Magnitude 7.9 Quake off Alaska Prompts Tsunami Warning
A magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit the Gulf of Alaska in the early hours of Tuesday, prompting warnings of a possible tsunami down the Canadian and U.S.
Coast Guard Seizes 12,000 Pounds of Cocaine
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returned home to Astoria, Oregon in late December after making several…
Milaha Acquires its Largest Containership
Qatar-based maritime and logistics conglomerate Milaha said it has acquired its largest container vessel to date, Majd, a 3,768 TEU vessel.
Indian Navy Decommissions INS Nirbhik, INS Nirghat
The Indian Naval Ships Nirbhik and Nirghat have been decommissioned at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, after a glorious 30 and 28…
MV Kobi Ruegg Joins Fugro Survey Fleet
A 58-meter, multi-role survey vessel MV Kobi Ruegg has joined Fugro’s fleet and is set to begin her first project in the…
Carl Vinson Strike Group Departs for Deployment to Western Pacific
More than 6,000 Sailors assigned to Carl Vinson Strike Group ships and units departed the U.S. West Coast, Jan. 4-5, for…
Unpaid Seafarers Stranded in Durban
A group of seafarers are stuck in the port of Durban, South Africa after their vessel was detained for non-payment of wages.
Contargo Rolls out New Service from Rotterdam and Basel
Contargo AG has launched a new rail shuttle service to the German town of Weil am Rhein on the Swiss border. This creates…
Young Endeavour to join the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Fleet
STS Young Endeavour is joining a race on every sailor’s bucket list, the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. While the 44…
Malaysia to Pay up to $70 Mln if MH370 is Found
Malaysia signed a deal on Wednesday to pay a U.S. seabed exploration firm up to $70 million if it finds the missing Malaysia…
Group Ocean Orders Two Damen Workboats
Dutch based Damen Shipyards Group said it has signed a contract with Canada’s Group Ocean for the delivery of two new workboats…
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Ex-US Navy Officers Face Negligent Homicide Charges over Ship Collisions
The commanding officers of two U.S. Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions last year in the Pacific Ocean face courts-martial and military
BP Deepwater Horizon Costs Balloon to $65 Billion
BP said on Tuesday it would take a new charge over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill after again raising estimates for outstanding claims
Pirates Release Tanker and Crew in Gulf of Guinea
Product tanker MT Barrett has been released and all crew are safe following a six-day piracy incident in the Gulf of Guinea, U.K.
Casino Boat Catches Fire off Florida Coast, 15 Injured
At least 15 people were injured when a fire engulfed a boat off the coast of Florida on Sunday, causing the 50 people aboard to jump into the Gulf