Archive of: Environment Articles

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Rain lifts Mississippi water levels and hopes of averting a shutdown

Rain lifts Mississippi water levels and hopes of averting a shutdown

After the near shutdown of the Mississippi River in December 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is predicting that the river will stay open through the middle of February.

March 2013
T Squared Deployed: an advanced escort procedure

T Squared Deployed: an advanced escort procedure

The need to know how to effectively use tugs of various types to assist ships transiting a port at speed took on a greater urgency following several catastrophic tanker groundings involving large oil spills in the 1980s and 1990s.

March 2013
Los Angeles establishes green ship index with financial incentives

Los Angeles establishes green ship index with financial incentives

The Port of Los Angeles is the first seaport in North America or the Pacific Rim to adopt an Environmental Ship Index program.

October/November 2012

Former Navy tugboat gets updated again as a green z-drive

August 2011

Cruise ship tests exhaust scrubbing to meet new standards

March 2011

Massachusetts setting up escort program for double-hull vessels on Buzzards Bay

October/November 2008
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