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Coast Guard amends nav area rule for Northwest bar crossings

4/15/2014

On April 14, the Coast Guard amended the rule establishing a regulated navigation area (RNA) for bar crossing locations along the coasts of Oregon and Washington to eliminate conflicts with related provisions and clarify application of its provisions.   Continued »

 
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Navy christens USS Zumwalt at Bath Iron Works

4/15/2014

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, the Navy christened the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) during a ceremony at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine.   Continued »

 
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Havyard to construct hybrid battery powered Arctic PSV

4/15/2014

Havyard has signed a contract for the construction of a Havyard 833 WE ICE platform supply vessel with Fafnir Offshore HF.    Continued »

 

BOEM proposes Western Gulf of Mexico oil and gas lease sale

4/15/2014

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau today announced that the bureau will offer more than 21 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will include all available unleased areas in the Western Gulf of Mexico Planning Area.   Continued »

 
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WorkBoat interviews Taylor Grapes of Patterson Manufacturing

4/14/2014

Video: WorkBoat interviews Taylor Grapes of Patterson Manufacturing WorkBoat Online Editor Leslie Taylor spoke with Taylor Grapes of Patterson Manufacturing at the 2013 International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans.     Continued »

 
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WorkBoat interviews Matthew Coombs, Christie & Grey

4/14/2014

WorkBoat interviews Matthew Coombs, Christie & Grey WorkBoat Online Editor Leslie Taylor caught up with Matthew Coombs, VP of operations for Christie & Grey, at the 2013 International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans.     Continued »

 
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WorkBoat interviews George MacDonald, Zazz Engineering

4/14/2014

WorkBoat interviews George MacDonald, Zazz Engineering WorkBoat Online Editor Leslie Taylor spoke with Zazz Engineering's George MacDonald at the 2013 International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans.     Continued »

 
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Conrad delivers 75' pushboat to Harley Marine NY

4/11/2014

Harley Marine NY, a subsidiary of Harley Marine Services, today took delivery of the river style pushboat, HMS Justice, from Conrad Shipyard of Morgan City, La.   Continued »

 
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Barge availability continues to improve

4/10/2014

Navigation on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers continues to improve as warmer temperatures have reduced ice accumulations, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.   Continued »

 

Landrieu highlights importance of Jones Act to Louisiana economy

4/10/2014

Tuesday, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee highlighted the importance of the Jones Act to Louisiana’s economy at a press conference.   Continued »

 
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