Rape by captain allegedly took place aboard USNS Carson City

Lawsuit alleges MSC civilian mariner was raped by captain

A complaint filed yesterday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey alleges that an MSC civilian mariner was raped by the captain when working as the 1st assistant

Stowaway migrants were transferred to CBP custody

12 migrant stowaways interdicted on barge headed into San Juan

U.S. Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection have apprehended 12 stowaway migrants in a response that began at 8.43 a.m Saturday, Nov. 25, when watchstanders at Sector San Juan received notification

USCG issues new guidance on SASH (sexual assault, sexual harassment) law compliance

New USCG guidance on SASH crew safety compliance

Following on from its April Marine Safety Bulletin (MSIB) on reporting harassment on U.S.-flag vessels (see earlier story) the U.S. Coast Guard has now released further guidance on vessel operator compliance with

Treasury Department's OFAC imposes sanctions on Houthi enablers

OFAC sanctions three more Russian oil price cap busters

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today imposed sanctions on three entities and identified as blocked property three vessels that used Price Cap Coalition service providers

Treasury Department's OFAC imposes sanctions on Houthi enablers

OFAC slaps sanctions on two Russian oil price cap busters

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is imposing sanctions on two entities and identifying as blocked property two vessels involved in carrying Russian crude oil above

Inspection by AMSA led to port entry ban on V.Ships Greece operated ship

Australia bans V.Ships Greece containership

Banning the Marshall Islands -flagged containership Big Lilly from Australian waters for 90 days for serious safety and maintenance issues, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) was today sharply critical of its

Discussing the Safer Seas Act

PODCAST: Implications of the Safer Seas Act

In this edition of Marine Log’s Listen Up! podcast, we talk to Sid Lewis, head of labor & employment practice at law firm Jones Walker, and Sara Kuebel, an associate at the

dive boar fire captain Boylan gets prison term

Chief engineer gets prison term for oil record book, conspiracy and obstruction offenses

In a case that tells an all too familiar tale of oily bilge dumping, oil record book falsification, and a failed attempted at cover up, Denys Korotkiy, chief engineer of the vessel

illegal charter boat activity warning from Coast Guard captain

Coast Guard cracks down on illegal charter boat activity

It’s that time of year again and, as well as dealing with multiple cases of recreational boaters getting into dangerous situations, the Coast Guard is stepping up its efforts to crack down

EPA settles Vessel General Permit (VGP)violation claims

CMA CGM reaches settlements with EPA on VGP violation claims

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with container shipping giant CMA CGM over two claims of violations of EPA’s Vessel General Permit (VGP) issued under the Clean Water

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