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Panama Canal Head Expects Fewer China, U.S. Ships if Trade War Escalates

News from gCaptain - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:35
By Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Fewer ships from China and the United States could use the Panama Canal if trade tensions escalate between the two economic giants, but the dip could be offset by grain exports from north Brazil, the head of the organization that operates the waterway said. The canal, which […]
Categories: Maritime News

Trump Said to Want $200 Billion in China Tariffs Despite Talks

News from gCaptain - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 10:34
By Jennifer Jacobs, Saleha Mohsin and Jenny Leonard (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump instructed aides on Thursday to proceed with tariffs on about $200 billion more in Chinese products despite his Treasury secretary’s attempt to restart talks with Beijing to resolve the trade war, according to four people familiar with the matter. But an announcement […]
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Philippines Braces for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

News from gCaptain - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 09:53
By Enrico Dela Cruz MANILA, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Philippine authorities evacuated more areas on Friday and warned an estimated 5.2 million people in the path of a “very destructive” typhoon to stay indoors, as the country braced for heavy rain and damage to infrastructure and crops. Super Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to barrel through […]
Categories: Maritime News

Wärtsilä Initiative Touted as ‘Wake-Up Call’ for Ocean’s Role in Era of Global Change

News from gCaptain - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 09:36
Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has launched a new initiative that aims to convince some of the world’s most influential port cities to adopt a completely digitized marine ecosystem by 2020. The not-for-profit initiative, called Oceanic Awakening, was introduced during this year’s SMM trade fair in Hamburg, Germany. If successful, the initiative could create a massive […]
Categories: Maritime News

Idled Containership Fleet Expected to Rise Amid Capacity Cuts and Trade War Seen

News from gCaptain - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 08:18
By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – A perfect storm of radical capacity cuts by carriers and US president Donald Trump’s threat to hike tariffs on Chinese goods could see many more containerships laid-up, according to Alphaliner. Yesterday, The Loadstar reported shipping association BIMCO’s warning that over a quarter of container trade on the transpacific could be […]
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Russian Warships Hold Drills in Bering Sea in Huge Military Exercise

News from gCaptain - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 08:06
MOSCOW, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Russian warships held drills in the Bering Sea which separates Russia from Alaska, part of Moscow’s biggest military maneuvers since the fall of the Soviet Union, footage aired by the Ministry of Defence showed on Friday. The Vostok-2018 (East-2018) drills, which run until Sept. 17, are taking place in Siberia […]
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New Jersey Edges Toward Offshore Wind

News from gCaptain - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 16:54
By Brian Eckhouse and Romy Varghese (Bloomberg) — New Jersey is taking a step closer to erecting wind turbines off the coast of some of its most storied beaches. State regulators are about to consider Governor Phil Murphy’s proposed solicitation for 1.1 gigawatts of offshore-wind farms. The process will begin Sept. 17, subject to approval […]
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The National Hurricane Center Recorded an 83-Foot Wave Height Associated with Florence. It Could Be An Error, But Maybe Not

News from gCaptain - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:14
My eye lit up in amazement Wednesday morning after I scrolled to a tweet by the National Hurricane Center’s Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch claiming that satellite radar picked up a significant wave height of 83-feet in the northeast quadrant of Hurricane Florence. My mind was blown, along with the others who shared, retweeted and […]
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New Report Explores Human Impact of Autonomous Ships

News from gCaptain - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:38
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) has released a report on the human impact of autonomous ships in what it describes as a major piece of research. For the report, IMarEST’s Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Special Interest Group (MASS-SIG)) sought to gauge the potential impact of self-governing ships and plot out a […]
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Odfjell Says It Will Not Install Scrubbers to Comply with Global Sulphur Cap

News from gCaptain - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:10
OSLO, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Chemical tanker firm Odfjell said it will not invest in scrubbers to clean fuel on its vessels to comply with new stricter emission rules from 2020 but instead buy fuel which meets the new standards. To combat air pollution, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations’ shipping agency, has […]
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You Can Watch Hurricane Florence Roll In Live from the Frying Pan Tower – Here’s How

