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2014 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo
Advocate staff photo by John Ballance -- James Holt from Morgan City shows off the business end of a 29-pound barracuda, that took over first place in the category during Saturday's second day of the 2014 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.
GTT Wins DSME Order for 9 More Icebreaking LNGCs
Gaztransport & Technigaz , a designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of Liquefied Natural Gas , announced the order of nine Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers which will be built by the Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering .
Ardmore Shipping Secures Newbuilding Finance
Ardmore Shipping Corporation says it has signed agreements to upsize its existing senior loan facility with ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Nordea Bank Finland Plc, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB .
Samudra Containership Rationalisation Hits Revenues
Diversified Singapore-based containership owners Samudra Group reports registered revenue of USD 96.9 million for the second quarter ended 30 June 2014, a 7.6% decline from USD 104.8 million in the previous corresponding quarter, which they say is in line with the Group's rationalisation of its services and disposal of underperforming vessels.
Better Operational News from Fugro
Fugro says that recently affected by a fire is back in operation. The total time out of operation amounted to seven weeks.
More VDR Orders for Danelec in China
Danelec Marine has received orders to supply Voyage Data Recorders and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems for 18 offshore support vessels in China.
QinetiQ Signs Contract with ASV
QinetiQ, as part of a new Marine Surface Target Service, has signed a contract with Autonomous Surface Vehicles for the supply and operational support of autonomous surface target vessels.
Bollinger to Build 6 More FRCs for the USCG
Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, Louisiana, announced the award of six additional USCG Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters .
Training center on track for 2015 opening
Officials in Lafourche Parish say construction of an industrial training center for high school students is on schedule and should open for the 2015 school year.
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Suspected drunk driver crashes into apartment complex
A man faces a DWI charge and a traffic violation after crashing into an apartment complex Monday night, according to authorities.