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TSA updates TWIC reader list

7/15/2014

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has released an updated version of the TWIC Reader Qualified Technology List.   Continued »

 
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Coast Guard cutter Polar Star to hold change of command

7/15/2014

The Coast Guard cutter Polar Star is scheduled to hold a change of command ceremony, Thursday at 10:00 a.m., aboard the cutter at Base Seattle.   Continued »

 

OSHA fines Sterling Shipyard for safety violations

7/15/2014

Sterling Shipyard was cited for 16 serious, repeat and failure-to-abate violations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for continuing to expose workers to safety hazards, including dangerous machinery, high noise levels without appropriate hearing protection and falls from heights above 6 feet. Proposed penalties total $305,100.   Continued »

 
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Video: Refloating the Costa Concordia

7/15/2014

This time lapse video shows the refloating of the Costa Concordia and the distance it was towed by salvage teams.     Continued »

 
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New Simrad S-Band radar expands Argus portfolio

7/15/2014

Simrad introduces its new IMO-certified Argus S-Band Radar. A high-performance radar, the Argus has a slim profile that the company says is perfectly suited for vessels over 3,000 gross tons that require an S-Band radar (3 GHz) as part of their carriage requirements.   Continued »

 

Gulf Island Fab to build two river towboats

7/10/2014

Houston-based Gulf Island Fabrication (NASDAQ: GIFI), announced yesterday that, through its subsidiary Gulf Island Marine Fabricators, it has signed a contract for the fabrication of two 8,000 bhp twin screw diesel river towboats.   Continued »

 
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USCG cutter Diligence enters drydock in Maryland

7/10/2014

The Wilmington, N.C.-based Cutter Diligence recently entered the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Md., for drydock availability.           Continued »

 

Tug crew assists disabled vessel near Kotzebue, Alaska

7/10/2014

The Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers, local search and rescue and the crew of the tug Naniq responded to a disabled vessel near Kotzebue, Alaska, Wednesday.   Continued »

 
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Video: Women in welding

7/10/2014

A skill in high demand, welding offers a profitable, secure career path.   Continued »

 

Corps to christen new vessel to honor Thomas George

7/10/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will christen its newest named vessel in honor of the late Thomas George, captain of the Corps’ dredge Potter, in a ceremony to be attended by his family, his peers and Corps teammates at the St. Louis Service Base July 15.   Continued »

 
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