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Gulf Island subsidiary to acquire Leevac assets

The $20 million deal includes $112 million in contract backlog

Barge strikes bridge on swollen Tennessee River

The span is temporarily closed after the incident involving M/V Tennessee Hunter

L.A. welcomes largest containership ever in North America

L.A. welcomes largest containership ever in North America

CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin can carry 18,000 TEUs

Vigor gets order for fourth Olympic-class ferry

The 144-vehicle vessel will join Washington State Ferries in mid-2018

Section of Upper Mississippi closed due to high water, fast currents

All vessel traffic is suspended from mile markers 184 to 179 near St. Louis

New Orleans wharf closed after tugboat strike

The impact bends steel walls and cracks concrete at Piety Wharf

Barge sinks after hitting Miss. lock and dam

Barge sinks after hitting Miss. lock and dam

The vessel, carrying soybeans, is restricting flow near Columbus

Bollinger delivers FRC Winslow Griesser

Bollinger delivers FRC Winslow Griesser

The cutter is the 16th in the Coast Guard's Sentinel-class program

Bulk carrier refloated after grounding in Delaware River

Bulk carrier refloated after grounding in Delaware River

A damage survey is pending for the 622-foot Odigitria

Coast Guard rescues 12 from freighter off Cuba

The crew abandoned Granam St. Anne after it began taking on water

Eastern delivers Triton to Suderman & Young

The tug is the first of four Z-Tech vessels for the towing company

China Navigation Co. awards remote monitoring agreement to Radio Holland

Ulven Companies names Brian Young as general manager

Eastern delivers Harvey Sbisa to Florida Marine Transporters

The 90-foot towboat is the 62nd for the operator from the Florida shipyard

Coast Guard warns of shoaling in Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

Several portions show 'significant' shoaling, specifically in North Carolina

Philly Shipyard delivers second LNG-ready tanker to Crowley

Philly Shipyard delivers second LNG-ready tanker to Crowley

The 600-foot Texas follows Ohio to sea for Jones Act service

Omnibus bill includes funding for ninth national security cutter

Omnibus bill includes funding for ninth national security cutter

The provision was included by Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, home of Ingalls Shipbuilding

Austal gets LCS support contract worth up to $198 million

The agreement includes preliminary design work for the U.S. Navy’s future frigate

New SNAME report assists HVAC design

The technical guide for ships includes humidity control and air balance

Kongsberg strengthens simulator capacity by acquiring SMSC

Kongsberg strengthens simulator capacity by acquiring SMSC

Alphatron Marine signs global maintenance agreement with Van Oord

Navicom Dynamics names Elcome International as reseller of portable pilot units

AMVER ship rescues 16 Cuban migrants (with VIDEO)

The cruise ship Carnival Glory responds south of Key West

Tsunami detection network uses Matson, Maersk ships

Tsunami detection network uses Matson, Maersk ships

Geodetic GPS enables the vessels to act as open-ocean tide gauges

Freighter grounds at B.C. terminal

Freighter grounds at B.C. terminal

No damage is reported to M/V Kai Xuan

Rapp Marine to supply equipment for two Chinese research vessels

Vigor delivers second of three 'Point' towboats to Tidewater

Vigor delivers second of three 'Point' towboats to Tidewater

Granite Point will be deployed in January on the Columbia and Snake River system

FERC approves Lake Charles LNG project

Conditional approval allows the export of 2 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day

Interlake's last steamship ready to be repowered

Interlake's last steamship ready to be repowered

SS Herbert C. Jackson will receive twin MaK diesel engines at Fraser Shipyards

Gladding-Hearn delivers new vessel to Delaware pilots

Gladding-Hearn delivers new vessel to Delaware pilots

The Chesapeake-class boat has extra heavy bottom plating for operation in ice