Kayla Turner

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Kayla Turner

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Kayla Turner is the news editor for the Maritime Executive. In addition to writing for the website and newsletter, she is also a contributing writer for the Maritime Executive Magazine.

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Celebrating Women in Shipping

By Kayla Turner 2015-02-19 16:15:22

***From Nov-Dec 2014 Edition of The Maritime Executive magazine*** The Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) began 40 years ago with six women from three different European countries. Today, it has almost 2,000 members...

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Hanjin container ship

Update: Hanjin Drops Portland Port Amid Labor Battle

By Kayla Turner 2015-02-11 17:22:11

Hanjin Shipping Co. withdrew officially from the Port of Portland on Tuesday as a labor dispute at an International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI)-operated terminal continues. Local media reported that Hanjin sent a letter, dated February 10th, saying it would...

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Costa Concordia

Schettino's Fate in Judges' Hands

By Kayla Turner 2015-02-10 16:07:57

The trial of Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino has entered its final stages on Tuesday with the verdict of the three appointed judges expected by Thursday at the latest. Schettino is currently facing charges of multiple manslaughter and dereliction of duty...

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Grounded MV Floreana

Grounded Cargo Ship Causes Ecuador Emergency

By Kayla Turner 2015-02-05 14:20:34

On February 4, Ecuador’s Environment Minister, Lorena Tapia, together with the Minister of Transport and Public Works, Paola Carvajal, and the Minister of Non-Renewable Natural Resources Pedro Merizalde, issued a declaration of emergency for the Galapagos Marine Reserve and Galapagos...

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Indian coast guard vessel

11 Rescued from Sinking Ship off India

By Kayla Turner 2015-02-05 08:55:15

In the early hours of Thursday, the Indian Coast Guard rescued all 11 crewmembers of a cargo ship bound for Maldives as it started sinking off India’s Vizhinjam coast.  Once receiving the distress signal from the Maldivian MV Minnath, Coast...

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Grounded Seatrade reefer

Grounded Reefer Ship Refloated in Delaware Bay

By Kayla Turner 2015-01-28 12:24:13

A reefer cargo ship has ran aground near Miah Maull Shoal in Delaware Bay while inbound to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 470-foot M/V Santa Lucia was carrying fresh produce at the time of the incident. A crewmember contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at about 4:30...

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Fallen Continental Sloop Providence

Winter Storm Juno Knocks Over Historic Tall Ship

By Kayla Turner 2015-01-28 10:08:15

A piece of American history was severely damaged on Tuesday when a replica of a Revolutionary War tall ship was toppled by strong wind gusts produced by Winter Storm Juno in Newport, Rhode Island.  The 110-foot Continental Sloop Providence fell on its...

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Serenade of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Ship Delayed by Pipe Burst

By Kayla Turner 2015-01-26 09:59:25

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship was cleared by United States Coast Guard investigators to leave the Port of New Orleans on Sunday afternoon after a broken water pipe forced delays and some cancellations. Some passengers were stuck on board the...

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Lifesaving buoy

10 Missing After Vessels Collide off South Korea

By Kayla Turner 2015-01-25 15:43:47

Ten crew members are missing after a Chinese fishing boat collided with a cargo ship near South Korea, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday. The collision took place off the coast of South Korea's Jeju Island on Thursday night, Xinhua...

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Vladimir Putin

Russian Warship Spotted in Havana

By Kayla Turner 2015-01-21 10:19:13

Russian intelligence warship Viktor Leonov CCB-175 docked in Havana on Tuesday with a crew of about 200 for a reported three-day stay, one day ahead of the first official diplomatic negotiations between the United States and Cuba. The ship's presence was...

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