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McAllister takes delivery of new tug from Senesco

6/23/2014

McAllister Towing's new Jensen-designed 92'36' tug, the Buckley McAllister, will be in service on the Cape Cod Canal.   Continued »

 
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DOT attends rechristening of USMMA vessel

6/19/2014

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Acting Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen this week visited the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) to celebrate the rechristening of the academy’s new training vessel, the Kings Pointer.   Continued »

 

Area offshore Massachusetts proposed for commercial wind energy

6/18/2014

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank yesterday joined Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to announce more than 742,000 acres offshore Massachusetts will be available for commercial wind energy leasing   Continued »

 

Virginia woman pleads guilty to making false distress call

6/18/2014

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia today announced a Gloucester woman pleaded guilty Monday to making a false distress call.   Continued »

 

E-LED Lighting to be North American distributor for Lopolight

6/18/2014

On July 1, 2014 E-LED Lighting, Jupiter, Fla., will become the new North American distributor for Lopolight, a Denmark-based manufacturer of LED navigation lights.   Continued »

 
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Video: WorkBoat interviews Cummins' Greg Weber

6/18/2014

Greg Weber, North American Business Development and Technical Program Manager at Cummins Inc., explains some of the features of the new Cummins motor-generator recently introduced at the Multi Agency Craft Conference (MACC) in Norfolk, Va.   Continued »

 
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Moose to build two rescue boats for New York and New Jersey

6/18/2014

Petaluma-Ca.-based Moose Boats recently finalized contract specifications with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for the construction of two M2-35 outboard catamarans for patrol and emergency rescue response in the waters surrounding JFK and LaGuardia International Airports.     Continued »

 

Plan to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp updated

6/17/2014

The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee (ACRCC) earlier this month released an updated Monitoring and Response Plan (MRP) intended to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp.   Continued »

 

FERC issues environmental impact statement for Freeport LNG projects

6/17/2014

The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has prepared a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for projects proposed by Freeport LNG.   Continued »

 
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Video: Gulf Coast Shipyard Group launches tank barge for Florida Marine Transportation

6/16/2014

Gulf Coast Shipyard Group (GCSG) has launched the FMT 6000, an environmentally friendly tank barge, for Florida Marine Transportation (FMT).   Continued »

 
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