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WorkBoat Stock Index records small gain.
Despite losers topping gainers, 16-11, the WorkBoat Composite Index still eked out a small four-point gain. Operators, however, were able to post a gain of over 2.6 percent.
Venue changes can aid in certain legal actions.
Timing is everything. But when disputes lead to formal legal action, the most important consideration might well be, as they say, “location, location, location.”
Problems at the National Maritime Center.
June 2013 Mailbag
Shipyards across the U.S. are adding to their order books.
Tug construction steady, inland waterways affected by weather.
Gulf oil and gas activity continues to boom, passenger vessel operators optimistic.
June 2013 Yearbook
The latest man-overboard equipment
available to the workboat market.
Lawyers are trained to spot issues. Law school is less about memorizing the law and more about learning how to identify and research a legal issue.
The WorkBoat Composite Index lost 44 points in March. However, most of the 3 percent drop could be attributed to Trimble Navigation’s March 21 stock split. After the split, the stock was valued at $30.14 and closed almost unchanged on March 28 at 29.98. If you remove Trimble from the equation, the Index gained ground as winners topped losers by a 5-4 ratio.
Ask Caterpillar’s Jon Burton about generators for the workboat market, and he’ll likely mention diesel-electric propulsion.
Many things in your daily life, either on land or at sea, can be dangerous and damaging if they are not handled in a timely manner.
May 2013 WorkBoat Mailbag
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