Publication: Professional Mariner

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Maersk, MSC to launch vessel sharing in early 2015

04:11 PM With freight rates low, the shippers hope the agreement will help them cut operating costs(COPENHAGEN) — Maersk Line plans to launch its new vessel-sharing service with Mediterranean Shipping Co. as early as January, Reuters reported. Maersk, ... [Published Professional Mariner - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Sailors Flock to Annapolis in October

01:52 PMAnnapolis, MD   ( August 20, 2014 )  ---- Every October sailors from around the globe gather on miles of docks in the historic seaport of Annapolis, Maryland for the United States Sailboat Show . The upcoming 45th internationally acclaimed sailboat ... [Published Professional Mariner - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Coast Guard signs new deal to service NOAA's Atlantic fleet

11:24 AM The five-year agreement involves repairs and maintenance at the yard in Curtis Bay, Md.The following is the text of a news release from the office of U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski:(WASHINGTON) (Aug. 19) — U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md., chairwoman ... [Published Professional Mariner - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Four injured when boat strikes construction barge in Massachusetts

11:08 AM Worcester police say a light on the barge may have been inoperative in the area of impact(WORCESTER, Mass.) — Four boaters were injured, one critically, when their vessel slammed into a construction barge on Lake Quinsigamond early Wednesday ... [Published Professional Mariner - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Construction, Police
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Great Lakes Towing extends overhaul of tug fleet

10:25 AM The tug New Jersey is the 13th boat to undergo dry-docking in the company's initiativeCourtesy Great Lakes TowingThe following is the text of a news release from Great Lakes Shipyard:(CLEVELAND) — The Great Lakes Towing Co. begins work on the ... [Published Professional Mariner - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Rescue & Survival Group develops water-activated life raft

10:55 AM(ROZELLE, Australia) — The International Convention for the Safety of Lives at Sea (SOLAS) states commercial vessels must carry life rafts.In the majority of mass marine disasters globally, life rafts have been on board the vessels, but people ... [Published Professional Mariner - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Seattle Welcomes New West Marine Store

12:12 PMGrand Opening Celebration Sept. 12-14 will include tips from experts, electronics demos, door-buster deals, giveaways and rafflesWATSONVILLE, CA (August 18, 2014) - West Marine , the world’s largest waterlife outfitter, announced the grand opening ... [Published Professional Mariner - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Imtra announces new Sigma PowerLED lighting

12:00 PM(NEW BEDFORD, Mass.) (Aug. 18) — Imtra, a leading manufacturer of advanced LED solutions, announced today its latest high-output LED light range, the Imtra Sigma PowerLED. A straight-forward dimmable LED upgrade for existing marine halogen down ... [Published Professional Mariner - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Sigma, Halogen, Dimmer
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. steps up ECA enforcement by boarding ships

12:37 PM Authorities are collecting bunker samples and are experimenting with flyovers(LONDON) — U.S. authorities have begun boarding vessels as they step up enforcement of the North American Emission Control Area (ECA), the UK P&I Club reported. Officials ... [Published Professional Mariner - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bulk carrier crewman falls into bilge, injures arm

09:19 AM The Coast Guard airlifts the victim from the 630-foot Desert Hope off the coast of LouisianaThe following is the text of a news release from the U.S. Coast Guard:(HOUSTON) — A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced a 33-year-old crewmember ... [Published Professional Mariner - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Overseas Shipholding emerges from Chapter 11

10:13 AM The company, which has more than 100 vessels, sought bankruptcy protection in 2012(WILMINGTON, Del.) — Overseas Shipholding Group has emerged from bankruptcy after its Chapter 11 plan was approved by a federal judge in Delaware, Bloomberg News ... [Published Professional Mariner - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Two crewmembers dead in stabbing incident aboard bulk carrier off Delaware

05:31 PM Authorities: One stab victim died, other person jumped to his death(BETHANY BEACH, Del.) -- Two crewmembers died as a result of a stabbing incident aboard a ship off the coast of Delaware, the Philadelphia television station WTXF reported. Two ... [Published Professional Mariner - Aug 17 2014]

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"A world-class science fleet needs world-class maintenance services," Mikulski said. "This new agreement is a one-two punch for Maryland, supporting jobs today at Curtis Bay and jobs tomorrow in Maryland's coastal economies. By taking advantage of the yard's reliable expertise, NOAA can expect reduced delays in maintenance periods, which will mean more time collecting valuable fisheries data offshore and more time mapping our bays and coasts for safe navigation."
...is very hazardous and accidents can happen at any time," said Zack Edwards, the command duty officer at Sector Houston-Galveston command center. "Even though it was an extreme distance, thanks to expertise of the pilots at Air Station Houston and Corpus Christi we were able to get the crewmember the medical attention he needed."
...reported. Crystal Serenity, which can carry 1,000 passengers, "will be doing its best to be an ice avoider, which really we don't think will be terribly difficult" a company official said. The first bulk carrier to make the transit did so last year
"We confirmed they were no injuries, ensured everyone aboard was safe, and made sure they made it back home" said Lt. j.g. Ed Costa, the command duty officer at Sector Boston

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Maersk, MSC to launch vessel sharing in early 2015 [Published Professional Mariner - 8 hours ago]
Sailors Flock to Annapolis in October [Published Professional Mariner - 12 hours ago]
Coast Guard signs new deal to service NOAA's At... [Published Professional Mariner - 12 hours ago]
Four injured when boat strikes construction bar... [Published Professional Mariner - 15 hours ago]
Great Lakes Towing extends overhaul of tug fleet [Published Professional Mariner - 15 hours ago]
Rescue & Survival Group develops water-activate... [Published Professional Mariner - 15 hours ago]
Seattle Welcomes New West Marine Store [Published Professional Mariner - Aug 19 2014]
U.S. steps up ECA enforcement by boarding ships [Published Professional Mariner - Aug 18 2014]
Imtra announces new Sigma PowerLED lighting [Published Professional Mariner - Aug 18 2014]
Bulk carrier crewman falls into bilge, injures arm [Published Professional Mariner - Aug 18 2014]
Overseas Shipholding emerges from Chapter 11 [Published Professional Mariner - Aug 18 2014]
Two crewmembers dead in stabbing incident aboar... [Published Professional Mariner - Aug 17 2014]
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