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Resolve Marine Group, Inc. successfully refloated the Perseverance dry dock in San Juan, Puerto Rico on October 27. The dry dock sank on September 29 during maintenance/refit operations. During the sinking, the dry dock's internal…
Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) reports that its has closed its underwritten public offeringof 8,050,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $30.00 per share, for total gross proceeds…
Norway's Vestdavit has developed a sliding davit that permits easy handling and maintenance of rescue craft in Artic conditions.Vestdavit's PLR-3600 MOB/FRC davit is DNV and ABS approved for work in -40 degree C and can…
Trailer Bridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRBR) today announced that it has filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The petition was filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District…
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a preliminary report that says a chemical tanker that hit a containership in the Houston ship channel last month was trying to avoid a fuel barge and towboat.Following…
Keppel Offshore & Marine reports that its Keppel Singmarine subsidiary has secured two contracts from Indonesian customers worth a total of about S$47 million.The first contract is for a coal transshipment barge for repeat customer…
H.R. 2838, The Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2011, passed the U.S. House of Representatives today by voice vote.  The bill is intended as a fiscally responsible reauthorization of the U.S. Coast Guard,…
Should classification societies get into the business of ship design? ABS President and Chief Executive Officer Christopher J. Wiernicki thinks not. He says that the move into ship design by some classification societies creates a…
An IMO-commissioned study into the impact of mandatory energy efficiency measures for international shipping shows that implementation of the measures will lead to significant reductions of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships, specifically reductions of…
The State of Alaska's Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) has awarded a contract to Crowley Maritime Corporation to continue administering the state's Ocean Ranger program, effective November 2011.The contract directs Crowley to recruit, hire, train…
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