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Passenger at sea of ​​the Carnival Horizon cruise ship off the Turks and Caicos Islands

A few hours after departing Grand Turk in the Turks and Caicos Islands, it is confirmed by Carnival Cruise Line that a passenger from the Horizon Carnival the cruise ship is at sea. The Carnival cruise ship is searching the area and two lifeboats from the ship have been deployed. Passenger at sea Carnival Horizon […]

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Denial of Cruise Ship Entry Continues Despite Eased COVID Mandates | News

ST. THOMAS – The Virgin Islands continues to deny entry to cruise ships with a high COVID positivity rate even as mandates are relaxed for vaccinated visitors. Last week Sky Princess, a cruise ship operated by Princess Cruises, was scheduled to dock at the West Indies Co. dock in Havensight, but was denied entry for […]

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– Maine’s first ship pushes for June launch after a decade of work

A team of approximately 160 volunteers helped build a replica of the Virginia. the first English-built vessel to cross the Atlantic Ocean, since construction began in 2011. The team plans to launch the boat this summer. Photo courtesy of Kimberly Madden The Virginia, a replica of a ship that sailed from present-day Phippsburg across the […]

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The USCGC Eagle of the “American Tall Ship” returns to Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – The flagship of the US Coast Guard, the USCGC Eagle, will return to Norfolk in March for her first visit to Mermaid City this year. The three-masted Barque is used as a training ship for Coast Guard cadets and Officer Candidate School candidates. Known as “America’s Tall Ship”, the Eagle is […]

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Debris from last fall cargo ship spill spreads along BC coast: Beach cleaners

Breadcrumb Links News Local News The containers were lost from the Zim Kingston in a storm near the entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca around the same time a fire broke out on the ship on October 22. Author of the article: Screenshot of a shipping container, freighter Zim Kingston, washed up on […]

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U.S. Coast Guard Signals Intent to Initiate Rulemaking to Implement Vessel Efficiency and Carbon Intensity Regulations Under MARPOL Annex VI

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) recently announced that it plans to develop and propose regulations to implement the provisions of Annex VI of MARPOL, Chapter 4, including various onboard energy efficiency measures vessels aimed at reducing carbon emissions linked to climate change. The USCG says it does so in support of the Biden administration’s […]

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Vessel carrying unpaid cigarettes off Singapore intercepted

SINGAPORE – A ship carrying unpaid cigarettes has been intercepted in the waters off Singapore’s Penjuru Terminal during a multi-agency operation involving the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), Coast Guard Police and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. In a Facebook post Monday, Feb. 21, the ICA said the supply ship, called Sea Dragon […]

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Homeland Security Grant Could Fund Burning Ship Exercise in Brunswick

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners will consider a tabletop exercise grant and more at a meeting on Monday evening. (Port City Daily/File) BRUNSWICK COUNTY – The Brunswick County Department of Emergency Services has received a $12,000 grant to conduct a multi-agency tabletop exercise, to simulate an emergency situation. County staff recommended that the board […]

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Greece ferry fire: Passenger found alive on ship near Corfu but 11 still missing

One of the passengers missing on the burning Italian ferry off the Greek island of Corfu has been found alive and rescued, the coastguard said on Sunday. The 21-year-old who says he is from Belarus was found in the back of the Euroferry Olympia in apparent good condition. “Tell me I’m alive!” he shouted at […]

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Greece ferry fire: Eight out of a dozen Bulgarians missing on board ship near Corfu

Greek rescue teams were still searching for a dozen missing passengers on Saturday as a fire continued to ravage a ferry near the Greek island of Corfu, well over 24 hours after it started. Aided by a helicopter, a frigate, six tugboats and a firefighting vessel, divers and fire crews went to the scene, hoping […]

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Is the Tall Ships Festival too big for Two Harbors? – Duluth Newsstand

TWO PORTS – The Festival of Sail is facing headwinds less than six months from its debut on the North Shore. The festival, formerly known as Tall Ships, could draw 100,000 visitors to Two Harbors from August 4-7. An event of this magnitude has caused concern among city staff, divided city council and worried residents. […]

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Eyes of a ship: laser detection at sea

