Coast Guard News

June 26, 2020
An investigation of the Dutch Safety Board into the container loss incident involving MSC Zoe has found that the shipping routes above the Wadden Islands during northwestern storms pose a risk for a container loss for large, wide container ships.  Above the Wadden Islands there are two internationally designated shipping routes, a northern and a southern route. ... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
An investigation of the Dutch Safety Board into the container loss incident involving MSC Zoe has found that the shipping routes above the Wadden Islands during northwestern storms pose a risk for a container loss for large, wide container ships.  Above the Wadden Islands there are two internationally designated shipping routes, a northern and a southern route. ... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Several crew members on board a containership owned and operated by a US subsidiary of Danish shipping giant Maersk have tested positive for coronavirus. Upon arriving in Newark, New Jersey, on 19 June 2020, a crew member of Maersk Idaho was admitted to a nearby hospital after exhibiting symptoms consistent with pneumonia, according to a statement issued by Maersk Line Limited. “The mariner has since tested positive for COVID-19  and remains hospitalized in stable condition,” the company said.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Several crew members on board a containership owned and operated by a US subsidiary of Danish shipping giant Maersk have tested positive for coronavirus. Upon arriving in Newark, New Jersey, on 19 June 2020, a crew member of Maersk Idaho was admitted to a nearby hospital after exhibiting symptoms consistent with pneumonia, according to a statement issued by Maersk Line Limited. “The mariner has since tested positive for COVID-19  and remains hospitalized in stable condition,” the company said.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Several crew members on board a containership owned and operated by a US subsidiary of Danish shipping giant Maersk have tested positive for coronavirus. Upon arriving in Newark, New Jersey, on 19 June 2020, a crew member of Maersk Idaho was admitted to a nearby hospital after exhibiting symptoms consistent with pneumonia, according to a statement issued by Maersk Line Limited. “The mariner has since tested positive for COVID-19  and remains hospitalized in stable condition,” the company said.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Six crew members of a fishing vessel Panofi Frontier have been kidnapped by a group of gunmen some 61 nautical miles south of Cotonou Port, Benin, Dryad Global informed. The fishing vessel was chased by a speed boat before being boarded by the pirates. The kidnapped crew includes 5 Korean and one Ghanian mariner.  The speedboat was last seen heading East towards Nigerian waters, Dryad said.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Six crew members of a fishing vessel Panofi Frontier have been kidnapped by a group of gunmen some 61 nautical miles south of Cotonou Port, Benin, Dryad Global informed. The fishing vessel was chased by a speed boat before being boarded by the pirates. The kidnapped crew includes 5 Korean and one Ghanian mariner.  The speedboat was last seen heading East towards Nigerian waters, Dryad said.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Six crew members of a fishing vessel Panofi Frontier have been kidnapped by a group of gunmen some 61 nautical miles south of Cotonou Port, Benin, Dryad Global informed. The fishing vessel was chased by a speed boat before being boarded by the pirates. The kidnapped crew includes 5 Korean and one Ghanian mariner.  The speedboat was last seen heading East towards Nigerian waters, Dryad said.... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Several containers have fallen overboard from a Liberia-flagged containership in rough weather off the coast of Western Australia, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said. The 8,204 TEU Navios Unite lost “about three shipping containers” about 33 kilometres south west of Cape Leeuwin on 25 June 2020. The Post-Panamax vessel is on a journey from Fremantle to Adelaide in South Australia. ... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Several containers have fallen overboard from a Liberia-flagged containership in rough weather off the coast of Western Australia, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said. The 8,204 TEU Navios Unite lost “about three shipping containers” about 33 kilometres south west of Cape Leeuwin on 25 June 2020. The Post-Panamax vessel is on a journey from Fremantle to Adelaide in South Australia. ... [Read More]
June 26, 2020
Several containers have fallen overboard from a Liberia-flagged containership in rough weather off the coast of Western Australia, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said. The 8,204 TEU Navios Unite lost “about three shipping containers” about 33 kilometres south west of Cape Leeuwin on 25 June 2020. The Post-Panamax vessel is on a journey from Fremantle to Adelaide in South Australia. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
Section 27 of the U.S. Merchant Marine, sponsored by Senator Wesley L. Jones and enacted in June 1920, requires vessels traveling between any two U.S. points to be U.S.-manufactured, -owned, -flagged, and -crewed (with some exceptions). This has become a stumbling stone for the offshore energy indusThe post Offshore energy industry navigating 100-year-old US law appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
Section 27 of the U.S. Merchant Marine, sponsored by Senator Wesley L. Jones and enacted in June 1920, requires vessels traveling between any two U.S. points to be U.S.-manufactured, -owned, -flagged, and -crewed (with some exceptions). This has become a stumbling stone for the offshore energy indusThe post Offshore energy industry navigating 100-year-old US law appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
Section 27 of the U.S. Merchant Marine, sponsored by Senator Wesley L. Jones and enacted in June 1920, requires vessels traveling between any two U.S. points to be U.S.-manufactured, -owned, -flagged, and -crewed (with some exceptions). This has become a stumbling stone for the offshore energy indusThe post Offshore energy industry navigating 100-year-old US law appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
Section 27 of the U.S. Merchant Marine, sponsored by Senator Wesley L. Jones and enacted in June 1920, requires vessels traveling between any two U.S. points to be U.S.-manufactured, -owned, -flagged, and -crewed (with some exceptions). This has become a stumbling stone for the offshore energy indusThe post Offshore energy industry navigating 100-year-old US law appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
A consortium of Europe’s maritime research and technology leaders have launched the Fastwater project to demonstrate the feasibility of retrofit and newbuild vessels to operate on methanol as a pathway to fossil-free shipping.... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
A consortium of Europe’s maritime research and technology leaders have launched the Fastwater project to demonstrate the feasibility of retrofit and newbuild vessels to operate on methanol as a pathway to fossil-free shipping.... [Read More]

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