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 cities like...

March 28, 2021
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Thursday, October 22, 2020
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. Verdant Power, a New York-based...

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 63

Monday, August 3, 2020
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 alcohol laws. New...

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 22

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 come in all shapes and sizes...

July 22, 2019
Total Views: 287

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, transforming itself from a...

February 2, 2018
Total Views: 9

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 along the East River.  Lunch Box,...

May 22, 2017
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
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 on the Hudson River today, officials from the Fire Department of New...

August 30, 2016
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Bayonne Bridge Reconstruction Project /NYC ports,
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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 bridge is also one of four connecting...

August 23, 2016
Total Views: 33

Friday, May 27, 2016
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 the...

May 27, 2016
Total Views: 35

Thursday, May 26, 2016
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 celebration has been held every...

May 26, 2016
Total Views: 4

Monday, July 20, 2015
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 Brooklyn, NY with Staten Island. Here’s...

July 20, 2015
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
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 continues its 175th Anniversary...

July 14, 2015
Total Views: 24

Monday, November 10, 2014
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 ship.

November 10, 2014
Total Views: 4

Friday, November 7, 2014
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 month.

November 7, 2014
Total Views: 2

Monday, September 22, 2014
Maritime News

Tall Ship Tour Runs Aground Near Statue of Liberty

All 121 passengers aboard a 158-foot tall ship had to be rescued Saturday after the vessel ran aground and got stuck near the Statue of Liberty.

September 22, 2014
Total Views: 1

Saturday, April 26, 2014
fire fighter II
Fire Incidents

New York City Fire Boat Comes to New Jersey’s Rescue

Breaking news: The powerful pumps on board the New York City Fire Department’s Robert Allan Ltd-designed fire boat, Fire Fighter II are coming in handy this afternoon as the sole...

April 26, 2014
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Sandy Hook Pilot's Pilot
Maritime News

Coast Guard: Four Injured After New York Pilot Boat Collides With Cargo Ship – UPDATE

A U.S. Coast Guard Marine Inspector and an Investigating Officer are responding to a report of a vessel collision involving a New York Pilot boat and a 984-foot cargo container ship, resulting in injuries.

March 19, 2014
Total Views: 71

Thursday, January 16, 2014
News

Second Tug Sinks Off New York’s Atlantic Beach

A crewmember sustained serious injuries Wednesday after a 38-foot tugboat capsized and sank after taking on water approximately three miles south of Atlantic Beach, N.Y, the second such incident in just two days in the area.

January 16, 2014
Total Views: 21

Saturday, December 14, 2013
new york city arabella
Blog

New York City of Ships

Walt Whitman was born in Long Island, New York, in 1819 to a barely literate mother of Dutch origin and a hard disciplinarian carpenter father of English lineage....

December 14, 2013
Total Views: 117

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Blog

BOATLIFT – An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience [VIDEO]

While the towers burned and collapsed on September 11, 2001, a half million people were evacuated from Lower Manhattan by a civilian flotilla of ferries, tug boats and other vessels in what has become known as the largest boatlift in history.

September 11, 2013
Total Views: 113