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NOAA, with assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard, will manage the historic wreck of Diamond Shoal Lightship No. 71, the only American lightship to be sunk by enemy action during World War I.
Michelle Boullion, associate director, and Robin Kistler, director, Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, Executive Education at Louisiana State University discuss the first three days of the WorkBoat Strategic Leadership Development Program held recently on the campus of LSU.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued the report of its investigation of the sinking of the oceanographic research vessel Seaprobe in the Gulf of Mexico on Jan. 18, 2013.
On Sept. 30, 2014, Austal USA successfully completed the launch process of Trenton (JHSV 5) — the second Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) launched by Austal in 2014.
GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) (ISIN FR0011726835 Euronext Paris: GTT), via its US subsidiary GTT North America, announced this week the signing of an agreement with Conrad Shipyard, Morgan City, La., for the future production of LNG membrane tanks using GTT's technology.
SkipperLiner, a La Crosse, Wisc.-based boatbuilder, ceased operations last week, the La Crosse Tribune reported. The company had closed once in April 2010 and reopened under new ownership six months later.
The Maine Port Authority and McAllister Towing and Transportation Company, with the support of the United States Maritime Administration (Marad), have released preliminary vessel and service designs for a coastal shipping service to operate between the Port of Portland, Maine, and the Port of New York/New Jersey.
Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt helped rescue two fishermen from a burning boat early Monday morning off the east coast of Florida.
An important part of a successful voyage is the ability to make modifications once the vessel is underway.
A growing problem on the Western Rivers is vertical bridge clearance. It is always on the minds of passenger vessel operators like me that operate boats with tall stacks. However, vertical clearance is also becoming a problem for operators that haul containers and similar types of cargo with height issues.
Maritime bills in limbo
Congress will get one more chance to
pass maritime bills next month, but will
Author: Pamela Glass
October 23, 2014