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September 18, 2014
Ingram to build 20 tank barges
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 — Ingram Barge Company, Nashville, TN, says it will be building 20 tank barges in 2015 to meet growing demand for chemical shipments. While most of the company's recent tank barges have come through acquisitions, this...
September 18, 2014
NTSB reports on capsizing of towing vessel Megan McB
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a Marine Accident Brief (MAB 14-17) on the July 3, 2013 capsizing of the towing vessel Megan McB in which one crew member died. At 0558 local time on the day of the...
September 18, 2014
Third Quantum class to be named Ovation of the Seas
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 — Royal Caribbean International marked an important milestone today as the first piece of steel was cut marking the official construction start on the third Quantum class ship. The cruise line also announced that the 4,180...
September 18, 2014
NNS launches Virginia Class submarine John Warner
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has released a video showing the launch of the Virginia-class submarine John Warner (SSN 785) into the James River on Sept. 10 at the company's Newport News Shipbuilding...
September 18, 2014
Rep. Bill Shuster is 2014 Champion of Maritime
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 — Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) this week received the 2014 Champion of Maritime Award from the American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the U.S. domestic maritime industry. The organization provides the prestigious award...
September 18, 2014
MAN develops new turbocharger for two strokes
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 — For the first time ever, MAN Diesel & Turbo is to develop a turbocharger series exclusively for two-stroke engines that is especially designed and optimized to fulfill Tier III requirements. Compared to the TCA...
September 17, 2014
Paul Gallagher returns to Foss Maritime
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 — Foss Maritime says that Paul Gallagher will be rejoining Foss team to work in the commercial services group on major transportation project opportunities. Mr. Gallagher has more than twenty-five years of experience in the...
September 17, 2014
Hyde in BWT installation MOU with Keppel Shipyard
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 — Hyde Marine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC), reports it has established a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Singapore-based Keppel Shipyard and Seaquest Marine Systems PTE,...
September 17, 2014
$191.6 million grant for new Staten Island Ferries
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014—The Staten Island Ferry got a big boost today in the form of a $191.6 million federal grant that will fund the construction of two new 4,500–passenger ferries, harden ferry facilities against flood damage, and add emergency...
September 17, 2014
Damen wins order for two ASD tugs
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 — Bremen, Germany, based port and offshore towage provider URAG (Unterweser Reederei GmbH), has placed an order with Damen Shipyards for two Damen ASD 2411 tugs. This contract follows an order placed in September 2013 for an...

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