During the period 2014-2019, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) recorded 19,416 maritime accidents and incidents involving 21,392 merchant ships under 28 European flags, including 6,210 injuries and 496 deaths. Half of these incidents occurred in inland or port waters. In US waters, or on US-flagged vessels anywhere in the world, the US Department of […]

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Let new OSV deckhands ship while waiting for their first MMC

File image courtesy of USCG Posted on February 7, 2022 at 3:03 p.m. by The Maritime Executive To address recruiting and staffing challenges, the Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) called on the U.S. Coast Guard to reinstate a labor policy that expired 30 years ago. Until 1992, entry-level seafarers could begin working on ocean-going vessels […]

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USS Milwaukee gunship seizes alleged cocaine shipment worth an estimated $22 million

The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee with an integrated US Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) recently announced that it seized approximately $22 million worth of suspected cocaine on January 7. While on patrol, a maritime patrol aircraft spotted a suspected drug-trafficking fast vessel (GFV) and Milwaukee was vectored in for an interception. Milwaukee […]

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PCG tests a newly acquired vessel in Japan

JAPAN’S NEWEST PH VESSEL The Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) largest vessel acquisition to date, Multi-Role Response Vessel (MRRV)-9701, has completed its formal sea trials in nearby waters off Japan from 25 to 28 January. 2022. PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD PHOTO The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has conducted the official sea trials for its largest vessel acquisition […]

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Cruise ship under rocket flight path forces another SpaceX launch scrub – Spaceflight Now

A Falcon 9 rocket stands on pad 40 at Space Force Station Cape Canaveral on Sunday evening before a launch attempt with an Italian COSMO-SkyMed radar imaging satellite. Credit: Stephen Clark/Spaceflight Now A cruise ship that ventured under the planned flight path of a Falcon 9 rocket near Cape Canaveral on Sunday forced SpaceX to […]

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Has the Gasparilla pirate ship had an upside down letter all this time?

An attentive reader of Tampa Bay Weather noticed something peculiar in a recent photo of the Jose Gasparilla pirate ship, which will lead Saturday’s “invasion” flotilla to Tampa before the big parade. The name “Jose Gasparilla” is spelled with a curlicue on the stern of the ship, but if you look closely the second A […]

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US arrests smuggling vessel, UK seizes drugs in Middle Eastern waters

DUBAI – The US Navy said on Sunday it seized a boat in the Gulf of Oman carrying fertilizer used to make explosives that was caught smuggling weapons to Yemen last year. The British Royal Navy said it confiscated 1,041 kilograms (2,295 pounds) of illegal drugs in the same waters. The bans were just the […]

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MARINE SENSATION | New England tall ship Mystic Cruzar finds new home in Channel Islands harbor – VC Reporter

Pictured: The Mystic Whaler, soon to be renamed Mystic Cruzar Motors, in the Channel Islands Port in Oxnard on January 9, 2022. Photo by Jeb Chernabaeff/Channel Islands Port. by Madeline Nathaus Early on a beautiful sunny Sunday morning, January 9, at the Channel Islands Harbour, Maritime Museum Executive Director Adri Howe waited on the dock […]

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Meet the sober hands at the wheel of the Gasparilla pirate ship

Around Tampa Bay, a pirate ship is often the symbol of the area, especially for the January 29 Gasparilla Pirate Parade. Some 300,000 people are expected to crowd Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa to beg the invading pirates for pearls and doubloons in a day-long parade. The vessel will patrol the waterway during Saturday’s Children’s Gasparilla […]

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Lives at stake as Italy blocks migrant rescue ship – EURACTIV.com

The delays caused by the blocking of the rescue vessel Ocean Viking by Italian port authorities have put human lives at risk, Julia Schaefermeyer, communications officer at SOS Méditerranée, the NGO chartering the ship, told EURACTIV. The vessel used to rescue migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea was held up in the Sicilian port […]

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Drunk crew on Russian freighter arrested by Polish coastguard

Here’s what to remember: Despite the continued deterioration of relations between Moscow and Warsaw, authorities and company representatives involved in Ruslana’s detention say the incident is not political. As military and geopolitical tensions swirl between Moscow and Warsaw, Polish authorities have confirmed the detention of a Russian cargo ship in Gdańsk Bay in the Baltic […]

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India sends navy vessel to Comoros for technical assistance

