Philly Shipyard puts TOTE containership project on hold

JANUARY 28, 2018 — TOTE Inc. says that, as a result of its Phase 1 technical review of Piers 1 and 2 in Honolulu Harbor, its plans to enter the Hawaii to

NTSB: Captain’s failure to avoid hurricane a key cause of El Faro sinking

DECEMBER 13, 2017 — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the probable cause of the sinking of El Faro and the subsequent loss of life was the captain’s insufficient

MAN will retrofit TOTE RO/RO duo to dual fuel LNG operation

NOVEMBER 9, 2017 — TOTE Maritime Alaska has contracted MAN PrimeServ – MAN Diesel & Turbo’s after-sales division – to convert its roll on/roll off ships North Star and Midnight Sun to

Philly Shipyard sees record breaking 2017 … but not 2018

NOVEMBER 3, 2017 — Philly Shipyard ASA reports third quarter results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2017 that included net income of $17.1 million for the quarter and$36.5

USCG publishes report on El Faro sinking

OCTOBER 2, 2017 — “The most important thing to remember is that 33 people lost their lives in this tragedy. If adopted, we believe the safety recommendations in our report will improve

TOTE plans new Hawaii service with Philly newbuilds

AUGUST 17, 2017 — Saltchuk company TOTE has emerged as the hitherto unnamed “blue chip U.S. shipping operating company” with a letter of intent (LOI) to build up to four advanced new

NTSB releases transcript of El Faro bridge audio

DECEMBER 13, 2016 — The transcript from the El Faro’s voyage data recorder bridge audio is one of five factual reports added Tuesday to the National Trasportation Safety Board’s El Faro investigation

NTSB to open El Faro investigation docket

DECEMBER 1, 2016 — The National Transportation Safety Board says that on December 13, it will open the docket for its investigation into the sinking of the U.S. flagged cargo ship El

Remembering El Faro: One year on

OCTOBER 4, 2016 — One year after the sinking of the TOTE cargo ship El Faro, Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, USCG, yesterday posted the following It has

Examination of El Faro VDR data begins

AUGUST 15, 2016 —Investigators will today start examining the data found on the voyage data recorder recovered last week from El Faro, the TOTE ship that sank during Hurricane Joaquin in October