Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Iran Saviz
Maritime Security Incidents

Iran Says Its Ship Saviz was Attacked in Red Sea

DUBAI, April 7 (Reuters) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday an Iranian ship, the Saviz, had been attacked in the Red Sea, a day after media reports that the...

April 7, 2021
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Monday, April 5, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Ports

Los Angeles Containership Backlog Nears Six-Month Mark

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) – Ship congestion outside the biggest U.S. gateway for Asian imports remained elevated with the wait to offload containers lengthening to eight days, adding costs and...

April 5, 2021
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Monday, March 29, 2021
Offshore

Biden Administration Announces Major Offshore Wind Expansion Plan

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration is outlining ambitions to dramatically boost offshore wind power in the U.S. by 2030, pushing to drive construction of...

March 29, 2021
Total Views: 2002

Thursday, February 25, 2021
u.s. coast guard
Uncategorized

U.S. Coast Guard Convenes Formal Investigation into Fatal Capsizing of a Fishing Vessel at the Tillamook Bay Bar

The U.S. Coast Guard will convene a formal marine casualty investigation into the capsizing of a commercial fishing vessel with the loss of two lives at Oregon’s Tillamook Bay Bar...

February 25, 2021
Total Views: 1872

Monday, February 22, 2021
William Tillman Recaptures the Schooner S.J. Waring
Blog

Black History Month – From Cook To Captain To Hero, The Incredible Story Of William Tillman

William Tillman was the first black hero of the American Civil War. He was not a soldier but rather a 27-year-old cook-steward on the schooner S.J. Waring. Here is his...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 1964

Friday, February 19, 2021
Shipping

Crowley Integrates Naval Architecture Subsidiary Jensen Maritime Into Shipping Unit

Florida-based Crowley says it has fully integrated its naval architecture subsidiary Jensen Maritime into a new engineering services group under the Crowley umbrella. Crowley says the new group, named Crowley...

February 19, 2021
Total Views: 1882

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Uncategorized

Abducted MV Mozart Crew Members Reported Uninjured After Pirate Attack

The owner of the MV Mozart has made contact with fifteen crew members abducted from the vessel during a violent and deadly pirate attack in the Gulf of Guinea off...

January 28, 2021
Total Views: 3145

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Hurtigruten expedition vessels arctic
Cruise Ships

COVID19: Cruise Lines Cancel Antarctica Cruises

by Victoria Klesty (Reuters) – Norway’s Hurtigruten has called off its remaining Antarctica cruises from January to March next year and will reduce capacity along the Norwegian coast because of...

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 290

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Gassnova Norway Longship CO2 Project
Uncategorized

Ocean CO2 Storage Could Be A Hot ESG Investment For Banks & Oil Majors

by George Hay (Reuters) – If offshore wind and solar power are zero-carbon energy’s ESG golden boys, carbon capture is its problem child. Climate activists often see the process of...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 252

Monday, August 31, 2020
Uncategorized

National Weather Service Monitoring Four Potential Storms in Atlantic as Season Heats Up

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –Four potential tropical systems are threatening to form in the Atlantic, including a patch of thunderstorms off the Carolinas with a 70% chance of being...

August 31, 2020
Total Views: 72

Friday, June 5, 2020
vlcc tanker
Uncategorized

U.S. Considering Blacklisting More Tankers Over Venezuela Trade, Official Says

By Jonathan Saul, Devika Krishna Kumar and Matt Spetalnick LONDON/NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, June 5 (Reuters) – The United States is considering imposing sanctions on dozens of additional foreign oil tankers for...

June 5, 2020
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Seeking $2 Billion to Survive Industry Shutdown

By Paula Seligson, Jonathan Levin and Crystal Tse (Bloomberg) — Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is pledging ships and two islands as part of a plan to raise as much as...

May 5, 2020
Total Views: 6

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Navy

General Dynamics Tops Profit Estimates On Shipyard Backlog

By Mike Stone (Reuters) – General Dynamics on Wednesday reported a 28% jump in its backlog due to a shipyard order for US Navy submarines. Shares fell 1.7% during morning...

January 30, 2020
Total Views: 55

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Brazilian army soldiers and residents work to remove an oil spill on Itapuama Beach in Cabo de Santo Agostinho
Uncategorized

Brazil Investigating Four Other Tankers as Suspects in Mystery Oil Spill

By Renee Maltezou and Marcelo Teixeira ATHENS/SAO PAULO, Nov 6 (Reuters) – After initially naming only one ship, Brazilian authorities have added four more tankers as suspects in the investigation...

November 6, 2019
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
California rescue teams remove a body from burned out dive boat.
Fire Incidents

NTSB Begins Probe Into Deadly California Scuba Boat Fire

by Omar Younis (Reuters) – Federal safety investigators on Tuesday promised an exhaustive probe into the fire that killed 34 people on a dive boat as many of the charred bodies...

September 4, 2019
Total Views: 12

Thursday, May 9, 2019
deepwater wind block island wind farm
Uncategorized

Northeast Draws Millions in Perks in Push for Offshore Wind

By Christopher Martin (Bloomberg) — Want to spruce up your downtown, or maybe get $10 million to support workforce training at the local college? How about investments to help rebuild...

May 9, 2019
Total Views: 2

Sunday, February 24, 2019
us-navy-union-jack
Navy

Why Will All US Navy Ships Start Flying The Union Jack?

A US Navy order released on Thursday directs all ships of the fleet to start flying the union jack. Not to be confused with the national flag of the United...

February 24, 2019
Total Views: 701

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Maritime News

Royal Caribbean Passenger Banned for Life for Insanely Stupid Balcony Jump

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nick Naydev (@naydev91) on Jan 11, 2019 at 11:28am PST Forget a ban, this guy is lucky to be alive! Royal...

January 17, 2019
Total Views: 6

Friday, December 21, 2018
Grande Tema
Maritime News

Stowaways Threaten Cargo Ship’s Crew, But British Police Denies Piracy or Hostage Situation

LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – British police said on Friday that they had received no reports that anyone has been harmed in an incident on an Italian cargo ship in...

December 21, 2018
Total Views: 19

Thursday, November 15, 2018
seafarers
Maritime News

First Ever Manila Statement Issued on Fair Treatment of Seafarers

A meeting was held on 13 November in Manila, between senior government representatives from Asia’s leading maritime nations regarding the treatment of seafarers. Also present at the meeting was a...

November 15, 2018
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