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Investigation Fails to Pinpoint Cause of Sewol Ferry Sinking

The cause of one the worst maritime disasters in South Korea’s history is likely to remain a mystery. This week, an eight-member panel appointed by …

South Korea

Medal of Honor recipient saved combat outpost

Army outpost in Northeastern Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha asked his fellow soldiers if there were any volunteers to help him lead a counterattack to take back the front gate.<p>He was surprised by the response -- a powerful moment of truth which he would later call the proudest moment of his …

Military

Republicans propose reallocating Coast Guard ship funding to Trump's border wall

Despite urgent warnings of the need to bolster the U.S. Coast Guard's ailing polar icebreaker fleet – now just a single functional 42-year-old vessel …

Coast Guard

Flag Fleet Faces Higher Costs, Fewer Cargoes

The U.S. Government Accountability Office has released a new report on the challenges facing the U.S.-flag deep sea fleet, including rising operating …

USDOT

Diamond Offshore Deploys "Blockchain Drilling"

Diamond Offshore Drilling has launched a "Blockchain Drilling" service, and it believes that it is the first application of blockchain technology in …

Offshore drilling contractor Noble's loss widens on $793 million charge

© Reuters. Offshore drilling contractor Noble's loss widens on $793 million charge<p>(Reuters) - Offshore oil and gas drilling contractor Noble Corp Plc …

Oil & Gas Industry

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Fatal Duck Boat Sinking on Table Rock Lake

The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday released its preliminary investigation into the sinking of the Stretch Duck 7 on July 19, 2018 in …

Coast Guard

Cargo ship hits fishing boat, 3 dead

Kochi, Aug 7 (IANS) Authorities have zeroed in on an Indian cargo ship off Kerala which is learnt to have hit an Indian fishing boat early on Tuesday …

Cargo Ships

These Incredible Hiking Pants Are Perfectly Engineered For Dad Life

They're tough, spill-resistant, and comfortable as hell. Did I mention they're comfortable, too? Because oh baby are they.<p>Stains are pretty …

Camping

Actual combat footage of the Battle of the Philippines Sea

Latest Videos<p>A British submarine fires its torpedoes at a Nazi U-boat (3:38) Harrowing footage of the Manila invasion aftermath (2:38) How napalm …

Military

Duck boat fought wind that exceeded limits set by Coast Guard inspection

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A tourist boat was on the lake despite wind speeds far exceeding allowable limits when it sank last month in Missouri, killing 17 …

Coast Guard

10 Must-Visit Places in Florida That You've Probably Never Heard Of

1 of 10<p>Walkers Landing in Amelia Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>No Name Pub in Big Pine Key<p>3 of 10<p>Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero …

Florida

House Approves Bill Addressing Maritime Safety Issues in Wake of El Faro Tragedy

The U.S. House of Representatives this week approved legislation to address maritime transportation safety issues raised by the El Faro sinking, …

Coast Guard

Our Top Choices for Trail Running Shoes

08:00 am<p>These light, nimble, and rugged trail runners will become your favorite all-purpose outdoor shoes.<p>Yes, we love our hiking boots. But for most …

Shoes

Exxon’s Massive Oil Discovery Off Guyana Just Got Even Bigger

6:30 PM 07/24/2018<p>Exxon Mobil has discovered even more oil off the coast of Guyana, a major breakthrough for a U.S. energy company that has …

Oil & Gas Industry

Tugboat Breaks Mooring and Runs Aground on Jersey Shore

A tugboat working on a beachfill project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ran aground near Lavallette, New Jersey early Tuesday morning and …

Rowing

The Ultimate Summer Guide to Kennebunkport

Where to go, what to do, and who to know in this classic New England retreat.<p>Kennebunkport could have been the summer retreat that never changed. The …

New England

Iran threatened to cut off a key oil shipping waterway — but the US would blow it out of the water

Iran threatened to respond to economic sanctions against its oil exports imposed by the US with military action to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, the sea passage into the Persian Gulf that sees around 30% of the world's oil supply pass — but if they did, the US would shut them down in days.<p>"As the …

South Asia

A Tanker's Story

Atlantic Resolve in Europe has brought many military personnel to the Eastern part of Europe. The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry …

Military

Crowley Takes Delivery of First LNG-Powered ConRo for Jones Act Puerto Rico Trade

Crowley Maritime Corp. has taken delivery of its first of two combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by LNG from shipbuilder VT …

Puerto Rico

Cargo ship Rescues Two from Stricken Yacht

The Singapore-flagged general cargo ship <i>IVS Phinda</i> rescued two Australian sailors on Monday 370 kilometers (230 miles) north of Darwin, Australia.<p>The …

Cargo Ships

Bouchard Oil Barge Explosion Hearing: Conflicting Testimony and Disputed Phone Calls

Both Jackson and Du’jour Vanterpool, 26, of Houston, the only seamen on the barge at the time of the explosion, were blown off the vessel and …

Coast Guard

Here’s What Foam Rolling Is Actually Doing When It Hurts So Good

Roll through the pain. We’ve all done it—in that it “hurts so bad I want to stop, but I know if I stop I’ll regret it” sort of way. Maybe before a …

Massage Therapy

A timeline of deadly duck boat-related accidents

Seventeen people were killed and several others injured when a tourist duck boat capsized on a lake near Branson, Missouri on Thursday evening.<p>The …

Hot Springs

The 11 Best Running Books

Even the most obsessed runners can only spend at most a few hours running every day, which leaves a lot of time to fill. Sure, you might “work”, and …

Offshore Heavy Transport to Enter Wind Market with Innovative Heavy Lift Installation Vessel

Norway-based Offshore Heavy Transport is set to enter the offshore renewables market with a state-of-the-art heavy lift transport and installation …

Merchant Shipping

Lindblad Orders Second Newbuild Polar Expedition Ship

The Board of Directors Lindblad Expeditions has authorized a plan to order a second newbuild polar expedition cruise ship as part of the company’s …

Wildlife

Whistleblowing Ship Master Wins Case Against Matson and Hails Seaman’s Protective Act as Powerful Tool to Require Ship Owners to Maintain Safe Ships

Captain John Loftus, an advocate for merchant marine safety, won a decision from the Administrative Review Board of the Department of Labor that …

Dead Mountain

• <b>Author:</b> Donnie Eichar<p>New York Times bestseller! — What happened that night on Dead Mountain?<p>The mystery of Dead Mountain: In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain. Eerie aspects of the …

Making of the Atomic Bomb

• <b>Author:</b> Richard Rhodes<p>Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.<p>Twenty-five years after its initial publication, <i>The Making of the Atomic Bomb</i> remains the seminal and complete story of how the bomb was developed, from the turn-of-the-century …