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Russia Ratifies IMO Convention on the Removal of Wrecks

By The Maritime Executive 12-07-2021 09:27:00

Russia has ratified the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, which entered into force in 2015. Russian...

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Why Robots Are Set to Win the Fight for Fish

By Dr. Arthur Morrish 12-07-2021 09:08:00

In 2019, a group of engineers from the Canadian start-up Open Ocean Robotics were trying to test a robotic boat called Scooby. As...

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Bulker Owner Pays $10M Fine for Grounding on Protected Reef

By The Maritime Executive 12-07-2021 08:44:00

The owner of the Supramax bulker Navios Amaryllis has paid a fine of $10 million in compensation for grounding on a reef in the Ma...

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Pearl Harbor at 80: Lessons From the "Date Which Will Live in Infamy"

By David Vergun 12-07-2021 04:18:00

On Dec. 7, 1941, 80 years ago, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Oahu, an island in the then-U.S. territory of Hawaii. Some...

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U.S. Coast Guard Commemorates the 80th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

By William Thiesen 12-07-2021 02:49:00

In his war declaration speech, President Franklin Roosevelt labeled Dec. 7, 1941, as a “date that will live in infamy.&rdquo...

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On Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, U.S. Navy Confronts a WWII Legacy Risk

By The Maritime Executive 12-06-2021 10:40:00

On the 80th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, Pacific Fleet is coming to terms with a long-expected WWII legacy problem. On...

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80 Years Later: The Man Who Was Born During the Pearl Harbor Attack

By Katie Lange 12-06-2021 08:27:00

It was dark at Pearl Harbor's Tripler Hospital on the evening of Dec. 7, 1941. The bombings by the Japanese had stopped, but t...

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UK Consortium Develops a Hydrogen-Powered Outboard

By The Maritime Executive 12-06-2021 03:35:00

The British diesel-outboard builder Cox Marine is partnering up with the University of Brighton to convert one of the company'...

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Remembering Rep. Jolene Unsoeld, Maritime Trailblazer

By Denise Krepp 12-05-2021 11:44:00

Last week, Rep. Jolene Unsoeld died at the age of 89. She served in Congress from 1989-1995, and she authored bipartisan legislati...

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The U.S. Has a Leading Role to Play in Reducing Ocean Plastic

By The Conversation 12-05-2021 05:30:00

[By Matthew Savoca, Anna Robuck and Lauren Kashiwabara] Plastic waste of all shapes and sizes permeates the world&rsq...

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