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Delivered to Marquette Transportation in June, the 2,000-hp towboat Kieffer E. Bailey is Master Marine’s and Marquette’s first Z-drive towboat.

First Z-drive towboat from Master Marine

9/1/2014

In late June, Marquette Transportation Co. took delivery of a new 2,000-hp Z-drive towboat from Master Marine Inc., Bayou La Batre, Ala.   Continued »

 

Simplex Americas adds Paul R. Cooper to sales team

8/29/2014

Simplex Americas has added Paul R. Cooper, who has over 35 years of marine industry experience, to its sales team.   Continued »

 
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Spectro Scientific entering into multimillion dollar contracts with U.S. Air Force

8/29/2014

Spectro Scientific, developer and manufacturer of analytical tools and software for fluid and machine condition monitoring, has been awarded two multi-year contracts from the United States Air Force under the Joint Oil Analysis Program (JOAP).   Continued »

 
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WR Systems launching new Emsys-iS emissions monitor at SMM 2014

8/29/2014

WR Systems, the U.S.-based maritime technology company, is launching a new variant of its laser based emissions monitor at the SMM 2014 Fair in Hamburg, Germany. Called the Emsys-iS, the new system is designed specifically for scrubber applications and is targeted at both scrubber manufacturers and ship owners.   Continued »

 
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Eastern Shipbuilding launches fishing schooner replica

8/28/2014

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. launches the COLUMBIA On April 17, 1923, the original COLUMBIA was launched in Essex, Massachusetts. Ninety-one years later, an exact replica of the COLUMBIA (ESG Hull 981) was launched in Panama City, Florida. Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the r   Continued »

 
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Coast Guard offloads $19 million of cocaine

8/28/2014

Coast Guard offloads $19 million of cocaine Crewmembers from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hawk, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported in St. Petersburg, Florida, offload 576 kilograms of cocaine, valued at $19 million at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Friday, August 22, 2014. The contraband was interdicted dur   Continued »

 

Feds approve plans to replace aging Washington ferry terminal

8/28/2014

Feds approve plans to replace aging Washington ferry terminal MUKILTEO – The 60-year-old Mukilteo Ferry Terminal is one step closer to replacement. On Friday, Aug. 22 the Federal Transit Administration signed a record of decision allowing the Washington State Department of Transportation Ferries Division   Continued »

 

USDA files comments on rail rate challenge procedures

8/28/2014

USDA files comments on rail rate challenge procedures On Aug. 25, the U.S. Department of Agriculture filed reply comments with the Surface Transportation Board (STB) in support of the rail rate challenge procedures proposed to provide accessible and effective protection for grain shippers against unreas   Continued »

 

Governors seek Obama’s support for Upper Miss locks

8/27/2014

Governors seek Obama’s support for Upper Miss locks St. Paul, MN – The Governors of the five Upper Mississippi River States of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin are seeking President Obama’s support for critical investments in the Upper Mississippi River System as a nationally significant   Continued »

 
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Coast Guard Rescues Two People, Two Dogs West of Great Inagua, Bahamas

8/26/2014

Coast Guard Rescues Two People, Two Dogs West of Great Inagua, Bahamas Two men and their two dogs were rescued from a fishing vessel 80 nautical miles west of Great Inagua, Bahamas, Wednesday, August 20, 2014. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida, arri   Continued »

 
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