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Matson to purchase Horizon Lines

11/13/2014

Horizon Lines (HRZL) this week announced that it has entered into definitive agreements for a series of transactions that will result in the sale of the entire company, the first being the sale of its Hawaii business to The Pasha Group, followed by Horizon Lines, Inc.'s subsequent acquisition by Matson (MATX).   Continued »

 
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Video: George Washington Strike Group participates in Keen Sword exercise

11/13/2014

George Washington Strike Group works operates alongside their Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force counterparts during a bilateral field training exercise, Keen Sword, Nov. 11.   Continued »

 
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Navy orders more RIBs from Willard Marine

11/11/2014

The Navy has awarded Willard Marine a contract for a new generation of 11-m RIBs for standard ship’s boat operations.   Continued »

 
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Video: Nautica Queen hauled out at Great Lakes Shipyard

11/11/2014

On Nov. 10, the cruise ship Nautica Queen was hauled out using the 770-ton capacity Marine Travelift at Great Lakes Shipyard.   Continued »

 
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Coast Guard cutter Razorbill wins Coast Guard District Admiral's Cup

11/11/2014

The crew of the Gulfport, Miss.-based Coast Guard cutter Razorbill won the Admiral's Cup trophy during the 2014 Patrol Boat Round-up held last week.   Continued »

 
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Vigor christens new drydock

11/11/2014

Last month, Vigor welcomed over a thousand employees, customers and their familie to christen Vigorous, Vigor’s new 960' drydock.   Continued »

 

Jensen and Vigor to unveil new factory trawler design at Pacific Marine Expo

11/11/2014

Jensen Maritime and Vigor will unveil the design for a new 352' catcher processor/factory trawler at the Pacific Marine Expo on Nov. 19.   Continued »

 
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Crowley sells two tankers to Kinder Morgan

11/6/2014

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s petroleum services group announced yesterday that it has sold two Jones Act tankers, the Pennsylvania and Florida, to Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (NYSE: KMP).   Continued »

 
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Coast Guard escorts Navy through Elizabeth River

11/6/2014

Coast Guard crews escorted the USS. Harry S. Truman Monday through the southern branch of the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth, Va.   Continued »

 

Hercules Offshore to cut more than 300 jobs

11/6/2014

Houston-based Hercules Offshore (NYSE: HERO) will cut 324 jobs related to the anticipated closure of four rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the the Houston Business Journal.   Continued »

 
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