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Houston-based Superior Energy Services, has named Paul Remson as vice president of risk management, says Danny Young, Superior’s executive vice president of corporate services.
Adding to its fleet of 37 conventional and ASD vessels, Signet Maritime Corporation took ownership of its ninth newly constructed tractor tug in six years.
The Coast Guard final rule on escort requirements for certain tankers operating on the waters of Prince William Sound, Alaska, was published Friday in the Federal Register.
Netherlands’ based WEKA Boxcoolers, manufacturer of copper nickel boxcoolers, was recently purchased by Dunlap & McCullough Holdings, a holding company owned by Paul Fernstrum, Sean Fernstrum and Todd Fernstrum, who also own R.W. Fernstrum & Company.
The Coast Guard released its Report of Investigation (ROI) yesterday into the sinking of the Tall Ship Bounty off the coast of Cape Hatteras, N.C., in October 2012. Two lost their lives.
Two new 80' tractor tugs are being built for Harley Marine Services at Diversified Marine in Portland, Ore.
Starting Monday, June 16 the Water Quality Insurance Syndicate (WQIS) will be offering a new 2014 Worldwide Vessel Pollution Form. The new policy form will contain enhanced coverage that the company says will follow the WQIS tradition of offering assureds the most comprehensive vessel pollution coverage in the industry.
Congress has recognized Don Waldon, a former administrator of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority, and a long-time proponent of the waterway by renaming one of its locks and dams in his honor.
HOUSTON - Thrustmaster of Texas has expanded its product lineup to include waterjets, thanks to the thruster manufacturer’s acquisition of the technology of Doen Pacific earlier this year.
HMS Ferries, Inc., a member of the HMS Global Maritime family of businesses, announces that two different projects have been awarded state and federal grants for capital improvements, equaling a combined total of nearly $10 million. The majority of the funding comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation, which has awarded approximately $123.5 million for passenger ferry projects and ferry operators throughout the United States and selected territories.
Can you be pro-development but anti-tar sands?
The city council of South Portland, Maine, has voted to ban tar sands from the city. Despite overwhelming support for the ban, I believe most city residents understand the importance of a working waterfront.
Author: Melissa Wood
July 24, 2014
Martinac goes dark
After 90 years of building commercial vessels, one of Puget Sound's premier shipyards calls it quits.
Author: Bruce Buls
July 22, 2014