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McClaugherty named SeaTrepid International’s senior sales manager, Gulf of Mexico

8/22/2014

Jim McClaugherty has joined SeaTrepid International, an underwater engineering organization specializing in applied robotic solutions in support of petroleum, military and scientific applications, as senior sales manager for the Gulf of Mexico.   Continued »

 

Video: National Security Cutter Hamilton performs sea trials

8/21/2014

In this video, Coast Guard cutter Hamilton performs sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico.   Continued »

 

Obituary of Stanley H. Kays

8/21/2014

Stanley H. Kays, 96, of McNabb, died on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at his residence.   Continued »

 
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Signet begins tow of aircraft carrier USS Saratoga

8/21/2014

Today the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga will begin its voyage to ESCO Marine where her 59,000 tons of steel will be recycled. Signet Maritime Corporation's offshore towing vessel, Signet Warhorse III, will tow the USS Saratoga on its final journey.   Continued »

 

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker off Galveston

8/21/2014

A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced a 32-year-old crewmember off an Italian-flagged tanker Wednesday, after he suffered an injury from a snapped fender wire that struck his chest 38 miles off Galveston, Texas.   Continued »

 
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Condor Ferries purchases Austal trimaran

8/21/2014

Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) yesterday announced it has completed the sale of “Austal Hull 270”, the company’s 102 m trimaran stock vessel to Channel Islands' ferry operator Condor Ferries, for $61.5 million.   Continued »

 

Western Gulf lease sale attracts $110 million in high bids

8/20/2014

Today’s Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 238 attracted $109,951,644 million in high bids for 81 tracts covering 433,823 acres on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf offshore Texas.   Continued »

 
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McDermott barge to support decommissioning of Andarko spar

8/19/2014

McDermott International (NYSE:MDR) announced this week that one of its subsidiaries has entered into an agreement with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation to provide construction and decommissioning support services on the Red Hawk project.   Continued »

 
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Fourth National Security Cutter completes acceptance trials

8/19/2014

The fourth National Security Cutter, Hamilton, successfully completed several days of rigorous acceptance trials Thursday to ensure the cutter meets its contractual requirements and is ready for delivery to the Coast Guard.   Continued »

 

BOEM to open bids for Gulf of Mexico lease sale

8/19/2014

This Wednesday, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Gulf of Mexico Regional Director John Rodi will open the Gulf of Mexico Western Planning Area Lease Sale 238.   Continued »

 
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