Even as Wang met with Comorian President Azali Assoumani and ensured China’s assistance to the tiny archipelago to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, economic recovery and infrastructure development, the Indian Navy’s INS Kesari reached the port of Moroni. New Delhi said the Indian Navy ship reached the Comoros to help the East African nation’s coast guard […]

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Kesari: the Indian navy ship Kesari arrives at the port of Moroni to provide technical assistance to the Comorian coastguard

The Indian warship Kesari arrived at the port of Moroni in the Comoros on Friday to provide technical assistance to the Comorian coast guard, following the visit of the Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs to the Comoros. The visit follows a request made by the Comorian Coast Guard (CCG) to the Indian Navy during the […]

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The Daily Herald – Navy vessel in operations with 4.7 tons of coke

Interception of a suspicious vessel WILLEMSTAD – The Royal Netherlands Navy “HNLMS Holland”, In close collaboration with the US Coast Guard and the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard, helped intercept 4,735 kilograms of cocaine in five different actions. In addition, the Curaçao-based station ship took on the coordination and leadership of the participating units for the […]

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Princess cruise ship to arrive in San Francisco after COVID outbreak – NBC Bay Area

A new COVID-19 concern is heading to San Francisco – a Princess cruise ship filled with Bay Area travelers. And some say it’s been a nightmare at sea, and they’re worried about what passengers will bring ashore on Thursday. According to passengers, the cruise ship “Ruby” will arrive there in the morning after dealing with […]

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A sailor rescued by a Ukrainian cargo ship

An experienced sailor had to be rescued by a Ukrainian freighter after his ship sank in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, miles from the nearest shore. Fortunately, 59-year-old Chris Pearsall made it out of the episode unscathed, but without the ship things could have been a lot more dire. Prior to his rescue, Chris […]

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Belize-registered ship stranded in Penghu Islands after drifting unmanned for four days – Taiwan English News

A general cargo ship ran aground on a reef in the Penghu Islands, after the crew abandoned the ship off the coast of northern Taiwan on December 24. The Belize flagged 499 gross tonnage freighter HOMAO lost power due to cabin flooding and issued a distress signal around 8 a.m. on the 24th, 52 nautical […]

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11 dead as ship carrying migrants sinks off Greece

Those rescued include 27 children, 11 women and 52 men (representation) Athens: The death toll from a migrant boat that sank off Greece rose to 11 on Friday, as dozens more, including dozens of children, were rescued, the coast guard said. The boat carrying migrants ran aground Thursday evening on an islet in the north […]

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NGO sues UK, French coast guard over sinking migrant boat

UK and French rescue services have been named in the lawsuit (file photo) Posted on December 22, 2021 at 5:52 PM by The maritime executive A French humanitarian group announced that it had filed a criminal complaint against the British and French coast guards and various authorities responsible for navigation in the Channel for an […]

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Hellenic sailors from Kephalos Bay – in service with the cable ship Levant II at Gallipoli

For many years, I have researched and written about the Hellenic connection to the history of Anzac in Australia. The roots of this link can be found in the role of the northern Aegean islands of Lemnos, Imbros and Tenedos in the countryside of Gallipoli. It had a reciprocal impact through the interaction of two […]

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Shipwreck: masts carved out of a Jordanian “pirate ship”

Just days after the Canadian Coast Guard announced that its three masts would be removed from La Grande Hermine – Jordan Harbor’s popular “pirate ship” – the task was underway. Marine Recycling Corp. from Port Colborne, which has a Jan. 10 deadline to fulfill its contract with the federal government, began the process of removing […]

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Audiences get first glimpse of New Jersey tall ship under renovation

the AJ Meerwald, a 115-foot Delaware Bay oyster schooner, undergoes the second major refurbishment in its 93-year history in Belfast, and the public could see the work in progress during an open house at a temporary building at the Front Street Shipyard on December. 18. The Oyster Dredge is New Jersey’s official tall ship and […]

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Coastal combat ships would make excellent coast guards

USN file image Posted on December 19, 2021 at 9:58 PM by CIMSEC [By Lt. James Martin and Lt. Jasper Campbell, USCG] In the spring of 2021, defense-focused message boards and social media were on fire with headlines announcing that the US Navy would decommission the first hulls of the ten-year-old Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). […]

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Mixed feelings about the torn masts of Lincoln’s ‘ghost ship’

