Above Board

Maritime news from the seven seas


August 1, 2019

Next year will see the first Canadian woman helm a cruise ship for a major cruise line. Virgin Voyages’ first cruise vessel, named Scarlet Lady will be captained by Wendy Williams, who has extensive seafaring background. Williams hails from Sept-Îles, Quebec, and currently resides on BC’s Vancouver Island.

Deadly Disasters and Other Incidents

A sorry end for two people who were fishing along the Calcasieu River near Hackberry, Louisiana when the fishing skiff they were aboard allided with a submerged dredge pipeline. One person, reportedly ejected from the vessel, lost his life, while...

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