On Sept. 8, 2019, the Marshall Islands-flagged Golden Ray, loaded with 4,200 vehicles, was exiting Brunswick Harbor in Georgia bound for the Port of Baltimore. With 23 Korean crew and a Brunswick pilot on board, the vessel began to list severely while making a starboard turn. The 656-foot ship capsized and came to rest half submerged in St. Simons Sound.
During a four-day virtual public hearing in Brunswick, Ga., in September, Coast Guard investigators cited the placement of the vehicles and inadequate ballast for the incident. The service and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) continue to investigate and will release final reports and any safety recommendations in about a year.
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Mariner's role still unknown as autonomous shipping gains speed
Mariners’ role still unknown as autonomous shipping gains speed
Piracy edges closer to home with wave of raids in southern Gulf
In the brief cellphone video recorded by a crewmember on the offshore supply vessel (OSV) Remas, the pirates walk back and forth on the deck of the ship, clenching their guns and using them to point as they order around the crew. Their faces are draped in clothing and bandanas.
NTSB: Dredge hit Texas gas pipeline, causing fire that killed four
IMO emissions report raises new concerns about methane slip
A recent report from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) reveals that global shipping emissions increased nearly 10 percent from 2012 to 2018, with the industry facing a growing challenge concerning methane slip.
Bay State brothers find industry niche by making old into new
Zero non-conformities is what you want to hear when the U.S. Coast Guard inspects your tugboat. Once you’ve prepared your vessel, the inspectors come aboard to peruse your paperwork. They ask you pointed questions, to which they expect straightforward answers. Perusal completed, they then scrutinize all of the related safety systems, from bilge to antennas — even the ship’s bell.
A year into the pandemic, thousands ‘essentially indentured’ on ships
Analysis points to faulty loading, low ballast in Golden Ray rollover
While the salvage of the sunken vehicle carrier Golden Ray has been delayed for months due to COVID-19 and the hurricane season, analysis by the U.S. Coast Guard has determined a possible cause for the rollover: a combination of vehicles placed too high on the ship’s decks, and not enough ballast water gave the placement of the cargo.
Seastreak newcomer pushing through dip in demand
Two years ago, Seastreak LLC took delivery of Seastreak Commodore, a 600-passenger fast ferry, from Gulf Craft of Franklin, La. Designed by Australia-based Incat Crowther, the vessel is the largest of its kind in the United States and was built to meet the burgeoning demand for service in the New York-New Jersey market.
New year in a new world: Navigating COVID's maritime realities
In a matter of days, the decorative time balls will drop, “Auld Lang Syne” will fill the air, and ships at anchor will sound their horns as the world welcomes in the new year.
Advanced props, rudders provide new efficiencies below the waterline
It took a decade or two from the invention of the marine propeller in the 19th century for the technology to become widely accepted. Thereafter, adoption has been nearly universal, but progress toward improved efficiencies has come in fits and starts.
The steps at the back of David Olson's house in Norton Shores, Michigan, were crumbling and had to go.
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¿Y si Churchill hubiera muerto antes de 1940?
Winston Churchill tuvo una larga vida, pero estuvo a punto de morir varias veces antes de ser el primer ministro del Reino Unido que se enfrentó a Hitler. Sufrió desde niño una cantidad inverosímil de percances y enfermedades potencialmente mortales y sobrevivió a un incendio y una puñalada, a dos desastres aéreos, a tres accidentes automovilísticos, a cuatro episodios de neumonía y a cinco guerras... siempre en primera línea de fuego.
1948 Dodge Special Deluxe D25C Four-door Saloon
Vendor: Les Sales, Attleborough, Norfolk Telephone: 07879 483164 Price: £11,750
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The SOCIAL CEO
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Merry And Bright
A beachside location, rowdy guests and way too much food – this family celebration has all the hallmarks of a traditional Aussie Christmas