Mike Schuler

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Friday, September 23, 2022
Ports

U.S. Imports: East-West Cargo Gap Widens in August

With U.S. port data from August trickling in, we’re getting greater insight into the West to East cargo shift that continues to play out in the United

September 23, 2022
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Shipping

Cal Maritime Appoints New Training Ship Captain

Cal Maritime has appointed a woman to serve as captain of its training ship. California State University Maritime Academy announced this week that Samaro

September 23, 2022
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Environment

Crowley and Berge Bulk Invest in Shipboard Carbon Capture and Storage Company

Shipping companies Crowley and Berge Bulk have emerged as participants in the latest funding round for Los Angeles-based Carbon Ridge, a leading developer of

September 23, 2022
Total Views: 486

A containership being loaded at the Port of New York and New Jersey at night.
Ports

Port of New York and New Jersey Claims ‘Busiest Port’ Title in August

The numbers are in. The Port of New York and New Jersey has officially surpassed the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to become the top container port

September 23, 2022
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Shipping

UN Trade Body Calls for More and Bigger Ships to Prevent Worsening Food Crisis

UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan is calling on the shipping industry to redouble its efforts to help get food and fertilizers from the Black Sea to

September 23, 2022
Total Views: 339

Accidents

Small Fire on TOTE’s LNG-Converted ‘Midnight Sun’ in Tacoma

A small fire broke out on the TOTE Maritime ship Midnight Sun berthed at the Port of Tacoma Thursday night, but the fire was extinguished quickly by the

September 23, 2022
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Thursday, September 22, 2022
Ports

Port Houston a Big Winner from West to East Cargo Shift

The Port of Houston has smashed its record for the highest number of containers handled in a single month as some U.S. imports have shifted from West to Gulf

September 22, 2022
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Accidents

Electrical Failure Leads to Loss of Steering and $6 Million in Damages

An electrical failure caused a bulk carrier to lose of steering and crash into a barge near New Orleans last year, resulting in an estimated $6 million in

September 22, 2022
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Video

Incredible Footage from INSIDE Hurricane Fiona

An unmanned drone has returned incredible footage of its intercept of Hurricane Fiona, a Category 4 hurricane, as it barrels across the Atlantic Ocean towards

September 22, 2022
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Shipping

Salvage of ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ FSO Safer to Begin Within Weeks as Funds Raised

The United Nation’s says it has raised enough funds to begin the operation to transfer oil from the decaying tanker FSO Safer in the Red Sea off the

September 22, 2022
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Ports

Port of Charleston Handles Deepest Draft Ship to Date After Harbor Deepening

South Carolina Ports is putting Charleston Harbor’s new 52-foot depth to good use, handling a container ship at the deepest draft to-date. The 12,119

September 22, 2022
Total Views: 1307

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Offshore

St. Johns Ship Building Begins Construction on Jones Act Crew Transfer Vessels for Offshore Wind Market

Jones Act shipbuilder St. Johns Ship Building has started construction on the first vessel in a series of crew transfer vessels for Rhode Island-based Atlantic

September 21, 2022
Total Views: 2741

APM terminals los angeles
Shipping

Maersk Throws Its Support Behind the ‘Clean Shipping Act’ Introduced in U.S. Congress

One of the world’s largest container shipping lines and terminal operators is throwing its support behind a bill introduced in the U.S. House of

September 21, 2022
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Accidents

Australian Investigators Issue Recommendations to Operator After Tenth Ship Fire in 14 Years

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued safety recommendations to the managers and parent company of the cargo ship BBC Rhonetal following an

September 21, 2022
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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Defense

New View: New Anti-Ship Bomb Obliterates Full-Scale Ship Target in Gulf of Mexico

Back in May we coverd a lethal new anti-ship weapon being developed by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) that could provide a lower-cost and more

September 20, 2022
Total Views: 7554

FSO Safer Yemen
Accidents

Brink of Catastrophe: The Netherlands Pledges Additional Funds for FSO Safer Rescue Effort

The Netherlands’ Government says it is pledging an additional $7.5 million to the UN for the salvage of the floating oil storage tanker FSO Safer in the

September 20, 2022
Total Views: 7989

Offshore

Damen to Develop Floating Offshore Wind Anchor Handlers

Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards is working on a new class of ships that will be capable of supporting the installation of floating offshore wind turbines as

September 20, 2022
Total Views: 1271

Monday, September 19, 2022
Accidents

Stability Issue: Video Shows Cargo Ship Capesize at Turkish Port

The video below was filmed in Turkey’s Iskenderun Port and shows an incident involving the geared cargo ship Sea Eagle taking place this past Saturday.

September 19, 2022
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Shipping

MARAD Administrator Phillips Announces Cargo Preference Compliance Initiatives

MARAD Administrator Ann Phillips last week testified before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, announcing two initiatives intended to

September 19, 2022
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Accidents

Photos: Gibraltar Shipwreck Survives Heavy Weather and Waves

It seems salvors’ plan to sink the OS 35’s stern in order to stablize the wreck ahead of inclement weather has worked. Unfornunately new oil

September 19, 2022
Total Views: 5171