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American Ship Review 2012
Waiting for Washington

Waiting for Washington

Despite the announcement that more than 20 million deepwater acres in the western Gulf will be auctioned off to leasing in December, permits are not being issued fast enough to satisfy shipyards hungry for workboat orders.

American Ship Review 2012

Bernard C. Webber

American Ship Review 2012

AET Innovator

It's a safe bet that most Americans don't realize how much of the crude oil they import is lightered offshore from supertankers to smaller vessels that can meet the draft restrictions in ports such as Houston, Texas, or Morgan City, La.

American Ship Review 2012
Dixie 320

Dixie 320

American Ship Review 2012

Habitability guidelines from ABS aim to improve living conditions for workboat crews

2012 design trends

American Ship Review 2012
Dwight S. Ramsay

Dwight S. Ramsay

When Aries Marine Corp. crews assembled around the beginning of this year for sea trials on two platform supply vessels, they expected a unique experience.

American Ship Review 2012

Will Navy's future plans get 'pushed to the right'?

Within a month of taking office this summer as Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta was pleading with Congress not to slash the Pentagon budget, already on the hook for $350 billion in cuts over the next 10 years.

American Ship Review 2012
Crew/Supply Boats

Crew/Supply Boats

The refrain of Gulf Coast shipyards, lining the bayous close to the offshore oil, has morphed from location, location, location to uncertainty, uncertainty, uncertainty.

American Ship Review 2012
Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem

The notion that form must follow function is both a necessity and a challenge when it comes to mega-yachts.

American Ship Review 2012
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