Mike Schuler

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Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Shipping

Euronav’s Emergency Arbitration Claims Dismissed

Euronav appears to be losing in its bid to force Frontline to abide by a combination agreement that would have created the world’s largest

11 mins ago
Total Views: 59

Shipping

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Tugboat Crew Member off Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday suspended its search for a missing tugboat crew member near Sabine, Texas. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 206 square

2 hours ago
Total Views: 624

Shipping

Bulk Carrier Captain Medevaced Off Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced the captain of a Panama-flagged bulk carrier approximately four miles offshore Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard

3 hours ago
Total Views: 526

msc ship in port
Shipping

FMC Asks Mediterranean Shipping Company to Explain Congestion Charge

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has given Mediterranean Shipping Company until the end of the month to explain a $1,000 congestion surcharge levied

4 hours ago
Total Views: 1192

Defense

U.S. Military Recovers Chinese Spy Balloon Off South Carolina

U.S. Navy sailors specializing in Explosive Ordnance Disposal have recovered the Chinese spy balloon off the coast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The U.S.

6 hours ago
Total Views: 1587

Monday, February 6, 2023
Shipping

Tanker Crew Rescues Boater in Distress Off Puerto Rico

The crew of the chemical tanker Silver Dover is being praised for rendering assistance to a boater in distress in the Caribbean Sea on Saturday morning,

February 6, 2023
Total Views: 10081

Shipping

U.S. Coast Guard Says to Avoid Loading Electric Vehicles with Saltwater Damage on Ships

The U.S. Coast Guard is warning the shipping industry of the extreme risk of loading electric vehicles (EV) with damaged Lithium-Ion onto commercial vessels.

February 6, 2023
Total Views: 5933

Accidents

Car Carrier Suffers Fire Off Vietnam

A Panama-flagged vehicle carrier carrying more than 4,500 cars and 1,300 tons of oil from South Korea to Singapore caught fire and is now drifting in the

February 6, 2023
Total Views: 3074

Shipping

Fire Erupts in Containers Toppled by Earthquake at Turkish Port

A fire has erupted in containers toppled at the Port of Iskenderun by the powerful earthquakes that rocked Turkey Monday . More than 2,400 people are believed

February 6, 2023
Total Views: 11789

Saturday, February 4, 2023
Shipping

Dramatic U.S. Coast Guard Rescue in Pacific Northwest Caught on Video

Some incredible video coming from the U.S. Coast Guard’s 13th District showing the rescue of a mariner as a wave capsizes his vessel in waters off the

February 4, 2023
Total Views: 9991

Friday, February 3, 2023
United States Coast Guard officer with his back turned
Accidents

U.S. Coast Guard, NTSB Head to Argentina to Investigate String of Antarctic Expedition Cruise Accidents

U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board teams have been sent to Argentina to help investigate a string of incidents involving the death and

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 5107

Defense

Another Major Weapons Seizure in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Central Command is reporting yet another significant seizure of weapons in the Gulf of Oman along a route known for weapons trafficking from Iran to

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 3459

offshore drilling rig
Accidents

Family of Fatally-Injured Offshore Worker Wins $27 Million Verdict

A Louisiana jury has awarded more than $27 million to the family of an offshore worker who was fatally injured in a 2018 workplace accident on an oil and

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 3503

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Suiso Frontier hydrogen ship
Accidents

World’s First Liquified Hydrogen Carrier Suffered Gas Control Equipment Malfunction on Maiden Voyage, Investigation Reveals

An Australian investigation is shedding new light into a gas control equipment malfunction incident on board the world’s first liquefied hydrogen carrier

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 7809

Shipping

UKHO Extends Timeline for Phase-Out of Admiralty Paper Charts

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has extended the timetable for ceasing its paper chart production in response to user feedback. For more than two centuries,

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 1235

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Accidents

LNG Carrier Grounds in Suez Canal

A LNG carrier has run aground in the Suez Canal, but at this time does not pose a threat to maritime traffic through the waterway, Leth Agencies has confirmed.

February 1, 2023
Total Views: 5309

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Defense

UK Royal Navy Welcomes New Mine-Hunting ‘Mother Ship’

The UK Royal Navy is welcoming the arrival in Plymouth of a new mine-hunting ‘mother ship’ that will soon be used to launch drones and protect UK

January 31, 2023
Total Views: 3253

Shipping

Maritime Historian Explains Why Russia Can’t (Or Shouldn’t) Target This American Ship Carrying Tanks to Ukraine

gCaptain’s favorite maritime historian and volunteer fire captain behind the popular Youtube channel “What’s Going on With Shipping“

January 31, 2023
Total Views: 6879

Shipping

Pilots Praised for Preventing Megaship from Grounding in Southampton Waters

The UK Maritime Pilots Association is praising the actions of three ship pilots in preventing one of the world’s largest containerships from running

January 31, 2023
Total Views: 19792

Yantian Express
Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd Reports ‘Extraordinarily Strong’ Result in 2022, But Warns on Rates Coming Down

Hapag-Lloyd is reporting “extraordinarily strong” financial results in 2022 amid an increase in average freight rates, but warns that rates had

January 31, 2023
Total Views: 563