Lobsterman Sentenced to Four Years for Crewmembers' Deaths
One Missing After Towboat Capsizes on Mississippi
Inchcape: Trust in Transparency
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Lobsterman Sentenced to Four Years for Crewmembers' Deaths

A Maine lobsterman charged with seaman's manslaughter has been sentenced to four years in prison, according to federal prosecutors. Christopher A. Hutchinson, 30, was the captain of a 45-foot lobster boat that sank in a previously-forecast storm in 2014, killing two crewmembers.  ...

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One Missing After Towboat Capsizes on Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for the master of the towboat Seattle Slew, which capsized at 2012 hours on the Mississippi near Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana.  The ...

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Inchcape: Trust in Transparency

Inchcape Shipping Services is determined to bring transparency to the traditionally opaque world of ships agencies, combining its global presence with the power of digital technology to positi...

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Norway's Push-Pull Coziness with Big Oil

Norway’s $ 1 trillion sovereign wealth fund – the world’s largest – has taken a partial step to dump oil stocks, approving the sale of smaller exploration companies while sp...

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Bourbon PSV Escapes Pirate Attack off Nigeria

In late February, the Bourbon Offshore PSV Bourbon Explorer 502 escaped an attempted pirate attack that bore remarkable similarity to the boarding and kidnapping that occurred off Nigeria ...

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The IMO 2020 Sulfur Cap in the United States: Compliance Issues

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) sulphur cap...

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BW Group Buys Epic Gas

BW Group purchased over 38 million shares in Epic Gas from key shareholders on Tuesday. This represents 54.7 percent of the issued shares, and BW has now launch its unconditional tender offer ...

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Asbestos Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that manufacturers have a duty to warn about potential dangers of parts with asbestos that were later added onto their products by third parties under maritime law....

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"China's Military for World Peace" Exhibition Launched in Africa

China has launched an exhibition at the African Union's headquarters in Ethiopia title "CPLA (Chinese People's Liberation Army): A Force for World Peace."  Over 200...

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Russia Releases Comprehensive Plan for Arctic Logistics

Russia's Ministry of Natural Resources has prepared a plan for mineral exports from the Arctic which includes 118 projects aimed at the processing of Arctic mineral resources and shipping them ...

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Paving the Way: Women in Naval Service

[By MC3 Julie Vujevich] The beginning of the 20th century marked a period of new beginnings and historical achievement for women in the United States Navy. Policies were est...

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