Saved by “SOS” in the Sand

Two mariners who were stranded on an uninhabited Pacific island in Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia, are safe, on Friday, after writing “SOS” in the sand.

A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft crew was responding to a report from AMVER vessel British Mariner of flashing


Cargo Ship Helps Study Ocean Carbon

Measuring devices being installed on a general cargo ship will provide oceanographers with important data on the oceans’ ability to slow the build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as part of a major new collaboration between industry and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in the

Zukunft Heads to Greenland

As the cruise ship Crystal Serenity and her 1,700 passengers and crew undertake the vessel’s maiden northerly voyage from Alaska to New York this past week, U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft and Arctic Caucus co-chairman Sen. Angus King held engagements in Greenland to personally