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Paul “Chip” Jaenichen Joins Liberty Global Logistics

Liberty Global Logistics (LGL) announced today that Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, former U.S. Maritime Administrator, has joined the Company as its Executive Vice President – US Flag.   In his new position,

William Donnelly, USMMA Class of 2008 (Image: Marad)

Mariners Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

Ask folks unfamiliar with the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) where it’s graduates can be found and they will likely tell you on a cargo ship plying the deep oceans, or in some exotic port on the far side of the globe.

Adm. Karl Schultz speaks during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., June 1, 2018. During the ceremony Schultz relieved Adm. Paul Zukunft to become the 26th commandant of the Coast Guard. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Patrick Kelley)

New US Coast Guard Commandant Takes Helm

Adm. Paul F. Zukunft was relieved as commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard by Adm. Karl Schultz during a military change-of-command ceremony held Friday at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters.Zukunft also retired

U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul F. Zukunft

US Coast Guard to hold change-of-command ceremony

U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul F. Zukunft will be relieved by U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Commander Vice Adm. Karl L. Schultz on June 1, 2018, at 1100 hours at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.

SUNY Maritime Professor Jim McKoy was a hands-on instructor. Here, he works with his cadets as they learn the basics of maritime knots and ropes. Image: Courtesy SUNY Maritime

SUNY Maritime mourns the Loss of Professor James McKoy

The word has been passed that long tenured and much loved and respected SUNY Maritime Professor James "Jim" McKoy has passed away after a long illness. SUNY President RADM Michael Alfultis told MarineNews this morning,

Kanoo Shipping Acquires Wallem South Africa

Kanoo Shipping, a shipping agencies in the Middle East will acquire Wallem South Africa, a provider of integrated maritime solutions in the cities of Durban and Cape Town. Wallem South Africa, now Kanoo Africa PTY LTD,

Lars Henneberg. Photo: EY

World's First Marine Insurance Blockchain Platform Launched

 EY, Guardtime, A.P. Møller-Maersk, Microsoft and insurance industry leaders Willis Towers Watson, XL Catlin, MS Amlin and ACORD announce members of the marine industry are using Insurwave, a blockchain platform to support marine hull insurance.

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CP Rail Workers Reject Contract, Resume Negotiations

Canadian Pacific Railway conductors and locomotive engineers on Friday rejected the company's latest contract offer, with their union saying negotiations would resume and raising the prospect of another

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Maersk Line Introduces Bunker Surcharge

The world's largest container shipping company Maersk Line is increasing prices because of a surge in the cost of bunker fuel.   The shipping fuel has become increasingly costly as global crude oil

Adm. Charles Ray speaks during the vice commandant change of watch ceremony at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., May 24, 2018. During the event, Ray became the 31st vice commandant of the Coast Guard. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley.

US Coast Guard Welcomes New Vice Commandant

Adm. Charles D. Michel was relieved as vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard by Adm. Charles W. Ray during a military change-of-watch ceremony held Thursday at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters.   Michel,

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Marad: Helis Accepts New Post at MarAd Headquarters

A Statement from the Maritime Administration has announced that RADM James Helis has accepted a senior post at the U.S. Maritime Administration headquarters in Washington. The text of that message follows:   “The