Author: Marine Log Staff

USACE sets date for Bonneville lock reopening

The Bonneville navigation lock will return to service, allowing vessels to pass through it, beginning 10 a.m. Sept. 30, according to officials at the Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Bonneville

Aurelius Finance backs Ardent buyout

Aurelius Finance Company is providing finance to support the buyout of Ardent, the company formed in 2015 by the merger of Crowley’s Titan Salvage with Svitzer Salvage. The deal will see Ardent’s

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Meyer Werft delays delivery of Costa Smeralda

Carnival Corporation’s Costa Cruises brand has pushed back its inaugural program of Mediterranean cruises on its first LNG-fueled cruise ship, Costa Smeralda, due to construction delays at the Meyer Turku shipyard in

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WISTA USA opens Great Lakes/ Midwest Region Chapter

The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association USA (WISTA USA) opened its eleventh chapter – Great Lakes/ Midwest Region Chapter – and welcomed its 700th member earlier this year. The chapter will

Vigor wins $17.6 million Navy contract

Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Oregon, has been awarded a $17,635,905 firm-fixed-price contract for a 63-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul dry-docking of USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 202). The contract

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MARAD launches cargo preference training courses

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has launched newly-accredited, web-based training courses on cargo preference laws and regulations. The courses were developed in collaboration with Defense Acquisition University (DAU). They

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Great Lakes Dredge books contracts worth $141 million

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD) reports that he has been awarded several major dredging contracts totaling $141 million. The awarded work includes: Jacksonville Deepening Contract B Option (Capital Deepening, Florida,

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Does the U.K. need a “shipping czar?”

Though the U.K. has long claimed a global lead in the provision of professional maritime services, it faces increasing competition from Singapore, the U.S., China and Norway. A new report from trade