A U.S. Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation into the sinking of the U.S.-flag ship El Faro recessed Friday after witnesses painted a picture of a captain, a company and a system that in sum badly misjudged the threat of Hurricane Joaquin and greatly over-estimated the old ship’s seaworthiness.
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23 Feb 2016
Frank Peake, the former president of Sea Star Line, will ask the Supreme Court to overturn his antitrust conspiracy conviction and five-year sentence for price-fixing in the Jones Act domestic trade between the U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico.
19 Oct 2015
Frank Peake, former president and chief operating officer of Sea Star Line, has lost his appeal of his conviction and five-year prison sentence for participating in a price-fixing conspiracy in the U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico market.
31 Aug 2015
TOTE launched the second of two liquefied natural gas-powered container ships that the company’s Sea Star Line subsidiary will operate between the U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico.
20 Jul 2015
Efforts to repeal the Jones Act in the U.S. are part of a global campaign to weaken cabotage laws and undercut labor, said the president of a union representing U.S. seafarers.
30 Apr 2015
UPS Freight is adding liquefied natural gas-powered tractors to its less-than-truckload fleet, cutting emissions and, hopefully, long-term term fuel costs. Shippers still want trucking partners to help them reach sustainability goals.
24 Apr 2015
A former employee of U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico carriers Sea Star Line and Trailer Bridge has been charged with defrauding the companies of $2.1 million by submitting phony invoices for container and equipment decals and inspection and transportation of containers and equipment.
20 Apr 2015
The first container ship designed to run on natural gas has been launched at General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego for operation by Sea Star Line in the U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico trade.
07 Apr 2015
Sea Star Line has added a third container-carrying barge to handle increased demand following the departure of Horizon Lines from the U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico trade.
30 Mar 2015
TOTE Inc. has scheduled an April 18 launching for its first container ship built to operate on liquefied natural gas fuel. The new ship will be operated by Sea Star Line between Jacksonville, Florida, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
20 Jan 2015
A bipartisan group of 32 U.S. House members are pushing back against a recently filed amendment to repeal requirements that domestic waterborne cargo be shipped in U.S.-flag ships owned, built and operated by Americans.
19 Jan 2015
Sea Star Line will expand its U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico service on Jan. 29 by launching a weekly container-on-barge service in addition to the carrier’s roll-on, roll-off ships.