By Don Redmond Posted on December 17, 2021 at 4:19 p.m. La Grand Ermine in Jordan Harbor at sunrise. Photo: Niagara Region Archives, taken by Paul Cheese of St. Catharines. As Lincoln tried to convince Fisheries and Oceans Canada to leave Jordan Harbor’s famous “ghost ship” as is or to transport its parts ashore where […]

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Canadian patrol boat tours North America on maiden voyage

HMCS Harry DeWolf, which recently called at Naval Station Norfolk as part of its North American circumnavigation. WIKIPEDIA / Hken 167 The Royal Canadian Navy Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel HMCS Harry DeWolf (AOPV 430) recently called at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., As the final stop on its historic tour of North America. Commissioned in […]

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VIDEO: The oil spill Ahoy? The satellite spots a possible pollution trail from a cargo ship

The Icelandic coastguard has found a cargo ship that satellite images have shown may be leaking oil. The spill, which appears as a lighter and elongated spot compared to the surrounding ocean, was first detected by a satellite orbiting some 700 kilometers (about 435 miles) above the earth. The Icelandic Coast Guard shared images online […]

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Austal USA finalizes deal on new waterfront ship in San Diego

San Diego, December 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Austal USA has finalized an agreement to establish a repair facility in the Port of San Diego. The agreement includes a long-term lease for a waterfront site in National City adjacent to Naval Station San Diego. Austal USA’s 15-acre site will focus on repairing US Navy, Military […]

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The damaged ship finds a port. 105 of its suspected sunk cargo containers

The ship that dumped more than a hundred freight containers off the coast of Washington and then caught fire has made it to port. The same cannot be said of much of the cargo on the Zim Kingston. Two months after leaving Busan, South Korea, the Zim Kingston docked at the port of Nanaimo on […]

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Report: British ship failed to notice crashed into smaller ship

A British freighter would not have noticed it had crashed into a smaller Danish freighter which capsized off southern Sweden, leaving one person dead and another missing ThroughThe Associated Press December 14, 2021, 10:43 a.m. • 2 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Swedish media reported on Tuesday […]

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Coast Guard suspends search for fallen passenger from cruise ship

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended a 31-hour search for a passenger who fell from a cruise ship near Mexico, authorities said on Sunday. The woman, who was not immediately identified, was aboard a Carnival cruise ship when she fell “from the balcony of her cabin on Saturday morning,” Carnival Cruise Line said in a […]

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Baltic Sea: Coast Guard investigates role of alcohol in cargo ship crash

A British citizen and a Croatian citizen have been arrested as suspects in Sweden’s preliminary investigation into the collision, according to a press release from the Swedish prosecution service. The prosecution added that the preliminary investigation for “aggravated drunk driving”, “gross negligence in maritime traffic” and “seriously causing the death of others” is at an […]

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Coast Guard suspends search for woman overboard on cruise ship – NBC 7 San Diego

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended their search for the woman who fell overboard on a Carnival cruise ship off the coast of Mexico early Saturday morning. She has not been found. “After more than 31 hours of research, #USCG assets are put on holdadditional information, ” the USCG announced on Twitter at 10:36 a.m. […]

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Woman overboard on cruise ship near Mexican coast – NBC Los Angeles

A woman is believed to have fallen overboard on a cruise ship near Ensenada, Mexico, authorities said on Saturday. Security camera footage captured the woman falling overboard, and the incident was reported 35 miles off the coast of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Miracle cruise ship departed Los Angeles on […]

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German ship with cargo of burning timber towed to Swedish port

A fire-ravaged German freighter was towed to the port in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, western Sweden, after a week-long fire that erupted in the North Sea when its timber cargo caught fire ThroughThe Associated Press 11 December 2021, 15:54 • 2 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article HELSINKI – A […]

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Protesters welcome the first major cruise ship back to Key West

Protesters marked the return of the first large cruise ship to Key West (Safer Cleaner Ships / Twitter) Posted on Dec 10, 2019 2021 17:56 by The maritime executive The first large cruise ship on a scheduled trip was greeted by protesters when it docked in Key West, Fla. On December 9. While several small […]

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Shipbuilder Wheatley wins Coast Guard contract