News from gCaptain - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:04
Update: Unfortunately, the feed is down due to the storm. The group’s website says they are troubleshooting. Check their Youtube and Facebook feeds for the latest. A video from the tower just before sunset Thursday is posted here.  The Fry Pan Tower is a former Coast Guard Light Station located some 34 miles south […]
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WATCH Kings Point’s New U.S. Merchant Marine Ad Campaign

News from gCaptain - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 02:38
This month U.S. Merchant Marine Academy alumni are celebrating the 75th birthday of Kings Point with a new website and ad campaign geared toward informing the American public of how vital the US Merchant Marine is to the nation’s security and global commerce, and of the importance of maritime security in turbulent times. “We really hope this […]
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Fishing News - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 01:58
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Oregon Outdoors: Down n' dirty with fly fishing - KTVL

Fishing News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 19:08


Oregon Outdoors: Down n' dirty with fly fishing
JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Join the Mail Tribune's Mark Freeman as he rows out to deep waters for fly fishing in the second episode of this week's Oregon Outdoors 3-part series. close video ad. Unmute toggle ad audio on off ...

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Helm CONNECT hits 3000 vessel milestone

News from gCaptain - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 15:43
Press Release – Helm Operations – Victoria, BC – Leading marine software company, Helm Operations, announced today that it now has more than 3000 vessels subscribing to Helm CONNECT, its industry-leading maintenance, compliance, personnel, and vessel operations software. This achievement highlights the incredibly rapid growth of demand for the software platform, which was officially released just 24 […]
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UPDATE: EMERGENCY CLOSURE OF COLUMBIA RIVER CHINOOK FISHERY - Oregon Fishing Forecast - Sept 12 ... - Portland Tribune

Fishing News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 15:14

Portland Tribune

Portland Tribune
Bob Rees is a sixth generation Oregonian and a 20-year veteran fishing guide of Oregon's Northwest region. Bob Rees' column, The Guide's Forecast, has been a trusted fishing resource for over 16 years and will appear in the Thursday edition of the ...
Salmon fishing closes on large stretch of ColumbiaThe Columbian
Most of the Columbia River closing to salmon and steelhead fishingNBC Right Now
Phillips: The fall chinook salmon run has fallen quicklyYakima Herald-Republic
The Spokesman-Review
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Categories: Oregon Fishing News

Borr Drilling Boss Warns Investors: Offshore Drilling Industry Will Break Your Heart

News from gCaptain - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 13:30
By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Tor Olav Troim, who took advantage of a brutal downturn to build Borr Drilling Ltd. from scratch into a $2.3 billion company, warned investors not to grow too enamored with the offshore drilling industry. Investors should keep in mind that offshore drilling is a cyclical industry and get out when […]
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Court Upholds Oregon's Right to Protect Water, Fish From Destructive River Mining - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Fishing News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 13:26

OPB News

Court Upholds Oregon's Right to Protect Water, Fish From Destructive River Mining
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld an Oregon law restricting motorized gold mining in sensitive salmon streams. In 2017 Oregon passed the Suction Dredge Reform Bill (S.B. 3) to protect water quality and fish habitat across ...
Ninth Circuit Upholds Ban on Oregon Dredge MiningCourthouse News Service
Court Affirms Oregon Restrictions On Suction Dredge MiningOPB News
Court fends off challenge to state restrictions on suction-dredge gold miningPamplin Media Group
San Francisco Chronicle
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Categories: Oregon Fishing News

Photos: Hurricane Florence’s Enormity is Best Seen from Space

News from gCaptain - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:51
With Hurricane Florence continuing on a collision course with the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast, officials are warning of life-threating conditions consisting of hurricane-force winds, massive storm surge, and an obscene amount of rainfall. As of 2 p.m. ET, Hurricane Florence was located about 435 miles (700 km) southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina, moving toward the west-northwest […]
Categories: Maritime News

France Says Scallop Fishing Talks with Britain End in Failure

News from gCaptain - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:58
PARIS, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Talks between French and British fisherman over rights to catch scallops have ended in failure, France’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday, raising the risk of further tensions at sea. French fishermen have accused the British of unfairly catching scallops in the Baie de Seine off the coast of Normandy during […]
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