April 2011

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Houston port worker rescued after falling into ship's cargo hold

Feds agree to reduce Horizon Lines antitrust fine to $15M from $45M

Kirby to spend $136M on 4 new towboats, 41 barges in 2011

Chesapeake Bay cleanup work funded by 'serial' maritime polluter

Aker Philadelphia delivers Overseas Tampa to American Shipping

Blog: National Security Cutter crew begins online Alaska diary

Coast Guard hosts search-and-rescue conference in Maryland

U.S. Barge Delivers Combination Deck/Tank Barge

The Arctic: Is the United States out in the cold?

Nautical Terms

New Center for Maritime Education Director

Kvichak Marine Industries in Seattle Appoints Travis Jorgensen as Project Manager

Flashmark Tech, a division of Kvichak Marine, now in full production

Bollinger Presents Model of New Ocean Class Tug to Crowley

IMSN Earns DNV Certification for Anti-Piracy Course

Towing Nomenclature

Gladding-Hearn Delivers Third Launch to Maryland Pilots

MTU Series 4000 engines power new Boston Towing and Transportation tugboats used at major LNG terminals

FLIR Announces Release of New ISM for E-Series

Cargo ship loses propulsion, crashes into dock on Columbia River

Fishing excursion barge loses anchor in high winds, drifts in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard says carelessness caused electrocution of young engineer

Coast Guard launches first Fast Response Cutter in Louisiana

Cleanup crews complete cofferdam around derelict Davy Crockett

Dredge barge under tow in high winds runs aground near Port Isabel jetties

Catamaran dinner boat with 60 passengers runs agrounds in entrance channel off Maui

Experimentation with "green" vessels drives technology change

Coast Guard criticizes foreign flag state in Deepwater Horizon blast

Continuity Renewal can be a wise option for many MMC holders

Puerto Rico ferry loses steerage, then sails in circles for 90 minutes