WorkBoat Composite Index

Start here to access the WorkBoat financial data portal. Click on the tabs to see the various index summaries for Suppliers, Operators, and Shipyards or drill down to the detail reports of the winners and losers.

Featured Content
Oil prices and OSVs: It’s not all bad news
OSV operators are one tough bunch and the current down cycle isn’t their first rodeo. Author: David Krapf
January 29, 2015
Oil price free fall tip of iceberg
The collapse of the price of oil was in the wind. Author: Dr. William J. Pike
January 29, 2015
It’s vigorous in Portland
Swan Island has long been a commercial center in Portland, Ore. During World War II, Kaiser Shipyards established one of its seven wartime shipyards on Swan Island. Now, it’s home to Vigor Industrial.    Author: Bruce Buls
January 29, 2015
BP's fine is a drop in the bucket
BP has plenty of money to pay fines stemming from the Deepwater Horizon accident. Author: Ken Hocke
January 28, 2015
Electronic surveillance and the mariner
Because the professional lives of mariners are so tightly controlled by the Coast Guard, they may be even more closely monitored than ordinary citizens.  Author: Capt. Max Hardberger
January 27, 2015

 
 
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