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ABS Group has appointed Paul Little as president of EQECAT, its catastrophe modeling company. Little replaces Bill Keogh who has resigned from the company to pursue another opportunity in the insurance sector.
The captain and crew aboard the Crowley Maritime Corp.-managed tugboat Explorer were recently recognized by Coast Guard Rear Adm. William Baumgartner, who serves as commander of the Seventh Coast Guard District in Miami, for their humanitarian actions, unwavering determination, professionalism and skilled seamanship after they assisted a vessel that ran out of fuel 30 miles west of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, in December.
Barge tow hits Mississippi River bridge
A 21-mile stretch of the Mississippi River remained
closed Monday after a barge tow hit the Vicksburg Railroad Bridge over the
weekend and 30 barges carrying coal and grain broke free.
upbound and eight downbound tows were stopped between M
The Coast Guard takes a hit under President Obama’s fiscal 2014 budget proposal, but the service’s top official says key Coast Guard missions would be met and fleet modernization would continue.
ABS, classification services provider to the global offshore industry, has granted engineering company GTT approval in principle (AIP) for a 32,000 m3 capacity LNG carrier design.
The Shipbuilders’ Council of America has awarded Austal the 2012 SCA Award for Excellence in Safety. It’s awarded to the shipyard members of the association with the lowest total recordable incidence rates (TRIR) based on a quarterly injury and illness survey conducted by the SCA. This year, Austal contributed to the SCA’s lowest TRIR averages ever, which was 65 percent below the industry average.
Vulcan Materials recently repowered its 66-foot tug Capt. Ted with Mitsubishi S12A engines following exhaustive research undertaken by Larry Gravely, operations manager, and Lin Dixon, marine maintenance supervisor.
Patrick Keenan has joined the TITAN Salvage team as director of operations, bringing more than 20 years of worldwide, hands-on experience in naval architecture, marine engineering, salvage and marine pollution abatement. In his new position, Keenan will report to Managing Director Rich Habib and will be based in the company’s Pompano Beach, Fla., headquarters. TITAN is a Crowley Maritime Corp. subsidiary.
Coast Guard units throughout the Northeast increased their presence to ensure safety and security of the ports and waterways after Monday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon.
A San Diego-based air crew medically evacuated a
46-year-old crewman from a bulk carrier ship 300 miles from San Diego on Tuesday.
Bayou shipyards are bustling
In which I escape from the cool gray of the Pacific Northwest to the warmth and hospitality of Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi.
Author: Bruce Buls
May 17, 2013
Going big in the Gulf
Gulf shipyards are humming with work, again, with much of it producing a new generation of offshore supply vessels.
Author: Bruce Buls
May 17, 2013