The Americas

26 Mar 2024

Baltimore Bridge Collision: What Happened Exactly?

The cause of the incident remains uncertain, yet BBC Verify has been examining footage of the crash alongside voyage records of the Dali via MarineTraffic

Baltimore Bridge Collision: What Happened Exactly?
26 Mar 2024

Authorities Make Statements After Baltimore Bridge Incident

Pete Buttigieg, the United States Secretary of Transportation, has announced his commitment to support local officials in the wake of the incident.

Authorities Make Statements After Baltimore Bridge Incident
26 Mar 2024

Container Ship Hits Bridge in Baltimore: Casualties Feared

Unfolding in Baltimore: bridge collapse occurred last night following a collision with the Dali containership, which has a capacity of 9,962 TEU.

Container Ship Hits Bridge in Baltimore: Casualties Feared
22 Mar 2024

New Warehouse Facility in Mexico for Maersk

Maersk has recently launched a new logistics center spanning 30,000m² in Tijuana, Mexico, aimed at enhancing cross-border trade for clients.

New Warehouse Facility in Mexico for Maersk
21 Mar 2024

Overweight Fees Announced by CMA CGM for South America

CMA CGM has introduced a new overweight surcharge (OWS), set to take effect from April 1, 2024, and to remain in place until further notice.

 Overweight Fees Announced by CMA CGM for South America
19 Mar 2024

Lock 2 Sees First Towboat of the Year on the Mississippi

On Sunday, the inaugural towboat of 2024 navigated through Hastings, MN Lock & Dam 2, heralding the start of the Mississippi's navigation season.

Lock 2 Sees First Towboat of the Year on the Mississippi
18 Mar 2024

81 Year Old Great Lakes Cargo Vessel Catches Fire

The US Coast Guard reported a fire on the Cuyahoga, the oldest operational cargo ship navigating the Great Lakes.

81 Year Old Great Lakes Cargo Vessel Catches Fire
18 Mar 2024

CMA CGM's 15,000 TEU Vessel Docks in PortMiami

PortMiami saw the docking of the CMA CGM Bali on March 11. The container vessel boasts a 15,000 TEU capacity & serves the Manhattan Bridge route.

CMA CGM's 15,000 TEU Vessel Docks in PortMiami
15 Mar 2024

US Urges Panama to De-flag Iran Sanction-Evading Tankers

The US State Department's Special Envoy for Iran urged Panama to withdraw registration from Iranian tankers accused of sidestepping sanctions.

US Urges Panama to De-flag Iran Sanction-Evading Tankers
14 Mar 2024

Seapath Launches Jones Act Leasing Business

Seapath, a subsidiary of the Libra Group, has initiated a Jones Act leasing operation, having already completed initial transactions worth $25M.

Seapath Launches Jones Act Leasing Business
12 Mar 2024

Three Extra Daily Transit Slots Added to Panama Canal

Significant rainfall has enabled the Panama Canal Authority to introduce three additional daily transit slots raising the daily transit cap to 27

Three Extra Daily Transit Slots Added to Panama Canal
12 Mar 2024

Huntington Beach Oil Sheen Response Wrapped Up

On Monday, a Unified Command wrapped up its operations addressing an oil slick observed off Huntington Beach on California's coastline.

Huntington Beach Oil Sheen Response Wrapped Up
29 Feb 2024

Del Toro Aims to Jumpstart U.S. Shipbuilding via Korea Investment

During a recent visit to Korea, U.S. Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro engaged with leading executives from the shipbuilding industry.

Del Toro Aims to Jumpstart U.S. Shipbuilding via Korea Investment
29 Feb 2024

$3bn Clean Ports Investment Announced by Biden Admin.

The US Environmental Protection Agency has initiated a $3bn initiative aimed at supporting zero-emission technology and infrastructure in ports.

$3bn Clean Ports Investment Announced by Biden Admin.
27 Feb 2024

Four Men Charged in Lethal Navy SEAL Incident

The U.S. Justice Department has initiated legal proceedings against four individuals implicated in the shipment of Iranian-produced arms to Houthi insurgents.

Four Men Charged in Lethal Navy SEAL Incident