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  1. The (Really) Big LiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | Marine News

    In post-Panamax world that is to say one which includes an expanded, deepened and improved Panama Canal there are many layers to the logistics onion. These include reinforced and improved berths and bollards, deepened blue water harbors, improved intermodal connections ashore and a reshuffling of ever larger tonnage for ports that can handle those ships.


  2. Reclaiming Our Transportation InfrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Marine News

    In the United States, transportation infrastructure is the bedrock of our supply chains. Ports and waterways in the United States moved over 2.3 billion tons of goods in 2014.


  3. Eastern delivers Tractor Tug to McAllisterRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | Marine News

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has delivered the Twin Z-drive Reverse Tractor Tug JEFFREY McALLISTER to McAllister Towing and Transportation Co., Inc. on January 13, 2017. McAllister is honoring Captain Jeffrey McAllister as the vessels namesake.


  4. Detyens Wins Medgar Evers Overhaul ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Marine News

    Detyens Shipyards Inc. said it was awarded a $13.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for a 60-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry-docking of U.S. Navy' Military Sealift Command cargo ship USNS Medgar Evers .


  5. First into Montreal gets Gold-Headed CaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Marine News

    From left to right Michel Picard, Montarville Member of Parliament to replace the Honourable Marc Garneau, Canada's Minister of Transport; Denis Blondeau, president of SMK Tanker Agency to replace the captain Danel Ju; Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority; Jean D'Amour, Minister for Maritime Affairs of Quebec and Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montreal. The President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority , M me Sylvie Vachon, today presented the Gold-Headed Cane to the shipping agent Denis Blondeau SMK Tanker Agency for the captain Danel Ju.


  6. Repair Yard Detyens Taps into Key Niche MarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Marine News

    Location, location, location. Centrally located, experienced in a surprisingly wide range of disciplines, Detyens Shipyard has quietly 'dredged' up a niche in the highly competitive domestic repair and refit game.


  7. ZPMC gives Cranes a lift at Apm la TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Marine News

    The tallest port crane in North America was recently raised to that height by ZPMC, which raised the crane 33 feet to prepare for Ultra-Large Container Vessels calling at APM Terminal's Pier 400. In a landmark project that kicked off July 1, 2016, ZPMC NA is upgrading 10 cranes for APM Pier 400 Terminal.


  8. Crews Working to Restore Port of Savannah Navigation AidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Marine News

    In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, the Port of Savannah has been reopened Thursday to two-way traffic during daylight hours as response crews continue to identify, remove, replace or repair the surrounding navigational infrastructure. "Our Coast Guard crews have been working diligently to restore operations in the Port of Savannah, and it was because of their dedication that we were able to open the port to two-way traffic," said Coast Guard Cmdr.


  9. SC Fisheries Research Vessel RepoweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Marine News

    A fisheries research vessel operated by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources , was recently repowered with new eco-friendly fuel-efficient engines from Volvo Penta. The vessel R/V Palmetto underwent an overhaul at the Metal Trades shipyard near Charleston, S.C., and was put back into service in July.


  10. An Expanded Canal Means and Expanded EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Marine News

    Just two weeks ago, the world watched as the first commercial vessel, M/V COSCO SHIPPING PANAMA, successfully navigated the Panama Canal's new expanded locks. The inaugural event was broadcast live to a worldwide audience as the Panamanians in attendance cheered and waved flags in celebration of their country's newest engineering marvel.


  11. Future LCS Charleston's Keel AuthenticatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Marine News

    A ceremony was hosted to celebrate the keel authentication of the U.S. Navy's future USS Charleston , the ninth Independence variant littoral combat ship, June 28. Charlotte Riley, wife of former Charleston mayor Joseph Riley, serves as the ship's sponsor and honorary member and advocate for the crew. U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne served as the honorary keel authenticator during the ceremony and was present to weld his initials into the keel plate.


  12. This Day In Naval History: June 29Read the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | Marine News

    1862 - During the Civil War, the steam sloop USS Susquehanna, commanded by Cmdr. R.B. Hitchcock, captures the blockade-running British steamer HMS Anna near Mobile, Ala.


  13. Fundraiser Held for USS Gerald R. Ford CrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Marine News

    Blackmer, a company in positive displacement and centrifugal pump and reciprocating compressor technologies, has a relationship with the U.S. Military that dates back to 1914 when it became an official equipment supplier to the Armed Forces. One of the more significant contracts Blackmer has earned was awarded in 2007 when the U.S. Navy selected the company to supply sliding vane pumps for use on the USS Gerald R. Ford , which would be the lead ship in a new class of supercarriers used for crisis response and early decisive striking power in major combat operations.


  14. This Day In Naval History: June 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Marine News

    William Moultries' troops defend Sullivans Island and Charleston, S.C. from an attack by British Commodore Sir Peter Parker and his fleet during the American Revolution. After a nine-hour battle with casualties mounting, Parker retreats.


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