Maritime News of the Week – gCaptain’s Top Picks

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Here are gCaptain editor’s Top 10 upcoming picks of the week from gCaptain’s Maritime News Discoverer. Please Vote on the ones you like to have them published.

Hawaii Superferry Back on Course
It looks like the embattled Hawaii Super Ferry may have a new lease on life. The Hawaii Legislature voted overwhelmingly to override the HI Supreme read more »

Russia launches three GLONASS navigation satellites
It’s a bit behind schedule, but Russia’s GPS-challenging GLONASS satellite navigation looks to have just taken a fairly big step forward, with three read more »

Panama Canal Rate Hikes
The Panama Canal will probably resist calls from shipping lines to spread out proposed toll increases, threatening profits for companies such as A.P. read more »

U.S. Navy helps crew of hijacked North Korean ship
The U.S. Navy said Tuesday it provided medical assistance and other support to the North Korean crew of a vessel hijacked by pirates off the East Afr read more

Coast Guard Test its Arctic Wings
As global warming opens new shipping lanes in the Arctic Ocean, the United States Coast Guard(USCG), conducts aerial reconnaissance of a Europe-Asia read more »

Coast Guard trains Navy in ship-boarding tactics
Boarding a ship is a risky operation. A lot can go wrong quickly, and Navy ship-boarding teams have to be ready for anything, from armed pirates to t read more »