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Florida Braces for a Hit as Dorian Strengthens

Aug 30, 2019

Florida's governor on Friday urged residents in the state to stock up on at least a week's worth of food, water and medicine and to prepare to lose power and cellphone service for days after Hurricane Dorian makes landfall early next week.The slow march and rising intensity of the storm…

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY Ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian

Aug 27, 2019

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan set Port Condition X-RAY at 2 a.m. Monday for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands due to the possibility of sustained gale force winds greater than 39 mph from Tropical Storm Dorian that may arrive to the area within 48 hours…

MTR100: #2 Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant, USCG

Aug 13, 2019

The editors of Marine Technology Reporter are pleased to share that Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant, USCG is #2 in the 14th Annual 'MTR100'. The full print and electronic edition of Marine Technology Reporter will be available shortly. Until then…

NOAA Increases Odds for 'above-normal' Hurricane Season

Aug 09, 2019

The end of El Nino could boost Atlantic hurricane activity.August 8, 2019 NOAA forecasters monitoring oceanic and atmospheric patterns say conditions are now more favorable for above-normal hurricane activity since El Nino has now ended. Two…

USCG Seeking SME's for Working Groups

Jul 29, 2019

The National Maritime Center is still seeking participants for the three remaining merchant mariner examination working group meetings in 2019.Deck working group – September 10-12Engine working group – October 22-24Deck working group – December…

Admiral Schultz Emphasizes Maritime as a Driver of U.S. Commerce

Jul 09, 2019

Last month Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was invited to join Admiral Karl Schultz, the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, on a trek to New Orleans for an underway tour on board a mid-stream transfer operation in the Mississippi River…

Damen Signs Contract for Nine SAR Boats

Jun 19, 2019

At a signing ceremony held at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) offices in Ankara, Turkey, Vladimer Gvilava, chief of mission IOM in Turkey, and Boran Bekbulat, Damen sales manager Turkey, signed a contract for the building…

Farewell to Carlo Margottini

Jun 02, 2019

European Union’s first naval operation Operation Atalanta, launched in 2008 to prevent and deter piracy at sea off the Horn of Africa and in the Indian Ocean, said farewell to ITS Carlo Margottini on May 30, 2019.For the past three months, the…

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Shipping: We need Icebreakers

May 30, 2019

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping industry is calling for at least five new icebreakers to be part of the federal government’s recent announcement of $15.7 billion for Canadian Coast Guard fleet renewal.Chamber of Marine Commerce President…

CG Seeks Participants for Straits of Mackinac PAWSA Workshop

May 24, 2019

The U.S. Coast Guard is soliciting for members of the public to participate in a Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) workshop for the Straits of Mackinac that will take place in St. Ignace, Michigan, July 24 and 25.A longstanding and proven Coast Guard process for formal public study…

Maersk Seafarer Goes Overboard

May 20, 2019

A.P.M Moeller-Maersk (Maersk) has informed the search for the missing seafarer who fell overboard from the Maersk Patras on May 19, 2019, has been suspended.“It is with regret we have received the news that the search and rescue operation was…

VT Halter Wins Historic $746m CG Contract

Apr 23, 2019

VT Halter Marine of Pascagoula, MS has emerged the victor in one of the most prized and coveted shipbuilding contracts in recent memory, a $746m deal to build the Coast Guard's lead Polar Security Cutter. If two additional ship options are exercised…

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Approved by USCG

Apr 10, 2019

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3, the third generation of manufacturer Alfa Laval’s ballast water treatment technology, has received an updated type approval from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 was awarded an updated certificate from the USCG on April 4…

ReCAAP Asia Piracy, Sea Robbery Report

Mar 11, 2019

Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in February 2019A total of three incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in February 2019There was no report of abduction of crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and waters off Eastern…

Fire Breaks out on USCG's Polar Star

Mar 01, 2019

It seems the U.S. cannot do enough to fast-track the construction of its new icebreaking fleet, as the USCG announce last night that the 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb…

Logistics News

Houthis Claim Attack on Four Ships at Israel's Haifa Port

Houthis Claim Attack on Four Ships at Israel's Haifa Port

Fire Suspends Sugar Loading at Tiplam Terminal in Brazil's Santos Port

Fire Suspends Sugar Loading at Tiplam Terminal in Brazil's Santos Port

Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

EU Sanctions Target Russian Gas for the First Time

EU Sanctions Target Russian Gas for the First Time

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