Workboats

VT Halter Delivers ATB Tug to Bouchard

VT Halter Marine, Inc. announced the delivery of the M/V Morton S. Bouchard Jr., the first of the two 6,000 horsepower Twin Screw Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tugs to Bouchard Transportation Co.

Damen Builds Cable Installer For Maersk Supply Service

New Damen-built vessel for Maersk Supply Service to undertake long-term charter with DeepOcean   A newbuild DP2 cable installation vessel, Maersk Connector, was

Corima Acquires Damen ASD 2810 Tug

On 20 January 2016, Corima, part of the Italy-based Gesmar Group, held an official handover ceremony for a Damen ASD 2810 tug. The festivities were attended by

Honda Marine, BRIG USA Ink OEM Deal

Honda Marine, a division of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and marketer of a complete range of outboard marine 4-stroke engines, announced today a new OEM agreement with BRIG USA.

Inland Vessel Profile: USACE’s Dan Reeves

The newly built M/V Dan Reeves was commissioned in January of 2016 for the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Little Rock District. Built by Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc.

Briggs Marine Orders Damen Multi Cat 2712

Briggs Marine and Environmental Services, the Fife, Scotland-based leading supplier of offshore services, has ordered a Damen Multi Cat 2712.   One of the largest

Boxship Aground Near Port of Hamburg

A Chinese container ship that is one of the world's largest has run aground on the river Elbe near Germany's largest port Hamburg but shipping to the harbour continues as normal,

Crowley Celebrates Seven Million Man Hours Without LTI

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s tanker escort and docking services group in Valdez is celebrating over seven million man hours and more than six years since logging its last Lost Time Injury (LTI).

Saam Smit Towage Kissing Around Vancouver Harbour

Saam Smit Towage Canada will support the Heart and Stroke Foundation during the month of February by donating a portion of its revenue from each vessel it assists in British Columbia.

Barge Breakaway on the Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a report of a grounded towing vessel and 35 barge breakaway near Caruthersville, Mo. On the Mississippi River.   Coast Guard

First of 3 New Pilot Boats Launched for Milford Haven

St Brides, the first of three 19-meter pilot boats built by Mainstay Marine for the Port of Milford Haven, has recently been launched.   Shipbuilder Mainstay Marine Solutions called the £3.

Twin Dredgers for Canadian Oil Sands

Damen Shipyards Group has completed a construction contract comprising two electric-powered Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSD) for the Canadian oil sands industry. With both vessels built in Canada,

Global Marine Takes Majority Stake in CWind

Global Marine Systems Limited has acquired a majority interest in offshore renewables specialist CWind Limited. According to Global Marine, the purchase demonstrates

Jensen to Design McAllister’s New Escort Tugs

Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company, was selected to provide detailed design services including stability,

More Maritime Firms Sign Up for Helm CONNECT

Software developer Helm Operations announced that over the last two months it has signed on 15 more commercial maritime companies to its planned maintenance and compliance software, Helm CONNECT.

Norway Exempts Idled OSV's From License Fee

Owners of ships serving the oil industry will be exempt from paying license fees for 2016 on vessels that have been mothballed, Norway's industry minister said in a statement on Tuesday.

Norsafe Offers Complete Safety Package for Seafarers

Norsafe has become the first lifeboat manufacturer to provide STCW and Norwegian Oil and Gas (NOROG) compliant training courses for seafarers. This means that

First Steel Cut for Bibby WaveMaster

Following the recent contract signing for the first ever Damen Service Operations Vessel (SOV) with walk-to-work capability, the first steel was cut this week at Damen Shipyards Galati,

Interior Outfitting: Water & Air

Workboats depend on reliable sources of both. To that end, the basic keys to crew comfort are both manifested in Dometic’s newest equipment offerings. As the New Year kicks off,

Driving the Inland Waterways

Propulsion evolves, improves and powers forward in the inland markets. And, Z-Drive propulsion is the future. In a white paper released late in 2014 by The Shearer Group,

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