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The U.S. Department of Transportation has announce a third round of funding for the Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. With $527 million available in this round of funding, USDOT is looking applications for…
Wave energy technology pioneer Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. reports that one of its PowerBuoy autonomous wave energy devices has been deployed for sea trials as part of a U.S. Navy coastal security and maritime surveillance…
Mohammad Saaili Shibin, accused of being the negotiator for the ransom of four U.S. citizens held hostage on the high seas aboard the yacht S/V Quest has been indicted for his alleged role in successfully…
Mohammad Saaili Shibin, accused of being the negotiator for the ransom of four U.S. citizens held hostage on the high seas aboard the yacht S/V Quest has been indicted for his alleged role in successfully…
API has responded to the announcement by BOEMRE that it will  will hold the first oil and natural gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico since March 2010 (details HERE):Erik Milito, group director of…
Though the  Indian Ocean monsoon season has seen a recent reduction in Somali pirate attacks, the seizure while at anchor of the Fairchem Bogey this past weekend (see report) underscores the fact that the danger…
A maritime security alert has been issued after the Marshall Islands flagged MV Fairchem Bogey was seized early in the morning on August 20, whilst anchored at the Omani port of Salalah.The managers of the…
Incat Crowther, Newport, NSW, Australia, reports that Hobart, Tasmania, shipbuilder Richardson Devine Marine recently launched the 37 m catamaran passenger ferry Kilimanjaro III. It is the third vessel from the designer builder partnership for Coastal…
BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Alabama has been selected by Weeks Marine, Inc. to build an 8,500 cubic yard capacity twin screw trailing suction hopper dredge at its Mobile, Alabama facility. Upon completion, dimensions of the…
Puerto Rico based Epps Shipping Company has been sentenced in federal court for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) and making false statements to U.S. Coast Guard inspectors, according to the U.S.…
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