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Damen reports net loss for 2018

Damen Shipyards Group posted a net loss of EUR 17 million (about $19 million) for 2018. This is the first time in 15 years that the Dutch shipbuilder has announced losses. Damen

USS Fitzgerald is out of dry dock

Naval Sea Systems Command reports that the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) has taken another step toward returning to the fleet as a fully ready, combat-capable ship. The ship achieved a

Damen Galati launches two for BC Ferries

Damen’s Galati, Romania, shipyard has launched two 81 m road ferries for Canada’s BC Ferries. They are currently being fitted out and are set to enter service next year. Once operational they

Jeff Stephens joins Heartland Barge

Jeffery Stephens has joined Columbia, Ill., headquartered Heartland Barge Management as Manager of Equipment Sales and Leasing for the Gulf Coast and International markets. Stephens is bilingual in Spanish and has 40

Traffic up at Port of Little Rock

The Little Rock Port Authority and its stevedore, Logistics Services Inc. (LSI), announced April 17 that together, they worked 52 barges and handled just under 79,000 net tons across the port’s docks