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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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Video: A tour of Adriatic Marine’s OSV Arabian

11/6/2014

Take a tour of the OSV Arabian, which was delivered to Adriatic Marine last year.   Continued »

 
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Willard Marine lands Navy contract for RIBs

11/5/2014

The U.S. Navy has awarded Willard Marine, Inc. (WMI), a five-year contract to provide two types of 7-meter rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) that will serve as ready service lifeboats for search-and-rescue missions.   Continued »

 
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Video: Inside the issue - November 2014

11/4/2014

Take a look at what's inside WorkBoat's November issue.   Continued »

 

Coast Guard issues safety alerts on fuel system modifications, bilge pipe corrosion

11/4/2014

 This safety alert serves to raise awareness regarding the importance of using proper replacement parts and equipment in accordance with their intended purpose.    Continued »

 
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