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Signet Maritime’s Tractor fleet escorts Delta House to the Gulf of Mexico.

Signet transports second LLOG rig to Gulf of Mexico

9/30/2014

On Sept. 14, five Signet Maritime ASD/Z-Drive tugboats, the Signet Enterprise, Signet Reliance, Signet Magic, Signet Weatherly and Signet Volunteer successfully completed the towout of LLOG’s Delta House semisubmersible production facility to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.   Continued »

 
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Eastern cuts steel for Great Lakes ATB hopper dredge

9/30/2014

On Sept. 15, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (NASDAQ: GLDD) and Eastern Shipbuilding Group cut steel starting the construction of a new trailing suction hopper dredge ATB.   Continued »

 
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Video: Three questions for Air Products at SMM

9/30/2014

WorkBoat Editor in Chief David Krapf spoke with Atle Hjemdal, senior sales engineer, Air Products AS, at SMM held in Hamburg earlier this month.   Continued »

 

Grain barge rates leap in anticipation of harvest

9/25/2014

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.   Continued »

 

Coastie pleads guilty to sexual assault

9/25/2014

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.   Continued »

 

World Maritime Day highlights IMO conventions implementation

9/25/2014

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.   Continued »

 
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Three questions for Rolls-Royce at SMM Hamburg

9/25/2014

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.   Continued »

 
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Upper Miss lock cutbacks to start in 2015

9/23/2014

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.   Continued »

 
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Chouest building C-Port-type facilities in Brazil

9/23/2014

ECO is building new facilities in Brazil.   Continued »

 

NOAA orders two navigation response boats

9/23/2014

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.   Continued »

 
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