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Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Canadian cement carrier NACC Argonaut aground on the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario. Photo courtesy Andrea Reynolds via X

Grounded Cement Carrier Causes Two-Day Stoppage on St. Lawrence Seaway

A Canadian cement carrier ran aground on Sunday morning just after 5:30 a.m. EST, east of Cornwall, Ontario, causing a two-day stoppage of ship traffic on the

21 hours ago
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Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Pictured: Glenn Murphy, Chairman, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
Press Releases

The Future of Ship Broking: A Blend of Emotional and Artificial Intelligence

Glenn Murphy, Chairman, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers on why an internationally recognised, professional qualification in broking can ramp up career

September 26, 2023
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Monday, September 18, 2023
Matson ship with tug assitance in Port of Oakland

Opinion: EPA Must Stop Unsafe and Costly California Maritime Mandate

By Jennifer Carpenter California’s maritime sector is essential to America’s role in the global economy and to the supply chain. Yet, a mandate from the

September 18, 2023
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Thursday, September 7, 2023
two US Navy littoral combat ships underway at sea

A Deep Dive Into US Navy’s Epic Shipbuilding Failure

by Joaquin Sapien (ProPublica) In July 2016, warships from more than two dozen nations gathered off the coasts of Hawaii and Southern California to join the

September 7, 2023
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Friday, September 1, 2023
Qeqertaq Avannarleq, the northern most island

Was The World’s ‘Northern-Most Island’ Erased From Charts?

by Kevin Hamilton (University of Hawaii) In 2021, an expedition off the icy northern Greenland coast spotted what appeared to be a previously uncharted island.

September 1, 2023
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Saturday, August 26, 2023
A view of the proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary near Montana de Oro State Park in San Luis Obispo County, California. (Image credit: Robert Schwemmer/NOA

Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary Is Proposed Off California Coast

NOAA-Today, following input from tribal nations, state and federal agencies, Indigenous communities, and the public, NOAA released a proposal to designate a

August 26, 2023
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Thursday, August 24, 2023
US Navy Admirals and a naval color guard at A Ceremony in Washington. Photo by USN

Despite Sexual Assault Reforms, The US Navy Still Guards Secrets

by Megan Rose (ProPublica) As President Joe Biden announces major reforms to how the military prosecutes sexual assault, the U.S. Navy is still shrouding those

August 24, 2023
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Tuesday, August 22, 2023
A tug escorts a containership at the Port of Los Angeles, California. Photo: Robert V Schwemmer / Shutterstock.com

Opinion: Californians Can’t Afford Unachievable Maritime Mandates

By Sly Hunter and Shawn Bennett, As California goes so goes the nation, and how the state regulates its extensive maritime industry has a ripple effect

August 22, 2023
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Thursday, August 17, 2023
Canadian Royal Navy Ships HMCS Saskatoon and HMCS Yellowknife

Canadian Royal Navy Spending Is Disappointing

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) Over a long career in the Navy, I sailed into many of Canada’s beautiful ports and commanded a Canadian frigate,

August 17, 2023
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Thursday, June 29, 2023
CSCSU Great Lakes Students in SSDS Lab at Operations Specialist "A" School

Could the Great Lakes Emerge As The New Frontier For Naval Technology?

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) China’s recent enhancement of its spying operations in Cuba — likely to focus on surveilling the many US military

June 29, 2023
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Monday, June 5, 2023
Multi-National Search Highlights the Role of Merchant Shipping in Maritime Search and Rescue

Multi-National Search Highlights the Role of Merchant Shipping in Maritime Search and Rescue

By Mark Morrow (Australian Maritime Safety Authority) – The recent search for the crew of a Chinese ocean-going fishing vessel, the Lu Peng Yuan Yu 028,

June 5, 2023
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Monday, May 22, 2023
National Maritime Day Opinion: U.S. Must Maintain its Merchant Marine Fleet to Protect Our Sovereignty

National Maritime Day Opinion: U.S. Must Maintain its Merchant Marine Fleet to Protect Our Sovereignty

By Mike Stevens (Editorial) National Maritime Day, today, May 22, has come and gone over the years with little fanfare. The critical importance of our national

May 22, 2023
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Sunday, May 14, 2023
Gdansk Port At Night

How The Port Of Gdansk Reclaimed Its Industrial Waterfront

by Jiayi Jin, (TheConversation)The prosperity of port cities, throughout history, has been closely tied to the ports’ ability to adapt to economic and

May 14, 2023
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Saturday, April 29, 2023
Is America Losing The Arctic Race?

Is America Losing The Arctic Race?

By Josh Caldon (CIMSEC) Almost weekly there is another story insinuating that the US is losing the “race for the Arctic.” Those who support the claim that

April 29, 2023
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Sunday, April 16, 2023
sailing yacht

Mexico, U.S. Coast Guard Seek Information On Missing Sailors

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Mexican Navy, with the assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard, is searching for three American sailors, last heard from April 4, near

April 16, 2023
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Saturday, February 25, 2023
After Navy Service Change, RHP Noah Song Reports To Phillies

After Navy Service Change, RHP Noah Song Reports To Phillies

(Field Level Media)–Intriguing right-hander Noah Song will report to the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday after transferring his U.S. Navy Academy

February 25, 2023
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Sunday, February 12, 2023

Movie Critics Turn On James Cameron’s Titanic

by Daryl Sparkes (University of Southern Queensland) When it was released 25 years ago, James Cameron’s Titanic was enormous. It made stars of its two leads,

February 12, 2023
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Thursday, February 2, 2023
People sit at a beach cafe with the Britain's biggest container port Felixstowe seen behind

Could UK Freeports Become A Home For International Crime?

by Paul Michael Gilmour (University of Portsmouth) A significant element of the UK government’s levelling up plan to create thousands of jobs, regenerate

February 2, 2023
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Turtle stuck in ocean plastic

Where Does All The Marine Plastic In The Seychelles Come From?

by (Noam Vogt-Vincent and April Burt, University of Oxford) More than 1,000km southwest of Mahé, the main inhabited island in Seychelles, lies a ring of coral

February 2, 2023
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Thursday, January 26, 2023
lng bunkering rotterdam

Opinion: Predictions for the Marine Fuels Market in 2023

By John Bergman, CEO at Auramarine – The drive for decarbonisation we witnessed in 2022 has continued into 2023, demonstrating the shipping’s industry

January 26, 2023
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