against Ever Given Detention...

An Egyptian court on Tuesday ruled that the containership which blocked the Suez...

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Rio Tinto Charters Up to Six Bulkers from Eastern Pacific Shipping

Rio Tinto Charters Up to Six Bulkers from Eastern Pacific...

Singapore-based tonnage provider Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) said on Tuesday...

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Lebanon Wants No Preconditions for Maritime Border Talks with Israel

Lebanon Wants No Preconditions for Maritime Border Talks...

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Tuesday there should be no preconditions...

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US Trade Deficit Reaches Record High

US Trade Deficit Reaches Record High

The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a record high in March amid roaring domestic demand,...

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Columbia Shipmanagement, Seatrans Form Ship Management JV

Columbia Shipmanagement, Seatrans Form Ship Management...

Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) announced it has partnered with Norwegian ship owner...

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New LNG Bunker Barge Planned for Port of Tacoma

New LNG Bunker Barge Planned for Port of Tacoma

Puget LNG and GAC Bunker Fuels have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate...

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How the Decarbonization Dilemma Will Impact Shipbuilding and Great Power Competition

How the Decarbonization Dilemma Will Impact Shipbuilding...

Maritime Infrastructure and Trade Topic Week By Benjamin Clark Introduction Predictions...

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Suspected Migrant-smuggling Boat Breaks Apart off San Diego; Four Dead

Suspected Migrant-smuggling Boat Breaks Apart off San Diego;...

Four people were killed and more than two dozen injured on Sunday when a boat suspected...

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Icebreaking Bulk Carrier Delivered to Fednav

Icebreaking Bulk Carrier Delivered to Fednav

Canadian dry bulk shipping company Fednav announced it has taken delivery of its...

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Subsea Discovery: SOI Releases Images from Study of NW Australian Deep Corals

Subsea Discovery: SOI Releases Images from Study of NW...

Scientists circumnavigate and map the seafloor of the entire mesophotic (deep water)...

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Castor Maritime Buys Five Tankers

Castor Maritime Buys Five Tankers

Cyprus-based shipping company Castor Maritime said it has reached a deal to acquire...

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S&B Acquires Technology Associates, Inc.

S&B Acquires Technology Associates, Inc.

Houston-based engineering company S&B Infrastructure, Ltd. (S&B) on Monday announced...

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Two Great Lakes Maritime Academy Cadets Awarded Crowley Scholarships

Two Great Lakes Maritime Academy Cadets Awarded Crowley...

Crowley Maritime Corp. awarded Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships to Great...

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Choose Wisely: A Deep Dive into Domestic Passenger Vessels SMS Proposed Rulemaking

Choose Wisely: A Deep Dive into Domestic Passenger Vessels...

On January 15, 2021, the U.S. Coast Guard issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed...

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Australia Reviewing Lease of Darwin Port to Chinese Firm

Australia Reviewing Lease of Darwin Port to Chinese Firm

Australia is reviewing the 99-year lease of a commercial and military port in the...

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Canadian Government Ends Montreal Port Strike

Canadian Government Ends Montreal Port Strike

Striking dockworkers at Canada's second-biggest port will gradually return to work...

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Keel Laid for Jan De Nul's Les Alizés Offshore Installation Vessel

Keel Laid for Jan De Nul's Les Alizés Offshore Installation...

China's CMHI Haimen shipyard last Thursday hosted the keel laying ceremony for Jan...

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Maritime Infrastructure and Trade Week Kicks Off on CIMSEC

Maritime Infrastructure and Trade Week Kicks Off on CIMSEC

By Dmitry Filipoff This week CIMSEC will be featuring articles submitted in response...

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Soft Cyber Law Makes Port Facilities Soft Cyber Targets

Soft Cyber Law Makes Port Facilities Soft Cyber Targets

Maritime Infrastructure and Trade Topic Week By CDR Michael C. Petta Introduction...

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Sea Control 246 – Beyond Static Spatial Management with Dr. Guillermo Ortuño Crespo and Andrea Galassi

Sea Control 246 – Beyond Static Spatial Management with...

By Jared Samuelson Dr. Guillermo Ortuño Crespo and Andrea Galassi join the show...

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Acergy Viking to be Converted to Hybrid Propulsion

Acergy Viking to be Converted to Hybrid Propulsion

Eidesvik said it plans to upgrade its offshore wind support vessel Acergy Viking...

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Westfleet Seafoods to Add New Longliner

Westfleet Seafoods to Add New Longliner

New Zealand’s Westfleet Seafoods, based in Greymouth, has earned an international...

