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Video: A tour of Adriatic Marine’s OSV Arabian

11/6/2014

Take a tour of the OSV Arabian, which was delivered to Adriatic Marine last year.   Continued »

 
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Willard Marine lands Navy contract for RIBs

11/5/2014

The U.S. Navy has awarded Willard Marine, Inc. (WMI), a five-year contract to provide two types of 7-meter rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) that will serve as ready service lifeboats for search-and-rescue missions.   Continued »

 
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Video: Inside the issue - November 2014

11/4/2014

Take a look at what's inside WorkBoat's November issue.   Continued »

 

Coast Guard issues safety alerts on fuel system modifications, bilge pipe corrosion

11/4/2014

 This safety alert serves to raise awareness regarding the importance of using proper replacement parts and equipment in accordance with their intended purpose.    Continued »

 

St. Lawrence Seaway and union agree to binding arbitration

11/4/2014

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) announced that it agreed with Unifor on Sunday evening to refer certain important issues to binding arbitration. Unifor represents the Corporation’s 460 unionized employees.   Continued »

 

Master of wind farm service vessel fined for military target collision

11/4/2014

The master of a wind farm passenger transfer vessel has been ordered to pay £9,702 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to a breach of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995.   Continued »

 
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PPG donates pink tug paint to Moran for breast cancer awareness

11/3/2014

For more than 130 years, Moran Towing Corporation’s fleet of tugboats had been recognized for the signature white “M” painted on their stacks. This October, company President Ted Tregurtha and a donation of Pitt-Tech Plus marine paint from PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) distributor Armorica Sales collaborated to adorn the well-known industry emblem in pink on 100 tugboats to promote breast cancer awareness.   Continued »

 

A ‘tuf’ loss for mariners

11/1/2014

It’s a sad day for mariners as I belatedly announce the loss of reliable and trusted friends that have been with me since the beginning of my seafaring life.   Continued »

 

Is marine casualty reporting now an enforcement tool?

11/1/2014

I am concerned that the Coast Guard’s marine casualty reporting program has evolved into an enforcement tool instead of a data collection program.   Continued »

 

Oil shipments and the river

11/1/2014

If you follow the news closely you’re forgiven for thinking that all the crude and refined products flowing out of the shale plays in the U.S. are moving, rather dangerously, by rail tank car.   Continued »

 
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