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Friday, May 3, 2013

Crowley Completes $1 Billion ATB Construction Program

Crowley Maritime Corporation has christened its 17th and final ATB as part of a $1 Billion, decade-long construction

May 3, 2013
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Thursday, May 2, 2013

American Maritime Partnership Elects New Chairman

The American Maritime Partnership has elected Thomas Allegretti as its new

May 2, 2013
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

White House Push For Food Aid Reform Encounters Fierce Lobbying

Obama's plan for food aid reform is opposed by... pretty much everyone. Shipping included.

May 1, 2013
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Thursday, February 7, 2013

New Congressional Maritime Caucus Gives Hope to U.S.-Flag

A group of lawmakers this week announced the establishment of a new congressional caucus focused on raising awareness amongst members of Congress on a broad

February 7, 2013
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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Crowley Christens New Jones Act Tanker

Crowley Maritime Corporation christened its newest tanker Wednesday during a ceremony at the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard and says it will soon put the

January 31, 2013
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Monday, December 10, 2012

BAE Systems to Build U.S.-Flagged PSVs for Jackson Offshore Operators

Jackson Offshore Operators has awarded BAE Systems’ shipyard in Jacksonville, Florida a contract to build two new U.S.-flagged platform supply vessels

December 10, 2012
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Marin Teknikk to Design New Subsea Vessel for Otto Candies

Louisiana-based Otto Candies said this week that it will be working with Norway’s Marin Teknikk on a new subsea support and construction vessel (SSCV) to

November 20, 2012
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Monday, October 22, 2012

OSG, the Largest U.S. Tanker Company, is Considering Chapter 11

(Bloomberg) — Overseas Shipholding Group Inc.’s bonds and stocks plunged after the largest U.S. tanker company said in a regulatory filing

October 22, 2012
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Thursday, July 26, 2012

The U.S.-Flag’s Real Shades of Gray [OP/ED]

By Klaus Luhta, KlausLuhta.com If you are looking for some licentious and lascivious reading relating to shipping, look no further than the Paris MOU list of

July 26, 2012
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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

USCG Chief Sounds Alarm On U.S. Flag Ship Detentions

What do the United States, Kazakhstan, Belize and Egypt have in common? They are all on the Paris MOU’s gray list of countries with too many port state

June 12, 2012
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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

U.S. Honors Merchant Marine on National Maritime Day

Today here in the U.S. is National Maritime Day! National Maritime Day was officially declared by Congress in 1933 to honor the contributions of the American

May 22, 2012
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Monday, April 30, 2012

U.S. Maritime Unions: Insufficient Shipboard Manning Fuels Fatigue, Boosts Risks

Cuts in manning levels and burgeoning paperwork loads are increasing the risk of maritime accidents worldwide, says a group of U.S. maritime unions. At a time

April 30, 2012
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Monday, February 27, 2012
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American Vessel Operators Urge Feds to Prevent Future Jones Act Waivers if SPR is Tapped

With rising gas prices and current events again fueling Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) speculation, a coalition of U.S.-flagged vessel operators has urged

February 27, 2012
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Tuesday, January 10, 2012
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First of Two Heavylift Cargo Ships for Maersk-Rickmers Reflagged U.S.

Maersk Line, Limited said today it has completed the reflagging of the MAERSK ILLINOIS, MLL’s newest multipurpose heavy-lift vessel, to the U.S.

January 10, 2012
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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Hornbeck Announces Construction Contracts in $720m Newbuild Program

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today the winners of construction contracts for sixteen high-specification offshore supply vessels as

November 17, 2011
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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Hornbeck Ups Stock Offering For Massive U.S.-Flag Newbuild Program

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today that it has increased the number of shares in its public offering of common stock by 250,000 to a

November 10, 2011
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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Maritime Unions Slam MARAD for “Flawed” U.S.-Flag Report

Maritime unions have critized the U.S. Maritime Administration and David Matsuda for releasing a report last week on the cost of flying the U.S. flag. The

November 9, 2011
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