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Refrigerated cargo ships

Refrigerated cargo ships
Reefers bring perishable cargoes to the masses

Medusozoa

Medusozoa
The ubiquitous animal wrongly known as the jellyfish

Pilot to Co-Pilot: “We’re going down!”

Pilot to Co-Pilot: “We’re going down!”
Cruise interests in Sunshine State petition to cut pilotage charges for cruise vessels. The impact to other stakeholders, if the petition is upheld, is unknown. The move, if approved, has national implications.

Anaconda Plan

Anaconda Plan
The federal plan to economically strangle the seceding states by means of a naval blockade

Attack on the SS Gulflight

Attack on the SS Gulflight
The first US ship to be torpedoed during World War I

The Landing Pass Extension Act of 2014 (HR 5080)

The Landing Pass Extension Act of 2014 (HR 5080)
A Bill Introduced by Blake Farenthold (R - TX) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend the period of time for which a conditional permit to land temporarily may be granted to an alien crewman. But, even if passed, the passage of this bill does little until U.S. ports and immigration personnel ease the restrictions on even a few hours of crew liberty.

Eagle boats

Eagle boats
The first assembly line vessels

USRC Bear

USRC Bear
An early icebreaker with a venerable career

Wishful Thinking From Across the Pond

Wishful Thinking From Across the Pond
European Shipowners Pursue Softening of the Jones Act

Magnetic poles

Magnetic poles
Manifestations of our iron-cored planet

German New Guinea

German New Guinea
The somewhat short-lived German colonial empire in the Pacific

Outrigger

Outrigger
The outrigger canoe is a fast yet stable open water vessel

Latest News

EBDG Adds Two Staff Members

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Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), a Seattle-based Naval Architect and Marine Engineering firm with offices in New Orleans and Ketchikan, Alaska, today announced the hire of two new staff members,

Livanos Becomes Euronav Chairman

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On 22 July 2014, the Board of Directors of Euronav NV unanimously appointed Peter G. Livanos as Chairman of the Board, with immediate effect in replacement

Governors Write Obama for Mississippi River Funding

Governors seek President Obama’s support for upper Mississippi River commercial navigation locks and ecosystem The Governors of the five Upper Mississippi River States of Illinois,
 
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