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May 04, 2016

Harley Marine starts construction of two more tractor tugs

MAY 4, 2016 — Harley Marine Services, Seattle, WA, has announced the start of construction of two new "enhanced" RAmparts 2400 Z-drive tractor tugs at the Diversified Marine shipyard in Portland, OR. The two new shp handling vessels will be...
May 04, 2016

High performance tractor tug meets Tier IV requirements

MAY 4, 2016 — A new high performance multipurpose tractor tug for Vessel Chartering LLC designed by Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime's Seattle-based naval architecture and engineering firm, is powered by a pair of 3,385-horsepower Caterpillar...
May 04, 2016

CBP issues two Jones Act rulings

MAY 4, 2016 — In its Maritimefedwatch, law firm Winston & Strawn notes two Customs and Border Protection (CBP) rulings issued April 13, 2016, clarifying the application of the U.S. Jones Act to a power plant barge and where a foreign vessel...
May 04, 2016

Dennis Brewster joins C&C Marine

MAY 4, 2016 — Dennis Brewster has joined C&C Marine and Repair, L.L.C. Belle Chasse, LA, as Vice President of Inland Sales.   Mr. Brewster will be responsible for marketing C&C Marine's services for the new construction of barges and...
May 04, 2016

New Alfa Laval HCO filter set for validation testing

MAY 4, 2016 — The Alfa Laval HCO filter is a high-performance solution for the new generation of two-stroke engines where traditional camshafts have been replaced by hydraulic control systems. The hydraulic control system core components are...
May 04, 2016

HOS flagship MPSVs feature advanced GE solutions

MAY 4, 2016 — GE (NYSE: GE) solutions provided for two 302 ft diesel electric Z-drive MPSVs built by Eastern Shipbuilding for Hornbeck Offshore Services include the first MKII MV3000 Active Front End (AFE) drives. Manufactured in Kidsgrove,...
May 03, 2016

VIDEO: Using wind power in offshore O&G

MAY 3, 2016 — Wind power could play a role as a power source in offshore oil and gas operations. For the past year, participants from both the renewable and oil and gas industries have been cooperating in a joint industry project led by DNV GL...
May 03, 2016

TOTE awards GTT LNG bunker barge training contract

MAY 3, 2016 — TOTE has awarded GTT North America and GTT Training a contract to develop and implement a tug and barge crew training program for the 2,200 cu.m LNG bunker barge currently under construction at Conrad Industries, Orange, TX (see...
May 03, 2016

AWO elects new leadership team

MAY 3, 2016 — The members of the American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association representing the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, have elected a new slate of leaders. James F. Farley, Corporate Vice President – Industry...
May 03, 2016

Fire breaks out at Suez Canal container terminal

MAY 3, 2016 — Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is reporting that a fire broke out in the early hours of Tuesday morning, May 3, at the Suez Canal Container Terminal, Egypt, following the collision of a vessel with a container crane in berth...

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