Crewmembers aboard the 314-ft fishing vessel 'Arctic Storm' extinguised an engine-room fire using the ship's Halon chemical firefighting system.
The Coast Guard
Wildlife conservation charities are calling for an urgent review of the marine hazard classification of the chemical (Polyisobutene) PIB.
Timed to coincide with the recent IMO MEPC meeting,
The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) authorizes the passage of vessels up to 44 metres wide in the Quebec-Montreal section of the St. Lawrence navigation channel.
The previous authorized width was 32.
Preparation, Preservation of Resources Sets the Table for a Successful Trial Verdict
Even the safest, most careful marine operator will, at some point in time,
Uncharted Ice: The U.S. Coast Guard's New Arctic Strategy.
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Bob Papp today revealed the nation's and the Coast Guard's blueprint for Arctic strategy.
Five board members of owners, Costa Crociere, have been placed under investigation in connection with the January 2012 cruise ship accident.
The executives are
At their recent meeting the circumpolar states of the Arctic Council have agreed to tackle oil spill disasters as a team.
The Agreement on Cooperation on Marine
The passenger ship 'Serenissima' grounded Monday night in Oban Bay, was refloated the next day & awaits underwater inspection.
The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency
At the recent 8th Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council, China and another 5 states were granted observer status in the organization.
Founded in 1996, the
New NOAA report presented to the US Coast Guard examines national oil pollution threat from shipwrecks in US waters.
The report finds that 36 sunken vessels scattered across the U.
Guidance circular to be issued for ships calling at ports without reception facilities for Harmful to the Marine Environment (HME) waste, including Hold Washing Water (HWW).
The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a news release stating that four persons are being charged with corrupt practices for conspiring to engage in illegal bunkering activity.
It’s more of a Downward Slope for Maritime, Transportation, and Energy Programs
You are not alone if you are bewildered by the talk in Washington about “sequester,
ITIC revealed how an invoicing error led to a shipbroker being asked to foot the bill for a bunker supply amounting to more than three-quarters of a million dollars.
The full text of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's message on May 14, 2013 to all Department of Defense personnel follows:
As you are fully aware, the Department
A Coast Guard formal marine casualty investigation hearing is scheduled for May 20 at noon, at the Anchorage Loussac Library, Assembly Hall Chambers, to investigate
U.S. Coast Guard releases 2012 Recreational Boating Statistics Report showing the lowest number of fatalities on record, overall drop in accidents & injuries.
From 2011 to 2012,
18 crew members of the ship were rescued shortly before their vessel sank in the Yangtze River after hitting a bridge pier.
Damage was visible on a pier of the
The Club advises of US PSC detentions of vessels where water mist systems have been found disabled or otherwise left in an inoperable condition.
The 2013 Marine Navigation Act introduces important changes to current legislation.
The most important single change is the introduction of the ability of harbour