Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

USCG Fines Bulker for Unapproved BW Discharge

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) issued a USD 5,000 fine to the operator of a freight vessel for unauthorized ...

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JAX LNG Gets Nod for Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering

Florida-based liquefied natural gas supplier JAX LNG has received acceptance for the operations at its waterfront ...

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Man Medevacked from Gachem Stade Tanker off Egmont Key

The US Coast Guard medevacked a 55-year-old male Philippine national from a 550-foot tanker while the vessel was ...

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Calumet Refloated, Traffic Back to Normal in Soo Locks

The cargo vessel Calumet, a 629-foot ship that ran aground on the north side of Sugar Island Wednesday, was ...

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Waterway Closed after Bulker Runs Aground

Commercial vessel traffic in the St. Marys River was shut down after the 629-foot US bulk carrier Calumet ran ...

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USCG Grants BWTS Type Approval to Ecochlor

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has issued the USCG Type Approval Certificate to Ecochlor, a Boston-based ...

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USCG: Detained Ship Departs Baltimore after 10 Months

Having been detained for the last ten months, the 5,900 dwt tanker Asphalt Trader departed Baltimore on August 5, ...

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Chemical Spill Cleanup Completed in Port of Long Beach

The cleanup and recovery operations have been finalized on the 98,849 dwt container ship Harbour Bridge in the Port ...

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USCG, NCB Ink MOA for Inspection of US-Flagged Cargo Ships

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the National Cargo Bureau (NCB) have signed a memorandum of agreement ...

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Asphalt Tanker Loses Power off Nantucket

The Marshall Islands-flagged tanker Asphalt Sailor was stuck some 210 miles off the coast of Nantucket, ...

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Bulker Runs Aground in Norfolk, Virginia

The Thailand-flagged bulk carrier Mallika Naree ran into trouble on June 29 as the vessel grounded off Sewells ...

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USCG Medevacs Tanker Crewmember off Louisiana

A Filipino crewmember has been medevaced from the 2004-built oil products tanker Elixir near Southwest Pass, ...

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USCG Issues Updated BWMS Approval to Sunrui

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Center has issued an updated type approval certificate to ...

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USCG: Ferry Crashes into Jetty in Hyannis Harbor

At least five people were injured when a high-speed ferry hit a jetty while entering Hyannis Harbor, Massachusetts, ...

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USCG: No Threat to Charleston Port, Terminal to Reopen

Relevant authorities have confirmed that there is no existing threat to the Port of Charleston following reports of ...

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Bomb Threat Investigation Active aboard Maersk Memphis

An investigation into a potential bomb threat in a container aboard the containership Maersk Memphis is active, ...

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USCG Grants BWM System Approval to Chinese Firm

China’s Sunrui Marine Environment Engineering has received a Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) type ...

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USCG Seizes Cocaine Worth USD 32.5 Mn off Puerto Rico

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) offloaded approximately 1,100 kilograms of cocaine in San Juan on June 2. As ...

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North P&I: US Getting Tough on BWM Extensions

United States Coast Guard (USCG) officers are taking a much tougher stance with regards to various aspects of ...

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Carnival Fantasy Passenger Medevaced off Louisiana

The United States Coast Guard medevaced a woman from the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship on May 2 while the vessel was ...

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Search for Royal Caribbean Crewmember Called Off

After searching a total of over 5,000 square-nautical miles, the United States Coast Guard has suspended the search ...

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