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Grounded laker: lightered, refloated, anchored

JUNE 6, 2016 — After successful lightering operations that began Friday (see earlier story) the grounded Great Lakes self-unloader Roger Blough has been refloated and, by Saturday afternoon, was safely anchored in

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MARAD awards NRDF contracts worth $1.96 billion

JANUARY 25, 2016 — Seven U.S. maritime firms have been awarded contracts worth a total $1.96 billion over eight years to to manage, maintain and operate 48 National Defense Reserve Fleet (NDRF)

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U.S. ship sent to neutralize chemical weapons

JULY 2, 2014—A specially outfitted U.S. Ready Reserve Force Roll-On/Roll-Off/container ship is sailing to the Port of Gioia Tauro in Calabria, Italy, where she will be loaded with 530 tons of chemical

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McCain doesn’t back down on Jones Act amendment

JANUARY 23, 2015—Despite being called “misguided” by a group of 32 Congressmen, U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) did not withdraw his amendment to the Keystone XL pipeline bill that would repeal the