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Final 750 class ATB delivered to Crowley.
With back-to-back ceremonial splashes of champagne at VT Halter Marine’s Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard in May, Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the articulated tug-barge Liberty/750-3 and completed an 11-year $1 billion newbuild program that produced 17 ATBs.
Florida State University takes delivery of new research vessel.
Geo Shipyard Inc., New Iberia, La., recently delivered the 64'6"×21'6"×9'3" aluminum catamaran research vessel Apalachee to the Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory, St. Teresa, Fla.
Here’s to bigger backlogs..
Two years ago, the workboat industry was still feeling the effects from the recession and the Macondo disaster.
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
Patrol boat construction expected to remain steady.
As everyone in the industry knows, federal grant money for security projects ranging from boats to bulletproof vests was plentiful for many years following 9/11.
Washburn & Doughty delivers 93’ tug to Seabulk.
For Todd Wild, the chief engineer of the Athena, Seabulk Towing’s newest tug, “This is a dream come true.”
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
All American Marine delivers new survey boat to Gulf of Mexico customer.
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