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Willard Marine names new sales team members

10/24/2014

Willard Marine, manufacturer of composite and aluminum boats for 57 years, has appointed Bob Beck Jr. and Renée St. Lawrence to its sales team.   Continued »

 
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Noise Control Engineering opens new office in Mobile, Ala.

10/24/2014

Noise Control Engineering has opened a new office in Mobile, Ala. The office will be staffed by Nathan Jones (pictured in the photograph), a senior engineer with over 10 years of experience at NCE.   Continued »

 

Capt. George ‘Joe’ Paitl joins LNG America executive team

10/24/2014

LNG America has hired Capt. George “Joe” Paitl as the Houston-based company’s Vice President, Marine Operations and HSSE Compliance.   Continued »

 
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Kvichak Marine awarded 12-vessel Navy contract

10/24/2014

Seattle, Wash.-based Kvichak Marine Industries has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract for 12 Rapid Response Skimmers (RRS) for delivery over the next 18 months, with options for up to 30 additional skimmers to be delivered through 2019.   Continued »

 
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Eastern signs contracts for two Z-drive tugs and an inland towboat

10/23/2014

Suderman & Young Towing Company and Bay Houston Towing Company each exercised their option for one additional Z-drive tug to be constructed with Eastern Shipbuilding Group. Florida Marine Transporters also signed an option contract with Eastern for an additional inland towboat.   Continued »

 

Barge rates drop from September highs

10/23/2014

Rain has delayed the harvest during October and has lessened any new demand for barge services, according to the USDA.   Continued »

 
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Video: Sinking barge in Port of Long Beach

10/23/2014

A maintenance and fuel barge for the Catalina Express ferry began taking on water last night. Crews are working to prevent it sinking in Long Beach Harbor.   Continued »

 
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ASA Electronics hires new PR and digital marketing specialist

10/22/2014

ASA Electronics has hired Jannie Slone as their new public relations and digital marketing specialist.   Continued »

 
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Navy selects Willard Marine to build demo combatant craft

10/22/2014

Willard Marine has been selected through a competitive solicitation process to supply a demonstration model of a new, advanced combatant craft for the U.S. Navy under an SBIR contract modification awarded to Structural Composites.   Continued »

 

Donald L. Blount releases book on high-speed powerboat design

10/22/2014

Donald L. Blount, founder of Donald L. Blount and Associates, announced the publication of "Performance by Design: Hydrodynamics for High-Speed Vessels" will be introduced on Oct. 30 at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.   Continued »

 
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