US Navy to Christen Submarine South Dakota Today
The Navy will christen its newest attack submarine, the future USS South Dakota (SSN 790), during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, Oct.
SUNY Maritime College to Host LNG Conference
As demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) grows, so does the need for LNG carriers. Many shipping companies in recent years…
Nate Becomes a Post-Tropical Cyclone: NHC
Former hurricane Nate has become a post-tropical cyclone that continues to pack heavy rain and gusty winds, the U.S. National…
USS Monterey Deploys as Surge Force
The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) departed Naval Station Norfolk Oct. 16, for a surge deployment to the U.S.
Search Suspended for Worker Missing in US Oil Platform Blast
The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a worker missing from an oil production platform in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain that exploded and caught fire late on Sunday.
124 Ships in South Asia for Dirty, Dangerous Breaking in Q3 2017
There were a total of 227 ships broken in the third quarter of 2017. Of these, 124 ships ended up on beaches in South Asia…
U.N. Bans Four Ships over N.Korea Coal, U.S. Mulls Four More
The United Nations Security Council has banned four ships from ports globally for carrying coal from North Korea, including…
Canadian Coast Guard Expands Mapping Capability
Kongsberg Maritime said the Canadian Coast Guard has chosen its high resolution EM 712 multibeam echo sounders for the medium…
USS Iwo Jima and USS New York Underway
Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces, Adm. Phil Davidson, has ordered the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) and amphibious…
Op/Ed: ASTRO Act Shoots For the Stars
National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) president Randall Luthi weighs in after the House Natural Resources Committee…
Transocean Wins BHP Work
Transocean announced that the ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Invictus was awarded a two-year contract plus three one…
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The U.S. government has chartered another commercial cruise liner to serve as a floating hotel for relief workers in the U.S.