Bouchard vessels earn Devlin Awards

JUNE 21, 2017 – Melville, NY-headquartered Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. reports that 43 Bouchard-operated vessels have been awarded the Jones F. Devlin Award, recognizing their safety achievements in 2016, by the Chamber

U.K. Chamber President urges step change in shipping safety

JUNE 16, 2017 — Speaking in Edinburgh, Scotland, yesterday, Dr. Grahaeme Henderson, President of the U.K. Chamber of Shipping, called for a step change in shipping safety. “Our shipping industry has a

Shipping losses fall, but Allianz sees risks ahead

JUNE 13, 2017 — Large shipping losses have declined by 50% over the past decade, mostly driven by the development of a more robust safety environment by shipowners, according to insurer Allianz

University of Liege wins 2017 WFSA student ferry competition

MAY 10, 2017 — Teams from the University of Liege, Webb Institute and the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, have taken the first, second and third prizes respectively in the Worldwide Ferry

Bollinger Shipyards marks safety milestones

AUGUST 3, 2016 — Bollinger Shipyards, LLC reports that its Bollinger Lockport New Construction facility has worked 6,000,000 man-hours without a lost time accident while the Bollinger Fourchon facility has worked fifteen

USCG issues Safety Alert on container handling

JULY 29, 2016 — The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Safety Alert (08-16) reminding Coast Guard Container Inspectors and others involved in the inspection or handling of intermodal containers that there

Shipbuilders Council announces safety award winners

APRIL 20, 2016 – The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) has announced the recipients of its annual safety awards.  The safety awards enhance shipyard operations and promote safety through recognition and promotion

Shipbuilders Council and OSHA announce Alliance

APRIL 4, 2016 —The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), the National Shipbuilding Research Program and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a part of the Department of Labor (DOL), are collaborating

ILWU’s first Safety Award goes to Foss Maritime

MARCH 4, 2016 — Foss Maritime has been recognized by the ILWU Marine Clerks Local 52 for zero injuries at Terminal 5, Seattle, WA, between March 2015 and February 2016. The first-ever

Inmarsat: Saving lives at sea for 25 years

MARCH 1, 2016—Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has marked the 25th anniversary of Inmarsat C by revealing that more than 600 distress alerts from vessels in urgent need