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Ever Forward Container Ship Grounding

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In March 2022, a massive container ship ran aground near Gibson Island south of Baltimore Maryland. The incident quickly drew international attention to the Chesapeake Bay maritime industry. The Ever Forward, a 1,095-foot... READ MORE

2022 Chesapeake Bay NOAA Hydrographic Surveys

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NOAA hydrographic survey ships and contractors are preparing for the 2022 hydrographic survey season in U.S. coastal waters and beyond. The agency’s survey ships collect bathymetric data to support nautical charting, modeling, and... READ MORE