1953 - Koean War armistice signed at Panmunjon, Korea and Korean cease-fire went into effect at 10:00 p.m.
(Source: Navy News Service)
The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departed Batumi, Georgia, Oct. 18 after completing a successful port visit.
While in Batumi,
The crew of USS Constitution embarked on their final Boston Harbor underway demonstration aboard Old Ironsides this year, Oct. 17.
Constitution set out into
The Navy will christen littoral combat ship (LCS) Detroit, on Oct. 18 during a ceremony at Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus,
LNG America announced it has entered an agreement with Buffalo Marine Service, Inc. (Buffalo Marine) to cooperate on the design of an LNG bunker fuel network for the U.
Container shipping company Maersk Line, a unit of Danish conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk , plans to raise freight rates sharply on main routes from ports in Asia to ports in northern Europe,
Filipino marine professionals employed to meet demand for service from the shipping industry
Weathernews Inc. announced it has established a new operations center
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry,
Danish Maritime Days was well visited, and there were many participants and great enthusiasm at the more than 50 events. Attendance at the many events tells that the maritime days were successful.