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USMMA Class of 2022 Sworn into USNR

Sep 04, 2018

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point welcomed the Class of 2022 into the U.S. Navy Reserve Saturday in a parade and ceremony at Tomb Field on the Academy grounds. The Class was sworn in on behalf of the U.S. Navy by Capt. Steven Urwiller…

US Warns Russia Against 'Harassment' of Ships Headed to Ukraine

Aug 30, 2018

The U.S. State Department on Thursday called on Russia to cease what it called 'harassment of international shipping' in the Sea of Azov and Kerch Strait, accusing Moscow of trying to destabilize Ukraine.'Russia's actions to impede maritime…

Sri Lanka Shifts Naval base to China-controlled Port City

Jul 02, 2018

Sri Lanka is shifting a naval base to a port built and controlled by China, it said on Monday, a move that will strengthen security at a harbor that foreign powers fear China could use for military purposes.The base currently in the tourist…

Paul “Chip” Jaenichen Joins Liberty Global Logistics

Jun 04, 2018

Liberty Global Logistics (LGL) announced today that Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, former U.S. Maritime Administrator, has joined the Company as its Executive Vice President – US Flag. In his new position, he will be responsible for the oversight…

Inchcape to Pay $20 Mln for Allegedly Overbilling US Navy

May 30, 2018

U.K. based marine services contractor Inchcape Shipping Services Holdings Limited and several of its subsidiaries have agreed to pay $20 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by knowingly overbilling the U.S…

Attack on Saudi Oil Tanker Thwarted

Jan 10, 2018

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Wednesday it had thwarted an attack on a Saudi oil tanker over the weekend by Houthi fighters near the Red Sea port of Hodeidah. The coalition destroyed a boat carrying explosives as it headed towards the tanker on Saturday…

Russian Navy Gets Admiral Makarov Frigate

Dec 25, 2017

Baltic Shipbuilding Plant “Yantar” (United Shipbuilding Corporation, Kaliningrad) has delivered the Admiral Makarov frigate, third ship of Project 11356, to Defence Ministry of the Russian Federation. According to the shipyard, the acceptance/delivery certificate has been signed today…

INS Kalvari Commissioned into the Indian Navy

Dec 14, 2017

The Prime Minister of India,  Narendra Modi commissioned INS Kalvari (S-21), the first of the six Scorpene class submarines built under Project 75 (Kalvari Class) into the Indian Navy at an impressive ceremony held at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on 14 December 2017…

US Amphibious Assault Ships Relief Mission in Virgin Islands

Sep 07, 2017

The amphibious assault ships USS Wasp (LHD 1), USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) along with the Marines of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are supporting the lead federal agency in providing humanitarian relief efforts for Hurricane Irma…

Florida Navy Bases Prepare for Irma

Sep 06, 2017

Navy installations throughout Florida are preparing for heavy weather as Hurricane Irma approaches South Florida. Commander, Navy Region Southeast, Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, directed the evacuation of non-essential personnel and family members from Naval Air Station Key West…

USS America Pulls into Changi Naval Base

Aug 21, 2017

Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) arrived Aug. 21 at Changi Naval Base, Republic of Singapore and is moored across the pier from the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56).  While in Singapore, America will provide…

ReCAAP, OCIMF Sign Asian Anti-Piracy MoU

Jul 25, 2017

The safety of navigation is vital to the safety, security and economic activities of all stakeholders traversing sea routes in Asia—the region with some of the busiest seas in the world.  Recognising this shared interest, the Regional Cooperation…

US Warship Stayed on Collision Course despite Warning

Jun 26, 2017

A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according to a report of the incident by the Philippine cargo ship's captain…

Indian Navy Ship with All-Woman Crew Visits Mauritius

Jun 07, 2017

The Indian Navy's sailing vessel INSV Tarini, with an all-woman crew,  visited Port Louis harbour in Mauritius as part efforts by the two countries to ramp up maritime security cooperation. Tarini, which inducted in the Indian Navy in Feb 2017…

Nigeria Invests in Boats to Fight Piracy

May 17, 2017

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has assured Nigerians and the international maritime community that the Federal Government is actively working to keep the menace of…

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First Canadian Oil Export Cargo from Expanded Trans Mountain Pipeline Set to Load

First Canadian Oil Export Cargo from Expanded Trans Mountain Pipeline Set to Load

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Ukraine's Waterborne Food Exports Fall 17.1%

Ukraine's Waterborne Food Exports Fall 17.1%

CJC Appoints Aik Hui Transactional Director in Singapore

CJC Appoints Aik Hui Transactional Director in Singapore

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