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Thursday, May 23, 2024
U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Mariners After Sailing Cargo Ship Sinks
Accidents

U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Mariners After Sailing Cargo Ship Sinks

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing crew members from the sailing cargo vessel De Gallant, approximately 20 miles north of Great

May 23, 2024
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EUNAVFOR Operation Atalanta warships escort the MV Abdullah after it was freed by Somali pirates. Photo courtesy EUNAVFOR
Piracy

Suspected Pirate Attack on Cargo Ship off Somali Coast

A Liberian-flagged cargo ship, M/V Basilisk, is suspected of being attacked pirates while sailing approximately 380 nautical miles east of Mogadishu, Somalia.

May 23, 2024
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NOAA's GOES-16 satellite captured Hurricane Idalia approaching the western coast of Florida while Hurricane Franklin churned in the Atlantic Ocean at 5:01 p.m. EDT on August 29, 2023. (Image credit: NOAA Satellites)
Shipping

Confidence High for Above-Normal Atlantic Hurricane Season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service forecasters have predicted that the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season will be

May 23, 2024
Total Views: 551

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
M/T PS Dream. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Shipping

Shipping Companies Face $2M Fine After Pleading Guilty to Environmental Crimes

Two connected shipping companies, Prive Overseas Marine LLC and Prive Shipping Denizcilik Ticaret, have admitted to conspiracy, knowingly violating the Act to

May 22, 2024
Total Views: 2123

Sea Change underway in San Francisco Bay
Shipping

USCG Approves First Hydrogen-Powered Ferry to Operate in U.S. Waters

SWITCH Maritime has received a Certificate of Inspection from the U.S. Coast Guard for its zero-emission hydrogen-fueled ferry, the Sea Change, marking a

May 22, 2024
Total Views: 1721

Fremantle Highway boat fire
Accidents

Maritime Losses Decline But Industry Faces Unprecedented Challenges, Allianz Report Warns

The global shipping industry has seen a significant reduction in the number of vessel losses, but faces increasing volatility from geopolitical events, climate

May 22, 2024
Total Views: 1347

Cadeler fleet illustration
Offshore

Cadeler Expands Fleet with Third A-Class Wind Farm Installation Vessel

Cadeler A/S, a leading specialist in offshore wind vessels, has confirmed the order for its third cutting-edge A-class wind farm installation vessel, the Wind

May 22, 2024
Total Views: 1055

Aerial top view of a containership underway
Shipping

Container Shipping Industry Bounces Back with $5.4 Billion Profit in Q1 2024

The container shipping industry has reported profits of $5.4 billion in the first quarter of 2024, marking an impressive turnaround following six consecutive

May 22, 2024
Total Views: 1042

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Photo courtesy Georgia Ports Authority
Ports

Georgia Ports Set New Ro-Ro Cargo Record

The Georgia Ports Authority reported a record 80,600 units of Roll-on/Roll-off cargo in April, a 44% increase compared to the same month last year. April 2024

May 21, 2024
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Editorial credit: Sheila Fitzgerald / Shutterstock.com
Accidents

Containership Loses Propulsion Due to Cracked Propeller Blade

A crack in a propeller blade of a Matson containership led to a loss of hyrdraulic oil and propulsion while transiting the Pacific Ocean, the National

May 21, 2024
Total Views: 7505

File photo shows a cargo ship transiting on the St. Lawrence Seaway near the Welland Canal. Photo: Jon Nicholls Photography / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Launches Investigation into Canadian Ballast Water Regulations

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission, an independent agency responsible for regulating the U.S. international ocean transportation system, has launched an

May 21, 2024
Total Views: 2152

Monday, May 20, 2024
Jan De Nul Group Orders Second XL Cable-Laying Vessel to Bolster Renewable Energy Transition
Offshore

Jan De Nul Group Orders Second XL Cable-Laying Vessel to Bolster Renewable Energy Transition

Jan De Nul Group announced a major expansion to their fleet with the order of an additional XL cable-laying vessel. This move is another significant investment

May 20, 2024
Total Views: 1266

Stacked containers are shown as ships unload their cargo at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
Ports

Port of Los Angeles Reports Another Busy Month for Cargo Volumes

The Port of Los Angeles reported its ninth consecutive month of year-on-year growth, handling 770,337 container units in April 2024. This marks a 12% increase

May 20, 2024
Total Views: 1369

USS Carney (DDG 64) returns to Naval Station Mayport after a deployment in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

USS Carney Returns Home from Historic Deployment Fighting Houthi Drones and Missiles

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Carney, arrived back at Naval Station Mayport on Florida, marking the end of a historic seven-month

May 20, 2024
Total Views: 1797

OSG ATB
Shipping

Saltchuk to Acquire Overseas Shipholding Group in $950 Million Deal

Seattle-based Saltchuk Resources, a diverse freight transportation and services company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Overseas

May 20, 2024
Total Views: 2143

Friday, May 17, 2024
PHOTOS: ‘M/V Happy Star’ Transports Eleven Tugs from Asia to Europe
Shipping

PHOTOS: ‘M/V Happy Star’ Transports Eleven Tugs from Asia to Europe

Damen Shipyards and BigLift Shipping have transported eleven Damen tugs from Vietnam and China to Europe in a single voyage. This undertaking was completed in

May 17, 2024
Total Views: 4379

RFA Tidespring underway
Defense

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary Officers to Begin Industrial Action Amid Ongoing Pay Dispute

Officers of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) represented by Nautilus International, have announced plans for industrial action starting 1 June 2024, the union

May 17, 2024
Total Views: 1385

Thursday, May 16, 2024
panama canal tonnage record
Shipping

Panama Canal Slowly Returning to Normal Operations

The increase in water levels in the Panama Canal has sparked hopes of a potential return to normal operations for container shipping after over a year of

May 16, 2024
Total Views: 3756

Suspected Somali Pirates to Stand Trial in Seychelles
Piracy

Suspected Somali Pirates to Stand Trial in Seychelles

The European Union’s counter-piracy naval force, Operation ATALANTA, has transferred six suspected Somali pirates to Seychelles, where they will stand

May 16, 2024
Total Views: 1310

Pelican Island bridge allision 1
Accidents

Oil Spill Contained After Barge Hits Galveston Bridge

A Unified Command has been established to manage the response to the barge strike on the Pelican Island Causeway in Galveston, Texas. The MMLP 321 barge, owned

May 16, 2024
Total Views: 1022
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