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Russian Navy places more than 30 underwater drones on combat duty

According to TASS, the Russian Navy aspires to put more than 30 Poseidon strategic nuclear-capable underwater drones on combat duty. The ‘Poseidon,’ also known under Ocean Multipurpose System Status-6 or “Kanyon” by the U.S. intelligence community, is propelled by a miniaturized nuclear reactor.

Year in Review: Top shipping stories to remember from 2018

As 2018 is reaching its end, the key developments and challenges that shaped the maritime landscape focus on the unprecedented opportunities that blockchain brought on the spotlight, to the unforeseen evolvement of the shipping regulatory framework that shifted the industry toward a more sustainable approach, the past year claims the title of a turning point for the future of shipping.

China returns US underwater drone

China returned an underwater U.S. drone it seized last week in the international waters of the South China Sea. Pentagon spokesman said the transfer took place in the same area where China picked up the drone, which measures water salinity and temperature gradients.

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