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Tuesday, April 30, 2024
offshore wind farm

Biden Administration Proposes New Offshore Wind Auctions Off Maine, Oregon

The Department of the Interior has announced two proposals for offshore wind lease sales off the Oregon coast and the Gulf of Maine. The Bureau of Ocean Energy

April 30, 2024
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Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island

Maine Lawmakers Approve Bill to Boost Offshore Wind Development

By Cailley LaPara (Bloomberg) — Maine moved a step closer to becoming the East Coast’s first floating offshore wind location after lawmakers

July 26, 2023
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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Training ship T.S. State of Maine

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

June 11, 2015
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Thursday, December 4, 2014
Caught on Camera: Pier Collapses in Maine

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.

December 4, 2014
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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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

July 22, 2014
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Saturday, August 31, 2013
Jeezum Crow That’s a Weird Lookin’ Lobstah

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

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

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

May 30, 2013
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Thursday, February 16, 2012
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 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

February 16, 2012
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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

“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

November 23, 2010
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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

September 30, 2010
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