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Willard Marine, manufacturer of composite and aluminum boats for 57 years, has appointed Bob Beck Jr. and Renée St. Lawrence to its sales team.
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.
LNG America has hired Capt. George “Joe” Paitl as the Houston-based company’s Vice President, Marine Operations and HSSE Compliance.
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.
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.
Rain has delayed the harvest during October and has lessened any new demand for barge services, according to the USDA.
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.
ASA Electronics has hired Jannie Slone as their new public relations and digital marketing specialist.
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.
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.
Maritime bills in limbo
Congress will get one more chance to
pass maritime bills next month, but will
Author: Pamela Glass
October 23, 2014