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Tow collision and high water on Mississippi

By Kirk Moore

Weeks of heavy rains and high water are making early summer tricky on the Mississippi River.

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Video: Massachusetts wind energy port gets first delivery

By WorkBoat Staff

The 409' MV Thorco Svenborg arrived in New Bedford, Mass., yesterday. It is the first vessel to offload cargo at the new $113 million New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

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Shell needs more space for Chukchi drilling

By Kirk Moore

Royal Dutch Shell’s plans for exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea hit a new snag recently.

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BP to pay $18.7 billion in damages

By Dale K. Dupont

Fine would be largest paid by single company in U.S. history

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Flooding delays barge traffic

By WorkBoat Staff

Extreme rainfall has resulted in flooding on much of the inland waterways and delayed barge traffic.

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Safe Boats awarded Customs 41-foot boat contract

By WorkBoat Staff

Safe Boats has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to build up to 52 Coastal Interceptor Vessels (CIV).

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Video: Coast Guard boat crew helps sinking sailors near Annapolis, Md.

By WorkBoat Staff

The Coast Guard responded to a sailboat taking on water June 30, 2015, at the mouth of the South River off Annapolis, Md. The video was shot through the Coxswain's point of view. (Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony Vardakis)

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Cross harbor barge movements in New York?

By Kirk Moore

New York looks to Brooklyn cargo revival.

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Captains are not supervisors, NLRB says

By Dale K. Dupont

Union wins when NLRB upholds regional director's decision.

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New Horizon

By Kirk Moore, Associate Editor

Half a decade beyond the shock and disbelief of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, oil companies are pushing out to even deeper waters offshore — and taking with them offshore service companies who can prove that their businesses, vessels and people are up to the new standards.

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