Lack of Automation Rules a Major Challenge

Wasaline ferry

Wasaline's Managing Director speaks on the concept of the automated ship.

Seafarer Medevaced from d'Amico Tanker off San Francisco


A USCG helicopter medevaced an injured man from an oil tanker off the coast of San Francisco.

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Wärtsilä Gets USCG Approval for Aquarius UV BWMS

Aquarius UV

The US Coast Guard has so far issued 18 BWMS type approval certificates

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USCG Evacuates Man from Bulker off Washington

US Coast Guard

A 29-year-old man was evacuated from bulker Great Fluency in the Straight of Juan De Fuca, Washington.

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Seafarer Medevaced from Tanker off Texas

USCG medevac

A seafarer from the tanker AST Sunshine was medevaced off Galveston, Texas, on April 4.

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US Applies Conditions of Entry to Ships Visiting Seychelles


The US Coast Guard to impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from Seychelles.

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Boxship Spills Fuel Oil into Arthur Kill Waterway


An oil spill has been reported in the Arthur Kill waterway near the Goethals Bridge.

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USCG Enforces North Korea Sanctions in East China Sea

North Korea

USCG sent its cutter to Sasebo, Japan to enforce North Korea sanctions in the East China Sea.

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America's Only Heavy Icebreaker Catches Fire off Antarctica


A fire broke out on board the USCGC Polar Star off Antarctica on February 10, 2019. 

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USCG: Bulker Catches Fire in the Port of Toledo


A fire broke out on board a bulk carrier in the US Port of Toledo on February 17.

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Updated: Search Suspended for Majesty of the Seas Crewman

Majesty of the Seas

USCG ends search for an overboard crew member from the Majesty of the Seas.

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Tugboat to Tow Hapag-Lloyd's Disabled Boxship to Halifax

Maersk Mobilizer will help tow Hapag Lloyd's disabled containership to Halifax.

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Search Suspended for Missing Crew Member of Sincerity Ace

Sincerity Ace on fire

Authorities suspend search for Sincerity Ace's missing crew member. The ship is adrift and still on fire in the Pacific.

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Two Crew Missing after Car Carrier Suffers Fire in Pacific

Sincerity Ace on fire

Search efforts continued for two missing crewmen of the car carrier Sincerity Ace following a major vessel fire.

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USCG Medevacs Crew Member from Tanker off Boston


USCG medevaced a 31-year-old crew member from the tanker Hafnia Phoenix off Boston on December 28.

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Search for Harmony of the Seas Missing Crew Called Off

Harmony of the Seas

USCG suspends search for a missing crew member of Royal Caribbean's cruise ship Harmony of the Seas.

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Alfa Laval Wraps Up Tests for USCG Type Approval

Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval completed tests to verify the biological efficacy of Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 without holding time.

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Two Crew Medevaced from Norwegian Escape

Norwegian Escape

Two crew members of Norwegian Escape were medevaced from the cruise ship on Monday evening.

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JFE Engineering Corp. Gets USCG BWMS Type Approval


Japan-based JFE Engineering Corporation has obtained the USCG type approval for its BWMS. 

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Wärtsilä Submits Aquarius UV BWMS for USCG Type Approval

Wärtsilä has submitted its Aquarius UV BWMS for USCG Type Approval. 

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Evergreen Terminal Evacuated after Container Explosion

Vincent Thomas Bridge

A shipping container exploded on Tuesday evening, October 30, at the Evergreen Terminal.

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Fuel Spills from Grounded Offshore Supply Vessel

offshore supply vessel aground

Diesel fuel spills from grounded offshore supply vessel near Cameron, Louisiana.

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