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Video: Best of Three WorkBoat Questions Series

By WorkBoat Staff

Back in September 2012 WorkBoat Senior Editor Ken Hocke spoke with Breaux Brothers' co-owner and VP Vic Breaux about the effects of the Deepwater Horizon moratorium in the Gulf in general and on his yard specifically. 

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Tug allision with USS Arizona memorial

By Kirk Moore

The USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor was closed down after a civilian tug assisting the Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy out to sea apparently hit the memorial’s floating dock.

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Coast Guard reopens comment period on mariner shore access

By WorkBoat Staff

The Coast Guard has reopened the public comment period for its notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) ‘‘Seafarers’ Access to Maritime Facilities.’’

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Senators want drilling permitting in Arctic halted

By David Krapf

Eighteen senators sent a letter last week urging a halt to the issuance of all offshore oil and gas drilling permits in the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea.

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Coast Guard rescues Arctic Challenger protestor

By Kirk Moore

Coast Guard rescues activist lashed to the anchor chain of the Shell offshore support vessel Arctic Challenger north of Seattle in Bellingham, Wash.

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Senators introduce bill to build six heavy icebreakers

By WorkBoat Staff

U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Lisa Murkowski (R- Aalska) introduced a bill to build six icebreakers. 

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Siemens powers first all-electric car ferry

By Kirk Moore

First all-electric car ferry carries 10 tons of lithium batteries.

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Video: NTSB Releases Video on Parasailing Safety

By WorkBoat Staff

The National Transportation Safety Board released a video on parasailing safety.

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Houston man sentenced for making false statements to BSEE inspectors

By WorkBoat Staff

Last week the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of Louisiana sentenced a Houston man for making false statements to Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) inspectors in relation to the veracity of blowout preventer testing on an offshore oil and gas platform.

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Marad announces up to $1.3 million in funding for vessel emissions projects

By WorkBoat Staff

The Maritime Administration announced that up to $1.3 million in federal funding is now available through cooperative agreements for projects supporting vessel emissions reductions and alternative energy.

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