The US Maritime Administration issued an advisory recommending that US-flag commercial vessels avoid entering or loitering near Yemen’s Red Sea ports and that vessels transiting the area exercise special vigilance. US MARAD also warns U.S. flagged commercial vessels transiting the region to conduct a pre-voyage risk assessment.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has welcomed the newest vessel to the Maritime Security Program (MSP) in the strategic port of Beaumont, Texas. Renamed the M/V Liberty Passion, the vessel is the third ship owned by Liberty Global Logistics to join the MSP fleet.
The training material will help mariners better identify and prevent sexual harassment, bullying, retaliation, violence and other coercive behaviors as well as assist industry efforts to aggressively promote a culture of zero tolerance for such behavior.
MARAD, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration, awarded $4.9 million in grants to support capital improvements at nine small shipyards located throughout the United States.
The US Maritime Administration announced the availability of a report that quantifies methane slip and fugitive emissions from using liquefied natural gas (LNG) for vessel operations and bunkering. The study, completed in partnership with the University of Delaware and the Rochester Institute of Technology, builds upon earlier work identifying life cycle emissions associated with LNG use using a “well-to-hull” analysis.
US MARAD announced the availability of two reports documenting reductions in air pollutant emissions and fuel consumption resulting from repowering a Puget Sound regional tugboat and an inland tugboat.
The US Maritime Administration has announced funding availability of $4.9 million in Federal funding to support small U.S. shipyards.
US Maritime Administrator and local officials celebrated the completion of a marine cargo dock at the Port of Brownsville
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