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Wessex Resins and Adhesives has today launched a new division, West System International (WSI).
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.
Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the latest of its four tugboats in the ocean class series, Ocean Sun, yesterday in Lake Charles, La.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The Coast Guard is investigating an allision that occurred when the ferry Peralta struck a piling at Pier 41 in San Francisco Sunday evening.
The Panama Canal received today Cerro Ancon, the last of the 14 tractor tugs of its new fleet.
Reporting marine casualties
In 2012, the Hearing Office received 24 cases alleging violations of the requirements to report marine casualties. In 2013, they received 30 cases.
Author: Sound Off
November 25, 2014
Mariners, be thankful
U.S. mariners have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Author: Capt. Peter Squicciarini
November 25, 2014
All aboard a hybrid ferry
When I bought a train ticket recently from Hamburg, Germany, to Copenhagen, Denmark, little did I know that I was in for a ride on an award-winning hybrid ferry.
Author: Kathy Bergren Smith
November 20, 2014