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Senior Maryland Pilot Warned Officials of Risk of Bridge Strike

The Maritime Executive 24 May 2024
The possibility of a ship hitting and damaging the bridge came up at least as early as 2004, when pilots' representative Capt ... He confirmed that the bridge piers were not designed to withstand a strike from a large, modern ship.

Colombia sets up ‘protected archeological area’ around ‘holy grail’ shipwreck with $17B in treasure

New York Post 24 May 2024
Agence France-Presse ... The company claims it found the ship in the 1980s ... The contents of the doomed ship are estimated to be worth $10 billion. Agence France-Presse ... Agence France-Presse.

UKMTO: Group who boarded ship off Somalia have departed, crew safe

LBC International 24 May 2024
An unknown group of people who boarded a merchant ship 420 nautical miles southeast of Merca, Somalia, have departed and the vessel's crew are safe, the ...

America has a bridge problem. It doesn’t yet have a national bridge solution

Press & Guide 24 May 2024
A thirst for efficiencies in the supply chain has created larger and larger cargo ships in recent decades ... It found that, in the U.S., “no agency or unit of government is responsible for the safety of overwater bridges against ship collisions.”.

Autonomy Will Advance Maritime Decarbonization

MarineLink 24 May 2024
The summit followed an agreement in 2023 between UK and Singapore research agencies to collaborate on research into Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) and remotely operated vessels and focused ...

Iran’s nuclear policy of pressure and talks likely to continue

Taipei Times 24 May 2024
Iran in the waning days of the Rouhani administration began a series of attacks targeting shipping in the Middle East while dialing down its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency, the UN’s watchdog.

Yemen's Houthis claim conducting 8 operations against ships this week 23 May 2024
Earlier in the day, the UK Maritime Trade Operations agency reported that a missile attack impacted the water near a cargo ship transiting the Red Sea, some 93 nautical miles south of Yemen's Hodeidah ...

Coast Guard: Cargo sailboat en route to Europe sinks off Bahamas; 2 presumed dead

Stars and Stripes 23 May 2024
The Coast Guard and Royal Bahamas Defense Force conducted a 3,700-square-mile search for the women using planes, helicopters and ships over the ensuing two days, but did not locate them, the agency said Thursday.

UKMTO reports missile incident near Yemeni coast

SAFETY4SEA 23 May 2024
The agency further stated that the ship and its entire crew remained unharmed, continuing on its course to the subsequent port of call.

Sinking ship in Delta waterway in San Joaquin County leaking fuel, oil

NBC Bay Area 23 May 2024
A sinking ship in the Delta waterway in San Joaquin County was leaking fuel and oil into the body of water Wednesday, the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office said ... They said they contacted outside agencies to assist.

BIMCO: Peak in China’s coal demand in sight as renewables jump 12%

SAFETY4SEA 23 May 2024
In this week’s “Shipping Number of the Week” from BIMCO, Shipping Analyst, Filipe Gouveia, examines the slowing growth in electricity generation from fossil fuels in China and the jump in generation from renewables.

1950s-era ocean linker sinking into Delta, leaking oil and fuel

East Bay Times 23 May 2024
A sinking ship in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta waterway in San Joaquin County was leaking fuel and oil into the body of water Wednesday, sheriff’s officials said ... They said they contacted outside agencies to assist.

As China's Renewable Energy Soars, Coal Peak in Sight

MarineLink 23 May 2024
Between March and April, the shipments fell 7% as electricity generation from fossil fuels only rose 1%,” said Filipe Gouveia, Shipping Analyst at BIMCO ... “Dry bulk shipping has benefitted ...

Second human case of bird flu detected in Michigan dairy worker

The Los Angeles Times 23 May 2024
The agency will also provide $2000 per farm to cover veterinary fees for testing, as well as shipping costs to send those tests to laboratories for analysis.

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