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The American Waterways Operators, the national trade association representing the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, submitted commentson the Coast Guard’s draft policy for the bulk carriage of conditionally permitted shale gas extraction wastewater (SGEWW).
WorkBoat talks with MTU's Jeff Sherman at the 2013 International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans.
The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), meeting for its 28th session in London, has adopted key resolutions and amendments relating to the organization’s mandatory audit scheme, paving the way for the scheme to come into effect by 2016 once amendments to mandatory instruments have entered into force.
Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star departed Coast Guard Base Seattle for Antarctica on Tuesday. The cutter is recently out of a three year, $90 million overhaul, which is part of the Coast Guard’s plan to reactivate the heavy icebreaker.
The Coast Guard interdicted a panga boat with 201 bales of marijuana and two suspected smugglers aboard approximately 140 miles southwest of San Diego, Monday evening.
A 33-year-old man was arrested aboard the Victoria Clipper in Elliott Bay on Sunday by a SWAT team after the vessel was taken from its berth on the central Seattle waterfront.
Captain Richard Goben, Port Captain of Hornblower Cruises & Events in San Diego, received an international maritime award at the 87th Annual Convention and Maritime Industry Conference in Arlington, Va. in October.
Two twin-screw tugs of the TS 2000 class design from Robert Allan Ltd, Naval Architects of Vancouver, Canada, were recently delivered to the Directorate General of Coastal Safety in their home port of Istanbul.
Eastern Shipbuilding Group has delivered the first of five 284' PSVs to Brazil.
WorkBoat Editor-in-Chief David Krapf spoke with Vigor Industrial President and CEO Frank Foti after his Boatyard Day keynote address at the Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle on Nov. 21.
Jill Russell, Port Captain, Un-Cruise Adventures
I met Jill Russell 15 years ago at one of my first jobs. I was a naturalist/purser/deckhand aboard an orca whale watching boat and she was the relief captain.
Author: Kim Carver
December 5, 2013
Get ready for the new Vessel General Permit
The 2008 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Vessel General Permit (2013 VGP) expires on Dec. 19 and the new EPA VGP 2013 goes into effect the same day.
Author: Kevin Gilheany
December 3, 2013