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Boeing test-flies another maritime surveillance aircraft

It's not just the P-8A Poseidon that's keeping Boeing busy. The defense giant also has plans to put some of that technology into a modified Challenger business jet.

By March 7, 2014

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Boeing test-flies another maritime surveillance aircraft

It's not just the P-8A Poseidon that's keeping Boeing busy. The defense giant also has plans to put some of that technology into a modified Challenger business jet.

By March 6, 2014

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In SF Bay, towing ultralarge ships with little tugboats

Maritime agencies run a first-ever test of pulling a giant ship with a tiny tug. Knowing it's possible is key in a power loss.

By May 24, 2014

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Lego version of the world's largest ship sets sail

The Maersk Triple-E is the world's largest ship. Now Lego fans can build their own version of the maritime behemoth.

By September 28, 2013

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How Navy supercomputers help sailors beat an ancient nemesis

At the Fleet Numerical Meteorology & Oceanography Center in Monterey, Calif., the U.S. Navy produces some of the world's best maritime weather forecasts. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigated.

By June 20, 2012

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Unmanned seaplane shape-shifts to fly steadily

The EUREKA E! 3931 ASARP project is testing a UAV whose wing and tail tabs move to counteract wind in the hopes that it can improve maritime search-and-rescue operations.

By August 30, 2010

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Deep offshore wind sized up

Deep offshore wind farms could produce 10-cent-per-kilowatt energy in 10 years, but may be considered ports and vessels subject to U.S. maritime and cabotage laws, report says.

By February 23, 2011

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Commissioning the newest Coast Guard flagship

Waesche, the new Legend-class National Security Cutter, is designed to execute the most challenging maritime security, law enforcement, and national defense missions.

By May 8, 2010

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Virtual buoys may stop ships from crashing in fog

Coast Guard tests electronic navigation aids that could help mariners navigate even the lowest-visibility conditions.

By May 24, 2014

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Rolls Royce said to be developing drone cargo ships

Within a decade, unmanned freighters could be operating in regions like the Baltic Sea, and some think they could be safer, cheaper, and cleaner than manned cargo vessels. But regulatory and labor concerns remain.

By February 25, 2014