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Changing requirements, changing guides

12/3/2014

A lot has happened in the industry since the publication of the original ABS Guide for the Class Notation Environmental Safety (ES Guide) in 2001.   Continued »

 
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Video: Three Questions for GE Marine's Patti Trites

12/3/2014

At the 2014 International WorkBoat Show, Online Editor Leslie Taylor talked with Patti Trites, sales manager, GE Marine, about GE Marine's Tier 4 compliant 250 Series Engine.     Continued »

 
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Video: IWBS Keynote Speaker Capt. Phillips

12/3/2014

At the International WorkBoat Show yesterday, Capt. Richard Phillips told the tale of his 2009 capture by Somali pirates who hijacked his ship, the Maersk Alabama.     Continued »

 
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Video: WorkBoat interviews Capt. Phillips

12/3/2014

At the 2014 International WorkBoat Show, WorkBoat Editor in Chief Dave Krapf interviewed Capt. Richard Phillips, captain of the Maersk Alabama, which was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2009.   Continued »

 
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Capt. Phillips tells tale of 2009 ship hijacking

12/3/2014

From his harrowing ordeal with Somali pirates — and life in general, Capt. Richard Phillips learned three important things: “You are much stronger than you’ll ever know; nothing is over ‘til we choose to give up; and a dedicated, motivated, focused team can overcome most any obstacle.”   Continued »

 

W&O brings LESER safety relief valves to North American marine market

12/3/2014

W&O is now marketing LESER safety relief valves to its customers in the North American marine market.   Continued »

 
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Future looks good for LNG as a marine fuel

12/3/2014

The development of LNG as a marine fuel in North America continues to gain momentum, according to the three panelists at a conference session yesterday.   Continued »

 
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Mariners need to take the right meds

12/3/2014

People who can’t meet Coast Guard medical certification requirements often fall into two categories — those who don’t take the medications they should and those who take too much of what they shouldn’t.   Continued »

 

IWBS 2014 Home Page

12/3/2014

 If it happens at IWBS 2014, you'll find it here.   Continued »

 

Coast Guard medevacs four from vessel fire

12/2/2014

The Coast Guard medevaced four people from a vessel fire 35 miles southwest of Grand Isle, Monday.   Continued »

 
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