The Beirut Explosion Was Exceptional but Events Leading up to It Were Not
At the time of writing at least 100 people have lost their lives and a further 4,000 have been wounded following an explosion in the Port of Beirut.
Beirut's Accidental Cargo: How an Unscheduled Port Visit Led to Disaster
The chemicals that went up in flames in Beirut's deadliest peace-time explosion arrived in the Lebanese capital seven years…
American Commercial Barge Line Names Ellis as CEO
U.S. inland barge transportation company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) has named Mike Ellis as the company’s new…
US Cruising Pause Extended through October
The cruise industry has voluntarily suspended U.S. cruises until at least October 31, a month beyond the no-sail order date set by U.S.
Norway Suspends Cruises Carrying 100+ People After Outbreak
Norway stopped all cruise ships with more than 100 people on board from disembarking at its ports from Monday, after an outbreak…
Canada's First Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship Delivered
The first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), Harry DeWolf, was delivered to the Government of Canada on July 31, 2020…
Sea Cloud's New Tall Ship is Taking Shape
Sea Cloud Cruises' third tall ship, Sea Cloud Spirit, is taking shape in Vigo, Spain. Interior outfitting is underway as…
Bollinger Delivers USCGC Oliver Henry
Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Oliver Henry to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Fla. This is the 163rd vessel…
Congress Responds to COVID19 and Other Challenges for the Maritime Industry
In response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the Congressional Research Service released a report that stated global economic…
Beirut Blast Caused by Ammonium Nitrate Seized from Cargo Ship
Large Bulk Carrier Grounds in Mauritius
Australia's New Icebreaker is Being Towed to the Netherlands
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