Friday, November 29, 2019
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Friday, November 1, 2019
Trade War: Containers Don’t Lie, A New Book By Lori Ann LaRocco
Today the decorum of trade negotiations has been replaced with a trade war reality show leaving the world as a whipsawed spectator. For the first time in history, the curtain...
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Nautilus Labs Interview – How Does A Small Maritime Startup Raise $11M?
This week we had the pleasure to interview Matt Heider, CEO of the fast growing startup Nautilus Labs. Nautilus is building artificial intelligence to advance the efficiency of ocean commerce....
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Monday, September 16, 2019
Sea Ahead Interview – Have Maritime Startups Finally Reached A Tipping Point?
I recently wrote a Boston Globe cover story about the maritime startup ecosystem and had the opportunity to sit down and talk with, Mark Huang, Managing Director of Sea-Ahead, a public benefit corporation...
Friday, September 13, 2019
NY Maritime College Grieves Over Loss Of A Loved Shipmate
The New York Maritime College community is grieving over the loss of Captain Philip Thomas and his three children who were all lost at sea when the storm surge from...
Sunday, August 18, 2019
VIDEO: Hydrofoil Containerships Are Now A Thing (maybe)
Boundary Layer Technologies is a new startup that wants to build small, fast hydrofoil cargo ships to compete with airplanes in the transport of high value, time-critical cargo. They are...
Friday, August 2, 2019
Icebreaker Salvages Lost Recordings Of Beluga whales
by Matthew Green (Reuters) – A year-long recording of the songs of Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
500-Year-Old Shipwreck Discovered in Baltic Sea Looks ‘Like it Sank Yesterday’
An international team of scientists have announced the discovery of the remains of a 500-year-old ship that remains pristinely intact in the cold, dark depths of the Baltic Sea. Scientists say...
Monday, July 22, 2019
Vinik Marine: Interview With A Different Kind Of Maritime Startup
by John Konrad (gCaptain) gCaptain believes the future of our industry will be shaped by startups… but few realize that important new maritime startups come in all shapes and sizes...
Monday, July 1, 2019
When, Where, And How Technology Will Disrupt Shipping
By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) According to the World Bank, no other industry has pulled more people out of poverty worldwide. And if the world’s ships – responsible for moving...
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Analysis: U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Against Awarding Punitive Damages for Unseaworthiness Claims
Reese B. Mitchell – On June 24, 2019, the United States Supreme Court ruled mariners’ unseaworthiness claims are ineligible for punitive damages. The Dutra Grp. v. Batterton, No. 18-266, 2019 WL...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
Friday, June 14, 2019
Video Shows Frantic Moments Before Historic Schooner’s Collision with Containership
Some new video today from on board the Elbe No. 5 shows the moments just prior to the historic schooner’s collision with a containership on the Elbe River near Hamburg...
Watch: Crazy Dude Brings Boat Between Ship and Pier During Docking
Now I’m not sure what this guy’s business was for being there, but to quote the great 1994 class Dumb and Dumber, “talk about being in the wrong place at...
Thursday, June 13, 2019
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