February 2007

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Foss goes for horsepower, acquires 8,200-hp tugs from Sun

Police boat returns to duty

Coast Guard advises small passenger vessels to carry fewer people to reflect weight gains

New Alaska high-speed ferry strikes mooring dolphin when departing Skagway

Delta Queen

Tanker voyages give a cadet the chance to learn his limits

Alaska ferry hits reef after deviating from planned route

Inland waterways industry lobbying to protect trust funds

Invader-class refurbishment finished at North Florida Shipyards

Failure to make use of electronic chart cited as factor in grounding

Tanker damages Mississippi ferry landing after losing steerage near New Orleans

Hawaii pilot dies after falling between ship and pilot boat

2004 Plimsoll Awards won by Mississippi river pilot, Coast Guard R&D Center for support of AIS

Integrated bridge technology winning over savvy shipowners

Eight crew killed by steam-boiler explosion aboard Norway

Ballast regs tightened to stop spread of exotic species

Tour-boat sinking in Everglades is blamed on failure to repair earlier hull damage

Merchant Marine Memorial Park opens at MEBA school

Tanker spills crude oil in the Delaware River near Philadelphia after hitting cast-iron pipe

Engine technology propels trends in ship design

The sinking of the Civil War-era steamer Pewabic ranks as one of worst disasters in the history of the Great Lakes

Titanic

Three dead as heavy-lift ship capsizes while loading generator

Tanker carrying ethanol explodes, then sinks off Virginia, claiming 21 lives; six rescued

Securing LNG

NTSB faults navigation procedures of crew on small cruise vessel that hit rock and sank

AIS makes its presence felt

Tanker spills crude oil in the Delaware River near Philadelphia after hitting cast-iron pipe

Oil barge is freed after running aground

Vessel Traffic System allows Southern California ports to handle growth safely