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25th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition on Sunday, September 3

Get your tickets, get your tickets! September 3, 2017.   For those in and around New York harbor, the 25th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition, sponsored by the Working Harbor Committee, is coming up on Sunday, September 3rd. The Parade of … Continue reading

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Repairing Sextants in the Age of GPS

I first arrived in New York harbor forty years ago, as a freshly minted naval architect working for Moore McCormack. In those days, the Brooklyn docks were crowded with US flag shipping companies, many with their headquarters or sales offices … Continue reading

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Ice Coated Ship Arrives In Duluth

Wow I know alot of you all are in the winter country but this is making me cold just watching the video!

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Help Out The Steam Ship Historical Society If You Can!

November 2016 VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4   In This Issue Buy a book and support the Ship History Center Heroic ship to become part of artificial reef P&O turns to internet to name new ship Carnival orders three more LNG-powered … Continue reading

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First Ultra-Large Containership Arrives in the United States

  The largest containership ever to visit North America arrived at the port of Los Angeles early Saturday morning, marking the U.S. debut of a new breed of ‘mega ships’ that have until now only been seen in Asia and … Continue reading

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Assembly of a Cruise Ship Time Lapse

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West Coast Ports Labor Deal Wins Dockworkers Union Approval

April 3 (Reuters) – A union caucus representing dockworkers at West Coast ports voted to recommend to its members a labor contract deal reached over months of negotiations that led to major disruptions to trans-Pacific trade, the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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Tanker Runs Aground On Delaware River

Some amateur video has captured the moment a large freighter ran aground in the Delaware River near the Burlington Bristol Bridge on Wednesday. The Liberian-flagged 600-foot bulk carrier, Agia Irini, was headed southbound when it reportedly lost propulsion and ran … Continue reading

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