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Liquefied natural gas has been used as marine fuel on ferries and other large vessels, but smaller workboats haven’t adopted the more environmentally friendly and less expensive LNG until now. The delivery of the Borgøy to Norway’s Buksèr og Berging from builders in Turkey sets a milestone as the first LNG-powered tug in the world.
What does Seattle have that no other city has? OK, we’ve got the Seahawks. Yes!
Tweco says its new auto-darkening welding helmet features four sensors for enhanced performance at an affordable price.
The Panama Canal Authority is investing in especially powerful tugs for the Post-Panamax era. Fourteen tractor tugs and 13 ASD tugs with Schottel propulsion systems will assist Post-Panamax ships on the Panama Canal.
Foss Maritime and one of America's most prestigious national research laboratories are joining in a project aimed at producing cleaner air, less costly fuel and a healthier environment.
On Feb. 22, the launching ceremony of Navy research vessel Neil Armstrong was held at Dakota Creek Industries in Anacortes, Wash.
USCG Commandant Robert Papp says he was aggressive in trying to stop sexual harassment.
The Coast Guard has announced the availability of nine Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars (NVICs).
To celebrate its new location in San Antonio, Texas, Laborde Equipment Services (LES) opened its doors to customers and associates at an open house.
In this time lapse video, HMS Richmond transits the Panama Canal eastbound.
Watch out when busting loose
When breaking loose from a barge to transition from towing astern to pushing ahead, that’s when a captain and his vessel are most vulnerable to losing control.
Author: Joel Milton
March 6, 2014