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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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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

March 19, 2014
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Thursday, January 16, 2014

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

January 16, 2014
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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

New York Harbor High Speed Ferry Crash: At Least 57 Injured, 2 Critical [UPDATE]

Click HERE for latest update Update: The incident occurred at the Pier 11 ferry terminal in Manhattan, N.Y. Fifty-seven injuries have been reported after the

January 9, 2013
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Thursday, December 27, 2012

New York Harbor Oil Terminals Expected to Operate Through Strike

Oil terminals in the New York Harbor are expected to operate through a dock workers strike scheduled for later this week, traders and sources close to port

December 27, 2012
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Tuesday, July 31, 2012
new york city prison barge

NYC’s Prison Barge – The Most Depressing Barge in the World?

New York City Prison Barge, The Vernon C. Bain Center (VCBC), is an 800-bed jail barge that is designed to handle inmates from medium- to maximum-security in

July 31, 2012
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Friday, July 6, 2012

N.Y. Crews to Lift Boat That Sank After Fireworks, Killing 3

(Bloomberg) — Nassau County police plan to begin salvage efforts today on the boat full of Fourth of July fireworks spectators that capsized in Long

July 6, 2012
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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Ship Photo of The Day – Parade of Sail in New York Harbor

Here is an aerial shot of New York harbor during the “Parade of Sail”, an event that officially marks the start of Fleet Week in New York. This

May 24, 2012
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Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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The Port of New York and New Jersey: A Critical Hub of Global Commerce

By Kevin J. Walsh The World Trade Organization estimated that the United States of America imported $1,936 trillion worth of goods in 2010 (WTO, 2010), more

October 25, 2011
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Monday, October 17, 2011

The Economic Impact of The New York-New Jersey Port and Maritime Industry [STUDY]

The following are the results of a study that was conducted to provide updated estimates on the economic impacts that the Port of New York and New Jersey has

October 17, 2011
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Friday, August 26, 2011


HIGH PRIORITY ALERT FROM MORAN SHIPPING Please urgently be advised that the U.S. Coast Guard CAPTAIN OF THE PORT has set Hurricane Condition X RAY for the Port

August 26, 2011
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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Rear Admiral Wendi B. Carpenter: First Woman to Serve as SUNY Maritime College President

The State University of New York Board of Trustees today unanimously appointed Rear Admiral Wendi Carpenter, USN, president of SUNY Maritime College. Admiral

July 6, 2011
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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Nice save! Barge grounds in East River [VIDEO]

Check out this video of Eagle Service grounding just southwest of Hog Back in the East River in NYC. The video was shot and edited by Seth Greenspan, who

March 24, 2011
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Monday, September 6, 2010

Ship Photo of The Week – NYC Tugboat Race

Click image for high resolution This weeks ship photo comes to us from the 18th annual running of the Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition held at

September 6, 2010
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Saturday, July 31, 2010

FDNY Fireboat “Fire Fighter”

NYC’s most distinguished Fireboat, FDNY’s “Fire Fighter” ( Marine 9 ): With a cost of $924,000 in 1938 she is the most expensive

July 31, 2010
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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Ship Photo of The Week – Willis Avenue Bridge

This weeks ship er, barge photo comes via flickr user joseph a, who has this to say about it: On July 13th, the new Willis Avenue Bridge was transported

July 15, 2010
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Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Fire Incidents

FDNY’s Three Forty Three Fireboat – The latest in marine firefighting technology

Image courtesy of Robert Allan LTD. Here at gCaptain we’re big fans of fireboats and the latest in fireboat technology.  That being said, it’s not

June 23, 2010
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Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Fire Incidents

General Slocum Disaster: A look back at New York City’s worst maritime disaster

Today, June 15th 2010, marks the 104th aniversary of the General Slocum disaster, a twin-paddlewheel steamboat that caught fire and sank shortly after leaving

June 15, 2010
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Saturday, May 8, 2010

Staten Island Ferry Crashes Into Pier – New York City

Today the Staten Island Ferry had an incident. The New York Times tells us: A Staten Island Ferry crashed into the dock just past 9 a.m. on Saturday morning,

May 8, 2010
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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Ship Photo of The Week – Outbound in New York Harbor

This week’s ship photos have been submitted to us by Forum Super Moderator, Doug Pine, and show the M/V UASC Shuwaikh outbound for sea on

November 24, 2009
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Thursday, November 5, 2009

USS New York Arrives in N.Y. Harbor – Photo

The new amphibius assault ship USS New York, built with 7.5 tons of steel from the fallen World Trade Center, arriving in New York Harbor on November 2, 2009,

November 5, 2009
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