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Coast Guard seeks input for Les Cheneaux Islands ATON

Coast Guard seeks input for Les Cheneaux Islands ATON

Mariners and stakeholders are invited to take a survey about the system

Sandy Hook pilot dies after fall from containership

Sandy Hook pilot dies after fall from containership

The mariner was trying to board Maersk Kensington when the incident occurred

New sulfur cap tops industry list of safety concerns for 2020

New alternative fuels and fuel oil quality could pose hazards in the new year

Coast Guard discloses ransomware infection at maritime facility

The Ryuk virus was embedded in an email link, allowing access to 'critical files'

ClassNK begins publication of technical journal

Davie only shipyard to qualify to build Canada's new icebreakers

The yard will be responsible for constructing at least six new vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard

Captain pleads guilty to operating bulk carrier while intoxicated

A San Francisco bar pilot reported the mariner's condition to the Coast Guard

NASSCO delivers largest con-ro built in US to Matson

NASSCO delivers largest con-ro built in US to Matson

The 870-foot dual-fuel Lurline will make its maiden voyage to Hawaii in January

OSHA orders Bouchard to compensate illegally fired seaman

OSHA orders Bouchard to compensate illegally fired seaman

The agency says the mariner lost his job after reporting safety concerns to the Coast Guard

CBP finalizes Jones Act changes for offshore operations

The agency modifies earlier rulings on what constitutes 'vessel equipment'

Armstrong to build custom ferry for Washington island town

Armstrong to build custom ferry for Washington island town

The 49-passenger aluminum catamaran will be powered by twin Cummins 405-hp diesels

OSV crewmember medevaced near Port Aransas

The mariner aboard Ram XVII injured his leg while conducting operations

Carnival cruise ships collide in Cozumel

Carnival cruise ships collide in Cozumel

At least one passenger is injured in the docking incident

Megayacht burns at Miami marina

Megayacht burns at Miami marina

The Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund is opened after the incident involving the 120-foot Andiamo

Modutech selects RAL for new US Navy tug design

Modutech selects RAL for new US Navy tug design

The vessel will feature updates from the successful RAscal 1800-Z tugs

RAL to design two new tugboat variants for Seabulk

RAL to design two new tugboat variants for Seabulk

The four vessels will be constructed by Master Boat Builders of Alabama

Shell, Silverstream sign LNG fleet agreement

Shell, Silverstream sign LNG fleet agreement

WCI applauds 'strong' appropriations bill that funds Army Corps

The measure includes a cost-share adjustment for the Chickamauga Lock

NTSB: Overreliance on buoys resulted in tow hitting grain terminal

NTSB: Overreliance on buoys resulted in tow hitting grain terminal

The incident involving Andrew Cargill MacMillan caused $8 million in damage

Metal Shark to begin production of Navy's next-generation patrol boat

Metal Shark to begin production of Navy's next-generation patrol boat

The futuristic 40 PB is based on the shipbuilder's 40 Defiant design

ABS, partners urge new standard for maritime injury reporting

The study authors cite inconsistent data and a lack of consistency and comprehensiveness

Lloyd's Register awards Wartsila cybercertification

Brownwater News, December 2019

Captain intoxicated when tug went aground in Virginia

The Coast Guard suspends the mariner's credential for the incident involving Niki Jo C

St. Lawrence Seaway traffic keeps pace with five-year average

Year-to-date tonnage is 6.4 percent behind 2018’s record-breaking season

Bay Area to get another high-speed ferry

Bay Area to get another high-speed ferry

WETA exercises an option for a second 300-passenger catamaran from Mavrik Marine

Shipping sector proposes $5 billion R&D program to cut emissions

The goal is commercially viable zero-carbon emission ships by the early 2030s

CSA honors Crowley for environmentally safe vessel operations

RIBCRAFT to supply 11-meter RIBs to US Navy

Damen’s shallow-draft Shoalbuster ready for delivery

Damen’s shallow-draft Shoalbuster ready for delivery