Adding to the list of a few shipping companies who are actively altering business practices, or at least trying to, in favor of the environment and in response to fuel costs, Horizon Lines announces a new environmental program. News from the MM&P Wheelhouse Newsletter – M&P-contracted Horizon Lines has launched a multi-pronged environmental program to […]
Photo courtesey of http://flickr.com/photos/mewerts/2237805095/ OTTAWA The Canadian Press June 23, 2008 at 7:46 PM EDT The Canadian Coast Guard needs better icebreakers, tougher regulations and more Inuit involvement to safeguard the country’s interests in the slowly opening Arctic seas, a new Senate report says. The report, released Monday, recommends that all ships entering Arctic waters […]
The Coast Guard conducted a MEDEVAC of a crew member from the M/V Navios Galaxy 1 off of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Video can be found here. Photo courtesey of the U.S. Coast Guard.
Over the weekend, the crew of the Hanjin Dallas effected a flawless rescue off the coast of San Francisco. Upon noticing an orange smoke signal, the ship notified the Coast Guard and diverted out of the traffic separation scheme and rescued a fisherman whose boat had capsized. The rescue was completed by launching the ships […]
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Friday the launch of an ORBCOMM concept demonstration satellite, equipped with Automatic Identification System (AIS) capability, from Kapustin Yar, Russia, Thursday. The satellite attained a proper orbit and is expected to start transmitting operational data within the next three months. The U.S. Coast Guard Nationwide Automatic Identification System (NAIS) […]