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MARCH 24, 2015 — Bisso Towboat Co., Inc., Luling, LA, has taken delivery of its newest ship-assist tug, the 4,480 HP ASD tractor tug Becky S. Constructed at the Main Iron Works shipyard, Houma, LA,…
MARCH 24, 2015 — ABB has expanded its line of Azipod electric propulsion systems. Its new Azipod D thrusters cover the power range from 1.6 MW to 7 MW per unit and require up to…
MARCH 24, 2015 — The United States Senate yesterday confirmed William P. Doyle to another term in office as a Federal Maritime Commissioner on the evening of March 23, 2015. The vote was a unanimous…
MARCH 24, 2015 — Mt. Vernon Barge Services (MVBS), Jeffersonville, IN, faces penalties of $77,000 after a November 2014 inspection by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Indianapolis Area Office resulted…
MARCH 24, 2015 — Offshore drilling contractor Songa Offshore says that its cat D mid-water semi-submersible Songa Equinox went on sea trials as planned on March 19, 2015. Prior to sea trial departure, the inclination…
MARCH 24, 2015 — Although 2014 was the safest year in shipping for ten years, the trend to mega ships could mean future mega losses and cyber security is an issue of increasing concern. Shipping…
MARCH 23, 2015 — The prosecution of a ship's Master with five times the legal breath alcohol limit has been welcomed by Maritime New Zealand. Parmod Kumar, Master of the African Harrier, a 37,707 dwt,…
MARCH 23, 2015 — Electric utility American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) says it is has engaged Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC to "explore strategic alternatives for its competitive barge transportation subsidiary, AEP River Operations LLC."…
MARCH 23, 2015 — The latest addition to Wärtsilä's ship design portfolio is a new series of LNG Carrier designs that the company says is an important part of its strategic program of "Taking Merchant…
MARCH 22, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division, Pascagoula, MS, christened the company's tenth amphibious transport dock, John P. Murtha (LPD 26), Friday, in front of more than 1,100 guests. The ship…
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