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Navy head discusses Arctic at Alaska Fairbanks

12/9/2014

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with senior research personnel and faculty members at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Dec. 5 to discuss the role of the U.S. Navy in the arctic.   Continued »

 

EPA grant to fund Cape May-Lewes Ferry engine upgrade

12/9/2014

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency today announced a $975,000 Diesel Emission Reduction Act grant to the Delaware River and Bay Authority that will help bring new clean air technology to the Cape May-Lewes Ferry and reduce toxic air emissions.   Continued »

 

OPA '90 phase-out of single hulls final deadline nears

12/9/2014

The Coast Guard has issued a notice reminding the industry that the final deadline for the phase-out of single-hull oil tankers and barges in U.S. waters is Jan. 1.   Continued »

 

House and Senate approve bipartisan Coast Guard reauthorization bill

12/9/2014

The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly approved bipartisan legislation to support the men and women of the Coast Guard,  help ensure USCG mission effectiveness, enhance oversight and accountability and reduce regulatory barriers experienced by our veterans and small business.   Continued »

 
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Reflections on the 2014 International WorkBoat Show

12/9/2014

WorkBoat editors look back at the 2014 International WorkBoat Show held Dec. 3-5 in New Orleans.   Continued »

 
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Video: Interview with WorkBoat's 2014 Boat of the Year winners

12/5/2014

Senior Editor Ken Hocke caught up with the owners, operators and designers of the 314'x66'x30' offshore refueling vessel (ORV) Great Expectations, WorkBoat’s inaugural “Boat of the Year,” after the 2014 Significant Boat Awards ceremony in New Orleans.   Continued »

 
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Video: WorkBoat interviews Vigor Industrial's Frank Foti

12/5/2014

At the International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans, Technical Editor Bruce Buls spoke with Frank Foti, president and CEO, Vigor Industrial.     Continued »

 
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Video: IWBS Keynote Speaker Maritime Administrator Paul Jaenichen

12/5/2014

In his keynote address at the International WorkBoat Show yesterday, Maritime Administrator Paul "Chip" Jaenichen talked about the health of the maritime economy.     Continued »

 

Marine industry to play expanded role in U.S.

12/5/2014

The marine transportation system is uniquely situated to play a larger role in the future of a nation that is expected to have nearly 80 million more people by 2050, U.S. Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen said in his Thursday keynote address at the International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans.   Continued »

 

Sentinel’s fuel monitoring system collects and reports fuel usage

12/4/2014

Sentinel’s advanced fuel monitoring systems provide data collection, display, and recording of a vessel’s engine fuel consumption while it is operating. The system also generates customizable reports and provides on-demand access to historical data.   Continued »

 
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