Watch: U.S. Coast Guard Crew Chases Down Narco Sub in the Pacific

https://youtu.be/OPIl0d-4nAc Check out this amazing video showing crew members from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) board a self-propelled semi-submersible suspected of smuggling drugs. According to the Coast Guard, the incident took place June 18, 2019 while operating in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The Coast Guard notes that … [Read more...]

Watch: Large Cruise Ship Close Call in Venice Canal – Updated with AIS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CL2bdsTNz-s A hair-raising video from over the weekend shows the Costa Deliziosa cruise ship nearly crash* during a storm in Venice's Grand Canal on Sunday. As you can see from the video above, the large cruise ship was navigating the canal with the assistance of two tugs when it came dangerously close to hitting a yacht docked at the … [Read more...]

U.S. Authorities Seize MSC Gayane After Record Drug Bust

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has seized the MSC Gayane following last month’s record seizure of 20 tons of cocaine hidden in containers on board the vessel at the Port of Philadelphia. The CBP said Monday that the vessel was seized July 4 after CBP agents executed a seizure warrant issued by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The … [Read more...]

Neoline Selects Shipyard to Construct Modern Sail-Powered Cargo Ship

France-based Neoline has selected a shipyard to construct to construct its first two sail-powered roll-on/roll-off cargo ships to operate between France and United States as soon as 2021. Neoline announced this week it has selected Loire, France-based Neopolina for the construction of the ships. Neoline was established in 2015 with the intention of the becoming the … [Read more...]