Robbers Briefly Hold Tanker's Crew Hostage off Port of Conakry
Runaway Barges Strike Bridge Over San Jacinto River
Offshore Wind Mega-Project Wins Auction with Rates Below Coal
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Runaway Barges Strike Bridge Over San Jacinto River

As flooding from Storm Imelda continues to affect southeast Texas, first responders have rescued hundreds of people from high waters. On Friday, they also had to contend with a bridge strike: strong currents peeled away nine barges from a fleeting area on the San Jacinto River, sending them downs...

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Robbers Briefly Hold Tanker's Crew Hostage off Port of Conakry

Earlier this week, a group of armed pirates took members of the crew of the product tanker Ance hostage, then looted their belongings and the ship's properties, according to the ICC IM...

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Offshore Wind Mega-Project Wins Auction with Rates Below Coal

Offshore wind power is now cheaper than coal, at least in the UK. A record-breaking subsidy auction for ten new windfarms off Britain attracted bids as low as $49.45 per megawatt-hour, about $3 che...

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U.S. Coast Guard Expands Eligibility for Military Sea Time

About 400-500 American veterans apply for merchant marine officer endorsements every year using their military sea time. The U.S. Coast Guard has proposed to change its policies on sea service elig...

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Op-Ed: Time for Congress to Act on Arctic Maritime Safety

The Arctic remains one of the most amazing regions of the world, with diverse wildlife, ecosystems, and weather patterns. But the Arctic Is changing: after a summer of record temperatures and recor...

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American Mariners Rescue Three Fishermen off Tampa, Florida

The U.S.-flagged tanker American Pride rescued three fishermen Wednesday after their boat capsized about 45 miles off Tampa Bay, Florida The U.S. Coast Guard had dispatched a Jay...

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U.S. Navy's Unmanned Tanker Makes First Test Flight

On Thursday, the U.S. Navy's future unmanned aerial refueling tanker passed its first test flight, marking a new milestone for carrier-based aviation. The Boeing-owned MQ-25 test unit - known a...

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Royal Navy's Second Carrier Sets Sail for the First Time

The UK’s second new aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, has sailed for the first time. Eight years after she was laid down – and two years after her sister ship HMS...

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NYK Trials Carbon Offsets for its Flagship PCTC

On Wednesday, NYK Line announced that it has conducted the first carbon-neutral voyage for a Japanese company, offsetting 5,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions for the car carrier Aries Leader...

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