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Video: Costa Concordia en route to Genoa

7/24/2014

This video shows the Costa Concordia under tow from an aerial drone.   Continued »

 
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Eastern to build hybrid OSV for Harvey Gulf

7/24/2014

Eastern Shipbuilding this week announced it has entered into a contract with Harvey Gulf International Marine to construct a new Robert Allan RAmpage 6400 Multi-Purpose Field Support Vessel (MPFSV) at Eastern’s Panama City, Fla., facilities.   Continued »

 
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Coast Guard awards six more fast response cutters to Bollinger

7/24/2014

Lockport, La.-based Bollinger Shipyards today announced the Coast Guard has exercised a $255 million contract option for six additional Sentinel-class fast response cutters.   Continued »

 

House conducts hearing on U.S. Arctic policy implementation

7/24/2014

Yesterday the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing on “Implementing U.S. Policy in the Arctic.”   Continued »

 
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Costa Concordia begins journey to Genoa

7/23/2014

This morning, the Costa Concordia departed Giglio and began its final voyage to Genoa, where it will be scrapped   Continued »

 
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First gates moved to new locks for the Panama Canal expansion

7/22/2014

The Panama Canal Expansion has reached another important milestone with the transfer of the first gates to the new locks complex in the Atlantic side.   Continued »

 
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McDermott to install Megalodon platform in Gulf of Mexico

7/22/2014

McDermott International (NYSE: MDR) announced today that one of its subsidiaries was awarded a contract to provide transportation and installation services to Walter Oil & Gas Corporation for the Megalodon platform destined for South Timbalier Block 311 in the Gulf of Mexico.   Continued »

 

BOEM to hold Western Gulf lease sale Aug. 20

7/22/2014

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced last week that it will offer more than 21 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will include all available unleased areas in the Western Gulf of Mexico Planning Area.   Continued »

 

Port of Cincinnati boundary redesignation memo released

7/22/2014

The draft memorandum proposal for the Port of Cincinnati boundary redesignation was released to the public in July.   Continued »

 
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Video: Coast Guard airlifts passengers from grounded casino ship

7/22/2014

A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Savannah assists in transferring passengers from a grounded casino ship in the vicinity of Calibogue Sound, S.C.   Continued »

 
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