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
gcaptain.com/top-10-reasons-why-the-us-merchant-marine-is-failing/ Captain Conrad and gCap nail it
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
Boom First the company ran an old rusty barge to the point where vapors seeped out and it exploded killing
The Wreck of the Marine Electric, in February 1983, triggered a series of US Coast Guard reforms that changed maritime safety forever.
So our latest dispatches determine with conviction that half of America’s Jones Act cargo fleet is every bit as creaky
Quite rightly, the NTSB and Congress have handed the Coast Guard some sharp public “dope slaps” this past week, pointing