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Coast Guard responds to two vessels sinking near Mobile Ship Channel

10/14/2014

The Coast Guard is responding to two sunken vessels in Mobile Ship Channel north of Gaillard Island, Tuesday.   Continued »

 
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Harvey Gulf expands into Mexico

10/10/2014

Harvey Gulf International Marine is pleased to announce it has established Harvey Gulf International Marine de Mexico S.A.P.I. de C.V.   Continued »

 
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Video: Onboard a sinking ship

10/9/2014

Onboard cameras captured the sinking of the Pocahontas outside Lake Worth inlet in February of 2013.   Continued »

 
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New patrol vessel designed for recreational boating safety officers

10/9/2014

Brunswick Commercial & Government Products (BCGP) and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) have partnered to create a patrol vessel designed for the recreational boating safety (RBS) patrol officer and maritime first responders.   Continued »

 

Coast Guard issues safety alerts to reduce barge collisions and explosions

10/9/2014

Within the U.S. Coast Guard Eighth District alone, marine casualty data indicates that over the past 12 years, 44 recreational vessels have struck (allided) moored barges within barge fleets, resulting in 26 fatalities and 44 injuries.   Continued »

 
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Austal opens San Diego operations office

10/9/2014

On Oct. 8, Austal celebrated the opening of their San Diego, Calif., operations office with a ribbon cutting ceremony.   Continued »

 

Widespread rains cause barge rate decrease

10/9/2014

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.   Continued »

 

IWBS 2014 Home Page

10/8/2014

 If it happens at IWBS 2014, you'll find it here.   Continued »

 
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Coast Guard rescues man from hydro bubble

10/7/2014

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.   Continued »

 

U.S. initiates prototype system to gauge national marine biodiversity

10/7/2014

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.   Continued »

 
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