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Costa Concordia begins journey to Genoa

7/23/2014

This morning, the Costa Concordia departed Giglio and began its final voyage to Genoa, where it will be scrapped   Continued »

 
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First gates moved to new locks for the Panama Canal expansion

7/22/2014

The Panama Canal Expansion has reached another important milestone with the transfer of the first gates to the new locks complex in the Atlantic side.   Continued »

 
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McDermott to install Megalodon platform in Gulf of Mexico

7/22/2014

McDermott International (NYSE: MDR) announced today that one of its subsidiaries was awarded a contract to provide transportation and installation services to Walter Oil & Gas Corporation for the Megalodon platform destined for South Timbalier Block 311 in the Gulf of Mexico.   Continued »

 

BOEM to hold Western Gulf lease sale Aug. 20

7/22/2014

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced last week that it will offer more than 21 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will include all available unleased areas in the Western Gulf of Mexico Planning Area.   Continued »

 

Port of Cincinnati boundary redesignation memo released

7/22/2014

The draft memorandum proposal for the Port of Cincinnati boundary redesignation was released to the public in July.   Continued »

 
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Video: Coast Guard airlifts passengers from grounded casino ship

7/22/2014

A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Savannah assists in transferring passengers from a grounded casino ship in the vicinity of Calibogue Sound, S.C.   Continued »

 

Retired Admiral Robert Papp to serve as U.S. special representative for the Arctic

7/21/2014

On July 16, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr. will lead efforts to advance U.S. interests in the Arctic region as the State Department’s special representative.   Continued »

 

Area offshore New Jersey proposed for commercial wind energy

7/21/2014

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank last week announced the proposed sale of leases for nearly 344,000 acres offshore New Jersey for commercial wind energy leasing.   Continued »

 

Coast Guard to host forum on Ohio River e-Nav demo

7/21/2014

On July 29, a meeting will be held at Western Kentucky Technical College to inform local operators along the Ohio River about the planned e-Nav demonstration   Continued »

 

Feds receive Louisiana application to export LNG

7/17/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has received an application from Waller LNG Services for authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its proposed Waller Point LNG Terminal to be located on the Calcasieu Ship Channel in Louisiana.   Continued »

 
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