Workboats

Diesel Spill in Houston Ship Channel

A small section of the Upper Houston Ship Channel was closed Tuesday morning after a report of 1,000 gallons of diesel entered Greens Bayou from a cement facility, the U.

Offshore Wind Shift to Drive Vessel Services Cooperation

Evolving procurement processes for U.K. Round 3 offshore wind farms will require a greater number of work streams, personnel with new and differing skills, and

ABS Grants AIP for Jensen’s LNG ATB Design

A Jensen Maritime-designed, liquefied natural gas (LNG)-bunkering articulated tug-barge (ATB) has been granted approval in principle (AIP) by classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

RI Offshore Project Boosts US Wind Entry

Rhode Island's Deepwater Wind will start installing the foundations for North America's first offshore wind farm on Monday, a milestone the company says could pave

Portable Hydraulic Drills

The new Dayton Lamina hydraulic drills are compact enough to fit into narrow openings, yet they have the power for heavy duty drilling and tapping operations, making

Zamakona Builds Tuna Vessel for Echebastar

 Zamakona Yards informs its Astilleros Zamakona shipyard will deliver new build EuskadiI Alai, the third tuna freezer vessel ordered by the Echebastar Group to

The 'Hour of Power': Hybrid Marine Technology & Green Ports

  In 2015 two significant developments are going to make many operators, owners and builders of professional vessels consider hybrid marine power. Firstly the

CITB Employees Vote Down Union Petition

Representative employees of marine transportation company of Cook Inlet Tug & Barge Inc. (CITB) on Monday voted to reject a petition that would see a union organize

Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers Rena Marie

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. delivered the M/V Rena Marie (Hull 191), the 61st 90-foot inland towboat to Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT) of Mandeville, La.

Custom Cranes Installed Aboard Nigerian OSV

Italian manufacturer Sormec supplies specialist cranes to Nigerian OSV   Global offshore crane manufacturer Sormec has supplied matching cranes for a Dutch-built

Three More Workboats Built for Jordan

Three newbuild vessels have been delivered from Sanmar Shipyards to the Aqaba Port Marine Services Company (APMSCO) for the Sheikh Subah Al Ahmad Al Subah LNG terminal at Aqaba,

Second Damen ATD 2909 Tug for SA Navy

  Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) is currently building a Damen ATD 2909 Tug named Inyathi – Buffalo in English – to be delivered to the South African Navy in January 2016.

BHP Billiton Injects $240m into Port Hedland

  BHP Billiton has approved $240 million (BHP Billiton share) to purchase six additional tugs and construct a new eight pen Tug Harbour at Hunt Point in the Port Hedland Port.

Flexible Pod System Key to WFSV Versatility

workboatd designer and builder CTruk cites versatility as a key factor in Offshore Turbine Services’ (OTS) acquisition of seven 18.5-meter wind farm support vessels (WFSV) over the past three years.

New OSV-inspired Ferry for the Fiji Islands

In recent decades there have been great advances in design of crewboats and offshore supply vessels to meet the needs of the petroleum industry.  Recently a number

Intracoastal Waterway Reopened After Barge Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard has fully reopened the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) near Bolivar Peninsula, Texas Monday at 9:15 p.m. Monday, after closing it for a barge collision earlier in the day.

Ledcor Adds Six New Cargo Barges

The Ledcor Group of Companies announced that it has taken delivery of six new cargo barges to serve clients in southwest B.C. Ledcor said its marine division

BHP Will Beef Up Hedland Port, Acquire Tugs

BHP Billiton said on Tuesday it will spend $240 million upgrading its marine iron ore facilities in Western Australia. The funds will be used to purchase six

Sterndrive Boost Offshore Fishing Charter Boat

  Capt. Rick Croson has been running a successful fishing charter business from North Carolina’s Wrightsville Beach for more than 10 years. When the time came to order a new boat,

SAFE Boats Wins USN Patrol Boats Order

  SAFE Boats International (SBI) has been awarded a contract modification to provide the United States Navy two (2) additional Mk VI Patrol Boats (Mk VI PB). The

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