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SHIPPING

Man washed ashore while trying to “walk on water” to New York

Florida man startles beachgoers after washing ashore in a "water wheel" while trying to walk 1,000 miles to New York. Beachgoers in Flagler county, Florida...

Faroe Islands launches hi-tech research vessel

FAMRI takes delivery of advanced marine research vessel from local builder. The Faroe Marine Research Institute (FAMRI) has taken delivery of its new research vessel...

CRUISE INDUSTRY

MSC takes delivery of largest cruise liner ever built in Italy

MSC Seashore to join MSC's cruise fleet after delivery ceremony at Fincantieri's yard. MSC Cruises has taken delivery of the largest cruise liner ever built...

HARBORS

Typhoon In-Fa Shutters Mega Ports in Shanghai

Mega Port Services Halted Amid Typhoon In-Fa in East China Because of Typhoon In-Fa battering regions around Shanghai, the world's largest maritime ports were compelled...

Tanger Med Port integral to Morocco’s booming electric car industry

Electronics firm to inaugurate electric vehicles chip production facility in Bouskoura. Tanger Med is steadily becoming an integral part of Morocco's booming automotive industry, with...

New Iranian oil terminal now operational

Iran's first oil terminal south of the Strait of Hormuz opens for business. In a televised address this week, Iran's president Hassan Rouhani, announced that...

ENVIRONMENT

Virulent coral disease linked to ballast water from ships

Stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD) first identified in Florida in 2014 now sweeping through Caribbean. Researchers have linked a deadly coral disease that is...

MOL to help Mauritius restore its marine environment

Wakashio's charterer sets good example after maritime accident by working with the local community. Mitsui OSK Lines has pledged to help Mauritius clean up the...

OFFSHORE

VIDEO: 63 Rescued, 4 Missing After Sea Platform Tilts in China

Sea Platform in China Tilts Resulting in Missing Workers Chinese workers plunged into the waters after the construction platform SHENG PING 001 mysteriously tipped to...

GOVERNMENT

French Navy to Test Laser Defense Weapon for Drones

Laser Defense Weapon Gets Trail Test Run for French Navy After the United States Navy began using a laser-based anti-drone system for point defense, the...

Putin Boasts New Nuclear Missiles in Russia

New Hypersonic Nuclear Missiles in Parade via Putin Request At the Naval Day parade on July 25 in St. Petersburg, Russia, Putin used the ceremony...

Turkish Coast Guard fires warning shots at Cypriot counterpart

Cyprus accuses Turkey of firing shots within Cypriot territorial waters. Authorities in Cyprus have accused the Turkish coast guard of an incursion into Cypriot territorial...

INNOVATION

$35M to Build New Hydrogen-Powered Research Vessel in U.S.

New Hydrogen-Powered Research Vessel to be Built in California Scripps Institute of Oceanography has announced that it has received $35 million from the state of...

Video: Drone completes epic Pacific crossing

Saildrone Surveyor returns home after 28 days at sea. A 14 ton autonomous vessel, the Saildrone Surveyor, has just completed a successful crossing of the...

EDUCATION & RESEARCH

Rare “Glass Octopus” Found in the Ocean

Researchers Astonished at the New Found Transparent Species A sea species you don't see every day — or ever — was discovered by marine scientists...

Video: Nasa warns wobbly moon orbit will increase flood risk

Rising sea levels induced by climate change and a regular 18-year lunar oscillation will combine to increase the risk of coastal flooding in the...

HMS Protector sails further north than any other RN ship

Icebreaker crunches her way to within 1,050km of the North Pole. The icebreaker HMS Protector has made Royal Navy history by sailing further north than...

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