U.S. Navy Rear Admiral sentenced to prison

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert Gilbeau was sentenced to 18 months in prison for lying to investigators to conceal his illicit 20-year relationship with Leonard Glenn Francis, the owner of Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), the foreign defense contractor at the center of a major bribery and fraud scandal. Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco…

Carnival Corporation Recognized for Leadership in Environmental Excellence

Carnival Corporation & PLC had another strong showing at the seventh annual Port of Seattle Green Gateway Awards ceremony. All three Carnival Corporation brands that regularly visit the Port of Seattle – Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises – received maritime awards for their innovative and successful efforts in the area of environmental stewardship.…

Piraeus port, shining star in modern maritime Silk Road

China COSCO SHIPPING’s investment in the Greek Port of Piraeus has been helping transform the port into a more important transport hub at the crossroads of Asia, Europe and Africa, making it a shining star in modern maritime Silk Road. Cargoes loaded and unloaded at the port totaled 3.74 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) in…

Marlow Navigation and Columbia Shipmanagement Sign ‘Blue Sky Thinking’ Partnership With Lufthansa

Marlow Navigation and Columbia have underlined their individual commitment to a digital agenda in quality shipmanagement by signing a ground-breaking partnership with Lufthansa Industry Solutions that will pave the way for a new era of blue sky thinking in the maritime sector. The agreement between Blue Dynamics – a cutting edge software company previously set…

Infographic: How to Choose the Safest Seafood

Along with being a tasty source of protein, seafood is one of the best ways to get those essential omega-3 fatty acids. But some popular seafood species contain high levels of metals (especially mercury) and potentially harmful industrial chemicals. So how do we know what’s safe to eat and what to ask about your seafood?…