The Americas

7 Jun 2024

Bridge Closes in Charleston, SC Due to Container Ship Malfunction

US Coast Guard announced traffic on the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge was halted due to a control system malfunction on container ship MSC Michigan VII

Bridge Closes in Charleston, SC Due to Container Ship Malfunction
5 Jun 2024

Main Baltimore Shipping Channel Due to Reopen at Weekend

The main shipping channel into Baltimore port will reopen this weekend, 75 days after a 9,962 TEU containership lost power and hit a bridge.

Main Baltimore Shipping Channel Due to Reopen at Weekend
5 Jun 2024

Juneau, Alaska Implements Cap on Cruise Passenger Arrivals

The City and Borough of Juneau and the cruise lines visiting the port have signed a Memorandum of Agreement aimed at managing visitor volume.

Juneau, Alaska Implements Cap on Cruise Passenger Arrivals
5 Jun 2024

Violation of Napali by Celebrity Edge Remains Inconclusive

The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources reported that the investigation into the cruise ship Celebrity Edge remains inconclusive.

Violation of Napali by Celebrity Edge Remains Inconclusive
3 Jun 2024

Labadee, Haiti Removed from Celebrity Apex's Schedule

Via an official statement, Celebrity Cruises has decided to cancel Celebrity Apex's planned stops at Labadee, Haiti due to the political unrest.

Labadee, Haiti Removed from Celebrity Apex's Schedule
31 May 2024

John Hopkins Engineers Begin Assessing US Bridges Near Ports

The US National Transportation & Safety Board has called on bridge owners across the country to take immediate measures to protect their structures

John Hopkins Engineers Begin Assessing US Bridges Near Ports
30 May 2024

CMA CGM Hit with $1.975m Fine in the United States

The Federal Maritime Commission has reached compromise agreements with three companies: CMA CGM and two ocean transportation intermediaries.

CMA CGM Hit with $1.975m Fine in the United States
30 May 2024

Carnival & Maritime University of Mexico Launch Cadet Program

Carnival Cruise Line has announced a partnership with the Maritime and Port University of Mexico to establish a cadet program aboard its fleet.

Carnival & Maritime University of Mexico Launch Cadet Program
29 May 2024

Baltimore Welcomes Cruise Ships After Eight Week Break

Carnival Pride and Vision of the Seas returned to Baltimore this weekend, signaling the resumption of cruise operations after a two-month break.

Baltimore Welcomes Cruise Ships After Eight Week Break
29 May 2024

Judge Denies Plea to Halt Virginia Beach Offshore Wind Project

A U.S. federal judge has denied a request to halt the construction of Dominion Energy's Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project in Virginia Beach.

Judge Denies Plea to Halt Virginia Beach Offshore Wind Project
28 May 2024

Accused Tug in Tobago Oil Spill Arrested on Other Charges

Nearly four months after Tobago experienced one of its worst environmental disasters, the tug allegedly responsible is arrested on separate charges

Accused Tug in Tobago Oil Spill Arrested on Other Charges
24 May 2024

Port of Los Angeles Sees 12% April Increase Compared to 2023

The Port of Los Angeles handled 770,337 container units in April, marking a 12% increase over 2023 and the ninth month of year-over-year growth.

Port of Los Angeles Sees 12% April Increase Compared to 2023
24 May 2024

Search for Missing De Gallant Crew Members Ends

Blue Schooner received official confirmation of the end of the search for the missing crew of the sailing boat De Gallant which sank on Tuesday.

Search for Missing De Gallant Crew Members Ends
24 May 2024

Brazilian Port Finds Temp Solution to Terminal Operator Woes

Authorities in Brazil have implemented a temporary solution to manage one of the country's ports, nearly 18 months after the previous operator left

Brazilian Port Finds Temp Solution to Terminal Operator Woes
23 May 2024

Port of Seattle Starts Renovation of Ship Supply Building

The Port of Seattle has announced the commencement of the renovation and modernization of the Ship Supply Building at Fishermen’s Terminal.

Port of Seattle Starts Renovation of Ship Supply Building