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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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Video: Coast Guard medevacs master from bulk carrier off California

By WorkBoat Staff

A Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento HC-130 Hercules aircrew provides cover as an aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco medically evacuates the master from the motor vessel Midland Sky in the Pacific Ocean Wednesday, June 24, 2015. The master was safely hoisted and transferred to Kaiser Air at Oakland International Airport. U.S. Coast Guard video.

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DOE approves Sabine Pass project to export LNG

By WorkBoat Staff

The Energy Department announced Friday that it has issued a final authorization for Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC’s Expansion Project (Sabine Pass) to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States. 

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Towboat pilot sentenced to six months in federal prison

By WorkBoat Staff

The towboat pilot in charge of a petroleum barge tow that exploded in 2005, resulting in the death of a crewmember, was sentenced to six months in federal prison Friday.

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Austal hosts keel laying for new Littoral Combat Ship Manchester (LCS 14)

By WorkBoat Staff

Austal and the U.S. Navy held a keel-laying ceremony yesterday for the USS Manchester (LCS 14), marking the first significant milestone in its construction. 

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