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2013 state of the Coast Guard address
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivered the 2013 State of the Coast Guard Address at the National War College’s Lincoln Auditorium at Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 27, 2013.
Marinette Marine Corp. has been awarded an additional four Response Boat – Mediums (RB-Ms) by the U.S. Coast Guard.
The American Queen Steamboat Co. has purchased the 223-passenger Empress of the North from the Maritime
Technical Editor Bruce Buls spoke with Signal Ship Repair's senior vice president and general manager Bob Beckmann recently. The two discussed the Mobile, Ala.-based repair yard's mix of domestic and international clients.
Hercules Offshore will sell the bulk of its inland barge rig fleet and concentrate on its core jackup rig and liftboat business.
The Energy Department Friday conditionally authorized Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. and FLNG Liquefaction, LLC (Freeport) to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the U.S.
LEEVAC Shipyards announced today that it has signed contracts with Hornbeck Offshore Services to build two 302' MPSVs.
Product News - Reusable Oil Filter Technology Cuts Costs, Meets EPA and IMO Regulations
With ship fleets facing spiraling fuel prices and new tougher environmental regulations from the EPA and IMO, fleet managers have had to look for new technology to control costs and emissions. One of the m
The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) made it through the Senate, but what will the House of Representatives do?
Good times at Seattle Maritime Festival
Last week's Seattle Maritime Festival featured lots of activities for public involvement and education. Here are some highlights from KIRO television in Seattle.
WorkBoat Compensation Survey 2013
WorkBoat's new survey about who makes how much money in the workboat industry and a whole lot more.
Author: Ken Hocke
June 18, 2013
Congress hits DHS on TWIC readers
The House has approved a budget for the Department of Homeland Security that would withhold $30 million until the agency demonstrates how requiring TWIC readers would enhance maritime security.
Author: Pamela Glass
June 17, 2013
Spilling oil can ruin your day
There is no amount of oil that’s OK to spill. A simple drop of oil that causes sheen on the water is a pollution incident. You and your company can be held directly and personally liable.
Author: Capt. Peter Squicciarini
June 17, 2013
Deckhands: How important are they?
For over two decades, deckhand positions on Northeast tugs were relegated to “unskilled” labor status. While some still hold this view, this is beginning to change.
Author: Joel Milton
June 12, 2013