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ClassNK to Evaluate Vessel Emissions for New Impact Investment Fund

Published May 14, 2021 9:05 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Business

ClassNK is working on a new form of vessel classification for an eco-friendly investment fund operated by Anchor Ship Partner...

NAMMA Shares Information on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in US Ports

Published May 14, 2021 8:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Maritime

[By: North American Maritime Ministry Association - NAMMA] The North American Maritime Ministry Association (NAMMA) has compile...

California Ports Continue to See Record Volumes

Published May 14, 2021 7:54 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Ports

California’s major seaports all reported continued record results in April driven largely by strong consumer sales which are...

CMA CGM Vessel Will Set Seven Records on Atlantic Seaboard 

Published May 14, 2021 6:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Shipping

For the second time in less than a year, a containership operated by CMA CGM will set size records as the largest boxship to call...

Video: Engine Room Fire Disables Containership off California

Published May 14, 2021 5:50 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Shipping

[Brief] The U.S. Coast Guard and private salvage crews are responding to reports of a containership with an engine room fire adrif...

Video: Fire Breaks Out During Golden Ray Salvage Operations

Published May 14, 2021 4:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

A fire broke out at the salvage site of the Golden Ray near Brunswick, Georgia at mid-day today. The St. Simons Sound Incident Res...

Biden Approves Second Jones Act Waiver to Address Fuel Shortage

Published May 14, 2021 3:45 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Government

The Department of Homeland Security has approved temporary Jones Act waivers for two Gulf Coast refiners, allowing them to ship ca...

Nations Begin to Vaccinate Seafarers as Calls Grown to Expand Efforts

Published May 14, 2021 3:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Shipping

Nations are beginning to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to seafarers. However, the calls are continuing for nations to increase their...

Mississippi Reopens After Barge Traffic Stacked Up with Ag Products

Published May 14, 2021 2:07 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

The Lower Mississippi River was reopened to water traffic this morning by the U.S. Coast Guard. A section of the river had been or...

To Counter China, Philippines Plans Bigger Base in Spratly Islands

Published May 13, 2021 10:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

Posted in: Government

The government of the Philippines is planning to turn an island in the Spratly archipelago into a new logistics and resupply base,...

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