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Naval Dome: Cyberattacks on OT Systems on the Rise

By The Maritime Executive 07-26-2020 07:18:37

The maritime industry’s operational technology (OT) systems are vulnerable to a rising number of cyberattacks, with incident...

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Long-Range Electric Ferry Completes First Year in Operation

By The Maritime Executive 07-26-2020 04:51:39

Wider adoption of electric shipping and a drastic cut in carbon emissions may be round the corner with the Danish electric ferry E...

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75 Years Ago: The Last Nazi U-Boat Surrenders

By William Thiesen 07-26-2020 02:02:12

Described as a “lanky, hawk-faced man,” Charles Eliot Winslow was born in 1909 and grew up in the Boston area. He pref...

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Taiwan Launches its Largest-Ever Research Vessel

By The Maritime Executive 07-24-2020 08:52:42

Taiwan named its new marine research vessel the New Ocean Researcher 1, built at a cost of approximately  $50 million. It is...

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Lloyd's Issues Approval in Principal to Hyundai Mipo Ammonia Project

By The Maritime Executive 07-24-2020 06:45:45

A new initiative to commercialize ammonia for the propulsion of ships by 2025 has gained class society approval. This development...

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ICS Warns Failure to Follow Protocols Undermines Crew Change Efforts

By The Maritime Executive 07-24-2020 05:31:58

With new cases of COVID-19 emerging and uncertainty over the level of compliance with local protocols, and even possibly cases of...

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800 Ruby Princess Passengers Join Class-Action Lawsuit

By The Maritime Executive 07-24-2020 01:52:51

A class action lawsuit has been filed against the operators of the cruise ship Ruby Princess, which docked in Sydney in March...

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Canadian OSV Crew Objects to Free Movement for American Techs

By The Maritime Executive 07-22-2020 06:48:13

The maritime industry has been pushing hard to ease regional COVID-related travel and quarantine restrictions for maritime personn...

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Erik Hvide, Former Chairman of Hvide Marine, Dies at 71

By The Maritime Executive 07-22-2020 04:43:22

Johan Erik Hvide, born on September 5, 1948, in Glen Cove, NY, son of Hans Johan and Elsa Mosse Hvide, husband to Betsy Frances Sc...

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Australia Starts Container Ship Inspections due to Overboard Losses

By The Maritime Executive 07-22-2020 04:12:06

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is launching an inspection effort targeting cargo securing arrangements on contain...

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