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Several quarterly earnings reports released in May appear to support projections that a downturn in the offshore drilling market, especially in deepwater, looms. The question is how serious will the downturn be?
The WorkBoat Composite Index treaded water again in May, gaining less than four points.
Some of the dirtiest U.S. coal deposits with the highest sulfur and ash content, which are the least desirable for domestic consumption, come from Illinois, Indiana and parts of Kentucky.
Communication. We do it in so many ways that sometimes we need to step back and think about what we are really trying to convey and how we are going about it.
Independent contractors are widely used in the maritime industry. Contractors can often do things in a turnkey manner, carry their own insurance, use their own equipment and reduce a company’s liability in some instances.
A couple of recently introduced electronics products could be good additions to the wheelhouse of a small commercial workboat or serve as backups on larger workboats.
The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) represents major marine electronics manufacturers such as Furuno and Simrad, as well as marine electronics dealerships around the U.S.
July 2014 SIGNET ARCTURUS, SIGNET POLARIS SPECIFICATIONS
Signet Maritime has been more than happy with the highly maneuverable and efficient Signet Weatherly built at its Mississippi yard in 2012. The 4,720-hp Robert Allan Ltd. RAmparts 3200-class ocean towing and escort tug and its 61 MT of bollard pull have exceeded expectations.
Oregon Iron Works (OIW) and Vigor Industrial, two of Oregon’s largest industrial companies, moved to officially join forces in May with the expectation that their combined facilities and capabilities will provide additional growth opportunities.
Can you be pro-development but anti-tar sands?
The city council of South Portland, Maine, has voted to ban tar sands from the city. Despite overwhelming support for the ban, I believe most city residents understand the importance of a working waterfront.
Author: Melissa Wood
July 24, 2014
Martinac goes dark
After 90 years of building commercial vessels, one of Puget Sound's premier shipyards calls it quits.
Author: Bruce Buls
July 22, 2014