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June 30, 2016

Chemical tanker hits moored sailboats, sustains bow damage


JUNE 30, 2016 — The Coast Guard said yesterday that is continuing to monitor the condition of a 19,888 dwt chemical/oil products tanker that allided with three unoccupied, moored sailboats Wednesday afternoon at the mouth of the Piscataqua...
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June 29, 2016

Grant will help Alaska students develop maritime careers


JUNE 29, 2016 — Crowley Maritime Corp. reports that it has helped the Alaska Vocational Technical Center (AVTEC) win a three-year grant that will help students develop skills to successfully establish careers in the maritime industry. AVTEC,...
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June 29, 2016

La Naval delivers ABC-powered hybrid RoPax ferry


JUNE 29, 2016 — Spanish shipbuilder Construcciones Navales del Norte—La Naval — has now delivered Texelstroom, one of the world's first  hybrid RoPax ferries. The 135 m double ender has been built for Royal N.V. Texels Eigen Stoomboot...
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June 29, 2016

USCG issues Marine Safety Advisory on drug testing


JUNE 29, 2016 — The U.S. Coast Guard Inspections and Compliance Directorate has issued a Marine Safety Advisory (06-16) to restate and reemphasize the importance of a properly administered and applied random chemical testing program to prevent...
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June 29, 2016

VIDEO: PortMiami to get dramatic new cruise terminal


JUNE 29, 2016 — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) has reached an agreement with Miami-Dade County to construct and operate a dramatic new cruise terminal at PortMiami, on land leased from the county. The new terminal will be a striking...
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June 29, 2016

MacGregor equipment picked for Chinese polar ship


JUNE 29, 2016 —  Cargotec's MacGregor subsidiary has won an order to supply MacGregor offshore cranes and a Triplex handling system for a 14,300 gt polar research vessel being built for the Polar Research Institute of China. Designed by Aker...
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June 29, 2016

AWO authorizes ClassNK to conduct RCP audits


JUNE 29, 2016 — The American Waterways Operators and classification society ClassNK have signed an agreement authorizing ClassNK to conduct audits of AWO's Responsible Carrier Program (RCP). The program is a safety management system for towing...
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June 29, 2016

Mavrik Marine gillnetter first workboat with new MAN engine


JUNE 29, 2016 — The first MAN D2676 engine for work boats will soon be at work fishing for salmon in Alaska's Bristol Bay. MAN Engines introduced its latest generation of in-line six-cylinder engines for work boats in December last year. The...
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June 28, 2016

Swiftships awarded $15 million FMS contract


JUNE 28, 2016 — Swiftships LLC, Morgan City, LA, is being awarded a $15,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for 28-m coastal patrol craft production material kits, 4.7-meter rigid inflatable boats, forward looking infrared system, diagnostic...
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June 28, 2016

Silver Ships delivers fire/rescue boat to NY


JUNE 28, 2016 — Silver Ships, Inc. reports that its Theodore, AL, shipyard has recently delivered a 34-foot custom designed and purpose-built all-welded aluminum fire/rescue boat to the Islip Fire District on Long Island, New York. The Islip...

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