New Standalone Company Created Through Integration of U.S. Jones Act Tank Vessel Fleets

By Crowley Maritime and SEACOR. (JACKSONVILLE & FORT LAUDERDALE Fla.; Sept. 13, 2023) – Global maritime and logistics leaders Crowley and SEACOR Holdings (“SEACOR”), through its subsidiary Seabulk Tankers, Inc.(“ Seabulk”), today announced an agreement to form a joint venture that will integrate their liquid energy and chemical transportation vessels, operations and related services into a […]

A Museum Beneath the Waves – WIDMAC

By Russ Green, Superintendent of the Wisconsin Shipwreck Coast NMS. On August 16, 2021 NOAA designated the 962 square-mile Wisconsin Shipwreck Coast National Marine Sanctuary to conserve 36 historic shipwrecks with exceptional archaeological, recreational, and national significance. Co-managed by NOAA and the state of Wisconsin, the sanctuary expands on the state’s 30-year stewardship of these historic sites, […]

Pasha Hawaii Celebrates ‘MV Janet Marie’ Inaugural Call to the Port of Long Beach

Newest Jones Act Vessel MV Janet Marie arrives at the Port of Long Beach

By Pasha Hawaii. [Honolulu, HI – July 29, 2023] – Hawaii-based Pasha Hawaii welcomed the newest member to its container ship fleet with the arrival of MV Janet Marie at the Port of Long Beach in California, where she will begin her maiden voyage to Honolulu, Hawaii. Janet Marie is the second of two new ‘Ohana Class, 774-foot […]

America’s Shipbuilders Recognized for Promoting Employee Safety

By VOICES Staff. The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) unveiled the recipients of its prestigious safety awards for 2023. The awards recognize outstanding achievements in safety within the U.S. shipbuilding, maintenance and repair industry to help end workplace accidents. Matthew Paxton, president of SCA, said in a statement to American Maritime VOICES, “Workforce health and […]

WWII Merchant Mariners: Learn Their Stories!

In May 2022, ten WWII veterans of the U.S. Merchant Marine were in attendence to accept the gold medal award on behalf of all U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War II and the approximately 1,500 living veterans.

Source: VOICES Staff, Ross Rowlinson and Captain Dru DiMattia Heroes of the U.S. Merchant Marine, William Balabanow, John Laughton, Charles Mills, George Worsham, and David Yoho represented the over 9,500 brave merchant mariners who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War II by laying wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National […]

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) Pledges $90,000 for Women of Maritime at SUNY Maritime College

By. Overseas Shipholding Group. OSG Seeks to Improve Gender Diversity in Maritime by Supporting the Student Organization’s Mission with Funding for Scholarships and Recruiting TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– In an effort to make strides in reducing the gender gap in the maritime industry and create equal opportunities for all, Overseas Shipholding Group announces its support for the […]