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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
A Staten Island Ferry passes the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor
Shipping

Staten Island Ferry Officers Secure New Contract After 13-Year Stalemate

After 13 years of negotiations, the Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association and the City of New York have finalized an agreement on a new contract for

September 6, 2023
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Tuesday, October 25, 2022
seastreak high-speed catamaran passenger ferry
Grounding Incidents

NTSB Releases New York City Ferry Grounding Report

A software flaw combined with the captain’s failure to use back-up controls led to the grounding of a passenger ferry last year in New York City,

October 25, 2022
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Thursday, December 30, 2021
Queen Mary 2 Skips New York On Omicron Concerns
Cruise Ships

Queen Mary 2 Skips New York On Omicron Concerns

By Praveen Paramasivam (Reuters) – Carnival Corp’s Cunard cruise line said on Wednesday its Queen Mary 2 ship would skip a scheduled stop at New

December 30, 2021
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Thursday, November 4, 2021
Yacht Full of Climate Scientists Plots Giant Sea Gate to Save Manhattan
Environment

Yacht Full of Climate Scientists Plots Giant Sea Gate to Save Manhattan

By Polly Mosendz (Bloomberg) Aboard the Manhattan II, a 100-foot yacht with glass walls and mahogany paneling, a group of scientists, engineers, politicians,

November 4, 2021
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Tuesday, October 19, 2021
The statue "Water's Soul"
Offbeat

Massive Sculpture Silences Ships In New York

By Peter Szekely (Reuters) A towering statue of a woman’s head with her index finger pressing on her lips now faces lower Manhattan along the Hudson

October 19, 2021
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Monday, September 27, 2021
offshore wind
Offshore

$191 Million Offshore Wind Plan Puts New York City On Path to Leading Role

Government officials in New York have announced a 15-year, $191 million “vision” to make New York City a leading destination for the offshore wind

September 27, 2021
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Sunday, March 28, 2021
New York Mega Containership
Blog

New York’s Ever Given Crisis Is Bigger Than Egypt’s But Buttigieg Sits Silent

The cost of the mega containership Ever Given blocking Suez Canal traffic exceeds $9B a day but the cost of bringing these ships into poor and highly populated

March 28, 2021
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Thursday, October 22, 2020
Tiny Turbines To Tap Tidal Power in New York’s East River
Maritime News

Tiny Turbines To Tap Tidal Power in New York’s East River

By Will Wade (Bloomberg) — New York’s East River is set to become the testing ground for a technology that generates electricity from the tides.

October 22, 2020
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Monday, August 3, 2020
New York City River Boat Owners, Captain Arrested for Illegal Party
Maritime News

New York City River Boat Owners, Captain Arrested for Illegal Party

The owners and captain of a river boat in New York City have been arrested over an illegal charter cruise that allegedly violated social distancing orders and

August 3, 2020
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Monday, July 22, 2019
Vinik Marine Tugboat Dorothy Elizabeth
Blog

Vinik Marine: Interview With A Different Kind Of Maritime Startup

by John Konrad (gCaptain) gCaptain believes the future of our industry will be shaped by startups… but few realize that important new maritime startups

July 22, 2019
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Friday, February 2, 2018
Brooklyn Navy Yard Navy Warship Dry Docking
Navy

Historic Shipyard Turns From Ships To Technology

by David M. Levitt (Bloomberg) — America may never recover its glory as a manufacturing powerhouse, but the Brooklyn Navy Yard is doing what it can,

February 2, 2018
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Monday, May 22, 2017
The first NYC Ferry
News

First NYC Ferry Takes to Water in Big Apple

The first new ferry in NYC Ferry’s fleet has been christened Lunch Box and has commenced service connecting Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx

May 22, 2017
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Kayakers Collide With New York Ferry
Collision

Kayakers Collide With New York Ferry

Eleven kayakers including a child were rescued and at least five were injured after a collision with a NY Waterway ferry at Pier 79

August 30, 2016
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Bayonne Bridge Reconstruction Project /NYC ports,
Blog

WATCH Progress On New York Harbor’s Bayonne Bridge

The Bayonne Bridge is the fifth-longest steel arch bridge in the world, and was the longest in the world at the time of its completion. The

August 23, 2016
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Friday, May 27, 2016
Video: What It’s Like to Be a Ship Pilot in New York Harbor
Maritime News

Video: What It’s Like to Be a Ship Pilot in New York Harbor

Lying below the surface of the bay and extending from the tip of Sandy Hook to the south shore of Long Island is a series of shoals that separate

May 27, 2016
Total Views: 164

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Ship Photos of the Day – Parade of Ships Kicks Off Fleet Week New York
News

Ship Photos of the Day – Parade of Ships Kicks Off Fleet Week New York

The 28th annual Fleet Week New York kicked off Wednesday with a parade of ships past the Verrazano Bridge and into New York Harbor. The week long

May 26, 2016
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Monday, July 20, 2015
Ship Photos of the Day – Ships Passing Under New York’s Verrazano Bridge
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Ships Passing Under New York’s Verrazano Bridge

Almost every ship entering the Port of New York and New Jersey from the Atlantic Ocean must first pass underneath the Verrazano–Narrows Bridge, connecting

July 20, 2015
Total Views: 551

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Ship Photos of the Day – Queen Mary 2 Sails Into New York Harbor
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Queen Mary 2 Sails Into New York Harbor

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 sailed into its U.S. home port in New York Tuesday morning escorted by historic ships and Coast Guard vessels as the company

July 14, 2015
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Monday, November 10, 2014
Bulk Carrier Clips Brooklyn Bridge
Collision

Bulk Carrier Clips Brooklyn Bridge

A bulk carrier clipped the bottom of the Brooklyn Bridge Friday night causing its brief closure but not damage to the bridge or

November 10, 2014
Total Views: 25

Friday, November 7, 2014
Sting’s Musical ‘The Last Ship’ Hits Broadway
Maritime News

Sting’s Musical ‘The Last Ship’ Hits Broadway

The new Broadway musical, "The Last Ship", featuring new music and lyrics from Sting, had its official opening night late last

November 7, 2014
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