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Coast Guard crews are responding to a second barge grounding in 24 hours near Long Boat Key, Fla., Tuesday, after heavy weather caused a tugboat to lose control of the two barges it was pushing.
Puradyn Filter Technologies Incorporated (OTCQB: PFTI) has been selected by a large military contractor and producer of military generators to provide bypass oil filtration systems for use on generator sets as part of an award to the contractor by the U.S. Military.
New data released this week shows that Louisiana ranks first in the nation in economic impact from America’s domestic maritime industry.
At the “Advancing Sustainable Ports” summit Tuesday, the EPA awarded $4.2 million in grant funding for clean diesel projects at six U.S. ports and kicked off a new initiative to recognize ports that take action to improve environmental performance.
TSA is upgrading its technology to improve reliability, expand capabilities and more effectively support TSA’s mission. During the system upgrade, specific TWIC card services will be temporarily unavailable.
WorkBoat Editor in Chief David Krapf spoke with Richard Sanchez, senior marine specialist at IHS Petrodata, at the WorkBoat Regional Summit on OSV Design and Technology.
This week a team of BSEE engineers and inspectors conducted a safety inspection of the first FPSO (floating production storage and offloading) vessel designed and built for containment use in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Staten Island Ferries have exceeded expectations in reporting of accidents, known as marine casualties, however minor.
The Seastreak Wall Street ferry accident that injured 80 was caused by the captain being unaware the propulsion system was in backup mode, the company’s “ineffective oversight of vessel operations” and passengers being allowed on stairwells while docking, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Tuesday.
The Coast Guard reopened the Mobile Ship Channel to all deep-draft commercial vessel traffic at approximately 5 p.m. Monday. The Coast Guard had restricted traffic at about 3 a.m. Monday after a vessel grounded between buoys 36 and 38.
A sad tug tale
The sad end to an able tug from New York Harbor speaks to a larger issue that confronts many waterfront communities.
Author: Kathy Bergren Smith
April 17, 2014
Costa Concordia cover-up
Now that the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia is upright, the world's eyes turn from the technical drama of the salvage operation to the legal drama of the captain's trial.
Author: Leslie Taylor
April 15, 2014
Changing a vessel's mission?
Even if you only make a slight change in how you use your vessel, one of the first calls you should make before you sign off on the changes should be to your marine insurance agent.
Author: Gene McKeever
April 15, 2014