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AWO calls Midwest low water levels 'severe' situation for cargo capacities

The American Waterways Operators says the Midwest drought is causing a 'severe, ongoing' situation impacting barge cargo movement

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France's Orolia acquires Boatracs to expand in U.S. workboat market

Orolia has acquired Boatracs to improve its commercial marine product offerings and expand in the U.S. workboat industry

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Newport News receives $43M contract modification for aircraft carrier

Huntington Ingalls' Newport News yard won a $43.4 million contract modification to begin planning and long-lead-time materials procurement for the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy

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Owner of derelict barge Davy Crockett pleads guilty in pollution case

The owner of an abandoned barge in the Columbia River has admitted to violating the Clean Water Act, resulting in $20M cleanup

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Pirate attacks decline sharply due to naval action, armed guards

Pirate attacks have declined sharply in 2012, with 177 incidents in the first half versus 266 in previous first half

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Hudson River duck tour operator goes out of business

The duck boat operator Aqua Ducks gave its last tour over the weekend before ceasing operations

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Tour boat crew helps fight fire at NYC's South Street Seaport

A speed tour boat crew used its fire hoses to help battle the fire that damaged a pier at South Street Seaport

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In New York, ICS head says Law of the Sea should remain

Speaking in New York, the secretary-general of the International Chamber of Shipping says the Law of the Sea should not be fundamentally revised

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Chamber of Shipping applauds IMO action on ECDIS anomalies

The International Chamber of Shipping welcomes recent action from the IMO safety committee on EDCIS, including a meeting with manufacturers in September

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SS United States backers mark 60th anniversary of maiden voyage

The nation's flagship broke the trans-Atlantic speed record on its maiden voyage, 60 years ago this week

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