Boom First the company ran an old rusty barge to the point where vapors seeped out and it exploded killing
Nearly everyone who watched the movie The Finest Hours knows the story of the famous rescue back in 1952 —
The Wreck of the Marine Electric, in February 1983, triggered a series of US Coast Guard reforms that changed maritime safety forever.
Comes now the Smithsonian Channel with its latest installment of famous ship wrecks, and to its credit, presents some first
The lion attacks begin in earnest and the rangers strike back — with unfortunate results.
Here’s Chapter Two of this work in progress. (Chapter One is here if you missed it earlier.) All of this
A divergence from maritime books, here’s a piece on my other interest: Africa conservation and human-animal conflict. This grew from
So our latest dispatches determine with conviction that half of America’s Jones Act cargo fleet is every bit as creaky
They called them the “Sailing Calicchio Brothers” because Dom, Fred, and Michael all were sea captains. Dom is famous among
A new maritime risk ratings study by this column of “Jones Act” ships designated as “militarily useful” shows that half the ships are far riskier than similar vessels in the world fleet – and two are rated as so risky that the agency advises such ships generally “require immediate action to control the potential hazard.”