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Paul Caruselle USCG Award

June 09 2015

Moran Shipping Agencies is proud to welcome Paul Caruselle on-board as Vice President and congratulates him for receiving his 2nd USCG Meritorious Public Service Award! Pictured is Rear Admiral Cook presenting the award to Paul at the March 20th ceremony.

Jeff Milstein USCG Award

June 03 2015

Moran congratulates their own Jeffrey Milstein, who on June 3rd, 2015 was awarded a USCG Meritorious Public Service Award for “outstanding commitment to maritime safety and superior performance while serving as a member of the Marine Transportation System Recovery Unit (MTSRU) in response to Hurricane Sandy from October 31 to November 8.”

MASSPORT Recognizes Tim Dalzell

April 30 2015

CEO MASSPORT recognizing Tim Dalzell for his efforts at Cruise Port Boston. Tim, over the years has been the leader in cruise ship agency service. No one does it better than Tim Dalzell, he has set the mark. When you have Moran as your cruise ship agent you have the best agent in town. read more

Beth and Jim Black honored:

November 02 2014

Recently at the 2014 St. Pius X High School Foundation Gala, Beth and Jim Black were honored as the recipients of the Del Sarto Humanitarian Award read more

Ebola at sea?

October 13, 2014

US Coast Guard began monitoring threat in summer read more

Chamber's Annual Dinner

December 02 2013

Moran Shipping promotes ocean technology and efforts by the State of RI to become a leader in this field read more

ProvPort Inc.

July 12 2013


Port of Providence, RI cranes at work for the first time, discharging  m.v. NORTH PRINCE read more

Best Places to Work 2013

June 13 2013

Moran Shipping ranks in Best Places to Work 2013 read more

RIEDC visits Moran Shipping

June 04 2013

RIEDC Executive Director on right

Marcel Valois, Executive Director of the RIEDC, tours Moran Shipping's award winning IT department.

Maritime Man of the Year in the Port of Boston

May 24 2013

From left, President of Boston Propeller Club, Captain Steve Palmer, and Moran Shipping CEO Jim Black

Our very own Capt. Steve Palmer is awarded Maritime Man of the Year.


April 19 2013

North Atlantic Distribution, Inc. (NORAD) announced today that Honda would begin importing cars using the port of Davisville starting in 2014. read more

Moran Shipping Agencies’ Captain Steve Palmer recognized by USCG earning their Meritorious Public Service Award

April 04 2013

Rear Admiral Daniel B. Abel, Palmer, Captain John O’Connor, Commander Sector Boston

The Commandant takes great pleasure in presenting the U. S. Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award to Captain Steve Palmer, Vice president and Quality Manager for Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc. read more

Buffalo Marine: Real Hope - For a Change!

Mar 01 2013

As previously mentioned, the winter-weather whims had an adverse impact on vessels plying the region’s waterways. read more


March 15 2013

The effects of Sequestration will be felt in most US ports through the elimination of overtime by CBP which may cause delays in the docking/boarding of vessels. Restrictions differ from port to port. Individual Moran offices will provide updates via Daily emails along with updating Masters via pre arrival messages. Should you have any questions do not hesitate to contact the local Moran office. read more

RI Governor Chafee visits Moran Shipping

January 29 2013

Governor Lincoln Chafee and Moran CEO Jim Black at Moran Shipping Agencies headquarters, Providence RI

State leaders mark Quonset dredging project

October 25 2012

Rhode Island's leaders have kicked off a $7.5 million dredging project designed to improve the Port of Davisville at Quonset Point. read more

Andrew Black is new Operations Manager

August 30 2012

I’m pleased to announce that Andrew Black will be assuming the position of Operations Manager in our Woodbridge, NJ office. read more

Buffalo Marine: No Gold Medal for June's Numbers

July 30 2012

The first half of 2012 has yielded one trend – odd months are up and even months are down! read more

A Strategic and Regional Overview, what do we need to prepare for?

