The Americas

16 Jan 2024

Price of Skipping Panama Canal Queues Drops Significantly

The price for vessels to skip Panama Canal congestion lines has reduced significantly from the multimillion-dollar records of recent months.

Price of Skipping Panama Canal Queues Drops Significantly
10 Jan 2024

US Coast Guard Confiscate Cocaine, Heroin, Meth Valued at $11M

Gulf of Oman: US Coast Guard achieved initial drug interdiction for the year, successfully confiscating an array of narcotics valued at $11 million.

US Coast Guard Confiscate Cocaine, Heroin, Meth Valued at $11M
4 Jan 2024

Ship with Li-Ion Batteries Moored Near Dutch Harbor Post-Fire

According to the U.S Coast Guard, the M/V Genius Star XI carrying lithium-ion batteries has been anchored close to Dutch Harbor, AK & poses no immediate threat

Ship with Li-Ion Batteries Moored Near Dutch Harbor Post-Fire
19 Dec 2023

Panama Canal to Increase Daily Transits Next Month

Starting from January, the Panama Canal Authority will increase daily transits to 24, following consistent rain over the last 6-week period.

Panama Canal to Increase Daily Transits Next Month
18 Dec 2023

Port NOLA Renews MoU Agreement with CORBA

On Monday, the Central Ohio River Business Association (CORBA) announced the latest development in its partnership with the Port of New Orleans.

Port NOLA Renews MoU Agreement with CORBA
17 Dec 2023

Christening Ceremony for 3 Towboats at Middle River Marine

Middle River Marine, based in Mokena, Illinois, added three towboats—namely, the M/V Carmalee Rose, Macey Lauren, and Ava Renee—to its fleet.

Christening Ceremony for 3 Towboats at Middle River Marine
12 Dec 2023

Five Unauthorized Fishing Vessels Intercepted Near Texas

A coastguard operation on Saturday resulted in the interception of five Mexican lanchas that were fishing unlawfully in U.S. territorial waters.

Five Unauthorized Fishing Vessels Intercepted Near Texas
15 Aug 2022

Ohio Court Approves Construction of Offshore Wind Farm

Icebreaker project in Lake Erie given state permit to build 1st freshwater offshore wind farm in N America according to the Ohio Supreme Court.

Ohio Court Approves Construction of Offshore Wind Farm
11 Aug 2022

Shell Must Cease Production at 3 Sites in Gulf Due to Leak

In response to spill that shut down 2 pipelines Shell & Chevron said they had stopped oil production at multiple sites in the Gulf of Mexico.

Shell Must Cease Production at 3 Sites in Gulf Due to Leak
11 Aug 2022

Port Truckers Complain About Queues at Baltimore Container Terminal

Truck drivers camped out in Baltimore Container Terminal to protest what they claim are ongoing pickup delays disregarded to save money.

Port Truckers Complain About Queues at Baltimore Container Terminal
9 Aug 2022

Container Volume at GPA Increased by 18%

According to the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), the port of Savannah handled 530,800 TEU in July, a rise of 18% over the same period in 2021.

Container Volume at GPA Increased by 18%
9 Aug 2022

Oil Tank Falls in Louisiana Causing Leak

A tank fell as a result of a structural issue at an oil tank platform. Approximately 14,000 gallons of oil are thought to have leaked.

Oil Tank Falls in Louisiana Causing Leak
8 Aug 2022

Lubricant Leak from Container Ship in Alaska

Oil leak from container ship owned by Matson sailing to Anchorage, AK monitored by the US Coast Guard in collaboration with other authorities.

Lubricant Leak from Container Ship in Alaska
2 Aug 2022

Additional Fee at NY & New Jersey Port Due to Container Pile Up

In effort to ease container congestion, the Port of New York & New Jersey unveiled new fees based on export volume and empty container weight.

Additional Fee at NY & New Jersey Port Due to Container Pile Up
30 Jul 2022

Six People Rescued After Barge Hits Two Powerboats

After tugboat moving barges collides with 2 recreational power boats on Saturday 6 people were pulled from the ocean close to Goat Island TX.

Six People Rescued After Barge Hits Two Powerboats