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Coast Guard Ready to Pursue Investigations of Sexual Assault on US-Flagged Ships, Urges Timely Reporting

The U.S. Coast Guard says it stands ready to pursue and prosecute cases of sexual assault on board U.S.-flagged vessels and is encouraging timely reporting to

9 hours ago
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Weather

Carr: Great Circles, Modified Great Circles, Rhumb Lines, and Bucket Routes

By CW4 Michael W. Carr, US Army Watercraft Master (Retired) All too frequently we read on gCaptain about vessels losing containers when impacted by high seas.

11 hours ago
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Accidents

NTSB Determines Probable Cause of Fatal Pipeline Strike and Fire Aboard Dredger in Texas; 10 Safety Recommendations Issued

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) held a virtual public board meeting on Tuesday to consider the draft final report on the explosion and fire

12 hours ago
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Accidents

Fire Continues to Burn on Timber Ship Off Sweden

Fire on board the Almirante Storni off Sweden is expected to continue for several more days. The fire on board the MV Almirante Storni carrying a cargo of

12 hours ago
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Ports

Port of Charleston Sets New All-Time Cargo Record in November

South Carolina Ports, which includes the Port of Charleston, has come out with its monthly cargo numbers for November, showing the port set a new all-time

13 hours ago
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Today We Remember Pearl Harbor – 80 Years Ago Today

It's been 71 years since Japan attacked the U.S. military base at Pearl Harbor, the single catastrophic event that launched the United States into World War

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Shipbuilding

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Delivers Largest LNG Bunkering Barge in North America

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin has delivered the 5,500 cubic meter LNG bunkering barge, Clean Canaveral, to Polaris New Energy, part

14 hours ago
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Shipping

‘Abandoned’ Exporters Scrambling for Space Prompt More Ad Hoc Charters

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Asian exporters “abandoned” by Maersk are scrambling for deals with rival carriers, inspiring a fresh wave of ad

14 hours ago
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Shipping

Crowley Commits to Net-Zero GHG Emissions By 2050

U.S.-based shipping company Crowley has committed to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across by 2050 across its entire business. To track progress and

15 hours ago
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Shipping

COSCO Denies Link to Transpacific Cargo Loss Accident

COSCO Shipping Lines says it is not the operator of the MV COSCO Nagoya which lost dozens of containers overboard in the Pacific Ocean last month. The ship is

16 hours ago
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Monday, December 6, 2021
Environment

Boskalis Consortium Wins Grant to Research Green Methanol for Emissions-Free Shipping Transition

Dutch dredging company Royal Boskalis says it is part of a consortium that has been awarded a EUR 24 million research grant to advance green methanol as an

December 6, 2021
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Investigators in Brazil Blame Greek Oil Tanker For Mysterious Oil Slicks

Federal Police in Brazil have concluded that a Greek-flagged oil tanker was responsible for a mysterious oil spill that fouled large stretches of the

December 6, 2021
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Ports

Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports Continue to Postpone New Container Dwell Fee

The port of Los Angeles and Long Beach will once again postpone the new container dwell fees on imports as they continue to monitor the flow of cargo through

December 6, 2021
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Accidents

Captain and Crew Found Drunk After Russian Cargo Ship Almost Grounds in Poland

A Russian cargo ship has been detained in Poland after coming dangerously close to grounding and authorities found the captain and three of its crew members

December 6, 2021
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Accidents

NTSB Board Meeting to Consider Report Into Deadly Waymon Boyd Pipeline Strike

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a virtual public board meeting on Tuesday to consider the draft final report on hazardous liquid pipeline

December 6, 2021
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Monday, December 6, 2021
Shipping

Omicron Case Suspected on Norwegian Cruise Ship with Outbreak in New Orleans

By Maria Caspani Dec 6 (Reuters) – At least 17 COVID-19 cases, including a probable case of the Omicron variant, have been detected among passengers and

December 6, 2021
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Ports

Port of Savannah Reports Busiest Month on Record in October

The Port of Savannah handled all-time record cargo in October as it works to expedite its terminal capacity expansion. The Port of Savannah faces some of the

December 6, 2021
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Ports

New Counting Method Suggests U.S. Ship Logjam Is Longer Than Ever

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The number of container ships headed for the busiest U.S. port complex has risen to close to 100 under a new

December 6, 2021
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Accidents

PHOTOS: Fire Burns on Timber Ship M/V Almirante Storni Off Sweden

The Swedish Coast Guard is continuing to douse water on the burning M/V Almirante Storni off of Swedish island of Vinga, near Gothenburg. The fire broke out in

December 6, 2021
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Sunday, December 5, 2021
Fire Incidents

Fire Rages On Cargo Ship Carrying Timber Off Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Dec 5 (Reuters) – A fire on a cargo ship carrying timber off Gothenburg on Sweden’s west coast was still not under control on Sunday

December 5, 2021
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