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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has released an updated version of the TWIC Reader Qualified Technology List.
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.
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.
This time lapse video shows the refloating of the Costa Concordia and the distance it was towed by salvage teams.
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.
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.
The Wilmington, N.C.-based Cutter Diligence recently entered the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Md., for drydock availability.
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.
A skill in high demand, welding offers a profitable, secure career path.
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.
Can you be pro-development but anti-tar sands?
The city council of South Portland, Maine, has voted to ban tar sands from the city. Despite overwhelming support for the ban, I believe most city residents understand the importance of a working waterfront.
Author: Melissa Wood
July 24, 2014
Martinac goes dark
After 90 years of building commercial vessels, one of Puget Sound's premier shipyards calls it quits.
Author: Bruce Buls
July 22, 2014