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  • 3 July 2009

    A new unmanned autonomous submarine has been developed to detect explosive mines hidden in shallow coastal waters such as ports and harbours. BAE Systems introduced the 50kg vessel called Talisman L, which uses high-definition forward and sideways looking sonar and an array of multi-view cameras. The mini-sub has the ability to zoom through water at […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    All Coast, LLC, the largest Gulf of Mexico liftboat operator, has christened its new Class 250 liftboat, the Great White. The christening ceremony took place on August 20 at C and M Marina in Lafitte, Louisiana. The Great White is a 250-foot leg liftboat, designed and built by SEMCO, a Louisiana-based liftboat builder. It has two […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Poor container shipping freight levels and the countdown to the reformation of alliances in March of 2017 have pre-empted any mass invasion of new capacity in the Asia-East Coast North America (ECNA) trade, thus further drift of cargo from a West Coast routing to an East Coast carriage will be gradual, according to shipping consultancy […]

  • 25 February 2018

    A giant ship carrying four of the West Coast’s largest container cranes arrives in Tacoma.

  • 14 May 2015

    Congestion woes at the US Pacific ports caused by a recent labor dispute have helped the US East Coast ports to grow at a faster rate than their West Coast counterparts, according to the inaugural edition of ‘North America Ports Logistics Annual Report,’ issued by the American commercial real estate company CBRE Group. But even as the East […]

  • 9 March 2015

    The US East Coast (USEC) ports, which have benefited the most from the West Coast labor contract dispute, seeing record monthly throughputs, should brace themselves for another shift in market dynamics. Spot rates from Asia to the USEC are now typically x2.1 higher than to the USWC, up from an average of x1.6 through 2013 and the first five months […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast just announced that the biggest offshore dredging program in the city’s history will start today, shifting millions of cubic meters of sand onto the beaches. The 111-meter Balder R hopper dredger, owned by Danish company Rohde Nielsen, will spend 16 weeks working along Palm Beach and the coastal strip from Miami […]

  • 8 March 2018

    The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday responded to a report of an oil platform fire approximately three miles offshore of Corpus Christi.

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Research into the impacts of wild weather and climate change on the Queensland’s Gold Coast is being stepped up with the launch of a bright yellow monitoring buoy nicknamed Big Bird, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said in its latest release.  According to GCWA, Big Bird’s launch formally marks the establishment of the Coastal […]

  • 12 April 2010

    MILLIONS of dollars in State Government funding for dredging is needed to save the Gold Coast’s popular bar crossings from dire straits which could result in loss of life… [mappress] Source:goldcoast,April 12,2010;

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new federal study is attempting to reframe the national discussion about coastal risk and relief, and it behooves local communities and coastal advocates to be part of this conversation from the beginning. The study, issued by the National Research Council in late July, calls for “a national vision for managing risks from coastal storms… […]

  • 18 October 2017

    Ghana and Ivory Coast have committed to ensure that the recent ruling by an international court on the maritime dispute between the two nations be smoothly implemented. To help achieve the implementation of the court ruling, the two countries have established a joint committee Joint Committee for the Implementation of the ITLOS judgement and indicated […]

  • 10 May 2005

    Starting today, 25 medium-sized Coast Guard cutters will be repaired at Baltimore’s Coast Guard Shipyard. Commanding officer Captain Ron Rabago says the project will take eight to ten years. He says, when completed , the aging ships will be equipped with the latest navigation equipment, so they can stay in use longer. The ships are […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) is pushing ahead with dredging works on the Gold Coast, ensuring vital transport links remain open for the city’s marine industries. “Dredging is starting in the West Crab Island Channel in the section from the Ephraim Island bridge down to the intersection with the North Channel,” CEO Hal Morris […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the USD 5 billion Panama Canal expansion in 2016, up to 10 percent of container traffic to the US from East Asia could shift from West Coast ports to East Coast ports by 2020, according to new research conducted by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and C.H. Robinson. In 2014, about 35 percent of […]

  • 21 November 2006

    The Coast Guard helped pump water out of a listing ship near Nantucket this evening. The Coast Guard got a call around 3 this afternoon that the “Susan Marie” was taking on water and listing about 30 miles off the coast of Nantucket.

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Texas Protection & Restoration Feasibility Study review verified the most advanced modeling and catastrophic storm surge events were included within the recent study, USACE Galveston reports.  “We used the most advanced storm modeling system to run storm surge forecasts by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center […]

  • 6 June 2019

    Eni has signed the contracts for two new exploration blocks in the eastern part of the sedimentary basin offshore Ivory Coast.

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kay Ivey last Friday announced that on March 29, 2019, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council approved Alabama’s State Expenditure Plan for Gulf Coast recovery. This plan, developed by the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council (AGCRC), proposes 28 activities for the Spill Impact Component of RESTORE funding (also known as Bucket 3) for a […]

  • 20 September 2012

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada Minister Keith Ashfield has revealed the latest addition to the Canadian Coast Guard fleet. The new vessel named CCGS S. Dudka, after the late Stanley Dudka a decorated veteran of the Second World War and a distinguished fishery officer with the Department, is currently under construction at ABCO Industries Limited boatyard in Lunenburg, […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Canadian Government is on the brink of opening a new window of opportunities for hydrogen fuel cell technology as it calls for tenders for the design of low-emission Coast Guard ships that would integrate the said technology, the Canadian Press writes. The $332,000 tender forms part of the Ottawa’s fleet modernization plan and it […]

  • 19 February 2015

    The US West Coast ports are seeing significant drops in their monthly cargo volumes, unanimously attributed to the lingering congestion brought on by the ongoing contract dispute between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. The ports of Seattle and Tacoma saw their combined container volumes fall 13 percent in January, continuing […]