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Philippines: Sea Dispute Won't Shift Ties with China, U.S.

The Philippines' territorial dispute with China over the South China Sea has not caused Manila to rebalance diplomatic ties with either its ally, the United States,

Giant CMA CGM Ship Vasco De Gama Runs Aground

 CMA CGM’s mega containership Vasco De Gama ran aground off the Port of Southampton on the UK’s south coast just after midnight on August 22, 2016, reported Fleetmon.

Danos’ Amelia Location Authorized as Port Facility

The U.S. Coast Guard has certified Danos’ fabrication facility in Amelia, La. as an official port facility, allowing both foreign and U.S. vessels to access the facility or remain docked there.

Bollinger Delivers 19th FRC to the USCG

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the 19th Fast Response Cutter (FRC), USCGC Rollin Fritch, to the U.S. Coast Guard.   The 154-foot patrol craft USCGC Rollin

TSA Boosts Maritime Security in a Big Way

Though most visible to the general public for its work at America’s airports, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) also helps to secure the country’s

US Coast Guard Announces Final TWIC Rule

The U.S. Coast Guard announced Tuesday the publication of the final rule concerning Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) reader requirements. The

Russian Tanker Detained in Malaysia

 The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained a Russian oil tanker Zolotoi Most along with 25 crew members for anchoring off Tanjung Piai without authorization,

Fire-stricken Ferry Moored Safely

The fire aboard the passenger vessel ferry Caribbean Fantasy has been extinguished, and the vessel has been moored safely at Pier 15 in San Juan Harbor, the U.S.

Fire on Caribbean Fantasy Extinguished

The Puerto Rico Fire Department extinguished the fire on the passenger vessel ferry Caribbean Fantasy using 3,000 gallons of seawater from the San Juan Harbor around 6 p.

Boat Sinks in Indonesia: 10 dead, 5 missing

 Ten people have drowned while five are still missing after a wooden boat carrying 17 people capsized in the province of Riau Islands on Sunday morning, reports the Jakarta Post.

Harbor Cruise Boat Rescued near Gloucester Harbor

The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a 37-foot Cape Ann Harbor Cruise vessel taking on water, in the vicinity of Brace Cove, outside of Gloucester Harbor, Saturday.

USCG Assists Disabled Fishing Vessel near Honolulu

The Coast Guard safely towed a disabled 46-foot commercial fishing vessel with three persons aboard back to the Port of Honolulu, Friday. A 45-foot Response

US Fines Korean Shipper for 2nd Pollution Violation

United States District Court Judge Leslie E. Kobayashi accepted the guilty plea of Doorae Shipping Co., LTD, a South Korean maritime operations company, and sentenced

USCG Aiding Preparation for Subchapter M

U.S. Coast Guard, industry working together in preparation for the implementation of inspected towing vessel regulations   Marine Inspectors from Marine Safety

Coast Guard Foundation Presents Guardian Award to ExxonMobil

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced that its 2016

Piracy on the Rise in Malacca and Singapore Straits

 According to PGI’s Risk Portal, there were at least 81 incidents of piracy or attempted piracy in or around the Singapore and Malacca Straits between April 2015 and April 2016.

Indonesia Sinks 60 Fishing Boats on Independence Day

 On Wednesday, Indonesian Independence Day, the southeast Asian country  sank 60 vessels – 58 foreign boats and two domestic vessels –  it captured for unlawfully fishing in its territorial waters.

What Happened to Malaysian Marine Tanker?

 Malaysian and Indonesian maritime authorities were searching for a fuel tanker with 10 crew members on board that has disappeared in an apparent hijacking.   According to a Reuters report,

500 Passengers Abandon Burning Ship In Caribbean Sea

 More than 500 passengers and crew evacuated from burning Caribbean Fantasy, a combination cruise and ferry ship, about a mile off Puerto Rico’s north coast Wednesday,

Hundreds Rescued from Ferry Ablaze off Puerto Rico

Hundreds of people were rescued from a smoldering passenger ferry ship that caught fire off Puerto Rico on Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.   The Coast Guard

 
 
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