Thursday, June 11, 2015
Training ship T.S. State of Maine
Defense

Sailing Singlehanded – Maine Maritime Training Ship Rescues North Atlantic Sailor

[contextly_sidebar id=”jcd8yvs8kD72zEs996psv8vyaESiVGJC”]Maine Maritime Academy’s Training Ship State of Maine responded to a distress call yesterday morning in the North Atlantic. The training ship was on a homeward course when the...

June 11, 2015
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Thursday, December 4, 2014
Blog

Caught on Camera: Pier Collapses in Maine

Last night some security camera captured video of a pier collapsing in Eastport, Maine. The U.S. Coast Guard says it was notified at approximately 2:20 a.m. Thursday morning that the...

December 4, 2014
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
portland head light lighthouse maine
Maritime News

Portland, Maine Bans Oil Loading as Canada Seeks Export Options

City councilors in South Portland, Maine, voted late Monday night to ban the loading of crude oil onto tankers along its waterfront...

July 22, 2014
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Saturday, August 31, 2013
News

Jeezum Crow That’s a Weird Lookin’ Lobstah

BOWDOINHAM, Maine, Aug 30 (Reuters) – It’s not quite winning the lottery, but the odds are about as remote: A lobsterman off the coast of Maine recently hauled in an...

August 31, 2013
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Thursday, May 30, 2013
Carcinus maenas green crab
News

Invasive Green Crabs are Eating Their Way North into Maine

By Dave Sherwood FREEPORT, Maine, May 30 (Reuters) – An invasion of European green crabs, encouraged by rising ocean temperatures, is eating its way north through Maine’s clam flats, threatening...

May 30, 2013
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Thursday, February 16, 2012
Blog

Bert and I Come Down to the Dock at About 6 O’Clock in the Early Mornin’

“Bert and I come down to the dock about six o’clock in the early morning. Bert went into the boathouse to fetch the pots and the slickers and I went...

February 16, 2012
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Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Uncategorized

“T/S State of Maine” on final voyage

We’re sure that there quite a few readers of gCaptain that have fond memories of the T.S. State of Maine (ex USNS Upshur), which is why we wanted to pass...

November 23, 2010
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Thursday, September 30, 2010
Interesting

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....

September 30, 2010
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