Computational Fluid Dynamics

Over just the past fifteen years, the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become mainstream in ship design.

Two Missing after Barge Explosion off Port Aransas

Two crew members are missing following an explosion and fire aboard a barge off the coast of Port Aransas, Texas, ...

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USCG: GoM Oil Spill Surpasses Initial Estimates

The amount of oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico a week ago may be around 16,000 barrels, almost double from the ...

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Erma First Gets USCG Type Approval for Its BWTS

Greece-based manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) Erma First has received the United States Coast ...

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USCG Ends Search for Man Missing after Platform Explosion

The search for the man who was unaccounted for after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near ...

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US Gulf Coast Ports Brace for Tropical Storm Nate

In anticipation of the tropical storm Nate’s arrival on the United States Gulf Coast, the US Coast Guard has ...

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El Faro's Captain Most Responsible for the Sinking

Two years after the sinking of cargo ship El Faro, the US Coast Guard has released a report into the incident, ...

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USCG Medevacs Bulker Crewman off Columbia River

A 38-year-old man was medevacked from a cargo vessel 174 miles off the Columbia River entrance on September 30, ...

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Fuel Oil Spills from Bulker in New Orleans

Maltese-flagged bulk carrier M/V Vitahorizon has been involved in a fuel oil spill during bunkering operations ...

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Hurricane Harvey Aftermath: Texas Ports Recovery in Photos

The ports along Texas coast have entered the recovery mode following the Hurricane Harvey that flooded parts of ...

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Corpus Christi Port Entrance Cleared from Grounded Drillship

Paragon Offshore’s drillship that was blocking the entrance to the Port of Corpus Christi after running ...

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Spotted: USCGC Maple Completes Northwest Passage Voyage

In today’s spotted, we bring you an image of Coast Guard cutter Maple, a 225-foot seagoing buoy tender which ...

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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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