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Ocean Tug & Barge Engineering Corp. is designing the world’s first LNG-powered ATB. The new high-speed 1,056-TEU ATB container carrier is for Minyan Marine LLC, Houston.
December 2013 Boatbuilding Bitts
In October, Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Panama City, Fla., delivered the second of four HOSMAX 300 series offshore service vessels to Hornbeck Offshore Services, Covington, La. The DP-2 HOS Red Rock measures 292'×64'×24'6".
In early November, the 93' Patriot was tied up at Washburn & Doughty Associates in East Boothbay, Maine. Once sea trials were completed, a December delivery was expected to Marine Towing of Tampa LLC.
In broad terms, there are two kinds of modern fireboats. You’ve got your major platform vessels with massive pumping power and full capacity for other emergency operations, from diving to incident command. But these boats are big, heavy, relatively slow and very expensive.
The Coast Guard, EPA and local emergency crews are responding to a vessel sinking and oil discharge into the Mississippi River near LeClaire, Iowa.
Jeanerette, La-based aluminum boat manufacturer Metal Shark Aluminum Boats LLC has been awarded a contract to produce up to 350 specialized vessels for the United States Navy, the company announced yesterday.
VT Halter Marine said yesterday that it has inked a $350 million contract with Crowley Maritime Corp. to build two container roll-on/roll-off (ConRo) ships.
The WorkBoat editors look back on the 2013 Pacific Marine Expo that was held Nov. 20-22 in Seattle.
Jill Russell, Port Captain, Un-Cruise Adventures
I met Jill Russell 15 years ago at one of my first jobs. I was a naturalist/purser/deckhand aboard an orca whale watching boat and she was the relief captain.
Author: Kim Carver
December 5, 2013
Get ready for the new Vessel General Permit
The 2008 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Vessel General Permit (2013 VGP) expires on Dec. 19 and the new EPA VGP 2013 goes into effect the same day.
Author: Kevin Gilheany
December 3, 2013