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Gladding-Hearn delivers high-speed launch to Delta Pilots

Gladding-Hearn delivers high-speed launch to Delta Pilots

JRC/Alphatron Marine introduces new wheelhouse package

New research vessel launched for Virginia Institute of Marine Science

New research vessel launched for Virginia Institute of Marine Science

The JMS-designed R/V Virginia was built by Meridien Maritime of Quebec

Boston water taxi hits sailboat on mooring ball

One minor injury is reported in the incident near Long Wharf

EBDG welcomes staff to New Orleans office

Vard to build electric autonomous containership for Yara

Vard to build electric autonomous containership for Yara

Yara Birkeland, slated for launch in 2020, is expected to go fully autonomous by 2022

SAFETY ALERT: LED lighting and VHF interference

Radio and AIS reception can be degraded by light-emitting diodes

Wartsila equips new LNG-powered ferry in Quebec

Wartsila equips new LNG-powered ferry in Quebec

Construction barge capsizes off S. Carolina

Construction barge capsizes off S. Carolina

No pollution is reported near Surfside Beach from the 30-foot vessel

Raymarine introduces wireless-ready VHF radios

Raymarine introduces wireless-ready VHF radios

Key Seaway commodities post gains in July

U.S. grain shipments totaled 888,000 metric tons, up 32 percent over 2017

NASSCO plans up to 350 layoffs after accident at graving dock

NASSCO plans up to 350 layoffs after accident at graving dock

The future Miguel Keith (ESB 5) took on water when a barrier collapsed

PowerCell, Siemens partnering on fuel cell systems

Crew rescued, fuel spills after tug capsizes in Fraser River

Crew rescued, fuel spills after tug capsizes in Fraser River

George H. Ledcor was towing a gravel barge when the incident occurred east of Vancouver

Rolls-Royce launches new battery system for ships

SAVe Energy is a liquid-cooled battery system for a wide variety of applications

Coast Guard issues two new watchkeeping NVICs

Both circulars pertain to endorsements for mariners on vessels of less than 500 gross tons

Davie delivers first LNG-powered ferry built in North America

Davie delivers first LNG-powered ferry built in North America

M/V Armand Imbeau II has icebreaking capability to operate year-round on the St. Lawrence River

Canada acquires three icebreakers for Coast Guard fleet

Canada acquires three icebreakers for Coast Guard fleet

Quebec's Davie will convert the vessels obtained from Viking Supply Ships

Duluth Seaway Port Authority names Deb DeLuca as its first female director

Furuno introduces FM4800 VHF radiotelephone

Furuno introduces FM4800 VHF radiotelephone

Intertanko issues critical review on contaminated fuels

The group says some authorities may be trying to divert attention from the issue

Coast Guard's first California-based FRC arrives in San Pedro

Coast Guard's first California-based FRC arrives in San Pedro

Forrest Rednour is the first of four FRCs to be home-ported at Base Los Angeles-Long Beach

Foss Maritime closes Rainier shipyard

The facility was used primarily for repairs to the company fleet and to build new tugs

MarAd awards $4.8 million in marine highway grants

Six projects will receive funding to expand freight movement and improve ports

Tug assisted to safety after losing steering in Hudson River

Tug assisted to safety after losing steering in Hudson River

An Army Corps of Engineers vessel is first to respond to Buchanan 12 near the Lincoln Tunnel

Samson releases first-ever Sustainability Report

Samson releases first-ever Sustainability Report

Chief engineer — marine technology

Chief engineer — marine technology

Cape Fear Community College is seeking a chief engineer — marine technology, to operate and maintain the machinery plant on the college’s primary sea training vessel (currently R/V Cape Hatteras); and provide assistance to the marine superintendent in the operation and maintenance of machinery plants for the college’s fleet of smaller diesel-propelled vessels; and perform clerical duties in support of ship operations.

GAO: Formalized strategy needed to boost US-flag fleet

GAO: Formalized strategy needed to boost US-flag fleet

Higher costs, fewer cargoes and a shortage of mariners top the list of challenges

Lakes limestone trade up again in July

Lakes limestone trade up again in July

The 3.1 percent increase is paced by a surge in Canadian shipments

NMEA offering training sessions at IBEX

Educational sessions will include onboard connectivity and networking options