By Paul Pedro December 10, 2021 4:09 PM A Wheatley shipbuilding company was awarded another large contract to refurbish several lifeboats for the Canadian Coast Guard. Hike Metal Products Ltd. landed a $ 25.5 million contract to refurbish and extend the life of 11 lifeboats. Company president Steve Ingram said the first ship arrived about […]

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From Cheboygan to Chicago, the Christmas Ship Brings Trees to Those in Need | Mitt messages

Santa’s red sleigh flies through the night with the strength of the reindeer. But Kris Kringle’s hot rod isn’t the only way to bring holiday cheer. Every December, U.S. Coast Guard Mackinaw sails from Cheboygan to Chicago carrying hundreds of Christmas trees that are donated to families in need. A light breeze blows over the […]

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Sweden asks Norway for help as fire at logging ship threatens to spread

Firefighting boats work as timber cargo burns on the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Almirante Storni off Gothenburg, Sweden on December 4, 2021 in this image obtained from social media. Photo taken December 4, 2021. Mikael Holst Mattsson via REUTERS / Files Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register STOCKHOLM, December 8 (Reuters) – […]

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Last remaining Pearl Harbor ship docked in Baltimore | WDVM25 and DCW50

BALTIMORE, Md. (WDVM) – Tuesday, December 7, was to honor the men and women who lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor eight decades ago. Members of the historic ships in Baltimore held a commemoration. The public was able to board the US Coast Guard WHEC 37. At the time of the attack, […]

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GRSE Kolkata launches large survey vessel ‘Sandhayak’

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) on Sunday launched the first large GRSE class hydrographic vessel, named Sandhayak. The Indian Navy will receive the ship in 2022. The 3,300-ton boat hit the water for the first time, in the presence of Ajay Bhatt, Minister of State for Defense. The ceremony was conducted with respect […]

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Here is the latest news on the cargo ship fire and loss of containers off the coast of Vancouver Island.

(Canadian Coast Guard/ Twitter) The Canadian Coast Guard provided a final update today on the cargo ship fire and loss of containers off the coast of Vancouver Island. As a reminder, in October, cargo containers aboard the MV Zim Kingston were lost in the rough seas off Vancouver Island. Although the original reports estimated that […]

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New Los Angeles and Long Beach ship queuing process works

The new process for queuing ships off Southern California ports may not be perfect, but so far it is working. Meanwhile, a new methodology for counting ships in the queue is also being developed. According to the Marine Exchange of Southern California, the new vessel queuing process at the ports of Los Angeles and Long […]

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Cruise ship passengers return to Key West from COVID

Two cruise ships arrived in Key West over the weekend, ending a 20-month absence during the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled the industry. The Crystal Serenity docked Saturday morning at Private Pier B of the Opal Key West Resort and Marina. The smaller Azamara Quest has arrived at Mallory Pier, owned by the nearby town. The […]

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US Navy ship rescues lost Iranian sailors at sea

A US Navy ship on Saturday rescued two Iranian sailors who had gotten lost in the Gulf of Oman in their small boat that had not been decked for more than a week. The dry cargo ship Charles drew responded at 10 a.m. local time after the Bahrain-based multinational coalition received a distress call from […]

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US Navy ship rescues drifting Iranian sailors for eight days

Gulf of Oman, Navcent Public Affairs – A US Navy ship rescued two Iranian sailors on November 27 from a fishing boat after drifting for eight days in the Gulf of Oman. Dry cargo vessel USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) responded after the Combined Maritime Forces, an international maritime coalition based in Bahrain, received a […]

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Icebreaker Mackinaw – A ship with many missions

I enjoy all of the artwork on display year round at the Ottawa Art Park. Last year, for Art Vision Cheboygan’s auction fundraiser, the four artists who painted Coast Guard Mackinaw for the park exhibit graciously donated their paintings for auction. The Icebreaker Mackinaw painting, by local artist Sherie Gekiere, is now proudly displayed on […]

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Ship-boat collision off Kanniyakumari leaves 17 fishermen injured – the New Indian Express

Express news service NAGERCOIL: 17 fishermen were injured after a Panamanian-flagged vessel collided with a mechanized boat some 20 nautical miles off the Colachel coast around 8.15 p.m. Friday. All the injured were admitted to the Colachel government hospital. A Dheepan Rose, a fisherman who was on board the Sijumon 1 boat, said that 15 […]