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U.S. ship destroys Syrian chemical weapons

AUGUST 19, 2014—The White House confirmed yesterday that the specially outfitted U.S. Ready Reserve Force vessel M/V Cape Ray (T-AKR 9679) destroyed the "most lethal declared chemical weapons possessed by the Syrian regime"at sea during its mission for...

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SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 — Maritime e-learning specialist Videotel Marine International, part of KVH Industries, Inc., has launched an updated five-part series: Fire Fighting At Sea. Made with support and expertise from marine fire specialists and…
AUGUST 19, 2014—The White House confirmed yesterday that the specially outfitted U.S. Ready Reserve Force vessel M/V Cape Ray (T-AKR 9679) destroyed the "most lethal declared chemical weapons possessed by the Syrian regime"at sea during…
AUGUST 18, 2014—One crew member is dead, following a fire in the engine room of a 485 ft Bahamian flag chemical tanker, according to a report by the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard sent…
AUGUST 11, 2014 — Poole, U.K. headquartered Dryad Maritime is warning that an audacious open ocean ambush of a product tanker could be a "game changer" for Gulf of Guinea piracy. In the early hours…
AUGUST 11, 2014—The 210 ft U.S. Coast Guard cutter Dauntless recently returned to its homeport of Galveston, TX, following a two-month patrol interdicting narcotics and migrant traffic of of the coast of Haiti and a…
AUGUST 8, 2014 —  The U.S. Coast Guard yesterday issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin on Ebola virus precautions. It reminds vessel representatives that reports to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are…
AUGUST 4, 2014 — Three global shipping organizations today issued guidance to their members on the risks posed to ships' crews calling in countries affected by the Ebola virus. A spokesperson for the three organisations…
JULY 29, 2014 — Port State Control authorities are to launch a crackdown to ensure that watchkeepers are getting the hours of rest set by the STCW Convention. A Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) will be…
JULY 28, 2014 — Raytheon Anschütz, a leading manufacturer of Integrated Bridge Systems, has developed ShipGuard, a shipborne security solution that integrates the vessel's existing navigation systems, such as AIS and radar, with a suite…
JULY 25, 2014 — The latest half yearly report by the Piracy Reporting Center of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) raises concerns over a worrying trend of small tanker hijacks…
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