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Mission to Seafarers issues call to action on mental health

Mission to Seafarers issues call to action on mental health

The group urges a renewed focus on vulnerable mariners unable to access existing resources

Furuno launches WASSP Generation 3 multibeam technology for seafloor mapping

Old Dominion, LAVLE partnering on marine electric propulsion lab

Old Dominion, LAVLE partnering on marine electric propulsion lab

The $12 million facility will house the latest equipment to advance the sector

Tidewater Community College launches new Skilled Trades Academy

The opening coincides with a shipyard work force shortage in Hampton Roads

DOT's BUILD grants include $175 million for port projects

More than 850 applications were received for the former TIGER program

NTSB: Insufficient maintenance led to Florida casino shuttle fire

NTSB: Insufficient maintenance led to Florida casino shuttle fire

The agency also cites lack of guidance regarding engine high-temperature alarms

Eastern launches third z-drive tug for McAllister

The 100-foot, 6,771-hp Ava M. McAllister is slated for delivery in early 2019

Crowley honors USMMA cadets with scholarships

Crowley honors USMMA cadets with scholarships

New rules at Panama Canal expected to boost LNG industry in US

New rules at Panama Canal expected to boost LNG industry in US

The Gulf Coast's Cheniere Energy is the canal's top LNG transporter

BIMCO publishes two 2020 sulfur clauses

The guidelines deal with the pending IMO switch to 0.5 percent fuel

Union: Fatigue of Panama Canal tug captains 'a disaster waiting to happen'

Union: Fatigue of Panama Canal tug captains 'a disaster waiting to happen'

A new independent report finds that a major incident 'could be imminent'

AMP cites 'critical need' for shipbuilding as it marks Pearl Harbor anniversary

The domestic fleet is ending 2018 with a surge in construction, the group says

Shipping groups publish improved cybersecurity guidelines

Shipping groups publish improved cybersecurity guidelines

Austal gets materials contract for 14th EPF

Three expeditionary fast transports are currently under construction at the company's Alabama yard

Gladding-Hearn delivers 75-foot launch for Alaska pilots

Gladding-Hearn delivers 75-foot launch for Alaska pilots

Emerald Island features twin Cummins 1,400-hp diesels, an eight-camera CCTV system, and hydronic heating

David Clark Company appoints new military business development manager

David Clark Company appoints new military business development manager

MSC pays $630,000 for California air quality violations

The state cites more than 2,500 violations involving ship emissions while at berth

Delta Queen gets federal exemption to return to service

Delta Queen gets federal exemption to return to service

The wooden steamboat, sidelined for a decade, will undergo extensive renovations

AMP, SCA honor integrity, legacy of George H.W. Bush

AMP, SCA honor integrity, legacy of George H.W. Bush

The former president 'understood the importance of a strong American maritime fleet'

Crowley adds 400 containers for peak reefer cargo season

Crowley adds 400 containers for peak reefer cargo season

Police boat with sonar locates sunken Mass. barge

Police boat with sonar locates sunken Mass. barge

Dredge 200 capsized and sank Sunday, disrupting shipping into Boston Harbor

Maersk sets zero CO2 emission target by 2050

Maersk sets zero CO2 emission target by 2050

To achieve the goal, the shipper says carbon-neutral vessels must be commercially viable by 2030

Chief Engineer—Marine Technology

Chief Engineer—Marine Technology

Cape Fear Community College seeks a Chief Engineer—Marine Technology o operate and maintain the machinery plant on the college’s primary sea training vessel and provide assistance to the Marine Superintendent.

Lumishore appoints Edward Lacey as new superyacht sales director

Lumishore appoints Edward Lacey as new superyacht sales director

MacGregor to provide deck gear for eight Asian-built tugs

MacGregor to provide deck gear for eight Asian-built tugs

Palfinger enters Asian offshore wind market with 20-crane order

Palfinger enters Asian offshore wind market with 20-crane order

Vesper's Guardian provides live weather updates via AIS in New Zealand

Vesper's Guardian provides live weather updates via AIS in New Zealand

Lecturer in Marine Transportation

Lecturer in Marine Transportation

SUNY Maritime College Marine Transportation Department is currently recruiting for a Lecturer - 10 Month teaching position.

NTSB cites bollard failure in Boston boxship allision

NTSB cites bollard failure in Boston boxship allision

The agency finds the Massachusetts Port Authority didn't provide suitable berthing for Helsinki Bridge

Rolls-Royce, Finnish operator demonstrate fully autonomous ferry

Rolls-Royce, Finnish operator demonstrate fully autonomous ferry

Falco, with 80 guests on board, detects objects using sensor fusion and artificial intelligence