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Biden Appoints Ann Phillips as MARAD Administrator

Ann Phillips (File photo: Josh Bennett / U.S. Navy

President Joe Biden intends to nominate Ann Phillips to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) at the Department of Transportation (DOT), the White House announced Thursday.

Wreck of USRC Bear Found off Nova Scotia

Built in Scotland in 1874, for the first 10 years

The decades long mystery of a missing U.S. Coast Guard Ship has finally been solved. U.S. Revenue Cutter (USRC) Bear, lost at sea in 1963, has been found on the seafloor about 90 miles south of Cape Sable, Nova Scotia, NOAA Rear Adm.

US Port's Supply Chain Fix Challenge: Selling 24/7 Shifts

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The Port of Los Angeles is beginning the hard work of convincing terminal operators, importers, warehouses owners and trucking firms to embrace moving more cargo at night."It's not a single lever we can pull today to open up all the gates,

Shipbuilding

Fincantieri Delivers Extended Star Pride Cruise Ship to Windstar Cruises

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Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo has delivered the Star Pride, the third ship of the extension and

Gladding-Hearn to Build Hybrid-electric CTV for Mayflower Wind

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U.S. offshore wind farm developer Mayflower Wind announced Thursday that it has signed an

ALMACO Delivers Crew Areas for Expedition Vessel Crystal Endeavor

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ALMACO said it has delivered the crew areas for the newbuild expedition cruise vessel Crystal

Contracts

Great Lakes Wins $95 Million Contract for Port of Houston Dredging

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The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met Tuesday in a special meeting to consider

KOTUG Starts Ops in Gabon with Perenco Contract

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KOTUG International B.V. (KOTUG) won a long-term contract by Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon S.A.

GTT Tallies Tank Design Orders from Samsung

French engineering firm GTT announced Thursday that it has received, in Q3 2021, an order from Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of four new

Technology

Marlink Delivers Connectivity to PONANT Polar Expedition Ship

Built at VARD’s Tulcea shipyard in Romania, with o

Marlink is supporting PONANT’s first polar exploration ship Le Commandant Charcot

Ocean Infinity Acquires Red Rock

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Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity announced it has acquired Red Rock, a technology company

Machine Odyssey: Autonomous Voyage Around Denmark Halfway Complete

 The shore-side commanders of Nellie Bly celebrate

A high-tech workboat is more than halfway through its record-setting journey to autonomously

Legal

U.S. Lawmakers Press for Action on Maritime Sexual Assault Allegations

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U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the Transportation Department to take action to address

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

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The world's largest shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk has suspended five employees as part of an

ACBL to Pay Over $2 Million for Mississippi River Oil Spill

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Jeffersonville, Ind.-based barging company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) has agreed to

People & Company News

AST Marine Sciences Rebrands as Applied Telematics

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Applied Telematics is the new name for AST Marine Sciences Limited, a provider of remote

Støhle Joins the Angelicoussis Group as Deputy CEO

Sveinung J. S. Støhle (Photo: Angelicoussis Group)

Greek shipping company the Angelicoussis Group announced it has appointed Sveinung J. S.

Profiles in Leadership: Yuri Sakurada, HR Director, DNV Maritime

“We have a lot of career development opportunities

Educated and trained as an engineer, Yuri Sakurada shares insights on her path to a leadership

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