Safety & Security
MAY 15, 2014—The first of two highly advanced and powerful 108-foot-long fireboats under construction for the Port of Long Beach, CA, was recently dedicated at Foss Maritime's Seattle Shipyard. Named Fireboat 20, the fireboat was…
MAY 15, 2014 — A 40,000 dwt bulk carrier delivered April 24 by Chinese shipbuilder Tianjin Xingang Shipbuilding Heavy Industry Co was detained by the Coast Guard in Portland, OR, Tuesday. The 579 ft vessel…
MAY 10, 2014—STX Finland Oy’s Rauma Shipyard recently delivered the Turva, a 96-meter dual fuel offshore patrol vessel, to the Finnish Border Guard. The 96 meter by 17 meter wide Turva will be stationed in…
APRIL 30, 2014 — A toxicology report has found alcohol and heroin present in samples taken from the bodies of the two 44 year old former U.S. Navy SEALS, Mark Kennedy and Jeffrey Reynolds, who…
APRIL 29, 2014 — An attempt by Somali pirates to used a captured dhow as a mother ship has been foiled by EU Navfor. The six armed pirates who had taken the dhow and its…
APRIL 24, 2004 — Three crew members are missing following the theft of 2,500 tonnes of marine diesel oil from the 4,999 dwt products tanker Naniwa Maru No.1 near Port Klang, Malaysia. According to a…
APRIL 23, 2014 — USCG Sector New York has issued a bulletin noting that the Bayonne Bridge has been struck twice within the past four months by ships with an excessive air draft and warns…
APRIL 21, 2014 — The September 2012 sinking of a wooden fishing vessel that was originally built as a World War II U.S. Navy submarine chaser is one of three marine accident investigations on which…
APRIL 14, 2014 — Port2Port West Africa, the Nigerian subsidiary of Port2Port maritime security of the U.K., reports that two of its contractors were released on bail, April 9, on the order of Justice Akpomiemie…
APRIL 2, 2014 – The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has issued a preliminary report on an incident in which a freefall lifeboat was inadvertently released during a preliminary inspection. It occurred on March 1, 2014,…
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