Maritime Safety News

 

UK Lighthouse Authority Gets New Ship

Sep 11, 2019

The UK’s Department for Transport is to acquire a new ship for the General Lighthouse Authority Trinity House to replace THV Patricia, which has been in service since 1982, to ensure other vessels continue safe and smooth operations in UK waters and overseas…

Vestdavit to Equip Norwegian CG Vessels

Sep 10, 2019

Vestdavit secured an order to supply three new Norwegian Coast Guard vessels with davits equipped for polar conditions, in a project which also calls for installation of a deck-mounted transfer system for rapid deployment.The ships are being…

Transhipper Design Flaws Compromise Safety, Production

Sep 09, 2019

The world’s only vessels that operate around the clock, 365 days a year need to ensure safety and maintenance are built into the design specifications of each ship, according to Corrado Cuccurullo, CEO of Shi.I.E.L.D.Transhipper vessels are…

Program to Combat Piracy and Sea Robbery

Sep 09, 2019

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA Japan) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), in cooperation with the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC), jointly organized the 3rd Capacity Building Executive Program (CBEP) in Singapore…

German NGO Calls on Malta to Take in Migrants

Sep 06, 2019

A German non-governmental organisation filed on Friday a court request in Malta calling on the government there to accept 13 Tunisian migrants who it said had been saved from a sinking boat in Malta's search and rescue zone.The NGO Sea Eye, which operates the rescue ship Alan Kurdi…

BMT Wins Multiple Nav Simulator Orders

Sep 06, 2019

BMT, a leading, multidisciplinary management consultancy, has reported phenomenal growth in sales of its maritime simulator and has just signed multiple key contracts with select cruise lines including Holland America Line, Princess Cruises…

USCG Reopens Savannah With Restrictions, Continues Assessments

Sep 06, 2019

In the southeast United States, the Port of Savannah, Georgia is now open with a 36-foot draft restriction and the Ports of Brunswick, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina remain closed to commercial operations following Hurricane Dorian.Assessment teams are conducting surveys of channel depth…

NYK Wins Seafarers Safety Award

Sep 05, 2019

Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) has been recognized with the 2019 Seafarers Safety Initiative Grand Prize awarded by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) for the company’s seafarer safety activities…

USCG's Dorian Response in Bahamas Continues

Sep 05, 2019

Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations are underway in support of the Bahamas.As of Wednesday at 1000 hours:Coast Guard crews from across the Coast Guard have rescued 61 people and rescued four pets in the Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian began…

Bahamians Struggle in Dorian's Devastating Wake

Sep 05, 2019

Stunned residents of the Bahamas surveyed the wreckage of their homes and officials struggled to assess the number killed by Hurricane Dorian, as the storm bore down on the South Carolina coast, threatening record flooding on Thursday.The United Nations said 70…

USCG Sets Port Condition Zulu for Charleston

Sep 04, 2019

Effective 8 a.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set Port Condition Zulu for the Port of Charleston due to the anticipated arrival of sustained gale force winds from Hurricane Dorian within 12 hours.During port condition Zulu…

Hurricane Dorian Update

Sep 04, 2019

At 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Dorian was located near latitude 29.5 North, longitude 79.6 West.Dorian is moving toward the north-northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h), and a northwest or north-northwest motion is expected through this morning…

NHC: Dorian weakens to Category 2 Hurricane

Sep 03, 2019

Dorian weakened on Tuesday but was heading north-westward and growing in size, moving 'dangerously close' to the Florida east coast late Tuesday through Wednesday evening, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.Dorian, now a Category 2 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale…

NOAA's NHC: The Latest on Hurricane Dorian

Sep 03, 2019

At 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Dorian was located by reconnaissance aircraft and NOAA Doppler radar near latitude 27.1 North, longitude 78.4 West.  Dorian is beginning to move northwestward at about 1 mph (2 km/h), and a slightly…

USCG: Port Condition X-ray for Wilmington, Morehead City, NC

Sep 03, 2019

The Captain of the Port for North Carolina set Port Condition X-ray for the Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City as of Tuesday at 4 a.m., due to predicted sustained tropical storm force winds generated by Hurricane Dorian that may arrive within the next 48 hours…

Logistics News

Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

Green Marine Lays Foundation for its New Global Structure

Green Marine Lays Foundation for its New Global Structure

Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

Subscribe for Maritime Logistics Professional E‑News