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Brownwater News October 2020

Work begins on deepening Lower Mississippi channel Weeks Marine has started work to provide a draft of 50 feet from Port of Greater Baton Rouge in Louisiana to the Gulf of Mexico — more than 250 miles along the Mississippi…

Shipbuilding News, October 2020

Edison Chouest building wind farm service vessel Orsted and Eversource have reached agreement with Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) to build and operate a service operations vessel (SOV) in support of several offshore wind power projects proposed in the Northeast. The…

Maritime Casualty News, September 2020

NTSB releases documents on Conception dive boat fire The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a trove of documents related to the Sept. 2, 2019 fire aboard the dive boat Conception off California’s southern coast that left 34 people…

Brownwater News, September 2020

Bipartisan bill would boost Great Lakes icebreaking capacity  The Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) is among numerous organizations expressing strong support for a bipartisan bill that would pave the way for increased icebreaking capacity for the Great Lakes fleet. By codifying…

Shipbuilding News, September 2020

Shipbuilders council announces 2020 safety awards  The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) has recognized more than a dozen U.S. shipyards for safety efforts during the past year. The awards are available to member shipyards that submit injury and illness surveys,…