Iranian Forces Seize One UK-Operated Tanker and Board Another
New York State Awards Major Offshore Wind Contracts
Photos: Third Sunken Tug Raised on Illinois River
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Iranian Forces Seize One UK-Operated Tanker and Board Another

UK shipowner Stena Bulk reports that the UK-flagged product tanker Stena Impero has dropped out of contact and headed towards Iran after she was approached by a helicopter and several small craft in the Strait of Hormuz. A second vessel, the UK-operated Mesdar, was boarded brief...

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New York State Awards Major Offshore Wind Contracts

On Thursday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo formally executed the largest offshore wind power procurement in U.S. history, signing contracts for 1,700 megawatts of capacity at two project sites. It...

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Photos: Third Sunken Tug Raised on Illinois River

The Coast Guard has launched an investigation into the sinking of three tugs on the Illinois River near Hardin, Illinois earlier this month.  On July 5, Coast Guard Sector Upper Miss...

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Vietnam Objects to Chinese Seismic Activity in its EEZ

Shortly after the release of a new report highlighting provocative activity by the China Coast Guard at Vietnamese offshore oil fields in the South China Sea, Vietnam has asked China to c...

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Study: "Hidden" Chinese Loans May Sow Seeds of Debt Crisis

[By David Uren] Tonga, a nation of 170 islands and just over 100,000 people, is carrying a heavier Chinese debt burden than any other nation except Djibouti, the strategic port a...

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Video: USCG Medevacs Injured Crewmember from Fishing Vessel

On Thursday afternoon, a U.S. Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a crewmember from a fishing vessel near Noyes Island, Alaska, off the west coast of Prince of Wales Island. The victim was blee...

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Petrobras Refuses to Supply Bunkers to Two Iranian Bulkers

Brazilian oil major Petrobras has refused to provide bunkers for two Iranian bulkers at the grain port of Paranaguá, leaving the vessels unable to return to their home country.  ...

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Search Ends for Sailor Lost Overboard from Carrier USS Lincoln

The U.S. Navy, the Pakistani Navy and the Spanish Navy conducted an unsuccessful search for an American sailor who went overboard from the carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea.&n...

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The NATO Alliance's Role in Arctic Security

[By Tyler Cross] Canada, much like Russia, is heavily invested in the Arctic. Ranking second in Arctic interests, it also ranks second in land holdings with 1.2 million square mi...

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