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MarAd awards $1.5M to 3 marine alternative-fuel demo projects

The U.S. Maritime Administration has announced the first three recipients of its new demonstration-project funding to reduce marine emissions

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Report: Sandy exposed NY-NJ's maritime fuel-delivery vulnerabilities

Hurricane Sandy has revealed just how vulnerable the maritime fuel-delivery infrastructure is in the New York and New Jersey region

Web Bulletin 2012

Barge industry requests federal declaration of emergency

Representatives of the inland river barge industry want a federal declaration of emergency to address low water levels in the Mississippi River

Web Bulletin 2012

Chamber of Shipping: Governments shouldn't view us as 'cash cow'

The International Chamber of Shipping tells the United Nations that governments should not treat the industry as a 'cash cow' in collecting emissions payments

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Large fuel barge strikes submerged object in Columbia River

A barge containing over 1 million gallons of diesel fuel struck a submerged object in the Columbia River and is being evaluated for damage

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Blog: Sandy damaged Coast Guard's Sandy Hook command center, docks

Hurricane Sandy caused extensive damage to the Coast Guard's Sandy Hook station, including the command center and floating docks

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Industry groups raise alarm on river water levels, hazardous rocks

Inland barge operators held a press conference to discuss the dire outlook for Mississippi River water levels and hazardous rock formations

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AWO calls for president to address Mississippi River water levels

American Waterways Operators said Mississippi River navigation may be halted next month if the Army Corps doesn't water level issues

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Coast Guard to issue pollution notices in NY, NJ

The U.S. Coast Guard said it will begin to issue pollution notices to maritime facilities damaged by Hurricane Sandy

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Spill responders, salvors assist at Port Angeles terminal overfilling accident

Salvage and spill-response companies were on the scene of a fuel-oil overfilling accident at a terminal in Port Angeles

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