May 21, 2022

UPDATE: Search resumed for missing American cargo sShip ‘El Faro’ near the Bahamas

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By Mike Schuler From gCaptain Update (Saturday 11 a.m. EDT) – The search for the missing El Faro with 33 crewmembers resumed Saturday morning near the Bahamas. Coast Guard search operations were suspended overnight and resumed at first light this morning. Search and rescue assets deployed include three C130 aircraft, a USCG Helo helicopter, a […]

22nd International Optimist Regatta set for June

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From Caribbean Sailing St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Register now! The International Optimist Regatta (IOR) celebrates its 22nd edition, marking over two decades of fostering junior sailing in the Caribbean. Dates for the regatta and kick-off Sea Star Clinic and Sea Star Team Race are June 16th to 22nd, 2014. Recognized as one of the […]

Two shipping companies to pay $3.4 million to settle claims of price fixing to Puerto Rico

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From Caribbean news Now JACKSONVILLE, USA — Sea Star Line and Horizon Lines have agreed to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by fixing the price of government cargo transportation contracts between the continental United States and Puerto Rico. Under the settlement agreements, Sea Star Line has agreed to pay $1.9 million, […]