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Featured Content
Shipyard gets back to its survey vessel roots
On Monday, I bopped over to Gulfport, Miss., about 90 minutes from New Orleans, for the commissioning of a new 82' survey vessel built by Geo Shipyard in New Iberia, La. Author: David Krapf
October 30, 2014
Breakaway barge likely to winter on ice
The owner of a barge drifting in the Beaufort Sea hasn't been able to find any nearby tugs to rescue the vessel so it is likely to become locked-in by sea ice. Author: Leslie Taylor
October 30, 2014
Do Coast Guard transfers create an ‘experience vacuum’?
I feel that the Coast Guard should devise a system that would preserve knowledge and maintain continuity without undercutting the career advancement of its personnel. Author: Capt. Alan Bernstein
October 30, 2014
Shell requests lease extensions in the Arctic
In a letter from Shell to BSEE, Shell says it hasn’t been able to complete its exploratory Arctic drilling due to factors beyond its control.   Author: Bruce Buls
October 28, 2014
Vessel operators and foreign corrupt practices
It can be easy to view corruption as just part of the cost of doing business. There is even a view that corruption is business friendly since it sometimes greases the wheels of obstructive bureaucracy. Author: Capt. Max Hardberger
October 28, 2014

 
 
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