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Incat Crowther delivers catamaran passenger ferry for Explore NZ

1/20/2015

Incat Crowther has delivered D6 to Explore Group NZ, built by Aluminium Marine in Queensland.   Continued »

 

Coast Guard completes second leg of cellular trials at sea

1/20/2015

Last week, the Coast Guard collaborated with Palm Beach County, Fla., to complete the second leg of three in trials focused on ensuring mariners in distress have the ability to contact emergency dispatch.   Continued »

 
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Video: High speed boat operators

1/20/2015

This video showcases some highlights of the HSBO (high speed boat operators) forum held last spring in Sweden.   Continued »

 

Crowley increases capacity of Puerto Rico service

1/20/2015

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services group announced today it will add a 400 FEU capacity, flat deck barge to its South Atlantic Puerto Rico service in the first quarter, increasing the rotation between Jacksonville, Fla., and San Juan to four sailings each week.   Continued »

 
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USS Constellation arrives in Texas to be scrapped

1/19/2015

The USS Constellation has reached its final port.   Continued »

 

BP's fine for Deepwater Horizon spill could be less than anticipated

1/19/2015

BP’s maximum penalty for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster could be $13.7 billion – about $4 billion less than anticipated and less than what the U.S. government wanted.   Continued »

 
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Kvichak delivers two 36' crewboats for Tymac Launch Service

1/19/2015

Kvichak Marine recently delivered two all-aluminum 36.6’ crew / pilot Boats to Tymac Launch Service of British Columbia, Canada.   Continued »

 

EPA issues marine ECA penalty policy

1/16/2015

On Jan. 16, 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a penalty policy for violations of the sulfur in fuel standard and related provisions for ships.   Continued »

 
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Bollinger delivers 12th FRC to the Coast Guard

1/15/2015

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the Isaac Mayo, the 12th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard.   Continued »

 

MERPAC to discuss veterans credentialing

1/15/2015

The U.S. Coast Guard's Merchant Mariner Personnel Advisory Committee will hold a working group meeting on Jan. 28-29 in Linthicum Heights, Md., to continue its work on evaluating military education, training and assessment for the STCW and Coast Guard merchant mariner certifications.   Continued »

 
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BP's fine is a drop in the bucket
BP has plenty of money to pay fines stemming from the Deepwater Horizon accident. Author: Ken Hocke
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Electronic surveillance and the mariner
Because the professional lives of mariners are so tightly controlled by the Coast Guard, they may be even more closely monitored than ordinary citizens.  Author: Capt. Max Hardberger
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