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As of Oct. 7, widespread rains delayed harvest in the Midwest and caused barge rates for export grain to drop 10 to 19% at principle inland origins, according to the most recent USDA Grain Transportation Report.
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A man was rescued from his hydro pod bubble 70 nautical miles east of St. Augustine, Fla., by a Coast Guard search-and-rescue crew from Air Station Clearwater Saturday morning.
NOAA, NASA and the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have joined together to support three demonstration projects that will lay the foundation for the first national network to monitor marine biodiversity at scales ranging from microbes to whales.
NOAA, with assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard, will manage the historic wreck of Diamond Shoal Lightship No. 71, the only American lightship to be sunk by enemy action during World War I.
Michelle Boullion, associate director, and Robin Kistler, director, Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, Executive Education at Louisiana State University discuss the first three days of the WorkBoat Strategic Leadership Development Program held recently on the campus of LSU.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued the report of its investigation of the sinking of the oceanographic research vessel Seaprobe in the Gulf of Mexico on Jan. 18, 2013.
On Sept. 30, 2014, Austal USA successfully completed the launch process of Trenton (JHSV 5) — the second Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) launched by Austal in 2014.
GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) (ISIN FR0011726835 Euronext Paris: GTT), via its US subsidiary GTT North America, announced this week the signing of an agreement with Conrad Shipyard, Morgan City, La., for the future production of LNG membrane tanks using GTT's technology.
SkipperLiner, a La Crosse, Wisc.-based boatbuilder, ceased operations last week, the La Crosse Tribune reported. The company had closed once in April 2010 and reopened under new ownership six months later.
Shipyards and mathematics
The lack of basic math skills is making it tougher to bring young adults into the shipbuilding industry.
Author: Ken Hocke
October 16, 2014
A 'Bayworthy' tug
The 49.5' x 19' x 7.5' Capt. Kenneth can operate in any part of the Chesapeake in most sea conditions.
Author: Kathy Bergren Smith
October 14, 2014
Be on the look out
Some say the Lyubov Orlova sank, but it could now be the new Flying Dutchman.
Author: Capt. Peter Squicciarini
October 14, 2014