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Towing vessel steering failure prompts safety alert

The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 06-21 to notify mariners of a potentially dangerous situation involving improperly machined threads which can lead to steering ram

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Duluth-Superior boosts box handling capabilities

Officials at the Port of Duluth-Superior announced today that Duluth’s Clure Public Marine Terminal now has the ability to handle significantly larger volumes of international shipping containers transported by vessel, in an

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DSC Dredge to construct one of the largest 24-inch dredges in U.S.

Reserve, La., based DSC Dredge LLC is to build a custom 24-inch dual pump Marlin Class dredge; one of the largest of its kind in the United States, to maintain U.S. navigable

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Port of Green Bay reports a solid September

September proved to be another good month for cargo shipments into and out of the Port of Green Bay, Wis. Nearly 244,000 tons of cargo moved through the port last month bringing

AWO’s Carpenter: 4 steps to speed up U.S. offshore wind fleet development

Addressing an audience of offshore wind industry stakeholders last week, Jennifer Carpenter, president and CEO of the American Waterways Operators (AWO), said that the U.S domestic maritime industry is “ready, willing, and

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10 Minutes with Rev. Thomas Rhoades of Seamen’s Church Institute

SCI’s mission to help maritime employees live well amid the challenges of life on the water is reflected by what it does improve their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health.   The

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GLDD books contracts worth $88.1 million

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD), America’s largest provider of dredging services is to carry out a contract on Oak Island. No, not the Oak Island in Nova Scotia known

NTSB reports on bulker crane’s costly contact with grain elevator

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a Marine Accident Brief on its investigation of a November 11, 2020, incident in which the boom of a bulk carrier’s crane contacted part of

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Maritime Partners christens its latest towboat

Metairie, La., based Maritime Partners LLC has added another vessel to its fleet of over 550 vessels. The company recently held a christening ceremony for the second of two 78- by 34-foot

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Illinois International Port District appoints executive director

Erik Varela has been named executive director of the Illinois International Port District (IIPD.), an Illinois municipal corporation created to promote the shipment of cargoes and commerce through its facilities. “To truly

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