Sorry to be absent these past several weeks. Covid and family healthcare have kept me busy. Thanks for your patience.
Worldwide, a high percentage of dry cargo ships — the same sort of vessel that carried a cargo of ammonium nitrate
Need a good maritime read during virus lockdown? Here are two free online books — one on the Marine Electric; the other on the SS El Faro to pass the time.
Ready or Not, Here She Comes. President Trump Orders the USNS Comfort to Manhattan
Nearly two and a half years after the El Faro Coast Guard casualty report and four and a half year
(Circa 1981. The Inquirer had given me a lot of leash to follow the story of the SS Poet and
Bouchard Transportation, facing financial distress, continued to defy Coast Guard orders to secure an unsafe barge located off the Texas
Modern Day “Impressment” in the Bouchard IncidentBouchard Barges and the Concept of Modern Press GangesIs the situation with those Bouchard
No one saw tons of change coming from the initial report on the 2015 tragedy. But the tide keeps rising and rising — to a point where it may now have provided the most significant maritime safety reforms in more than 100 years.
We covered some ground in February. Here is a recap of posts for the month. (Note: Last post here is