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Wessex Resins and Adhesives launches new division: West System International

10/17/2014

Wessex Resins and Adhesives has today launched a new division, West System International (WSI).   Continued »

 
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Vigor delivers Elliott Bay tank barge to Maxum Petroleum

10/16/2014

The Seattle divisions of Vigor Fab and Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) today announced that the 15,000-bbl. tank barge GLOBAL PILOT has been delivered to Maxum Petroleum.   Continued »

 
Vessel Sponsor Coreen Busch, wife of Todd Busch, breaks the ceremonial bottle of champagne across the hull of the Ocean Sun.

Crowley christens fourth ocean-class tug

10/16/2014

Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the latest of its four tugboats in the ocean class series, Ocean Sun, yesterday in Lake Charles, La.   Continued »

 

Bouchard Tug and Barge Simulation Center opens at SUNY Maritime

10/16/2014

With a neat snip from an oversized pair of ceremonial scissors, the State University of New York Maritime College Wednesday officially opened the state-of-the-art Bouchard Transportation Co. Tug and Barge Simulation Center before a crowd of more than 100 students, faculty, staff, elected officials and industry leaders.   Continued »

 

Washington state vessels may now be dismantled over water

10/16/2014

Marine vessels may now be taken apart over the water under the terms of a new state permit that helps protect water quality and prevents pollution.   Continued »

 

BOEM proposes 44 million-acre Gulf of Mexico oil and gas lease sale

10/16/2014

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank today announced that the bureau will offer nearly 44 million acres offshore Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama for oil and gas exploration and development in a sale that will include all available unleased areas in the Central Gulf of Mexico Planning Area.   Continued »

 

Polar Code and ballast water management on IMO agenda

10/16/2014

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) meets for its 67th session from Oct. 13-17 2014, at IMO Headquarters in London.       Continued »

 
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Video: Ebola screening for ships' crews in Nigeria

10/16/2014

Health officials have begun the screening of cargo ship crews transiting through Nigeria to prevent cross border transmission of Ebola through sea and cargo ports     Continued »

 
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Video: 10 injured in San Francisco ferry allision

10/14/2014

The Coast Guard is investigating an allision that occurred when the ferry Peralta struck a piling at Pier 41 in San Francisco Sunday evening.   Continued »

 
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Panama Canal receives last tugboat of new fleet

10/14/2014

The Panama Canal received today Cerro Ancon, the last of the 14 tractor tugs of its new fleet.   Continued »

 
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