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Obama’s Budget ‘Grossly Imbalanced’ For US Ports -AAPA

Landside freight transportation funds would increase; navigation, port security and emission reduction funds would drop    The American Association of Port Authorities

All Ships’ Ballast Water Checked in Great Lakes Seaway

Great Lakes Seaway Ballast Water Working Group releases 2015 ballast water management report    The Great Lakes Ballast Water Working Group (BWWG) released its

Port of Oakland Plans for Terminal Closure

Port of Oakland sets plan to shift cargo when terminal closes; ships move to neighbor berths; Saturday and night gates to help cargo flow   The Port of Oakland

Meyer Turku Lays Keel of Tallink’s LNG Ferry

The keel of the Tallink’s new LNG-powered fast ferry Megastar was laid at the Meyer Turku shipyard   The hull assembly of Tallink’s new fast ferry Megastar started

Dynasafe Promotes Chas Reid

Dynasafe BACTEC Limited has appointed Chas Reid to International Marine Services Director.   Kevin Kneebone MD, Dynasafe BACTEC said, “Chas has over the last

Anadarko Slashes Quarterly Dividend

Oil and gas company Anadarko Petroleum Corp said it slashed its quarterly dividend by 22 cents to 5 cents per share.   The dividend cut would save about $450 million in cash annually,

Amazon Expands Logistics Reach in China

Amazon.com Inc is aggressively expanding its logistics operations in China as part of a broader effort to control the rising cost of shipping billions of packages.

Tampa Bay Pilots Suspend Operations

Gale force winds and high sea conditions offshore making it unsafe for pilots to board have led the Tampa Bay Pilots to suspend all inbound and outbound vessel traffic as of about 5:20 a.

OTC Names 2016 Award Winners

The 2016 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) will honor this year’s Distinguished Achievement Award recipients on Tuesday, 3 May, in Houston.   As part of the

The Mississippi River and the 2016 Flood’s Impact on Dredging

The Mighty Mississippi River connects 31 states and 2 Canadian Provinces by a liquid superhighway that includes over 250 tributaries and features more miles of

International Ship Masters’ Association Holds Annual Convention

The International Ship Masters’ Association 126th annual convention was held at Chicago, February 4-8. In addition to business meetings, attendees heard speakers

AIWA Highlights Investment Needs on the Nation’s Marine Highways

Nowhere is that more important than on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. As 2016 begins, we at the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association (AIWA) are looking

Pentagon: Cut in LCS Ship Program 'Not an Indictment'

U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said the Pentagon's plan to truncate the Littoral Combat Ship program at 40 ships instead of 52 reflected budget pressures

N.Korea Shipper Skirts UN Sanctions, Gets Port Access

A U.N.-blacklisted North Korean shipping company continues to evade sanctions through its use of foreign-flagged ships, name changes and other means of obfuscation,

IRI Holds Maritime Services Group Meeting

International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) recently held its triannual Maritime Services Group (MSG) meeting, where personnel from many of IRI's 27

DeMille Joins Edgetech

EdgeTech welcomes John DeMille for sales, service and support in search and recovery (SAR) side scan sonars   John DeMille has joined EdgeTech as Product Line Sales Engineer.

Tullow Outlines Details of Ghana's TEN Crude Stream

Tullow Oil has detailed the make-up of the crude that will flow from its TEN project in Ghana and nearly double the West African nation's oil output.   The wells from the Tweneboa,

New Multipurpose Tractor Tugs from OSD

Netherlands-based OSD (Offshore Ship Designers) has designed a new series of tractor tugs which can be used for a range of functions, including escort operations,

Camera Enables ROVs to See 360 Degrees

Battelle’s HorizonVue M360 Video System provides 360 video at 2,200m in demo with Technip, USA and Canyon Offshore, Inc.   Battelle and Technip recently tested

US Corn, Wheat Supplies to Rise as Exports Wane

U.S. corn and wheat ending stocks will be higher than previously expected at the end of the marketing year due to cuts to already weak demand for U.S. supplies on the export market,

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