Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Monday, June 25, 2012
True Global AIS – New Satellites Will Track Ships, Tuna & Mariners Globally
While the United States continues to struggle integrating AIS into the national data stream, Europe pushes forward with plans to acquire ship tracking data across a wide swath of ocean...
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Angola Invests in the Fight Against Illegal Fishing
Damen Shipyards Galati is building the Ngola Kiluange, a Fishery Inspection Surveillance Vessel (FISV) 6210, for the Angolan Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries. With another two ships under...
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Shark Remains, Rats and Rust – USCG Detains Illegal Drift Net Fishermen
Earlier this month, the Coast Guard seized the Indonesian fishing vessel Bangun Perkasa and her crew for the suspected use of drift nets to fish the North Pacific Ocean....
Friday, July 29, 2011
Deadliest Sea: A True Story of Life and Death on the Bering Sea [INTERVIEW]
Rob Almeida’s interview with Kalee Thompson, author of Deadliest Sea. This incredibly well written book details the sinking of the F/V Alaska Ranger in 2008, and the subsequent high seas...
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Time Bandit’s Justin Tennison – Deadliest Catch fisherman found dead
In tragic maritime related news we are sad to report that Deadliest Catch fisherman and Time Bandit crewmember Justin Tennison has recently been found dead. The NY Daily News tells...
Saturday, February 12, 2011
World’s Deadliest Occupation – Safety And Preparation In The Dungeness Crab Fishery
The waters of the Pacific Northwest offer some of the most treacherous yet bountiful work opportunities in the world. Dungeness crab fleets hailing from Oregon and Washington state are among...
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Investigative report explores F/V Lady Mary sinking
For those of you who caught Maritime Monday this morning, hopefully you found the link over to Chapter 1 of the Star Ledger’s report into the mysterious 2009 sinking of...
Thursday, September 30, 2010
The Gulf of Maine Tragedy… did we learn anything from it?
Over most of the world, the oceans appear to many of us as a huge blue expanse of territory, the domain of King Neptune and the denizens of the deep....
Thursday, July 15, 2010
USCG eliminates manning exemption for US Flagged Purse Seiners
Effective as of July 12, an important and controversial statutory exemption expired, opening doors for U.S. mariners to take back multiple positions formerly held by foreign officers on U.S. Flagged...
Sunday, June 27, 2010
Monday, June 14, 2010
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Solo Fisherman Caught in His Own Net! (Accident Investigation Report)
The following is posted by Fred Fry: Here is an investigation report covering an accident where a fisherman alone on his fishing vessel managed to get caught in his fishing...
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Russian Ship Smolninsky, Stuck In Ice – Incident Photo Of The Week
The Huffington Post sheds light on the details of this maritime incident:
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Foreign Treatment – US Flagged Vessel
Photo by DocBudie The following letter came in via satellite from forum member Doug Pine who is currently working aboard a US Flagged fishing vessel in the Pacific:
Sunday, February 22, 2009
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Sunday, June 22, 2008
The Coast Guard’s Most Extreme Rescue – Alaska Ranger
In a feature appropriately titled “Worst Case Scenario” Popular Mechanics brings us “The Coast Guard’s Most Extreme Rescue – Alaska Ranger“. They write: “Mayday, mayday, mayday. This is the Alaska...
Monday, June 4, 2007
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