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The Shearer Group, Inc. and Conrad Shipyard, L.L.C. receive ABS approval in principle for LNG towboat


New Orleans, Louisiana - International WorkBoat Show - December 3rd, 2014 -- Conrad Shipyard, L.L.C. and The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) have worked together to develop the design of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered towboat utilizing a proven design from TSGI.  The team has been awarded an “Approval in Principle” (AIP) by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for the design of the 4,200 horsepower LNG towboat.   Continued »


John Deere auxiliary power unit on display at International WorkBoat Show


WATERLOO, Iowa (December 2, 2014) — John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) will exhibit an auxiliary power unit equipped with a PowerTech™ Plus 9.0L industrial diesel engine that meets U.S. EPA Marine Tier 3 emissions regulations at the International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans, December 3 – 5.   Continued »


Simrad Argus Radar System


Simrad Argus Radar System   Continued »


Maersk supply service vessel installs Royston Enginei system to monitor fuel consumption


Maersk Supply Service provides marine services to the global oil and gas industry and features a fleet of anchor-handling tug/supply vessel, subsea support vessels and platform supply vessels.   Continued »


Tero enhances its fleet software


The company recently unveiled significant enhancements to its fleet management software suite, TM Master.   Continued »


Conrad Shipyard offers more than just vessels


Conrad Shipyard has five yards along the Gulf Coast — four yards in Louisiana and one in Orange, Texas.   Continued »


W&O and Georg Fischer unveil new drain waste and vent fittings


W&O has unveiled new fittings for the SeaCor marine thermoplastic piping system by Georg Fischer.   Continued »


Inaugural strategic partnership event kicks off WorkBoat


On Tuesday on the eve of the opening of the International WorkBoat Show, 80 people from the commercial maritime industry gathered on the third floor of the New Orleans Convention Center for the inaugural WorkBoatXchange (WBX).   Continued »


The Marine Training Institute offers ECDIS, DP and radar certification


The Marine Training Institute (TMTI) now offers a new one-day radar certification course at its technologically advanced facility along the central Gulf Coast near Houma, La.   Continued »


Corvus energy storage system is on new Norway zero-emission ferry


Corvus Energy announced today that the latest liquid-cooled version of its AT6500 energy storage system is being used in the shore-based recharging stations of Norled’s Ampere ferry.   Continued »

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