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WR Systems launching new Emsys-iS emissions monitor at SMM 2014

8/29/2014

WR Systems, the U.S.-based maritime technology company, is launching a new variant of its laser based emissions monitor at the SMM 2014 Fair in Hamburg, Germany. Called the Emsys-iS, the new system is designed specifically for scrubber applications and is targeted at both scrubber manufacturers and ship owners.   Continued »

 
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Eastern Shipbuilding launches fishing schooner replica

8/28/2014

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. launches the COLUMBIA On April 17, 1923, the original COLUMBIA was launched in Essex, Massachusetts. Ninety-one years later, an exact replica of the COLUMBIA (ESG Hull 981) was launched in Panama City, Florida. Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the r   Continued »

 
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Coast Guard offloads $19 million of cocaine

8/28/2014

Coast Guard offloads $19 million of cocaine Crewmembers from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hawk, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported in St. Petersburg, Florida, offload 576 kilograms of cocaine, valued at $19 million at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Friday, August 22, 2014. The contraband was interdicted dur   Continued »

 

Feds approve plans to replace aging Washington ferry terminal

8/28/2014

Feds approve plans to replace aging Washington ferry terminal MUKILTEO – The 60-year-old Mukilteo Ferry Terminal is one step closer to replacement. On Friday, Aug. 22 the Federal Transit Administration signed a record of decision allowing the Washington State Department of Transportation Ferries Division   Continued »

 

USDA files comments on rail rate challenge procedures

8/28/2014

USDA files comments on rail rate challenge procedures On Aug. 25, the U.S. Department of Agriculture filed reply comments with the Surface Transportation Board (STB) in support of the rail rate challenge procedures proposed to provide accessible and effective protection for grain shippers against unreas   Continued »

 

Governors seek Obama’s support for Upper Miss locks

8/27/2014

Governors seek Obama’s support for Upper Miss locks St. Paul, MN – The Governors of the five Upper Mississippi River States of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin are seeking President Obama’s support for critical investments in the Upper Mississippi River System as a nationally significant   Continued »

 
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Coast Guard Rescues Two People, Two Dogs West of Great Inagua, Bahamas

8/26/2014

Coast Guard Rescues Two People, Two Dogs West of Great Inagua, Bahamas Two men and their two dogs were rescued from a fishing vessel 80 nautical miles west of Great Inagua, Bahamas, Wednesday, August 20, 2014. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida, arri   Continued »

 

Marad releases LNG emissions study

8/26/2014

Marad releases LNG emissions study The Maritime Administration has released its  LNG life cycle emissions study . The study found that use of natural gas fuels substantially reduced air pollutant emissions compared to conventional marine fuels (low-sulfur and high-sulfur petroleum). The Marad study also sa   Continued »

 
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Yank Marine rolls out first of two new passenger cats

8/26/2014

Yank Marine rolls out first of two new passenger cats On Monday, Aug. 25, Yank Marine rolled out the first of two new 400-passenger catamaran ferries at its Tuckahoe, N.J., shipyard. Designed by LeMole Naval Architecture of Tuckahoe, the 110'x31'x5' ferries will be owned by Port Imperial Ferry Co . in   Continued »

 
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Laborde named a SteyrMotors distributor

8/22/2014

Laborde Products has been chosen to be a SteyrMotors distributor, which Laborde says will help increase business and provide even better service for its customers.   Continued »

 
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