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Coast Guard updates NVICs for four STCW endorsements
2/23/2017
Discussion of the changes can be found in each NVIC

Coast Guard honors Texas pilot for actions to avoid casualty
2/22/2017
Capt. Bob Lippold maneuvered a disabled bulk carrier to safety in Corpus Christi

SUNY Maritime to host Capt. Cook conference
2/21/2017
The session, co-hosted by the Australian Consulate-General, will examine the mariner's significance today

McDermott acquires new deepwater construction vessel
2/21/2017
The 'opportunistic' transaction lands the newly built Amazon, formerly Ceona Amazon

ICS releases latest Flag State Performance Table
2/21/2017
Shipowner associations agree to 'refinements' to make the data as useful as possible

Fincantieri Bay busy with Great Lakes fleet repairs
2/17/2017
The recently expanded Wisconsin yard also has six ATB units under construction

Canada settles union lawsuits over foreign seafarer permits
2/16/2017
The SIUC alleged the systematic issuing of work permits to non-Canadian crew

Lake Assault to build Pittsburgh fireboat
2/15/2017
The 34-foot vessel will have a 3,000-gpm pump and a top speed of over 40 mph

USMMA to resume commercial Sea Year on three carriers
2/15/2017
Crowley, Maersk and APL are the first to meet MarAd requirements to prevent sex harassment

US extends comment period for proposed Jones Act modifications
2/15/2017
The proposal would revise interpretations of 'vessel equipment' in coastwise cargoes