The U.S. Coast Guard issued a notice stating that, beginning January 4, 2010, it will accept merchant mariner credential applications at the 17 Regional Examination Centers (RECs) via e-mail. (12/10/09).
(Source: Bryant’s Maritime News)
Ocean cargo shipper Matson, Inc. said it is moving quickly to fund improvements in its new Alaska operations following its May 29 acquisition of Horizon Lines' Alaska services.
Thegrowth in oil and gas activity in Côte D’Ivoire has seen investment in standardized safety training in the region far outstrip that of other hydrocarbon-rich West African countries,
Offshore installation services provider Sea Trucks Group announced it has been awarded a charter contract for its accommodation construction vessel Jascon 31 to operate in the Gulf of Mexico,
Philippine generals on Wednesday asked Congress to almost triple annual defence spending over the next five years to upgrade equipment amid an escalating marine dispute with giant neighbour China.
General cargo ship M/V Georgiana H, IMO number 8911413, was detained in Marina di Carrara, Italy on July 17, tallying as the ship’s third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 24 months.
Pirates attacked the fishing trawler Maju Jaya in Malacca Strait in Tamiang water in North Sumatra, Indonesia on July 26.
Another fishing boat closed Maju Jaya from portside,