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Senators Reintroduce Great Lakes Icebreaker Bill

March 2021 On March 3, U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Todd Young (R-Ind.), and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) reintroduced the Great Lakes Winter Commerce Act. The bipartisan legislation aims to codify the U.S.

Biden Admin’s Jones Act Affirmation Brings Wave of Relief

February 2021 As we report in both this month’s Inside Washington and Inland Waterways columns, the Biden Administration has been loud and clear in its affirmation of the Jones Act. Secretary of

Calls Grow for Vaccine Priority for Maritime Workers

December 2021 With both the United Nations and the U.S. saying maritime workers are essential, it’s important that we ask whether those workers should be prioritized before the general, less-at-risk population. As

McGinnis Inc. delivers 1,600 hp M/V Dwain Harper

On a chilly February day, members of McGinnis Inc.’s Sheridan Shipyard located in South Point, Ohio, at Mile 320.4 on the Ohio River gathered with members of the Harper family to celebrate

PODCAST: C&C Marine & Repair’s Matt Dobson

In this edition of Marine Log’s Listen Up! podcast, we talk to Matthew Dobson, new construction manager at C&C Marine and Repair, Belle Chasse, La. Since starting at C&C in 2013, he

David Lee, ABB

Is the U.S. ready to adopt new technology for tugs and towboats?

A Q&A with Dave Lee, Senior Account Manager – ABB Marine & Ports Marine Log (ML): The world’s first LNG-hybrid tug is being built in Singapore. How long before we start seeing

TTB: Big River Coalition’s Sean Duffy to speak on Mississippi River channel deepening

At this year’s free virtual presentation of Marine Log’s TTB –Tugs, Towboats & Barges conference, being held March 23 and 24, Sean Duffy, senior executive director of the Big River Coalition, will

Buttigieg Nomination Points Way To Greener DOT

January 2021 President-elect Joe Biden seems to have hope that Pete Buttigieg, former presidential candidate and former mayor of South Bend, Ind., could help him sell Congress on a massive job-creating investment

A Q&A with The Shearer Group’s Greg Beers and Cory Wood

Since The Shearer Group is celebrating 10 years of being in business this year, who better to feature in the CEO Spotlight than two its head guys—Gregory Beers and Cory Wood. Back

BIG HOPE 1 brings awareness to cancer research this holiday season

This Christmas, the pink barge BIG HOPE 1 will sail to Five Rivers Distribution in Van Buren, Ark., for a new spin on the annual cancer fundraising event now being called the

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