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SCRAP MARKET STEADY

9/1/2014

September 2014 SCRAP MARKET STEADY   Continued »

 
Ocean Marine’s OSV the Titan undergoes retrofitting at Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors.

Secondhand News

9/1/2014

Searching for a good used boat? You’ll need time, patience and perhaps a bit more money than anticipated.   Continued »

 

September 2014 Mailbag

9/1/2014

September 2014 Mailbag   Continued »

 

September 2014 News Bitts

9/1/2014

September 2014 News Bitts   Continued »

 
The HOS Black Foot is Hornbeck’s newest 310-class DP-2 PSV. Day rates improved to $33,000 in the second quarter for its fleet of high-spec OSVs.

Hornbeck bullish on the Gulf of Mexico in 2015

9/1/2014

The chief executive of Hornbeck Offshore Services is optimistic about the Gulf of Mexico’s long-term prospects.   Continued »

 

Horizon Lines’ loss could be Crowley Maritime’s gain

9/1/2014

Increased competition, heavy debt, quarterly losses, and an aging fleet are testing Horizon Lines’ staying power. Furthermore, the company just switched CEOs, as Samuel Woodward resigned with a year left on his three- year contract and board member Steve Rubin replaced him as interim CEO.   Continued »

 

Upper Miss reopens to barge traffic after June‘s high water

9/1/2014

Record amounts of rainfall in late June caused high water problems that eventually closed the Mississippi River at St. Paul, Minn., to navigation in July.   Continued »

 
METAL SHARK OPENS NEW SHIPYARD FACILITY

METAL SHARK OPENS NEW SHIPYARD FACILITY

9/1/2014

METAL SHARK OPENS NEW SHIPYARD FACILITY   Continued »

 
The Buckley McAllister is the first Z-drive escort tug built by Senesco Marine in Rhode Island.

Senesco Marine builds its first harbor tug

9/1/2014

Senesco Marine is well known for the ATB tugs it has constructed, but a harbor/escort tug was never on its list of newbuilds.      Continued »

 
The HOS Black Foot is Hornbeck’s newest 310-class DP-2 PSV. Day rates improved to $33,000 in the second quarter for its fleet of high-spec OSVs.

BOATBUILDING BITTS

9/1/2014

September 2014 BOATBUILDING BITTS   Continued »

 
Featured Content
Port of Seattle, ferries get new leaders
Two top maritime jobs in Washington state go to landlubbers. Author: Bruce Buls
September 16, 2014
Sleuths explore shipwreck 'graveyard'
In the waters near the Golden Gate Bridge, a pair of maritime detectives is searching for sunken treasure — historic shipwrecks that can give unique insights into America's maritime history. Author: Leslie Taylor
September 16, 2014
Insurance is not a 'thing'
Marine insurance is not a thing. It is a process of solving problems regarding risks and it requires experience and attention to detail. Author: Gene McKeever
September 16, 2014
Wood boats, aluminum boats and Port Townsend
It's still summer, still a good time to be on the water, whether for work or pleasure. Last week, I got a chance to do both at the same time. Author: Bruce Buls
September 15, 2014
Will Mexico see more U.S. OSVs?
If Mexico's new oil reforms work, U.S. OSV operators will receive a nice boost and relocate more vessels to the region. Author: David Krapf
September 15, 2014

 
 
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