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Sunday, September 26, 2021
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How Did Ancient Seafarers Settle The Far-Flung Islands Of Polynesia?

WASHINGTON,(Reuters) – Beginning more than a millennium ago, intrepid seafarers traversed vast Pacific Ocean expanses in double-hulled sailing canoes to

September 26, 2021
Total Views: 2837

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video

In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 13587

Monday, June 21, 2021
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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning is not the violent, splashing, call for help that most people expect. In this article, Mario explains what drowning really looks like and how to

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 5947

Saturday, November 21, 2020
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US Navy Thanks Merchant Mariners On YouTube

Just days after Veterans day the US Navy released this video via YouTube and all its social media channels thanking US Merchant Mariners for their service to

November 21, 2020
Total Views: 13781

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
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Forbes Challenges The Biden Administration To Act Now On Maritime Appointments

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In August 2017 President Trump swore in Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby as MARAD Administrator, the top civilian maritime position in the

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 6348

Monday, November 9, 2020
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Danaos a Big Winner as Containership Charter Rates Soar

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – With freight rates soaring, ocean carriers are prepared to pay more than double previous daily hire rates for chartered

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 656

Friday, November 6, 2020
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IMO Charting Passage Plan for Reducing Shipping’s ‘Carbon Intensity’

By Barry Parker – Over the past year, “sustainability” has ratcheted upward to the top of the shipping industry’s radar. The activity will be

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 581

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Accidents

Preliminary Report Sheds Light on Container Loss from APL England

A preliminary report from Australian maritime investigators into the loss of containers from the APL England says that the ship experienced heavy rolling and

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 1056

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Maersk Launceston Captain Arrested in Greece

The captain of the Maersk Launceston has been arrested following the ship’s collision with a Greek Navy minesweeper on Tuesday near Piraeus, Greece. An

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 839

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Accidents

Photos: Towering VB10000 Arrives at Golden Ray Wreck Site

The heavy lift vessel VB10000 has arrived in St. Simons Sound, Georgia for the highly anticipating cutting and lifting operation in the salvage of the Golden

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 3695

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Containership Maersk Launceston and Greek Minesweeper Collide Off Piraeus

Update: Maersk Launceston Captain Arrested A Greek Navy minesweeper was badly damaged after colliding with a much larger containership off Piraeus port on

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 1341

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Dayang Topaz: Crew Jump Overboard After Vessel Hits Platform in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Two crew of a Malaysian offshore support vessel died on Tuesday after their ship hit a rig operated by state oil firm

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 1856

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Cruise Ships

Cruise Line Stocks Crash Further As Europe Clamps Down

Cruise line stocks are falling sharply today as the number of Covid-19 cases climbs worldwide and as Europe clamps down on travel restrictions. Stock

October 26, 2020
Total Views: 227

Friday, October 23, 2020
Accidents

62 Rescued from Remote South Atlantic Island After Research Vessel Sinks

All sixty-two people who aboard a Belize-registered research vessel when it sank last week in the remote South Atlantic Ocean are on now their way home safely,

October 23, 2020
Total Views: 449

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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Newly Discovered Hull Damage NOT to Blame for 1994 ‘Estonia’ Ferry Disaster, Report Says

VILNIUS, Oct 21 (Reuters) – An Estonian ferry disaster that killed 852 people in 1994 was probably not caused by hull damage to the vessel that was first

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 668

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Trade is “Humming” at United States’ Second-Busiest Port

The Port of Long Beach has reported its busiest month ever in September as retailers rush to restock ahead of the holiday season. The port on Wednesday said

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 107

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Polar Research Vessel ‘Sir David Attenborough’ Heads for Sea Trials

BIRKENHEAD, England, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Britain’s new polar ship, the Sir David Attenborough, will leave for sea trials on Wednesday to be put

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 302

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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PDVSA to Offload Crude from Listing Oil Facility Off Venezuela

CARACAS, Oct 20 (Reuters) – An oil tanker operated by Venezuelan state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela on Tuesday approached a floating oil facility

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 195

Accidents

Conception Dive Boat Fire: NTSB Says Major Safety Improvements to Small Passenger Vessels Needed

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is calling for major safety improvements to small passenger vessels after its investigation into the 2019

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 548

Maersk Honam Fire
Accidents

Maersk Honam Final Report Inconclusive on Fire’s Source

A.P. Moller – Maersk, parent company to the world’s leading shipping line, has responded to the final investigation report into the fatal March

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 2226