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Foss to build 3 Arctic tugs, expand hiring at Oregon shipyard

Foss Maritime said it will build three Arctic-class tugboats at its Rainier, Ore., yard, which will be expanded and will hire more workers

Web Bulletin 2012

Coast Guard reopens stretch of Mississippi River while dredging continues

Amid nonstop Army Corps dredging, the Coast Guard was able to reopen the Mississippi River after low water delayed about 100 vessels this week

Web Bulletin 2012

Report: Idled Mississippi River fleet costs industry $1M per day

The low-water closure in the Mississippi River has idled about 100 vessels, costing the industry $1 million per day

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Midwest drought causing more severe disruptions to barge traffic

With no rain in sight, the Midwest drought is bringing more serious disruptions to the inland river towing industry

Web Bulletin 2012

Light-loading in lower Mississippi starting to affect upper river too

Towing companies in the Upper Mississippi River say they are starting to experience lower volumes because of light-loading in the lower river due to the drought

Web Bulletin 2012

AWO: Reality TV show fails to reflect towing industry's safety culture

American Waterways Operators says the reality TV series Great Lakes Warriors plays up sensational incidents and is a missed opportunity to show the industry's safety practices

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Germanischer Lloyd, Baker Lyman form Sub-Chapter M alliance

Germanischer Lloyd and Baker Lyman have formed a joint alliance to address TSMS issues for Sub-Chapter M-impacted towboat companies

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Helis: Kings Point will acquire brownwater training vessel

Col. James Helis, who began his job as superintendent at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy this week, said Kings Point will acquire a brownwater training vessel

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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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Two rescued after tug strikes B.C. railroad bridge, sinks

Two crewmembers escaped injury after their tugboat sank in the Fraser River

Web Exclusive 2012
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