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USS Boxer downs Iranian drone

As tensions in the Strait of Hormuz ratchet up, an American warship has downed an Iranian drone that got too close. Chief Pentagon spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman released this statement. At approximately 10

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Quark picks more striking paint job for polar ship

Seattle, Wash., headquartered Quark Expeditions has released new renderings of its 200 passenger polar expedition ship, Ultramarine, which will set sail in the Antarctic 2020/21 season. Under construction at Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard,

USCG updates Sub M work instructions

The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance recently updated work instruction CVC-WI-013(3), “Towing Vessel COI Inspections under TSMS Option.” Updates include but are not limited to adding annual and renewal Certificate

Arrest in illegal charter boat case

A Michigan man has been arrested on federal criminal charges for allegedly conducting illegal charter boat operations on Chicago waterways. According to a criminal complaint and affidavit filed in U.S. District Court

These dark paints defeat the heat

Although white paint doesn’t look clean for long, marine coatings of a darker shade absorb more heat pushing up the ship’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) requirements and fuel costs. Now

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Crowley promotes Peter Sutton

Crowley Maritime Corp. has promoted Peter Sutton to vice president of health, safety, security and environment (HSSE) and operations integrity for the company’s Shipping business unit. In his role, he will lead