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House approves Jones Act waiver for Dakota Creek newbuild
7/26/2017
America's Finest has too much foreign steel in its hull to qualify to fish in U.S. waters

Eastern achieves OPC design milestone
7/26/2017
The initial critical design review is completed on time and on budget

Tanker crew rescues five boaters off Galveston
7/25/2017
Overseas Texas City uses its rescue boat to recover the mariners 12 miles offshore

New AWO study details economic impact of tug and towboat industry
7/24/2017
The research, in cooperation with MarAd, cites a $33.8 billion annual effect on GDP

Philly Shipyard signs letter of intent for four new containerships
7/24/2017
The vessels for an undisclosed Jones Act operator would serve the Hawaii trade

Duke gets funding to build new research vessel
7/21/2017
The school's marine lab has been without a large research boat since 2014

Note from Coast Guard: MMC extension to expire Sept. 30
7/21/2017
Mariners are not authorized to sail on an expired credential after that date

Coast Guard releases draft NVIC on cybersecurity
7/21/2017
Public comments are solicited for the guidelines for regulated maritime facilities

Davie unveils largest naval ship built in Canada
7/20/2017
The 599-foot support vessel Asterix was converted from a containership

New video aims to raise awareness of maritime cybercrime
7/20/2017
Case studies highlight how easy it is for cybercriminals to target individual mariners