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Monday, January 10, 2022
shipping container
News

Shipping Shortages Will Persist In 2022, But Some Sellers Will Struggle With Too Much Inventory

By Sarah Schiffling (The Conversation) Everything was about shortages in 2021. COVID vaccine shortages at the start of the year were replaced by fears that we

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 1320

Robert Gordon Sproul Scripps
Environment

Scientists Say The Ocean Is Getting Loud

By Iain Barber (the Conversation) On summer evenings in the 1980s, the residents of a houseboat community in Sausalito, California would often have trouble

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 8601

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Frank Coles CEO
Shipping

Frank Coles: Out of Sight Means Out of Mind

By Frank Coles Over the last four months I have been lucky enough to travel between South Carolina and Key West on my own boat. We called at a

November 30, 2021
Total Views: 2033

Monday, November 8, 2021
Shipping

Op-Ed: Midshipman X is Not Alone

By Elizabeth C. McNie I don’t know Midshipman X, but I am floored by the courage it took for her to come forward, tell her story, and seek justice.

November 8, 2021
Total Views: 2792

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
SASH Safety Standup
News

Women Offshore Hosts StandUp Against SASH

by Laura McFalls (Women Offshore) Midshipman X bravely shared her sexual assault with the industry. Now, Woman Offshore welcomes the maritime industry to stand

October 19, 2021
Total Views: 838

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
diego garcia
Shipping

Operation DGAR: A Collective Effort to Repatriate Stranded Mariners During a Global Pandemic

A Case Study in the flexibility, ingenuity and responsiveness of the commercial maritime industry during the COVID-19 Pandemic. By Chris Fertig By the spring

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 1392

Friday, September 17, 2021
Ports

Insight: FMC Taking Actions to Address Demurrage and Detention Charges

(Holland & Knight) – The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced on Sept. 15, 2021, that it would move forward with two demurrage-and-detention

September 17, 2021
Total Views: 1202

Thursday, September 2, 2021
Shipping

Jones Act Waivers Following Natural Disasters

(Holland & Knight) – While the United States continues to assess the full scope of the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Ida on the U.S. Gulf Coast,

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 2053

Monday, August 23, 2021
Deepwater Horizon explosion
Shipping

The World’s Most Dangerous Maritime Jobs

By Arnold & Itkin – No one would dispute the fact that maritime work is dangerous. Conditions on any offshore rig, barge, dredge, and other vessels

August 23, 2021
Total Views: 2887

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Shipping

From Sail to Steam to … the Stars? How Innovation in the Commercial Space Industry is Impacting the Maritime Sector and Coast Guard

By Sean T. Pribyl (Holland & Knight) – On July 21, 2021, U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Karl L. Schultz testified to Congress on a

August 3, 2021
Total Views: 1646

Monday, August 2, 2021
ship crew-change covid19 pandemic
Shipping

Opinion: Pathetic Maritime, Its Reactions and Reality

By Frank Coles If you don’t like direct, brash or in your face, stop reading now. You may not like or even agree with what I am going to

August 2, 2021
Total Views: 3626

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
seafarer-ship-crew-covid-temp-checkjpg
Shipping

No Vaccine At Sea And Still They Worked On…

By Frank Coles (OpEd) – So there is no misunderstanding, I am not a raving lunatic, just a frustrated mariner. I get the complications of COVID, the

June 22, 2021
Total Views: 3414

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Akademik Ioffe
Accidents

Passenger Vessel Grounding Shows Risks of Arctic Travel

By Clifford Harvey, Director of Marine Investigations at the Transportation Safety Board of Canada On 24 August 2018, the passenger vessel Akademik

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 8743

Friday, May 28, 2021
uss boone
Blog

The Leader’s Cultural Umbrella. Making Your People Your Top Priority

By Captain Roy Love, USN (Retired) and Antonio Rodriguez Martinez, CEO Efficient Happiness. “A great leader is like an umbrella.” My good friend,

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 2645

Friday, May 7, 2021
Press Releases

Approaching 2030-2050 with Transparency and Consolidation in Our Eyes

Brian Coyne, Managing Director, Americas at KPI OceanConnect shares his insights with gCaptain on the global bunkering market, and the importance of building

May 7, 2021
Total Views: 417

Friday, April 30, 2021
President Biden
Shipping

Keeping It Steady as She Goes: Coast Guard Living Up to Expectations Under the Biden Administration

By Sean T. Pribyl (Holland & Knight) – With President Joe Biden’s 100th-day milestone on April 30, 2021, the U.S. Coast Guard is holding

April 30, 2021
Total Views: 3935

Friday, April 23, 2021
ship emissions
Environment

Decarbonizing Shipping: A Brief Overview of Alternative Carbon-Free Fuels

By SM Moshiur Rahman, In support of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 13, IMO set up an initial strategy to reduce CO2 emissions from

April 23, 2021
Total Views: 1369

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
seacor power search
Press Releases

SEACOR Power and the Limitation of Liability Act: An Antiquated Law That’s Outlived Its Purpose -Opinion

By Arnold & Itkin – On April 13, 2021, the crew of the Seacor Power was preparing to leave Port Fourchon with delivery of goods for a Talos Energy

April 20, 2021
Total Views: 6503

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Defense

Mastering the Helm: The Women Master Helmsmen Entrusted to Steer the USS Theodore Roosevelt

Among a crew of 5,000 Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) only four are entrusted to steer the aircraft carrier in restricted maneuvering

March 9, 2021
Total Views: 22608

Monday, March 8, 2021
Shipbuilding

Has the Time Come to Rethink Shipping and Ship Design?

By Captain Laura Kovary – Almost every global supply chain has been affected during the Covid-19 pandemic with high demand for some products, delays

March 8, 2021
Total Views: 9359