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Knud E Hansen to Design Hybrid RoRos for Grimaldi Group

News from gCaptain - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:42
Danish naval architecture firm Knud E Hansen has been selected to design six modern roll-on/roll-off vessels for Grimaldi Group. The new vessels will have a length of 238 meters, a beam of 34 meters and a gross tonnage of 64,000 tonnes. Each will have the capacity to transport over 7,800 linear meters of rolling units, […]
Categories: Maritime News

Norway Rejects Plan for Fish Farm on ‘World’s Largest Ship’

News from gCaptain - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:15
OSLO, May 22 (Reuters) – Norway’s Directorate of Fisheries has rejected Pure Atlantic’s application for 45 salmon farming development licenses, arguing that the plan did not bring significant innovation to the industry, it said in a letter dated May 16. Pure Atlantic had planned to construct what would have been the world’s largest ship, some […]
Categories: Maritime News

Editorial: What I Want For National Maritime Day

News from gCaptain - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:44
As founder of gCaptain, I first want to thank all Veterans of the US Merchant Marine. Our definition of veteran includes all who have served in any capacity aboard US Flagged ships.  We deeply honor the veterans of World War II  for their undeniable service as veterans but also consider US Merchant Mariners who have risked […]
Categories: Maritime News

Oceans Beyond Piracy: Maritime Piracy Doubled Off East Africa in 2017

News from gCaptain - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:08
The number of piracy incidents doubled off the coast of East Africa in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the annual State of Piracy report released today by One Earth Future (OEF)’s Oceans Beyond Piracy program. The report analyzes the human and economic impacts of maritime piracy and robbery at sea in the Western Indian […]
Categories: Maritime News

Memory. Foam. Memorial Day in Depoe Bay. - Oregon Coast Today

Fishing News - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:14

Oregon Coast Today

Memory. Foam. Memorial Day in Depoe Bay.
Oregon Coast Today
This Memorial Day marks the 73rd year of a heartfelt tradition in the small fishing village of Depoe Bay — the Fleet of Flowers — when hundreds of visitors and locals alike pay tribute to those lost, or buried, at sea. The ceremony was launched to ...

Categories: Oregon Fishing News

Saddam Hussein’s Former Superyacht Now a Hotel for Maritime Pilots in Iraq

News from gCaptain - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:09
By Ulf Laessing BASRA, Iraq, May 22 (Reuters) – The king size bed in Saddam Hussein’s superyacht is made, the silk curtains around it have been drawn back and, in the gold-rimmed bathroom next door, a barber’s chair awaits its occupant. But the Iraqi dictator never boarded the 82-meter (270-foot) “Basrah Breeze” built for him […]
Categories: Maritime News

Sharp Exchanges Highlight BP Fears of Climate Legal Jeopardy

News from gCaptain - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:54
By Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — After paying more than $65 billion in legal costs for the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, BP Plc is wary of the risk of lawsuits related to climate change. Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley raised the topic of class-action lawsuits twice during the company’s annual general meeting in Manchester, England on Monday, […]
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Will Shippers Abandon Undamaged Maersk Honam Boxes After More Delay?

News from gCaptain - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:46
By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Although the fire-ravaged Maersk Honam is due to berth at Jebel Ali today, the discharge of its undamaged containers is likely to be further delayed. Surveyors representing P&I clubs and local authorities will want to carry out detailed inspections. The 15,262 teu vessel caught fire on 6 March in […]
Categories: Maritime News

Teen must repay $37M for starting Oregon wildfire - Salmon Arm Observer

Fishing News - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:10

Salmon Arm Observer

Teen must repay $37M for starting Oregon wildfire
Salmon Arm Observer
A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it's unlikely the boy will ever cover his nearly $37 million bill. The Oregonian reports that ...
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Categories: Oregon Fishing News

Mappers Look to Chart World’s Ocean Floor by 2030

News from gCaptain - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:54
By Jonathan Saul LONDON, May 22 (Reuters) – Using data collected from underwater drones, merchant ships, fishing boats and even explorers, a new scientific project aims to map the ocean floor by 2030 and solve one of the world’s enduring mysteries. With 190 million square km (73 million square miles) of water – or about […]
Categories: Maritime News

