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WorkBoat Editor in Chief David Krapf spoke with Atle Hjemdal, senior sales engineer, Air Products AS, at SMM held in Hamburg earlier this month.
With only 7% of corn crop and 3% of the soybeans harvested, grain barge freight rates escalated in anticipation of a widespread harvest of a possible record corn and soybean crop, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
A Coast Guardsman on trial for sexual assault was sentenced by a military judge to 24 months confinement, a dishonorable discharge and reduction in pay-grade to E-1 after pleading guilty at a general court-martial, Tuesday.
Today is World Maritime Day. The theme for this year's World Maritime Day "IMO conventions: effective implementation" was chosen in order to provide an opportunity to shine a spotlight on those IMO treaty instruments, which have not yet entered into force, as well as those for which ratification by more states and more effective implementation would yield significant benefits.
WorkBoat Editor in Chief David Krapf spoke with Finn Arne Rognstadt, Rolls-Royce’s vice president business development, cruise, ferries and yachts, at SMM, held in Hamburg, Germany, earlier this month.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants to cut almost in half the service hours at Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in downtown Minneapolis (MM853) and Lock and Dam 1 (MM848) starting with the 2015 navigation season.
ECO is building new facilities in Brazil.
NOAA today announced that Lake Assault Boats, Superior, Wisc., will build two small vessels for the Office of Coast Survey's navigation response program, part of a plan to eventually replace all six of the program's small survey boats.
Yesterday Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell announced the selection of Vigor Alaska to build the state’s two newest day ferries.
In this time-lapse video, Investigator, Australia's Marine National Facility research vessel, is skidded into the water from the wharf at the Sembawang Shipyard in Singapore.
Shipyards and mathematics
The lack of basic math skills is making it tougher to bring young adults into the shipbuilding industry.
Author: Ken Hocke
October 16, 2014
A 'Bayworthy' tug
The 49.5' x 19' x 7.5' Capt. Kenneth can operate in any part of the Chesapeake in most sea conditions.
Author: Kathy Bergren Smith
October 14, 2014
Be on the look out
Some say the Lyubov Orlova sank, but it could now be the new Flying Dutchman.
Author: Capt. Peter Squicciarini
October 14, 2014