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Yank Marine rolls out first of two new passenger cats
On Monday, Aug. 25, Yank Marine rolled out the first of two new 400-passenger catamaran ferries at its Tuckahoe, N.J., shipyard. Designed by LeMole Naval Architecture of Tuckahoe, the 110'x31'x5' ferries will be owned by Port Imperial Ferry Co . in
Laborde Products has been chosen to be a SteyrMotors distributor, which Laborde says will help increase business and provide even better service for its customers.
Woods Hole Group has named Robert P. (Bob) Hamilton Jr. president of the organization, effective immediately to lead the next stage of growth. Dennis Aubrey, who served as president since 2001, transitioned the office to Hamilton, and will serve as CEO.
Marinevac, which specializes in the cleaning of vacuum toilet systems aboard private and commercial vessels, announces its new links with GC Marine and Pines Marine Consulting, both established businesses in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., as part of the company’s recent expansion plans.
Jim McClaugherty has joined SeaTrepid International, an underwater engineering organization specializing in applied robotic solutions in support of petroleum, military and scientific applications, as senior sales manager for the Gulf of Mexico.
In this video, Coast Guard cutter Hamilton performs sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico.
Stanley H. Kays, 96, of McNabb, died on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at his residence.
Today the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga will begin its voyage to ESCO Marine where her 59,000 tons of steel will be recycled. Signet Maritime Corporation's offshore towing vessel, Signet Warhorse III, will tow the USS Saratoga on its final journey.
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced a 32-year-old crewmember off an Italian-flagged tanker Wednesday, after he suffered an injury from a snapped fender wire that struck his chest 38 miles off Galveston, Texas.
Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) yesterday announced it has completed the sale of “Austal Hull 270”, the company’s 102 m trimaran stock vessel to Channel Islands' ferry operator Condor Ferries, for $61.5 million.
Will Mexico see more U.S. OSVs?
If Mexico's new oil reforms work, U.S. OSV operators will receive a nice boost and relocate more vessels to the region.
Author: David Krapf
August 28, 2014
Has the Coast Guard gone international?
I am increasingly concerned with the International Maritime Organization (IMO). It’s not about the group’s regulation of international vessels but with the potential impact that emerging IMO rules might have on domestic U.S. vessel operators and mariners. The Coast Guard
Author: Capt. Alan Bernstein
August 28, 2014
Wood boats, aluminum boats and Port Townsend
It's still summer, still a good time to be on the water, whether for work or pleasure. Last week, I got a chance to do both at the same time.
Author: Bruce Buls
August 26, 2014
What’s next for shipping assets?
Theories on optimal ownership structures for capital assets are like the shipping markets — they go in cycles. Since workboats are often ancillary to some larger business mission, I am always scanning the business news for clues about company architecture.
Author: Barry Parker
August 26, 2014