Inmarsat Loses Monopoly in Global Maritime Distress Safety Systems

News from gCaptain - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:04
LONDON, May 22 (Reuters) – Britain’s Inmarsat will lose its monopoly in maritime safety communications after the International Maritime Organisation gave Iridium and China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System the green light to develop competing systems. Inmarsat’s shares fell as much as 14 percent after U.S.-based Iridium said late Monday its network had been recognised as […]
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Place 13 of 52: On the Water, and Off, the Rogue River in Oregon Charms - New York Times

Fishing News - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:04

New York Times

Place 13 of 52: On the Water, and Off, the Rogue River in Oregon Charms
New York Times
“They say the river has eyes, and it does,” said my guide, Howard Binney, a 59-year-old retired firefighter who started fishing Southern Oregon's Rogue River “system,” as he calls it, with his grandfather when he was 12. “I've seen bear cross the river ...

Categories: Oregon Fishing News

ABS Nautical Systems Steers Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Toward Flexible Compliance Solutions

News from gCaptain - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 06:04
Press Release – ABS – (Houston) The Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) Company adopted the ABS industry leading Subchapter M regulatory compliance mobile software for more than 40 vessels.  Implementing the NS Workboat application across the fleet, GLDD now has a user-friendly mobile platform for comprehensive Subchapter M compliance. Crew can perform work order completions, […]
Categories: Maritime News

Our American Mariners – A Commodity Like No Other

News from gCaptain - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 00:30
By Matt Woodruff, Chairman of American Maritime Partnership and Vice President of Public and Government Affairs, Kirby Corporation Today is National Maritime Day ­– a day that has been celebrated for the past 85-years. The United States is, and always has been, a maritime nation. From the very founding of our country, the American maritime […]
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Fishing: Astoria team reels in a title - Daily Astorian

Fishing News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:49

Daily Astorian

Fishing: Astoria team reels in a title
Daily Astorian
Astoria High School proved to have the best fishermen in the state May 12 at The Dalles, during the second and final leg of the Student Angler Federation's Oregon State Bass Fishing Championship. Leo Matthews and Michael Postlewait won the 2018 state ...

Categories: Oregon Fishing News

Teen who started Oregon fire ordered to pay $37 million - Treehugger

Fishing News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:36


Teen who started Oregon fire ordered to pay $37 million
The fire was destructive and disruptive. In addition to all of the forest that was burned, at one point 153 hikers were trapped and unable to get back to civilization; salmon fisheries were forced to release their fish early; buildings were threatened ...

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Categories: Oregon Fishing News

Columbia River spring chinook salmon run prediction downgraded -

Fishing News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:26

Columbia River spring chinook salmon run prediction downgraded
The upriver Columbia spring chinook salmon run has been downgraded by nearly 30 percent. ... Columbia River salmon biologists have downgraded the pre-season spring chinook salmon prediction for the upper Columbia from 166,700 to 116,500 fish.

Categories: Oregon Fishing News

China Trade Truce May Help Give U.S. LNG Exports a $30 Billion Boost

News from gCaptain - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 13:38
  By Naureen S. Malik (Bloomberg) — China’s appetite for U.S. liquefied natural gas may be about to get a lot bigger after the two nations agreed to pull back from the brink of a trade war. If China makes a substantial commitment to buying U.S. LNG, it could bring $30 billion back into the country, according […]
Categories: Maritime News

Russia’s First Floating Nuclear Power Plant Arrives in the Arctic

News from gCaptain - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:57
By Vladimir Soldatkin MOSCOW, May 21 (Reuters) – Russia’s first-floating nuclear power plant arrived in the Arctic port of Murmansk over the weekend in preparation for its maiden mission, providing electricity to an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska. The state company behind the plant, called the “Akademik Lomonosov,” says it could […]
Categories: Maritime News

Trump White House Seeking Public Comment on Which Maritime Regulations to Remove

News from gCaptain - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:40
The White House’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs is seeking public input on how the federal government can reduce the regulatory burdens imposed on the maritime sector as part of the Trump Administration’s broad plan to deregulate American industries. The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) posted the public Request for Information (RFI) […]
Categories: Maritime News
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