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USS Ronald Reagan Departs Japan After Nine Years of Indo-Pacific Deployment

The Maritime Executive 17 May 2024
The U.S.’s only forward deployed nuclear-powered aircraft ... The nuclear-powered USS Ronald Reagan is the ninth member of the class and part of a two-ship subgroup along with USS George H.W.

International Atomic Energy Agency head calls for a roadmap for nuclear energy at sea

Splash24/7 17 May 2024
The director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, is calling for a roadmap for nuclear energy to become a viable option to reduce commercial shipping’s global greenhouse gas emissions.

China plans to float nuclear reactors in disputed South China Sea, analysts see it 'risky for environment'

Beijing News 17 May 2024
According to analysts, the plan to build ships with mobile nuclear power sources would raise tensions with its neighbours and pose risks to the environment ... facilities and other ships, VOA reported.

Xi scrambles to revive Chinese property market after worst price falls in a decade

The Daily Telegraph 17 May 2024
7.49AM China rolls out measures as property crisis deepens ... 7.07AM Good morning ... Contingency plan for ship delivery comes amid fears Harland & Wolff could collapse. 2) Nuclear waste to be buried 650ft under the English countryside ... 5) Ben Marlow ... .

China’s plan to float nuclear reactors in South China Sea seen as risky

Voa News 16 May 2024
Analysts say the plan to build ships with mobile nuclear power sources would raise tensions with its neighbors and pose risks to the environment. Chinese media reports described the marine nuclear ...

‘Higher stakes’: USS Truman prepares for Red Sea mission to counter daily barrage of Houthi missiles and drones

Stars and Stripes 16 May 2024
The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and its 6,000-some sailors have spent recent months training in the western Atlantic Ocean for that mission — a rare, pre-planned deployment expected to take the ship into a hostile environment.

UK Plans Six Amphibious Warships in New Golden Age of Shipbuilding

The Maritime Executive 15 May 2024
He called the plans for the new ships “more flexible” while saying it would enhance the UK’s overall capabilities ... Three support ships are scheduled to start production next year for delivery by 2031.

China's third aircraft carrier heads to sea for the first time

Beijing News 15 May 2024
Two days later, on 1 May, the ship steamed off on her first sea trial ... The Type 004 will naturally use EMALS too, but the other most pertinent point is whether the ship will be nuclear or conventionally powered.

Opinion: A Russian weapon could wipe out US space edge

CNN 15 May 2024
The United States would struggle to detect the launch of intercontinental ballistic missiles or nuclear detonations without satellites ... ships at sea and first responders also all depend on satellites.

Iran adviser hints at nuclear doctrine shift and builds bomb amid Israel threats

Live Mint 12 May 2024
Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's adviser has warned that they would change its nuclear doctrine if Israel threatens its existence.'We have no decision to build a nuclear bomb but should ...

Yucca Mountain: Where GOP Senate candidates stand

Las Vegas Review-Journal 12 May 2024
Dean Heller also opposed the plan to ship states’ nuclear waste to Yucca Mountain, located 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas ... He is against using it as a strictly passive dumping landfill for nuclear waste materials.

Iran to change N-doctrine if Israel threatens existence, says Khamenei’s adviser

Dawn 10 May 2024
Iran will change its nuclear doctrine if Israel threatens its existence, an adviser to Iran’s supreme leader said, the latest comment by an Iranian official that raises questions about what Tehran says is its peaceful nuclear programme.

Shipping industry to gather in Athens

CyprusMail 10 May 2024
Nuclear Energy in Shipping ... for ships, featuring CEOs from Fliber and nT-tao, pioneers in Molten Salt Reactor and compact fusion reactor technologies, respectively, along with major shipowners.

Posidonia 2024 Unveils Comprehensive Conference Programme

The Maritime Executive 09 May 2024
With Posidonia known as the Home of Shipping, the “TradeWinds Shipowners Forum” once again is expected to attract much of the attention ... It will explore if nuclear energy is a viable and possible option for ships.

Ending the Nuclear Deal With Iran Might Be Trump’s Biggest Failure

Truth Dig 08 May 2024
Iran says it has no intent to produce nuclear weapons and U.S ... Iran agreed to redesign another nuclear facility to produce much less plutonium and its spent fuel would be shipped out of country.

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