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Burger Boat lands contract for Chicago passenger vessel

7/29/2014

Burger Boat Company has received a contract for the construction of an 89' steel passenger vessel for Wendella Sightseeing Company, Chicago, Ill.   Continued »

 
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Video: Construction of the Kieffer E. Bailey

7/29/2014

This time-lapse video shows the construction of the pushboat Kieffer E. Bailey at the Master Marine shipyard in Bayou La Batre, Ala.   Continued »

 
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Video: Costa Concordia en route to Genoa

7/24/2014

This video shows the Costa Concordia under tow from an aerial drone.   Continued »

 

Bay Shipbuilding to build two ATB units for Kirby

7/17/2014

Bay Shipbuilding Company (BSC) of Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., a subsidiary of Fincantieri Marine Group (FMG), has been awarded a contract to build two 155,000-bbl. capacity barges and two 6,000 hp tugs for Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX).   Continued »

 

Corps to christen new vessel to honor Thomas George

7/10/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will christen its newest named vessel in honor of the late Thomas George, captain of the Corps’ dredge Potter, in a ceremony to be attended by his family, his peers and Corps teammates at the St. Louis Service Base July 15.   Continued »

 
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Atlantic Towing orders four Damen PSVs

7/8/2014

Atlantic Towing has selected newly-designed, ice-strengthened PSV 5000 vessels from Damen Shipyards Group to meet its 10-year offshore support contract with ExxonMobil Canada Properties and Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC).   Continued »

 
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Vigor Fab to construct fireboat for San Francisco Fire Department

7/3/2014

Vigor Fab has been awarded a contract to build a fireboat for the San Francisco Fire Department. Construction of the 88’x’25x’14’ vessel will begin this fall in Seattle.   Continued »

 
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American Cruise Lines launches new Mississippi riverboat

7/2/2014

American Cruise Lines announced Tuesday the successful launch of the new paddlewheeler being built for the Mississippi River at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Md.   Continued »

 
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Eastern launches fourth 302' OSV for Hornbeck

7/1/2014

On June 6, Eastern Shipbuilding Group launched the HOS Black Watch (Hull 208) for Hornbeck Offshore Services.   Continued »

 
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Ingalls to build eighth Coast Guard NSC

7/1/2014

Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division today received an $76.5 million fixed-price contract from the Coast Guard to purchase long-lead materials for the eighth National Security Cutter, Midgett (WMSL 757).   Continued »

 
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Reflections on the Costa Concordia and Sewol
Maritime disasters on opposite sides of the world were in the news this week. Author: Bruce Buls
July 29, 2014
Finding tomorrow’s welders
It is no easy task for shipyards to find, train and retain good welders. But there is hope. Author: David Krapf
July 29, 2014
Safety doesn't have to cost a bundle
Safety reminders are simple and cost nothing. Author: Gene McKeever
July 29, 2014
Can you be pro-development but anti-tar sands?
The city council of South Portland, Maine, has voted to ban tar sands from the city. Despite overwhelming support for the ban, I believe most city residents understand the importance of a working waterfront. Author: Melissa Wood
July 24, 2014
Lease sale for the Atlantic?
It's time to explore the waters off the Atlantic Coast for oil and gas.  Author: Ken Hocke
July 24, 2014

 
 
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