Thursday, December 30, 2010
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Piracy threat increases as monsoon season comes to close
Image Source: U.S. Navy The U. S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration and NATO Shipping Centre have issued a warning of an anticipated increase of piracy in the Gulf of...
Friday, April 16, 2010
MARAD Announces $14.7 Million in Grants for Small Shipyards
Today the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $14.7 million in grant awards to help improve 17 small shipyards in 16 states. The funds will help these shipyards...
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
LaHood: America’s waterways, poised to deliver the goods
The U.S. Department of Transportation has officialy announced launch of the marine highway program, a new initiative that aims to take advantage of the economic and environmental benefits of moving...
Monday, January 18, 2010
MARAD Orders More Ships to Assist in Haitian Relief
Norfolk, VA posted January 18, 2010 / WVEC.com Three of five Merchant Marine ships being mobilized for duty in Haiti are from Hampton Roads. The U.S. Maritime Administration announced Monday...
Friday, November 20, 2009
Secretary LaHood Reminds Mariners of Best Practices Following Recent Attacks on the Maersk Alabama and M/V Harriett
Washington, DC – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today reminded mariners about the importance of taking necessary precautions and implementing best practices in the wake of recent attacks on the...
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
SS Independence – EPA Issues Formal Complaint To NCL and Oceanic
Photo By Tunnelbug In a new twist on the story of the S/S Independence, the EPA has issued a federal complaint for the illegal export of PCB’s. You may remember...
Saturday, February 16, 2008
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Good Times for Merchant Mariners? Newbuild Statistics Might Tell.
(Originally published June 2007) The title of one story in this week’s MarEx Newsletter proclaims “Maritime Academy Graduation Heralds the Continuation of Good Times” and nothing affirms this better than...
Saturday, November 24, 2007
Saturday, October 13, 2007
hospital ship comfort returns from humanitarian voyage
Back in June we brought you the departure of one of our favorite ships, the USNS Comfort hospital ship. You can read that article including ship details HERE. Today PilotOnline...
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