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Fire Out on Golden Ray Wreck

The fire inside the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound near the Port of Brunswick was out as of Friday evening, the incident command confirmed. “Early this evening our...

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Friday, May 14, 2021
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Accidents

Coast Guard Responding to Engine Fire on Containership Off California

A Unified Command consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard, the State of California, and commercial salvage company Resolve Marine are responding to reports of a fire on board a containership approximately 50...

May 14, 2021
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Accidents

Golden Ray Wreck on Fire

Update: Fire Out on Golden Ray Wreck A fire started during wreck removal operations for the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound, Georgia on Friday, sending a thick plume...

May 14, 2021
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Shipping

Citgo Revealed as Recipient of Second Jones Act Waiver

By Laura Sanicola and Susan Heavey NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) – The Biden administration granted oil refiner Citgo Petroleum a Jones Act shipping waiver allowing it to move fuel...

May 14, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Cruise Lines Gain as Senate Advances Bill Resuming Alaskan Trips

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Cruise-line stocks led by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. climbed Friday after the Senate passed legislation to help the companies resume sailings to Alaska, a key...

May 14, 2021
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Cruise Ships

U.S. Senates Passes Bill to Waive Passenger Vessel Services Act Requirements for Alaska Cruises

The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation to temporarily waive requirements of the Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA), allowing large cruise ships to sail to Alaska without making a...

May 14, 2021
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Friday, May 14, 2021
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Shipping

U.S. Capital Running Out of Gas, Even as Colonial Pipeline Recovers

By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) – The U.S. capital was running out of gasoline on Friday, even as the country’s largest fuel pipeline network ramped up deliveries...

May 14, 2021
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Shipping

DHS Approves Second Jones Act Waiver

The U.S. Department of Homeland approved a second Jones Act waiver late Thursday in response to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, which has now been reopened. “Today, Secretary Mayorkas approved a...

May 14, 2021
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Shipping

Mississippi River Reopens to Vessel Traffic in Memphis as Backed Up Barges Top 1,000

The U.S. Coast Guard lifted the waterway restriction on the Mississippi River near I-40 bridge in Memphis, Tennessee after it was deemed safe for vessels to transit beneath the bridge....

May 14, 2021
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Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Shipping

Valero Secures Biden’s First Jones Act Waiver for Foreign Tanker

UPDATE: The Biden administration has issued a second waiver of U.S. shipping requirements as it seeks to get more fuel to the East Coast in the wake of the Colonial...

May 13, 2021
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Ports

Record April Volume at Port of Los Angeles

Another gangbuster month for the nation’s top port. The Port of Los Angeles today reported handling 946,966 TEUs in April for its best April in the port’s history and its...

May 13, 2021
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Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Environment

Newbuild Vale VLOC Revealed as Bulk Carrier Getting Five Tilting Rotor Sails

Finland-based Norsepower has announced the installation of five tilting Rotor Sails on board a newbuild Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) under construction in China. The new vessel, named Sea Zhoushan,...

May 13, 2021
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Shipping

Maritime Unions Address Jones Act Waiver: ‘Could Have Been Worse’

We’re hearing from maritime unions and other stakeholders regarding the Jones Act waiver that Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has issued to help alleviate fuel supply issues along...

May 13, 2021
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Accidents

Diesel Fuel Removed from SEACOR Power Wreck

Salvage crews completed the removal of diesel fuel from overturned SEACOR Power lift boat off the coast of Louisiana, the Coast Guard reported Thursday. Salvors used a method known as...

May 13, 2021
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Accidents

NTSB to Hold Meeting to Determine Probable Cause for FV Scandies Rose Sinking

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced Thursday its plan to hold a public board meeting to determine the probable cause for the 2019 sinking of the fishing vessel Scandies...

May 13, 2021
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Maritime News

Over 700 Barges Stranded by Mississippi River Closure in Memphis Due to Bridge Crack

The U.S. Coast Guard said 44 vessels with a total of 709 barges are now in the queue as a 1-miles stretch of the Mississippi River remains closed after a...

May 13, 2021
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Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Accidents

UK Marine Investigators to Raise Sunken FV Nicola Faith

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has announced plans to raise the sunken fishing vessel Nicola Faith as part of its investigation into the deadly accident. The F/V Nicola...

May 13, 2021
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Shipping

Containership Time-Charters Break New Records

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Four-year-plus charter deals are becoming the norm as shipowners ratchet up the pressure on liner companies. As their confidence of the sustainability of currently elevated freight...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 2734

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Maritime News

Department of Homeland Security Issues Limited Jones Act Waiver to Foreign Shipping Company

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Jennifer Jacobs (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration temporarily eased century-old U.S. shipping requirements so a single foreign tanker could transport gasoline and jet fuel to the...

May 13, 2021
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Video

What if Tony Stark Was A Ship Pilot?

With a rich family history in Aviation, former Oil Trader & Royal Marines Reservist, Richard Browning, founded pioneering Aeronautical Innovation company, Gravity Industries in March 2017, to launch human flight...

May 13, 2021
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Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Shipping

U.S. Fuel Supply Response Slowed by Mothballed Oil Tankers

By Jonathan Saul, Devika Krishna Kumar and Laura Sanicola LONDON/NEW YORK, May 12 (Reuters) – Efforts to get fuel supplies to areas in the United States facing shortages have been...

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 4699