By Matthew Spolarich, CDR, U.S. Coast Guard, Marine Safety Unit Houma Wire rope and its associated cable assemblies are an essential part of the marine industry in a variety of load-handling applications.
By Lt. Cmdr. Chad Yeamans, MS, SHRM-CP, Detachment Chief, USCG Investigations National Center of Expertise Discussions at the COP26 global climate change conference have put a focus on the future impact of
SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 — Following the tragic fire aboard the containership Maersk Honam in March this year, in which five crew members lost their lives (see earlier story), Maersk took measures and
SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 —The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a 15 minute video that summarizes its investigation of the October 1, 2015, sinking of the U.S.-flag merchant ship El Faro
JUNE 26, 2018 — The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee will markup several pieces of maritime legislation tomorrow, including a House bill introduced by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) aimed at addressing some
JANUARY 19, 2016 — In an incident last summer, vessels outbound from a non-U.S. port suddenly lost GPS reception, affecting their surface search radar, gyro units and ECDIS systems. Today the U.S.
OCTOBER 28, 2014 — At its 25th Annual Membership Meeting at the Yale Club in New York City last week, American Maritime Safety awarded Maritime Safety Awards to five member companies received
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 – American Maritime Safety, Inc. reports that the Houston Pilots Association, Maersk Line, Limited, Un-Cruise Adventures and The Vane Brothers Company will be the recipients of the 2013 AMS