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Bowden talks football and business at WorkBoat repair show

By Kirk Moore

Coach Terry Bowden offered more than the usual analogies between football and business at the WorkBoat Maintenance & Repair Expo and Conference.

 

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Video: The towing of the Costa Concordia

By WorkBoat Staff

The Costa Concordia cruise ship that wrecked off Giglio Island, Italy, in 2012, was towed to Genoa, Italy, last summer. 

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Kvichak awarded contract for two 400-passenger ferries

By WorkBoat Staff

Kvichak Marine Industries was recently awarded a contract by the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) in San Francisco for the design and construction of two all-aluminum passenger-only ferries.

 

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Bollinger delivers 13th Coast Guard fast response cutter

By WorkBoat Staff

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the Richard Dixon, the 13th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone around Arctic drilling-related vessels

By WorkBoat Staff

The Coast Guard has established temporary safety zones associated with Arctic drilling and support vessels in Puget Sound from April 15 through June 30.

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Costa Concordia salvage master at WorkBoat expo

By Kirk Moore

Salvage master Nick Sloane recalled his 30-month salvage of the Costa Concordia at the WorkBoat Maintenance & Repair Conference and Expo Wednesday.

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Worker recruitment, retention is big concern at WorkBoat repair show

By Kirk Moore

A new report by Louisiana business and vocational training experts says 3,000 more trained maritime professionals will be needed along the state's waterways in the next few years. 

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Video: Launch of Harley Marine ATB barge

By WorkBoat Staff

Time lapse of Emmert International working with Zidell Marine to ready its 422'3”x76’8”x27'10”, 7-million lb. ATB barge Dr. Robert Beall for launch last year.
The barge has a carrying capacity of 80,000 bbls. and is paired with a 4,070-hp twin-screw tug. The tug has an overall length of 116', a molded beam of 36' and a depth of 16'9".

 

 

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Engine emissions discussed at WorkBoat repair show

By Kirk Moore

With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s strictest Tier 4 pollution rules now in effect for marine diesel engines, new vessel builders are looking for the best affordable emission controls.

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Interior Department proposes offshore well control regulations

By WorkBoat

The Interior Department has announced proposed regulations to help limit oil spills that include more stringent design requirements and operational procedures for critical well control equipment used in offshore oil and gas operations.

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