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Coast Guard recognized for electronic ATON hurricane response

The service maintains more than a quarter of the eATON in use around the world today

SAFETY ALERT: Potentially flawed PFDs

Inspectors have found 'a significant number' of unwearable type 1 PFDs

Seaspan cuts steel for Canada's first joint support ship

At over 567 feet, it will be among the largest vessels built on the nation’s West Coast

Operator faces penalties after illegal charter hits Miami bridge

Operator faces penalties after illegal charter hits Miami bridge

A concerned passenger on the 65-foot Zenith notified the Coast Guard

Coast Guard investigating fire on Lakes bulk carrier

The generator fire aboard Paul R. Tregurtha takes more than an hour to extinguish

Bulker floats free after grounding in Duluth Harbor

American Spirit, loaded with taconite ran aground while trying to turn out of the harbor

Crowley receives SCI humanitarian award for hurricane relief

US Merchant Marine Academy graduates 187 officers

Secretary of Defense James Mattis urges each graduate to be 'a life-long learner'

NTSB: Deteriorating conditions during tow led to Coast Guard allision

NTSB: Deteriorating conditions during tow led to Coast Guard allision

The response vessel hit a Lake Pontchartrain bridge while assisting an adrift sailboat

Bolidt expands decking business with polar cruise operators

Bolidt expands decking business with polar cruise operators

Washburn & Doughty launches 40th tug for Moran Towing

Washburn & Doughty launches 40th tug for Moran Towing

Judy Moran will assist tankers in Texas, according to the Maine boatbuilder

DNV GL issues first type approval for aluminum cables on ships

DNV GL issues first type approval for aluminum cables on ships

The power cables are lighter than copper and less expensive

Barge crewman airlifted after serious hand injury

Resolve Marine calls for Coast Guard assistance after the incident in the Gulf

Port of Cleveland receives Pacesetter Award

The port reported a 19 percent increase in international traffic in 2017

Corps' work plan includes $57 million for Soo Locks overhaul

The O&M account includes an additional $15.8 million for repairs

Harken Industrial acquires Elevated Safety LLC

San Jacinto's Mark Lloyd receives maritime instruction honor

Samson, Alaska network sign deal for emergency towing system

Samson, Alaska network sign deal for emergency towing system

Three Rand vessels receive AMVER awards for 2017

Glosten, Global treat ballast water using mobile system

Glosten, Global treat ballast water using mobile system

The Coos Bay trial successfully treats 3,990 tons of water in less than three days

WCI applauds Army Corps' FY 2018 work plan, House WRDA passage

Maritime lawyer Conrad "Duke" Williams joins Gulf Coast firm LKSA

Maritime lawyer Conrad "Duke" Williams joins Gulf Coast firm LKSA

Bulker crew helps rescue boaters adrift for 21 days

Bulker crew helps rescue boaters adrift for 21 days

Skiathos coordinates with the Coast Guard to reach the trio south of Puerto Rico

Ocean signs deal to provide Jamaican towing services

Ocean signs deal to provide Jamaican towing services

Seaway system reports gains in traditional cargoes in May

Continued demand for raw materials keeps traffic above the five-year average

911 call about disoriented operator ends Chicago cruise

A yacht with 49 people aboard had inoperable radio and navigation systems

Green Marine elects William Friedman as board chairman

Twin Disc to acquire Veth Propulsion

NMEA announces schedule for conference and expo

The event offers technical, business, and manufacturer sessions, plus installer courses

TOTE Maritime announces new presidents for Alaska, Puerto Rico