Maritime Safety

USCG Assist Duck Hunters Near Harrington Beach Park

  The Coast Guard and the Port Washington and Cedar Grove Fire Departments came to the assistance of two duck hunters on Lake Michigan Friday. The names of those involved are not being released.

HMAS Success Deploys to Middle East

After months of preparation, HMAS Success departed Garden Island in Sydney today for a six-month deployment to the Middle East Region to provide logistic support

7 Rescued from Sinking Freighter Near Haiti

   Seven crewmembers were rescued after their 100-foot coastal freighter began taking on water and sank approximately 45 miles north off of Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday.

USS Oscar Austin Deploys to 6th fleet

  Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departed Naval Station Norfolk Nov. 21 for a deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR).

New Oil & Gas App for Training Records

Offshore workers will for the first time be able to access their training records at the touch of a button wherever they are in the world thanks to a new mobile application which launched November 19.

IMO Steps Up Safety in Polar Waters

  United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted global, binding regulations to enhance safety of navigation in polar waters. After several years’ intense negotiations,

DGS Marine Advises Fixed Premium P&I Cover

  DGS Marine, a leading global P&I management provider and exclusive manager for the British European and Overseas (BE&O) P&I facility, has highlighted the benefits

BSEE Responds to Explosion in Gulf of Mexico

   The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is responding to an explosion at West Delta 105 in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 12 miles off the coast of New Orleans.

Tiny Ripples Important to Ocean Mixing

Study to address small waves’ ability to distribute nutrients or harmful contaminants Even the smallest ripple can have a huge effect on ocean mixing and distribution of harmful contaminants,

US Navy Supply Ships Collide in Indian Ocean

Two U.S. Navy supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden in the Indian Ocean early on Thursday, but no crew members were injured and initial reports suggested the vessels suffered only minor damage,

TransAtlantic Scrubber for SECA 2015

  TransAtlantic and Stora Enso have signed and started the installation of the first order of a new innovative scrubber that washes out sulphur oxides from ship

Danish Crew Receives Bravery Award

This year’s “Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea” is given to the crew from the DFDS ship BRITANNIA SEAWAYS. The award is presented by United Nations’ International

New Agency to Replace S. Korea Coast Guard after Ferry Disaster

South Korea launches a massive new government agency this week to handle emergency rescue and safety management seven months after a ferry disaster killed 304 people

Ocean Signal Launches RescueME MOB1

Ocean Signal introduced a new AIS MOB device with integrated DSC: the rescueME MOB1, designed to attach easily to compact life jackets, ready for automatic activation

Tripartite Meeting Draws Industry Cooperation

The annual Tripartite meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Shanghai October 30-31, 2014. The meeting was attended by

Maritime Reporter @ 75: The Daily Cartoon

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry,

Ocean Signal Debuts RescueME EPIRB1

The rescueME EPIRB1 has been developed by Ocean Signal. Featuring a 30% reduction in size compared to other EPIRBs, a 10-year battery life and a retail price that

Mazurek is '2015 Coast Guard Engineer of the Year'

Dr. David Mazurek, a civil engineering professor at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, has been named the winner of the 2015 U.S. Coast Guard Engineer of the Year Award.

BHP Billiton Employees Awarded for Sustainability Initiatives

BHP Billiton announced the recipients of the Company’s Health, Safety, Environment and Community (HSEC) Awards for its employees at a ceremony in Melbourne. BHP

Greenpeace Ship Detained in Spain

A Greenpeace ship was detained by Spanish authorities today in the port of Arrecife, Lanzarote, following last Saturday's protest against Repsol’s potential oil drilling in the Canary Islands.

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