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Comparing natural and man-made islands on the Mississippi River

United States

Story by Melanie PetersonEnvironmental scientists Aaron McFarlane and Eric Hanson, recently surveyed natural islands in Pool 5, near Fountain City, Wisconsin, and Pool 10, near Guttenberg, Iowa, and...

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VIDEO: Latest USCG national security cutter completes sea trials

VA, United States

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) reports that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has successful completed builder’s sea trials of the U.S. Coast Guard’s newest national security cutter,...

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Harvey Gulf converts four PSVs to lightering support vessels

LA, United States

New Orleans, La., headquartered Harvey Gulf International Marine has begun converting four 220-foot DPS-2 platform supply vessels into lightering support vessels.They will be capable of stowing one...

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Harvey Gulf to convert PSV to offshore fuel supply vessel

LA, United States

Harvey Gulf International Marine reports that, in addition to its new 2 million gallon diesel bunkering facility in Port Fourchon, La., it will now offer a full-service fuel carrying vessel solely...

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New 250W Open-Array Pulse Compression Marine Radars

KS, United States

Garmin has launched its highest-powered solid-state marine radar: the new Fantom 254/256 series.It uses Garmin’s signature MotionScope™ technology to detect and highlight moving targets in...

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Ockerman Automation Consulting, Inc. Delivers Hybrid Solution to the U.S.Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

United States

The USACE recognized that a hybrid solution could provide benefits to its fleet when replacing vessels with certain operating profiles and requirements. The benefits of this new direction are improved...

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Blount Boats delivers icebreaking tug

RI, United States

Warren, R.I., shipbuilder Blount Boats reports that, on Friday, August 28, the 56-foot, twin-screw tug Breaker II completed its delivery voyage to the Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant, operated by...

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Using natural forces, sediment to restore coastal marsh habitat

MS, United States

VICKSBURG, Miss. – In this episode of the Engineering With Nature® Podcast, guest Jeff Corbino, environmental resources specialist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New Orleans District,...

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Diversified Marine to build two more tugs for Brusco

WA, United States

Brusco Tug & Barge, Longview, Wash., has signed an agreement to build a pair of Robert Allan Ltd. designed 78’x40’x14? tugs at Diversified Marine Inc. The new boats will be the 9th and 10th...

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Brusco Tug & Barge orders two more Robert Allan Ltd. tugs at Diversified Marine

OR, United States

Portland, Ore., shipbuilder Diversified Marine Inc. has booked an order to build a pair of Robert Allan Ltd. (RAL) RApport 2500 design tugs for Brusco Tug & Barge of Longview, Wash. They will be...

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C&C Marine Delivers Towboat to Maritime Partners

LA, United States

Belle Chasse, La. shipyard C&C Marine and Repair said it has delivered the second vessel in a series of 15 towboats it is building for Metairie, La. based Maritime Partners, LLC.The...

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C&C Marine delivers second of 15 tugs to Maritime Partners

LA, United States

Belle Chasse, La-based C&C Marine and Repair has delivered the 84’x34? Brooks M. Hamilton, the second in a 15-boat series that the shipyard is building for Maritime Partners LLC, Metairie, La.The...

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Mitsubishi introduces 1,260 hp EPA Tier 4 marine engine

IL, United States

Mitsubishi Turbocharger and Engine America (MTEA) has announced the introduction of Mitsubishi’s new, mechanically controlled, EPA Tier 4, 1,260-horsepower heavy-duty marine propulsion engine.The...