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Conrad Shipyard delivers 6,000 hp Canal Barge towboat

LA, United States

Morgan City, La., headquartered Conrad Shipyard has delivered the 6,000-horsepower towboat H. Merritt “Heavy” Lane, Jr. to Canal Barge Company, Inc. (CBC) of New Orleans.Built at Conrad’s Amelia, La.,...

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Crowley develops concept for rapid response medical support barge

FL, United States

Crowley Maritime Corp. has developed design and operations capabilities for rapid response medical support barges to serve government and commercial providers delivering aid related the novel...

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ESG to start build of second OPC, order LLTM for third

United States

The U.S. Coast Guard modified its contract with Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) April 2 to begin construction of the second Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) and to acquire long lead-time material...

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Bollinger Delivers USCGC Harold Miller

FL, United States

Bollinger Shipyards on Thursday delivered the USCGC Harold Miller to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Fla. This is the 161st vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35 year...

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USACE Detroit District Seeking Bids

MI, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District is seeking contractors for the FY20 Green Bay Maintenance Dredging, Brown County, Wisconsin.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District is...

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VIDEO: Ingalls launches LPD 28

VA, United States

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched amphibious transport dock, Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28), on March 28. “I am thrilled to get Fort Lauderdale in the...

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All American Marine to Continue Construction of US 1st Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vessel

WA, United States

Boat builder All American Marine (AAM) has been awarded a contract to complete the aluminum construction and outfitting of an 84-passenger zero-emission, hydrogen-powered, electric drive vessel that...

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Handheld 3D scanning used in tug engine mount modification project

MA, United States

DotProduct LLC, Boston, Mass., reports that its hand-held 3D scanning was recently used to capture the as-built state of two engines to inform design modifications for the Kirby Offshore Marine tug...

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McKeil Marine Buys 5th Ship in 13 Months

Canada

Canada’s marine services provider McKeil Marine Limited has purchased the Adfines Sea, an intermediate-sized ice class 1A product tanker.As informed, the tanker has been renamed the Northern Spirit...

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Maritime Partners takes delivery of new towboat

LA, United States

The Steiner Construction shipyard in Bayou La Batre, Ala. recently delivered the M/V Darrell Hiatt, the first in a series of seven subchapter M compliant towboats that it is building for Metairie,...

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Maryland Pilots order new launch from Gladding-Hearn

MD, United States

The Association of Maryland Pilots has ordered its fourth Chesapeake Class launch from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, Somerset, Mass. Delivery is scheduled for December 2020.Since...

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Cook Inlet Tug & Barge adds shallow draft tug to fleet

AK, United States

Anchorage, Alaska, headquartered Cook Inlet Tug & Barge (CITB), an independently managed subsidiary of Foss Maritime Company, is adding a versatile shallow draft tugboat, the Bristol Wind, to...

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Armstrong Marine USA builds new Liberty National Golf Club ferry

WA, United States

A 46 foot x 15 foot planing catamaran is currently under construction at Armstrong Marine USA, Port Angeles, Wash., for Liberty National Golf Club, Jersey City, N.J. Called Liberty National I, it is...

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VIDEO: Sea trials set for Mayflower autonomous ship’s “AI Captain”

NY, United States

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and marine research organization Promare, report that a new “AI Captain,” intended to enable the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) to self-navigate across the Atlantic later this year,...

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Check out Xcel Terminal Dam: J.F. Brennan Inc. Dive Inspection Leads to Underwater Dam Repairs in Colorado

United States

Through multiple successful projects, J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan) developed a great partnering relationship with the Midwest group of Xcel Energy® (Xcel). From Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...