Privately-held Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., the largest independently-owned ocean-going petroleum barge company in the U.S., said today that it and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions to restructure under Chapter
Resolute, one of two high-speed passenger catamarans delivered by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation to the Bermuda Ministry of Transport in 2002, has returned to the Somerset, Mass., shipyard for a complete refit.
Jeanerette, La., headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered a new research tender to New York-based nonprofit ocean exploration initiative and media organization OceanX. The custom 38-foot Defiant-class welded aluminum monohull pilothouse vessel
To tighten control of ship emissions, France’s Ministry of the Sea is deploying a sniffer drone in the Pas-de-Calais region, bordering the Strait of Dover, the world’s busiest area for ship movements.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an amendment by Congressman John Garamendi (D-Calif.) to the “Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act” (H.R. 4447) that clarifies that the Outer Continental Shelf Lands
In a blow to cruise industry hopes of a return to some kind of normal, 12 crew members on board TUI Cruises’ Mein Schiff 6 have tested positive for COVID-19. The ship,
In a memorandum to the Secretary of the Interior on September 25, President Donald Trump further extended the 10 year Atlantic area offshore leasing moratorium to include offshore North Carolina. You can
Non-profit ocean exploration and media production company OceanX has taken the wraps of its new exploration vessel, the R/V OceanXplorer. Designed and built to be the most advanced combined marine research and
Marine Log’s FERRIES 2020 event will be held virtually this year on November 9-10 from 1 to 4 p.m. EST. Speakers will include Drew Orvieto, who is the Engineering Manager and head
We recently talked with Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) President James Weakley to get the organization’s perspective on U.S. Great Lakes issues. Marine Log (ML): What is the mission of the Lake Carriers’
Myrick Marine Contracting Corporation, Savannah, Ga., put a newly acquired floating crane package to work this summer. The 130 foot long by 60 foot wide and 8 foot tall spud barge, named
The Wisconsin Domestic Maritime Coalition reports that Luedtke Engineering Company has returned to Green Bay Harbor for the fourth time in the last five years to complete maintenance dredging of the federal
West of England P&I Club has appointed Captain Simon Hodgkinson, formerly Head of Marine Operations at seismic vessel operator Polarcus, as Global Head of its Loss Prevention Department. It has also promoted