Latest News for: Coastal shipping


OPA90 Update Builds on Don Young’s Legacy of Protecting Alaskan Waters

The Maritime Executive 22 May 2022
Much of this shipping activity travels along the Great Circle Route off Western Alaska ... Following that disaster, Congress passed the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA90) to better protect our coastal waters by requiring industry-funded response capabilities and incentivizing safer shipping practices to prevent such incidents from occurring again.

They tried to smuggle foreigners and cocaine into Louisiana. Their boat ran out of fuel.

Marietta Daily Journal 22 May 2022
May 22—The trouble aboard the Pop began Feb. 13. After sailing almost 1,000 miles across the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, from Honduras almost to coastal Louisiana, the ship's voyage came to a halt when it guzzled its last ... .

On this day in 1825, Laskarina Bouboulina passes away

Greek City Times 22 May 2022
An Arvanite Greek born in a Constantinople prison, Bouboulina was the daughter of a ship captain from the island of Hydra ... When Bouboulis was killed by pirates, Bouboulina took over his trading business and began to amass her own fleet, commissioning the construction of four new ships.

TX Marine Warning and Forecast

The Facts 21 May 2022
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY ... MORNING ... ft ... * WHEREMatagorda Bay, Coastal waters from Freeport to. Matagorda Ship Channel TX out 20 NM and Waters from Freeport. to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to 60 NM ... from 20 to 60 NM and Coastal waters from High Island to ... ....

Bad news for hurricane season: Loop Current, monster storm fueler, looking a lot like it ...

SCNOW Morning News 21 May 2022
I am on the Board of Directors of the Integrated Ocean Observing System Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Regional Association ... Hurricane sinks World War II ships ... This storm was the deadliest hurricane ever to hit the Texas Coastal Bend, and it caused more than 500 people to die or be lost due to sinking or missing ships.

A cruise ship 'green corridor' in the PNW? Ports make pact over carbon emission goals

Marietta Daily Journal 20 May 2022
May 20—The Port of Seattle is teaming up with other ports and cruise lines to try to form a "green corridor" where the massive ships that carry passengers through the coastal waters of British Columbia and Alaska would eventually operate ... .

Port-based manufacturing jobs on horizon in Paulsboro, two steel plants under construction

Burlington County Times 20 May 2022
The monopiles are assembled from multiple steel pipe sections shipped in from Europe to Paulsboro. After assembly, the monopiles will be taken by barge and shipped into the Delaware Bay for installation. A facility in Salem County will do related work on windmill parts, also for shipping on completion to sites in coastal waters.

MNCs cheer opening-up speech of Xi

China Daily 20 May 2022
Top executives say country's policies, sound biz climate are big positives ... Jens Eskelund, China chief representative of Danish shipping and logistics giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, said ... He said a recent example of China's high-level opening-up is the permission given to foreign shipping lines to carry out international relay on coastal routes ...

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