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JULY 25, 2014 — On May 10, 2013, at approximately 0625 local time, the barge Arctic Lift I, carrying a cargo of steel rebar, capsized while under tow by the tug Western Tugger in moderate…
JULY 25, 2014 — The latest half yearly report by the Piracy Reporting Center of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) raises concerns over a worrying trend of small tanker hijacks…
JULY 25, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, VA, is being awarded a $13,759,894 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee, incentive-fee contract (N00024-13-C-4315) for aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) fiscal 2014 planned incremental…
JULY 25, 2014 — Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the third of four tugboats in the ocean class series – Ocean Sky – today in Houston. The ceremony served to formally welcome the third dynamic positioning…
JULY 24, 2014 — Memphis-based Southern Towing Company has opted to power six inland waterways towboats with MTU engines. Four new and two existing vessels will be outfitted with a total of twelve Series 4000…
JULY 24, 2014 — Japan's Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. its first order for ME-GI  electronically controlled gas injection diesel engines. It will build the MAN B&W 8S70ME-C8.2-GI engines for the LNG-fueled two 2,400…
JULY 24, 2014—The U.S. Coast Guard today exercised a contract option worth $255.1 million with Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, LA, for production of six more Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) and three sets of deep insurance…
JULY 24, 2014 — After selling the majority stake in its two stroke engine business to China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), Wärtsilä is divesting its shares in  two-stroke manufacturing joint venture Qingdao Qiyao Wärtsilä MHI…
JULY 24, 2014 — Brian Hall has joined Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., the largest independently-owned ocean-going petroleum barge company in the U.S., as Southern Port Captain/Vetting Manager. Mr. Hall brings with him more than 25…
JULY 23, 2014 — Like a corpse in an open casket, the wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed, buoyed up by sponsons, towards Genoa for recycling at a funeral two knots…
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