• @ Glosten: “Crazy ideas are not off the table”

    MarineLink News 27 Jan 2020 | 23:14 pm

    From racing scows on the inland lakes of Minnesota to graduating from the United States Merchant Marine Academy to taking the helm of Glosten, Morgan Fanberg has led a ‘maritime life.’ We caught up with Fanberg in his Seattle office[…]

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  • Libya's NOC Warning Over Impact of Oil Blockade

    MarineLink News 27 Jan 2020 | 19:12 pm

    The head of Libya's state oil firm warned on Monday that if the international community tolerates a blockade on the country's oil industry it would be complicit in ending the rule of law in the country.The 10-day old blockade is[…]

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  • Baltic Index Falls To Over Three-Year Low

    MarineLink News 27 Jan 2020 | 17:54 pm

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell to its lowest level since April 2016, dragged down by lower vessels rates across categories. The Baltic index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels ferrying dry bulk commodities…

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  • Metal Shark Delivers Patrol Boat to San Juan PD

    MarineLink News 27 Jan 2020 | 17:42 pm

    US shipbuilder Metal Shark said it has delivered a new 36-foot welded-aluminum patrol boat to the Policia Municipal de San Juan (San Juan Police Department).The new patrol boat is a 36 Fearless stepped-bottom center console vessel built at Metal Shark’s[…]

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  • Delta 'T' Equips Governors Island Ferry

    MarineLink News 27 Jan 2020 | 16:45 pm

    Governors 1, a 400-passenger ferry built by Blount Boats delivered in 2019, provides service between Lower Manhattan and Governors Island, a park-like respite .5 nm away from the bustle of New York City.The 132' x 40' Governors 1 has dual[…]

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  • Fishing for Trouble

    MarineLink News 27 Jan 2020 | 16:34 pm

    Radar confusion and speed cited in ferry groundingWhile the perennial issue of commercial vessel and recreational boat collisions, near misses and allisions with navigational aids are certainly nothing new, in much of  the navigable waters of…

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  • CMB Targets Zero CO2 Emissions by 2050

    MarineLink News 27 Jan 2020 | 16:27 pm

    Belgium-based shipping group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) announced it will invest in new technologies that will enable it to operate a zero carbon fleet by 2050.The 125-year-old firm, which operates a fleet of bulk carriers, containerships and chemical carriers…

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  • Damen Unveils New OSV Design

    MarineLink News 27 Jan 2020 | 15:58 pm

    Dutch shipbuilding conglomerate Damen has developed a new concept vessel, the Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) 9020, featuring a stable platform with lots of accommodation, good station-keeping capability, low carbon emissions and flexibility to…

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  • Red and White and Green All Over

    MarineLink News 27 Jan 2020 | 15:28 pm

    INSIGHTS: Thomas C. Escher, Chairman, Red and White FleetIn 1960, Tom Escher, the grandson of the founder and now the current owner, started working as a sweeper and a mechanics helper on the Red and White vessels. In 1997, Escher[…]

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  • Three Missing After Tug Collision

    MarineLink News 27 Jan 2020 | 14:40 pm

    The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for three crew members missing following a collision between two towing vessels on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders in New[…]

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