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Eagle carver Bellamy worked at shipyard

Masterpiece was figurehead on USS LancasterToday's most viewed articlesBuy This PhotoThe USS Lancaster eagle by John Haley Bellamy of Kittery Point, Maine, remains…

The Day Coast Guard faults captain and owner for Bounty loss

Published June 13. 2014 4:00AMRaleigh, N.C. (AP) -The main reason the tall ship Bounty sank during Superstorm Sandy in 2012 after sailing from New London, Conn.…

States concerned as Coast Guard moves to assert federal authority over maritime issues

SEATTLE — As the U.S. Coast Guard moves to assert its federal authority over maritime issues, officials in Washington, Alaska and other states are concerned by what…

State Gives $20 Million for Port Dredging Project in Gulf County - WMBB News 13

"It's a natural channel in the state of Florida," said McDaniel. "It's one of the few that's a natural channel and it wouldn't require a lot of maintenance once…

Weather Adjustments at Port of New Orleans

Freezing temperatures and a wintry mix of precipitation forced adjustments to operations schedules at the Port of New Orleans today and tomorrow (Jan. 29). While…
Gary LaGrange, Port President & CEO

Port of New Orleans on Reduced Operating Schedule

Cargo Operations Ongoing, Terminal Operators Adjust Schedules Due To Winter Weather. Non-Essential Employees Must Not Report To Work Jan. 29. Freezing temperatures…
Navigator of the Seas at Terminal 2: Photo courtesy of Port of Galveston

Port of Galveston Signs 5-Year Cruise Ship Deal, With Strings ...

The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves has approved a 5 year agreement with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., that will generate a minimum US$1.86-million in…

Port of Houston Meetings Rescheduled

The Houston Port Commission and Board of Pilot Commissioner have rescheduled meetings originally set for Tuesday, January 28 due to a forecasted mix of freezing rain and sleet…

ISS advises of North Queensland Weather Disruptions

As forecast cyclone approaches, Inchcape Shipping Services, (ISS), is advising that the adverse weather around the coast of North Queensland, Australia, is causing port disruptions…
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Indian Crew Medevaced off Albay

An Indian crew member of a Bermuda-flagged cargo ship was medically evacuated by the personnel of Philippine Coast Guard Station (CGS) Albay around 12 p.m. Saturday…
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Port of Hueneme Board President Shows the Flag in Taiwan

Port of Hueneme Board President Mary Anne Rooney reported to the World Affairs Council (WAC) of the Central Coast on the national leadership mission to Taiwan ROC…
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USCG Tall Ship Returns from Repair

Coast Guard Barque Eagle returned to New London, Conn. yesterday after spending the last three and a half months undergoing dockside maintenance and a foremast overhaul…

London P&I Club Renews Warning on Cargo Liquefaction

The London P&I Club said the lifting of an iron ore ban in India, together with the recent total loss of two ships, has put the spotlight once again on the problem of cargo liquefaction.
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Gov. Christie Signs Bill to End Cargo Fees

Yesterday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed S2747/A4170 into law. This legislation, which received unanimous bipartisan support from the entire legislature…
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CMA CGM Launches New Feeder Line

The CMA CGM Group is expanding its service opportunities in Southern Africa with the launch of the new Rhino Express feeder. The Rhino Express reinforces the Group’s…

Indian Maritime University Opens New Campus

Union Minister for Shipping Shri G K Vasan yesterday inaugurated the Karaikal campus of the Indian Maritime University (IMU) in the Union Territory of Puducherry.
Kurt Nagle

AAPA Applauds Port Infrastructure Funding

In applauding Congress’ passage late yesterday of the $1.1 trillion Consolidated Appropriation Act of 2014, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) noted…
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Legionella Tests for Pax and Cruise Vessels

Scottish environmental engineers Albagaia announced the latest range of Hydrosense Legionella testing kits specifically designed to suit the marine industry. Shipping…
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Google Workers Get Free Ferry Rides to Work & Back

Google workers commuting from San Francisco to the company's Mountain View campus can now make the trip on an 83-foot, Wi-Fi-equipped catamaran. Google has launched…

Two Bunker Suppliers' Licenses Revoked

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) cancelled the bunker supplier licenses of Excel Petroleum Enterprise Pte. Ltd. and Lian Hoe Leong & Brothers Pte. Ltd.