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Video: Navy's New Destroyer Underway

Dec 08, 2015

The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) has departed departed Bath Iron Works to set sail for the first time, conducting at-sea tests and trials in the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 7.A video of the ship underway is available here.The Navy said the…

Laser Shined on Coast Guard Vessel

Dec 04, 2015

atchstanders at U.S. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach operations center, received a report Thursday night from the 45-foot motor lifeboat crew at Coast Guard Station Channel Islands that four of the members were struck twice with a…

Polish Cargo Ship SZAFIR Attacked off Nigeria

Nov 28, 2015

Pirates operating off the coast of Nigeria have taken hostage five Polish sailors, including the captain and officers, from the Polish general cargo ship Szafir. The ship was headed to the port of Onne in Nigeria from Antwerp, when the armed pirates struck…

Malaysia Detains 3 Vessels Over Illegal Oil Transfer

Nov 23, 2015

Three oil tanker ships were detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) off the waters of Pengerang  for illegal ship-to-ship transfer of marine fuel oil (MFO) near Pengerang.  Tanjung Sedili District Maritime Enforcement head…

Djibouti Maritime Contingency Planning Exercise

Nov 11, 2015

A national table top exercise on maritime contingency planning was conducted in Djibouti (9-10 November), as part of a series of events leading up to the official opening of the Djibouti Regional Training Centre on Thursday (12 November).  The…

Indonesia Tops in Piracy and Armed Robbery

Nov 09, 2015

The IMB cautions against complacency in its latest report on piracy and armed robbery which covers the period from 1 January 2015 to 30 September 2015, says The Standard Club. 190 incidents have been reported to the IMB in 2015, with the…

Japan Delivers 2 Used Ships to Vietnam

Nov 04, 2015

Japan delivered on Tuesday two used ships to the Vietnamese Coast Guard to help the Southeast Asian country strengthen maritime security, reports the Japan Times. The two 600-ton vessels, provided in a ceremony in the city of Da Nang, will…

Euro Crew Exchange Helps 13 Countries

Oct 19, 2015

The fourth European lifeboat crew exchange attracted members from 13 countries – two more than last year – who shared experience on how to help reduce the numbers of people losing their lives in Europe’s waters.   Set up by the International…

Marines Thwart Biggest Bunker Robbery in Singapore

Oct 16, 2015

Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) in Johor Baru thwarted the biggest robbery attempt so far this year on marine fuel oil (MFO). MMEA director-general Admiral (Maritime) Ahmad Puzi Ab Kahar said in a Twitter message that the robbers…

Free Seminar During Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show

Oct 15, 2015

Marine Marketers of America (MMA) is presenting a free seminar for members of the boating industry attending the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. Slated for Friday November 6 from 8:30 - 10 am at Bahia Mar's Grandview Room, the event includes a membership mixer…

SBI Hire Aims to Boost Foreign Military Sales

Oct 13, 2015

Joseph Abeyta, President of Allwater Marine Group, LLC, has joined SAFE Boats International (SBI) as Foreign Military Sales Business Development Consultant to help increase foreign military sales business development growth efforts, SBI announced…

Indonesia, Australia on Joint Sea Patrol to Combat Illegal Fishing

Oct 08, 2015

Indonesian and Australian authorities have signed an agreement to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and to promote sustainable fisheries governance across the region. The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries…

FMC's William P. Doyle Issues Statement on EL FARO Tragedy

Oct 07, 2015

On Thursday evening, October 1, 2016, the ship EL FARO went missing. The ship was en route from Jacksonville, Florida to San Juan, Puerto Rico. On Monday, four days after the ship vanished, the Coast Guard concluded it sank near the Bahamas in about 15…

Volvo Penta Wins NMMA's CSI Award

Sep 25, 2015

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) this week presented the 12th consecutive Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) award to Volvo Penta recognizing excellence in customer satisfaction in marine sterndrive engines. The CSI award is based on an independent survey of over 50…

Industry Award for Simrad Halo Pulse Compresssion Radar

Sep 18, 2015

Simrad Yachting announced today that Simrad HALO Pulse Compression Radar has been awarded the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Innovation Award in the OEM Electronics category at the 2015 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX)…

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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

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