Thursday, July 30, 2020
Accidents

Coast Guard Escorts Ro-Ro Taking on Water Back to Puerto Rico

The U.S. Coast Guard was called to assist a cargo ship taking on water after it had departed San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias. Coast...

July 30, 2020
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Maritime News

Crowley Takes Delivery of First LNG-Powered ConRo for Jones Act Puerto Rico Trade

Crowley Maritime Corp. has taken delivery of its first of two combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by LNG from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine Inc. The ConRo, named El...

July 23, 2018
Total Views: 55

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Interesting

New Report Debunks Jones Act Myths in Puerto Rico

Following Hurricane Maria’s landfall in Puerto Rico last September, a number of media reports claimed that the Jones Act had severely damaged the Puerto Rican economy both over time and...

July 18, 2018
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Maritime News

Crowley: Six Months After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s Road to Recovery is Being Made by Sea

Feature story provided by Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation on the ongoing relief and recovery efforts in Puerto six months after the storm hit.  It’s been called the most logistically challenging relief effort...

March 20, 2018
Total Views: 19

Monday, March 19, 2018
Maritime News

Jones Act Fleet Continues to Ensure a Steady Flow of Supplies to Puerto Rico

This week marks six months since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 hurricane, causing widespread damage to the U.S. territory the impacts of which...

March 19, 2018
Total Views: 14

Thursday, January 18, 2018
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News

Family of El Faro Crew Member Delivers More Than 30,000 Pounds of Relief Goods to Puerto Rico

Family members of an El Faro’s crew member who lost his life when the American cargo ship tragically sank in 2015 are being recognized for their effort to assist Puerto...

January 18, 2018
Total Views: 40

Thursday, January 4, 2018
News

Foss Ships Hundreds of Utility Trucks to Puerto Rico to Help Restore Power

At the Port of Virginia in Norfolk and the Port of Lake Charles in Louisiana, Seattle-based Foss Maritime is loading hundreds of utility trucks onto barges bound for Puerto Rico...

January 4, 2018
Total Views: 10

Thursday, December 21, 2017
Press Releases

Foss Provides Meals and Homes for Hundreds of First Responders in Devastated Puerto Rico

From hearty meals to comfortable sleeping quarters for first responders, Foss Maritime has been supporting the relief and rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following the...

December 21, 2017
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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News

In Puerto Rico, Cruises Spark First Signs of a Tourism Recovery

By Nikki Ekstein (Bloomberg) — Almost three months after Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico as a nearly Category 5 storm, a third of the island is still without power. Roughly two-thirds of...

December 13, 2017
Total Views: 3

Friday, November 17, 2017
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News

Six Weeks After Hurricane Maria, Domestic Maritime Industry Continues to Play a Key Role in Puerto Rico’s Relief Efforts

American maritime companies are continuing to provide beefed-up shipping services to Puerto Rico to ensure essential relief and commercial cargoes can reach the island still reeling from the impacts of...

November 17, 2017
Total Views: 58

Friday, November 3, 2017
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News

Congressional Leaders Defend the Jones Act During Hearing on Hurricane Relief and Recovery Efforts

Congressional leaders from both sides of the isle defended the Jones Act’s impact on hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico during a hearing this week exploring initial lessons learned from the...

November 3, 2017
Total Views: 6

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Ships Complete Hurricane Relief Mission in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S. Navy ships USS Wasp and USS Oak Hill have been pulled from hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following a determination that the...

October 26, 2017
Total Views: 11

Monday, October 23, 2017
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Interesting

TS Empire State VI Returning from Hurricane Relief Mission in Florida and Puerto Rico

The SUNY Maritime College training ship, TS Empire State VI, will return to Ft. Schuyler, New York on Tuesday, October 24, after nearly two months at sea in support of...

October 23, 2017
Total Views: 60

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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Maritime News

Crowley: Commercial Cargoes to Puerto Rico Picking Up

U.S. shipping company Crowley Maritime said today that by the end of the week it will have offloaded more than 9,500 loads of commercial and government relief cargo in Puerto...

October 18, 2017
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
News

Puerto Rico Fiscal Lifeline Included in $36.5 Billion Storm Bill

By Erik Wasson and Kevin Whitelaw (Bloomberg) — House lawmakers unveiled a bill Tuesday night that would provide $36.5 billion in emergency funding for hurricane and wildfire relief requested by...

October 11, 2017
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Maritime News

Crowley Adds Six Vessels to Puerto Rico Trade After Storm

By the end of this week Jacksonville-based shipping company Crowley Maritime Corporation will have offloaded more than 6,500 loads of FEMA and commercial cargo from 20 vessels at its San...

October 10, 2017
Total Views: 12

Friday, October 6, 2017
Maritime News

Hospital Ship ‘Comfort’ Gets Underway from San Juan to Provide Aid from Sea

The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) got underway from San Juan on Thursday to provide aid from the sea in Puerto Rico, the Navy said Friday.  The...

October 6, 2017
Total Views: 44

Thursday, October 5, 2017
News

TOTE Maritime Provides Update on Puerto Rico Relief Effort

U.S. shipping company TOTE Maritime provided an update Thursday on its continued work with the Puerto Rican government and other organizations to expedite cargo and restore critical infrastructure to hurricane-hit...

October 5, 2017
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
News

Dozens of U.S. Offshore Supply Vessels Awaiting Call to Assist in Puerto Rico

Dozens of U.S.-flagged offshore supply vessels are ready and waiting to assist in the humanitarian relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands if they are called on...

October 4, 2017
Total Views: 64

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Maritime News

FEMA Contracts Foss Maritime Vessels to Help Puerto Rico Relief and Rebuilding Efforts

Foss Maritime says it has been contracted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency to support the relief and rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico and the...

October 4, 2017
Total Views: 14