|1.||Exploring the geology of the seabed||article||100 %|
McAllister solidifies fleet with new Tier 4 tugs
McAllister Towing and Transportation decided to build Capt. Brian A. McAllister, the most powerful docking and escort tug in its fleet, to handle big containerships expected in East Coast ports following the recent expansion of the Panama Canal.
|3.||OSV goes West, finds a new life||article||100 %|
There were some issues gnawing at the buoyant Gulf Coast shipyard scene in 2014, primarily the threat of vessel overcapacity and the unrelenting search for qualified welders, fitters and professionals to man the torches and desks of the boatyards.
|5.||Former Navy tugboat gets updated again as a green z-drive||article||100 %|
|6.||When a cylinder fails, engineers still keep ship on schedule||article||100 %|
Side bitt or shoulder bitt? Mariners invited to standardize towing terms
When is a quarter bitt a forward quarter bitt? Never, according to Capt. Eric Johansson, a third-generation tugboater and, since 1994, a professor at State University of New York Maritime College.
Erie Canal tugboats push on through two centuries of change
Aboard the 74-foot canal tug Governor Cleveland, Capt. Mike Coon was preparing the boat for a voyage upriver, from Lock 8 on the Erie Canal to Amsterdam, N.Y.
2018 Ship of the Year: Araho
In March, aboard the new factory trawler Araho, all was a bustle. The vessel, moored at Pier 91 in Seattle, was fresh from making the Panama Canal from Eastern Shipbuilding in Panama City, Fla.
|10.||Treasure Coast: Twin-screw power, central-stair comfort||article||100 %|
A deafening silence has descended on shipyards along the Gulf Coast in the wake of the titanic sinking of the global oil market.
Oil rules along the Gulf’s shipyard coast, and confidence ebbed for a while after Deepwater Horizon. The drilling moratorium saw rigs and support vessels leaving for oil fields off the coasts of Brazil and Africa.
Capt. Ron Rainey has driven high-speed cats for Seacor Marine in Angola, the Congo and the Caspian Sea. But as he takes Seacor Lynx down the Houma Navigation Canal for sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico, it feels like crew boat heaven.
|14.||Army âgoose' migrates up and down the coast replenishing beaches||article||100 %|
|15.||At age 86, Entechâs Basile hasnât stopped innovating yet||article||100 %|
|16.||Big ships and tight corners require nimble, powerful tugs||article||100 %|
|17.||Chesapeake Coast||article||100 %|
|18.||In the spirit of collaboration, Western Towboat readies Arctic Titan||article||100 %|
|19.||Police boat returns to duty||article||100 %|
|20.||Portland Tugboat: Keeping the oil flowing north||article||100 %|