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Chief Engineer

Chief Engineer

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) has an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer for its U.S. - flagged oceanographic research vessel, the R/V ATLANTIC EXPLORER.

Lifeboat falls from cruise ship in Gulf

Lifeboat falls from cruise ship in Gulf

Crew from Carnival Dream are unable to retrieve the boat due to significant damage

Summer Sea Term Crew 2019 - Deck Training, Engine Training, Instruction, 
Operations and Watchstanding, and Unlicensed/Other Positions

Summer Sea Term Crew 2019 - Deck Training, Engine Training, Instruction, 
Operations and Watchstanding, and Unlicensed/Other Positions

The State University of New York Maritime College is currently looking to employ officers and staff for this year's summer training cruise aboard T.S.EMPIRE STATE. Positions for the various departments are available. This is a unique opportunity to assist with the at-sea, practical training of future mariners and the chance to participate in a great itinerary offered.

Assistant Professor - 10 Month in Marine Transportation

Assistant Professor - 10 Month in Marine Transportation

The Marine Transportation Department is currently recruiting for an Assistant Professor - 10 Month. The incumbent will be assigned courses in vessel operations, management and maritime regulation as the needs of the Department dictate and their background allow. The selected individual must be available for campus committee assignments and be active and involved in the maritime industry through publication, participation in regulatory events or industry conferences.

Savage acquires Progressive Barge line assets

The deal includes seven towboats and 12 tank barges

Drifting barges hit yachts, restaurant in Vancouver

Drifting barges hit yachts, restaurant in Vancouver

Officials are investigating how the linked vessels came unmoored

ClassNK updates rules for steel-ship construction

The new amendments can be accessed on the classification society's website

Government shutdown closes NMC, Regional Exam Centers

Applications may continue to be submitted and will be processed when the shutdown is over

Barges pinned on dam after Ohio River bridge strike

Barges pinned on dam after Ohio River bridge strike

Fifteen barges broke free from Debbie Graham's tow in Louisville, Ky., and seven have sunk

Coast Guard suspends search for cruise ship crewman

The Harmony of the Seas mariner reportedly went overboard off Puerto Rico

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding delivers ATB to Kirby

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding delivers ATB to Kirby

The 8,000-hp Ronnie Murph will be paired with the 155,000-barrel Kirby 155-03

NTSB adopts BMT's Rembrandt simulator

Ingalls gets contracts for two more national security cutters

Ingalls gets contracts for two more national security cutters

The newbuilds from the Mississippi yard will be the 10th and 11th ships in the program

Coast Guard rescues crew of capsized tugboat off Georgia

Coast Guard rescues crew of capsized tugboat off Georgia

A Navy helicopter spotted the overturned Miss Addison and began coordinating the rescue

Samskip leads initiative for autonomous, zero-emissions containerships

Samskip leads initiative for autonomous, zero-emissions containerships

Nichols to build two fast ferries for Washington operator

Nichols to build two fast ferries for Washington operator

The 140-foot catamarans for Kitsap Transit will feature SCR exhaust aftertreatment

Fire disables asphalt tanker off New York

The crew of Amber Bay extinguishes the engine room blaze near Breezy Point

Crowley names Parker Harrison to leadership team

Crowley names Parker Harrison to leadership team

Balpure BWTS receives US Coast Guard type approval

LCS underway after two years of repairs

LCS underway after two years of repairs

An engine on USS Freedom failed due to lube oil system contamination in 2016

VT Halter delivers second LNG-powered con-ro to Crowley

VT Halter delivers second LNG-powered con-ro to Crowley

The 2,400-TEU Taino will make its maiden Jones Act voyage to Puerto Rico in January

San Francisco pilots' holiday drive raises $12,600

Hundreds attend the 20th annual toy drive on Pier 9

BC Ferries crew rescues boater from sinking vessel

BC Ferries crew rescues boater from sinking vessel

A rescue craft reaches the boat in stormy seas 'literally seconds before it sank'

MarAd honors Crowley crew for service after Hurricane Maria

MarAd honors Crowley crew for service after Hurricane Maria

MacGregor to deliver eight hatch cover sets to S. Korean yard

MacGregor to deliver eight hatch cover sets to S. Korean yard

C-MAP launches Embark AIS overlay functionality

C-MAP launches Embark AIS overlay functionality

OCIMF releases guidance on deck cargo, transferring personnel by crane

Both papers contain risk-based recommendations and best practices

Great Lakes ports, Seaway report strong finish to 2018

Cargo volumes are up 5.3 percent over the same period in 2017

Green Marine adds first Rhode Island participant

New report critical of Bay State's Steamship Authority in wake of breakdowns

New report critical of Bay State's Steamship Authority in wake of breakdowns

Recent casualties that led to the investigation are bound to repeat 'if systemic changes are not made'