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Debmarine Namibia to invest US$ 468 Million in world’s first custom-built diamond recovery vessel


Debmarine announced that, new vessel will represent the largest ever investment in the history of marine diamond recovery. Debmarine Namibia added that, its Board of Directors have approved the...

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Progress on Port Everglades Dredging Must Continue | Opinion

FL, United States

It wasn’t that long ago when the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and other South Florida business interests worked hard to amend the federal Water Resources Development Act to begin a...

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Gulf Island Shipyards starts construction on Rhode Island research vessel

LA, United States

Construction officially began yesterday in Houma, La., on the 199' research vessel Resolution, a new research ship being built at Gulf Island Shipyards and for the University of Rhode Island.The...

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VT Halter Marine Details Coast Guard Icebreaker Bid

MD, United States

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – The Coast Guard’s next icebreaker is based on a German research vessel, features a unique Finnish propulsion design and is driven by American diesels, shipbuilder VT Halter...

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W&D two-tug Moran contract includes options for eight more

CT, United States

Washburn & Doughty (W&D)(, East Boothbay, Me., reports that it has executed a new vessel construction contract with Moran Towing Corporation, of New Canaan, Conn., to build two 86’ x 36’...

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Innovative Underwater Camera System Provides Unique View of Alaska’s Murky Depths

AK, United States

Accurately capturing and recording an underwater ecosystem is a difficult task and one made more difficult when it involves the deep, cold and dark waters of Alaska. This is the challenge presented...

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Hamburg Süd Welcomes Mexico Reefer Vessel


Maersk-owned carrier Hamburg Süd has announced the naming of its newest container vessel, introducing the “Polar Mexico” at the Port of Veracruz.Hamburg Süd has been active in Mexico for...

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$1.5 million to fight flooding and climate change in Hampton Roads will go to these six startups

VA, United States

Six new concepts to fight sea level rise and climate change will be coming to Hampton Roads after the state recently announced $1.5 million in grants to a half-dozen companies.Nearly a year ago, the...

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Savannah District Completes Dissolved Oxygen System for SHEP Mitigation

GA, United States

On February 14, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District completed construction of the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System on Hutchinson Island and began testing the plant to verify proper...

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Ross Labs Adds Echogram Transmission to 825C Sounder

WA, United States

Ross Labs, LLC has upgraded its 825C single beam sounder to include Ethernet transmission of echograms — digitized analog data — to the HYPACK Single Beam Editor program.“This feature...

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Microsoft Joins Tech Race to Clean Up Shipping With Big Data

NY, United States

Cargo ships brace for cleaner fuel requirements, higher costsHitachi, NVIDIA also backing startups designed to improve dataAt noon every day -- when the sun is directly overhead -- the world’s fleet...

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A Sneak Preview of the NEW VALEPORT PRODUCTS ahead of 2019 Ocean Business

United Kingdom

Leading UK manufacturer of underwater measuring equipment, Valeport, will be unveiling an exciting collection of new optical sensors at this year’s Ocean Business exhibition. Read on to find out...

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Seattle startup ioCurrents raises $5M to bring big data to the high seas

WA, United States

For Cosmo King, maritime data is both personal and professional. King grew up sailing in Virginia and is now the owner of “Northern Lights,” a vintage Coronado 41 sloop that he restored.He’s also...

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Good Man, Big Heart, Big Texan – Great American Dredger

TX, United States

Randy Boyd, president of RLB Contracting based in Port Lavaca, Texas is a fighter. He’s a dredger and marine construction entrepreneur. Proud and strong, Randy Boyd, takes on the risk and keeps his...

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