July 05 2012

Daniel Van Duzer of MOMPS addressing the 2012 Africa Ports and Harbor Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa read more

PBN names Healthiest Employers winners

June 29 2012

Moran Shipping named a healthiest employer winner by Providence Business News read more

Buffalo Marine: Are Euro problems becoming urs?

June 04 2012

As the debate rages amongst economists on the impact Euro woes and China’s stimulus plan will have on the United States read more

Moran's Captain Tim Dalzell recognized by USCG

May 30 2012

Department of Homeland Security & USCG Certificate of Merit see more

18th Annual Worksite Health Award

May 23 2012

Moran Shipping is recognized by Blue Cross & Blue Shield for receiving the Achievement Award at the 18th Annual Worksite Health Awards. read more

Foggy February leads to Sunny March

April 04 2012

With 156 hours of fog on the Houston Ship Channel, February was literally a stop-and-go month on the maritime trade front read more

Terrorism, Pirates, and Blowing the Whistle on Commercial Fishing Before it Causes the Next Big Attack

December 21 2011

There are many different types of possible terrorists, but the simplest definition for the successful ”terrorist” is: one supported by an organization capable of significant funding read more

Overfishing Ourselves out of the Maritime Industry and Defense of the Homeland

December 16 2011

What happens if this threat continues not to be ignored, as well as how we can start to solve this by being proactive read more

Kathy Connelly Conducts Technology Workshops for Local Middle Schools

December 02 2011

Replacing Memory

As part of Moran Shipping’s ongoing participation in the Rhode Island Tech Collective, Kathy Connelly from our IT department conducted two workshops at an expo hosted by Rhode Island College designed to encourage middle-school-aged girls to explore careers in the STEM fields: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Since Kathy has a degree in engineering as well as technology credentials, the Tech Collective sought her out to help with their latest community outreach endeavor. read more

Buffalo Marine September Stats

October 31 2011

Three quarters behind us and one to go before we see a better year economically. read more

Uncertainty Reigns

September 29 2011

The Fed is trying to prod the economy forward, businesses are hesitant to expand, and that omnipresent economic gauge – the consumer – remains hunkered down read more

United States’ maritime security advances with new strategic alliance

September 03 2011

This past Wednesday, gCaptain was invited on board the presidential yacht Sequoia to witness the forging of a unique alliance aimed at increasing the maritime security of the United States read more

New Maritime and Port Security training alliance launched

September 02 2011

Even as we approach the tenth anniversary of September 11, it is clear that more needs to be done to protect shipping read more

Cargo Execs: July Imports Bump Higher on Late Back to School as Exports Hold Steady

September 01 2011

Japanese Car Imports Surge Post‐Tsunami; a Mixed Reading on Oil Imports read more

Mid-Summer Doldrums round out First Half of 2011

July 28 2011

The Port of Houston ship arrival tallies for the end of the 2nd quarter were consistent with the entire quarter’s performance read more

Flooding Rivers- Monthly Gulf Ports Analysis/Newsletter

July 06 2011

As summer arrived, flood waters began to slacken throughout the Mississippi River Valley read more

Moran's Jason Kelly and Captain Steve Palmer meet with Kent Line in St. John, NB on 6/27

June 28 2011

Kent Line

From Kent Line: Kim Lundy, David Keating, and Kevin Lagos. Kentline

Florida proposes bill that would end state security regulations at Florida seaports

April 04 2011

FLORIDA: a proposed bill would end state security regulations at Florida seaports leaving security to the Feds read more

Senator Jack Reed visits Moran Shipping Headquarters in RI

March 21 2011

Senator Reed visits Moran

The Senator pictured with Senior Vice President Tom Sullivan

Corpus Christi Port Reduces its Security Surcharge

March 10 2011

Port Commissioners approved a 25% reduction in the Port of Corpus Christi Authority security surcharge on wharfage and dockage effective April 1, 2011 read more

February 2011 Port Bureau News

February 02 2011

Jim Black

Greater Houston Port Bureau News features spotlight on our very own James Black President/CEO read more

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