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The National Science Foundation's ice-capable research vessel Sikuliaq conducted preliminary acceptance trials on the Great Lakes at the end of February, and NSF planners hope to have her in the Washington, D.C., area for a summer visit while completing the remainder of her testing along the east coast.
Saturday afternoon a collision between the bulk carrier Summer Wind and a 300'x54'x12' barge, towed by the motor vessel Miss Susan, resulted in the release of approximately 168,000 gals. of bunker fuel in the Houston Ship Channel.
Saturday afternoon a collision between the bulk carrier Summer Wind and a barge, towed by the motor vessel Miss Susan, resulted in the release of approximately 168,000 gals. of bunker fuel in the Houston Ship Channel.
State elected, transportation and manufacturing leaders convened on March 20 to celebrate the christening of the state’s first 144-car Olympic class ferry, the Tokitae, at Vigor Industrial’s shipyard in Seattle.
Leevac Shipyards Jennings launched the Ram Nation on Tuesday, March 18.
Yesterday’s oil and gas lease sales for federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico garnered over $872 million in high bids on 329 tracts covering 1,707,358 acres.
Behind the scenes of a photo shoot to capture the image of Captain Kevin Oprey on the bow of the Queen Mary 2.
The Coast Guard cutter Polar Star is scheduled to return to their homeport of Coast Guard Base Seattle at 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 21, 2014, following a 108-day deployment of Operation Deep Freeze 2014.
This year, EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership will offer a first-of-its-kind environmental assessment tool for the inland barge industry.
The Coast Guard's National Maritime Center (NMC) has issued a notice on the postdating of merchant mariner credentials (MMCs) authorized under the new STCW rule that takes effect on March 24.
A sad tug tale
The sad end to an able tug from New York Harbor speaks to a larger issue that confronts many waterfront communities.
Author: Kathy Bergren Smith
April 17, 2014
Costa Concordia cover-up
Now that the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia is upright, the world's eyes turn from the technical drama of the salvage operation to the legal drama of the captain's trial.
Author: Leslie Taylor
April 15, 2014
Changing a vessel's mission?
Even if you only make a slight change in how you use your vessel, one of the first calls you should make before you sign off on the changes should be to your marine insurance agent.
Author: Gene McKeever
April 15, 2014