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Harren & Partner Names Nils Aden Managing Director

Harren & Partner Names Nils Aden Managing Director

German shipping and logistics group Harren & Partner announced it has hired Nils...

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Ships, Equipment in Place to Remove Oil from Stricken Tanker in China

Ships, Equipment in Place to Remove Oil from Stricken Tanker...

Ships and equipment needed to remove the remaining cargo from a stricken oil tanker...

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Singapore Adds 23 Charges Against Founder of Oil Trader Hin Leong

Singapore Adds 23 Charges Against Founder of Oil Trader...

A Singapore prosecutor filed 23 additional forgery-related charges on Friday against...

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Mexican Yard Services US-sanctioned Tankers that Carry Venezuelan Oil

Mexican Yard Services US-sanctioned Tankers that Carry...

Three Cuban-flagged tankers that are under U.S. sanctions for transporting Venezuelan...

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Fewer Shipbuilding Orders Supports Dry Bulk Outlook -Cargill

Fewer Shipbuilding Orders Supports Dry Bulk Outlook -Cargill

A lack of orders for new ships is providing further support to the dry bulk freight...

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Cargill Steps Up Push to Cut Carbon Emissions from Shipping Fleet

Cargill Steps Up Push to Cut Carbon Emissions from Shipping...

Cargill, one of the world's biggest charterers of ships, has cut nearly 1.5 million...

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Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan's Nippon Yusen subsidiary NYK Cruises Co said on Friday that its luxury cruise...

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Norway's First LNG Bunkering Vessel Enters Service

Norway's First LNG Bunkering Vessel Enters Service

Bergen Tankers’ newly converted liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel—Norway's...

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Admiral Tom Hayward on Challenging War Plans and Revamping Strategy

Admiral Tom Hayward on Challenging War Plans and Revamping...

1980s Maritime Strategy Series By Dmitry Filipoff CIMSEC discussed the 1980s Maritime...

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A Symphony Lightering Operations Set to Start on Friday

A Symphony Lightering Operations Set to Start on Friday

Work to siphon off the remaining cargo from a stricken tanker was expected to commence...

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HSFO Sales Rebound After Pre-IMO 2020 Correction -BIMCO

HSFO Sales Rebound After Pre-IMO 2020 Correction -BIMCO

In the first quarter of 2021 high-sulpfr fuel oil (HSFO) has been the only bunker...

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MacGregor Launches New Range of Winches

MacGregor Launches New Range of Winches

Marine and offshore equipment manufacturer MacGregor introduced its next generation...

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Grand Bahama Shipyard Overhauls Sealift Box Ship

Grand Bahama Shipyard Overhauls Sealift Box Ship

Grand Bahama Shipyard said it has completed a full refit of the Sealift Inc containership...

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Petronas Adds Three LNG Carrier Newbuilds

Petronas Adds Three LNG Carrier Newbuilds

Malaysia's state oil firm Petroliam Nasional Bhd is expanding its global fleet of...

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KVH Increases Data Speed for Workboats

KVH Increases Data Speed for Workboats

KVH Industries, Inc. announced that its AgilePlans Regional solution designed for...

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Kooiman Building Hegemann Dredging's New Hopper Dredge

Kooiman Building Hegemann Dredging's New Hopper Dredge

The Netherlands-based shipbuilder Kooiman Marine Group is building a new trailing...

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Royal Caribbean Aims to Resume US Cruises in July

Royal Caribbean Aims to Resume US Cruises in July

Royal Caribbean Group said on Thursday it was aiming to restart its U.S. cruises...

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Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Gearing Up for Summer Training

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Gearing Up for Summer Training

The U.S. Coast's training barque is gearing up to begin summer training for more...

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Three More Ever Given Crew Members Cleared to Go Home

Three More Ever Given Crew Members Cleared to Go Home

Three crew members aboard the cargo vessel that blocked global shipping in the Suez...

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Sea Control 245 – Chinese Command and Control with Andrew Scobell

Sea Control 245 – Chinese Command and Control with Andrew...

By Jared Samuelson In late 2020, the RAND Corporation published the first of what...

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Vice Admiral Hank Mustin on New Warfighting Tactics and Taking the Maritime Strategy to Sea

Vice Admiral Hank Mustin on New Warfighting Tactics and...

1980s Maritime Strategy Series Vice Admiral Hank Mustin had a reputation as a tactical...

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Svanehøj Wins Pump Order for New Chinese MR Tankers

Svanehøj Wins Pump Order for New Chinese MR Tankers

Svanehøj said it has landed two major P&C pump orders in China, most recently securing...