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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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Upper Miss empty barges hit highest level since 2005, USDA reports

By David Krapf

The number of upbound empty barges transiting Mississippi River Locks 27 (near St. Louis) hit its highest level since 2005.

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Climate change is the biggest challenge, Obama tells Coast Guard Academy grads

By Kirk Moore

The U.S. Coast Guard is on the front line of dealing with the impacts from climate change, President Barack Obama told the 2015 graduating class of the Coast Guard Academy.

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Video: Blount to build offshore wind farm vessel

By WorkBoat Staff

Deepwater Wind awarded a contract to Blount Boats to build a vessel to support its wind farm project off of Block Island.

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Conrad adds Theriot to its management team

By WorkBoat Staff

Conrad Industries, Inc. announced today the appointment of Scott J. Theriot as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. 

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