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Index jumps 5% in December, 12% in 2012

2/1/2013

Index up 12 percent in 2012.      Continued »

 
New pilot boat is being built for Cape Fear pilots in North Carolina.

Kvichak builds 65' aluminum cat for Lake Havasu

2/1/2013

Kvichak delivers 150-passenger aluminum cat for California’s Lake Havasu.      Continued »

 

The New York ferry accident

2/1/2013

The New York Ferry accident’s legal ramifications.    Continued »

 
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Orion Marine lands $9m dredging contract

1/24/2013

With a bid of $9.003 million, Orion Marine Group was awarded the contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for maintenance and dredging of the Matagorda Ship Channel here.   Continued »

 

Tug crew says owner abandoned them in Halifax with no pay

1/15/2013

The CBC is reporting on an eight-member crew of a Bolivian-flagged tugboat who claim the owner of the boat has abandoned their vessel and refused to pay them.   Continued »

 
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Tanker strikes San Fran Bay Bridge

1/8/2013

An empty oil tanker, the Overseas Reymar, struck the San Francisco Bay Bridge yesterday morning while being piloted by a member of the San Francisco Bar Pilots Association.   Continued »

 

Newport Shipyard buys 500-ton Travelift

12/11/2012

Newport Shipyard announced they have purchased a new 500 metric ton Marine Travelift, which they say will be the largest Travelift operating in New England.   Continued »

 
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Seakeeper Gyro increases productivity for Braveheart vessel

12/5/2012

NEW ORLEANS—At the International WorkBoat Show, Braveheart Shipping BV announced its newest vessel. With the goal of servicing wind farms more than 200 miles offshore, as well as performing survey functions, adverse sea conditions were a certainty. Guardian is the result. This Javelin 22.22 equipped with a Seakeeper M21000 gyro stabilization system can operate productively in a wide range of sea states, leading to greater profitability for Braveheart.   Continued »

 

Beier Radio debuts latest DP system at 2012 International WorkBoat Show

12/4/2012

Beier Radio will present its new Beier IVCS 4000 DP System. The new Beier IVCS 4000 DP System builds on these core principles with the addition of new hardware, software and graphics. The system is easy to use, maintain and provides the customer with the lowest cost of ownership. Beier Radio also continues to live up to its solid reputation as a service provider. From new construction to retrofit projects, Beier Radio sales, engineering and project management staff oversees projects from start to finish to ensure that the integrated DP systems are designed specifically for client vessel requirements, are installed properly, pass trials with ease, and perform successfully at sea.   Continued »

 

Sealite’s solar heliport lighting system offers helicopters a safer landing

12/4/2012

Sealite announced the release of its solar-powered heliport lighting system for emergency, temporary or permanent helipads and helidecks at the International WorkBoat Show. The system offers helicopter crews engaged in emergency medical services, search and rescue, law enforcement, humanitarian missions and defense a safer way to land and take off at night or in low-visibility conditions.   Continued »

 
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