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NYC plans to order 3 new Staten Island ferries

The New York City Department of Transportation has published a request for proposals for the design of 3 new Staten Island Ferry boats

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Cruise industry, Alaska oppose new Emission Control Area

The state of Alaska has sued the federal government in an effort to avoid enforcement of the Emission Control Area that goes into effect Aug. 1, and the cruise industry calls the rules too costly

Web Bulletin 2012

Ice causes delays at Alaska's Red Dog mine port

A buildup of ice outside the Red Dog zinc mine port in northwestern Alaska has caused vessel delays

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Cuba receives its first cargo ship from Miami in 50 years

The cargo ship Ana Cecilia has become Cuba's first cargo ship to deliver goods from Miami in a half-century

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American Petroleum Partners sues MarAd over $340M loan guarantee

American Petroleum Partners is asking a court to order the Maritime Administration to stop delaying a decision on a $340 million loan guarantee application

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U.S.-flag interests object to reduction in food aid cargo preferences

USA Maritime has written a letter to congressional leaders in protest of an amendment that would reduce U.S.-flag vessels' food aid cargo preferences

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Odyssey Marine recovers 48 tons of silver bullion from wreck

Florida-based Odyssey Marine has salvaged 1.4 million troy ounces of silver from the SS Gairsoppa

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ISF publishes new training book to include STCW updates, ECDIS

The International Shipping Federation has issued an updated Onboard Training Record Book for Deck Cadets

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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

Web Bulletin 2012
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