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  1. Validation Study of Ballast Water Compliance Tools BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Marine News

    The U.S. Coast Guard Research Development Center and the U.S. Maritime Administration cosponsored a validation study of the effectiveness of variable fluorescence-based instruments as compliance tools for ballast water checks. The study, which began June 1 in Key West, Florida, included blind testing of field and lab samples will be conducted through September, 2015, at three different sites in the U.S. Pam Mayerfeld, Turner Designs Vice President of Marketing and Sales, provided initial training on their Ballast-Check 2 Handheld PAM Fluorometer and then stepped back to observe as the scientists proceeded to do the testing.

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  2. 2 Americans Rescued North of CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Marine News

    A Coast Guard MH-60 helicopter crew rescued two American sailors whose vessel ran aground approximately 25 miles north of Gibara, Cuba, Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District command center were first notified of the emergency Friday morning when a distress signal from the vessel's Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon, commonly referred to as an EPIRB, began transmitting.

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  3. Two Rescued from Vessel Aground North of CubaRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Marine News

    Two American sailors whose vessel ran aground approximately 25 miles north of Gibara, Cuba, were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District command center were first notified of the emergency Friday morning when a distress signal from the vessel's Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon began transmitting.

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  4. Bollinger Delivers FRC Richard DixonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Marine News

    Bollinger Shipyards LLC has delivered the Richard Dixon, the 13th Fast Response Cutter to the United States Coast Guard . The announcement was made by Bollinger's President & C.E.O., Ben Bordelon.

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  5. Holland America Line Wins Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Marine News

    Holland America Line won top honors in four categories in the 2015 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards. The premium cruise line took first place in Best Dining for ms Nieuw Amsterdam, Best Value-for-Money for ms Zuiderdam, and Best Caribbean Cruises and Best Cruises from Florida for Nieuw Amsterdam in the general categories not based on ship size.

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  6. Coast Guard Cutter William Trump CommissionedRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Marine News

    Collette Eddy, daughter of William Trump, presents Lt. Jared Harlow a plaque during the commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., Jan. 24, 2015.

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  7. Ailing Seaman Evacuated from Cargo ShipRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Marine News

    An ailing seafarer was evacuated by the Phlippines Coast Guard from a Curacao-flagged vessel in the vicinity waters of Lubang Island in the morning of January 12. Able-bodied seaman Vasilijs Mahins reportedly incurred an open fracture on his lower right leg while working onboard MV Transporter. The vessel's ship master Capt.

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  8. Ailing Fisherman Medevaced Near AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Marine News

    A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an ailing fisherman from the fishing vessel Irene H in the Shelikof Strait near Kodiak Island Tuesday. The Jayhawk crew rendezvoused with the Irene H, safely hoisted the man aboard the helicopter and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services in Kodiak for further care.

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  9. Tuco Debuts New Fast Rescue Craft DesignRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Marine News

    Tuco Marine Group has introduced a new 7.5-meter ProZero fast rescue craft design as part of the carbon fiber constructed ProZero boat line. The highly specialized FRC market is one where weight saving benefits of the ProZero design can make a difference to the market standards, Tuco said, adding that it slow-weight rescue craft results in a faster rescue craft with larger operational range and extended working time on sea.

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  10. IMB: Asia Maritime Piracy Attacks on the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Marine News

    Piracy, armed attacks on ships in Asia at highest since 2006. Asia accounted for three-quarters of global maritime piracy last year after a surge in tanker hijackings helped to fuel a 22 percent jump in armed robbery and pirate attacks on ships in the region.

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  11. Sunstream Introduces Automated CoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Marine News

    Sunstream Boat Lifts, the leading manufacturer of high-quality portable and installed boat lifts and hoists, announced today the launch of the SwiftShieldTM line of automated boat covers. Employing two revolutionary designs that cover and uncover a boat in seconds, Sunstream SwiftShield covers are not only effortless, but provide unparalleled protection from the elements and added security.

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  12. Danish Maritime Authority Launches New Ship SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Marine News

    From 1 January, the Danish Maritime Authority will survey all Danish passenger ships in a new way. Shipping companies are positive towards the new passenger ship survey which will, to a greater extent, involve the crew and the daily safety work.

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  13. Vessel Delay at Kiel Canal, GermanyRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Marine News

    Vessels with LOA over 125m and/or draft over 6.5m planning to transit the Kiel Canal are facing waiting times of about 14 hours at Kiel-Holtenau. The waiting time at Brunsbuttel, however, has decreased to about 4 hours.

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  14. Damen Delivers Pontoon to Kristiansund TaubatserviceRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Marine News

    Kristiansund Taubtservice has taken delivery of a Damen Stan Pontoon 4113. At 41 meters in length and 13 meters across, the Stan Pontoon joins the company's existing fleet of three barges.

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  15. DOF Subsea Wins Several Contracts in Asia PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Marine News

    DOF Subsea, a subsidiary of DOF ASA, reported it has been awarded several new and extended existing contracts by clients in the Asia Pacific region. According to DOF Subsea, the contract awards will improve the utilization of the vessels Skandi Hercules and Skandi Hawk during the first half of 2015, with an additional approximately four months.

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  16. Bollinger Delivers 12th USCG Fast Response CutterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Marine News

    Bollinger Shipyards LLC has delivered the Isaac Mayo, the United States Coast Guard's 12th Fast Response Cutter on January 13, 2015 in Key West, Florida. The vessel is scheduled to be commissioned in March 2015.

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  17. 121 Cuban Migrants Repatriated in Past WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Marine News

    A boatcrew with the Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island approaches a rustic vessel southwest of Key West, Florida, Dec. 30., 2014. The rustic vessel had 12 Cuban migrants aboard who were later repatriated to Bahia de Cabanas, Cuba, Jan. 5, 2015.

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  18. Hopes Fade for Crew of Missing Bulker off VietnamRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Marine News

    Bad weather hampered a search on Monday for 16 Philippine seamen missing since their cargo ship sank off Vietnam, a Vietnamese rescue official said. The Bulk Jupiter, owned by Bermuda-based Gearbulk Holdings , was carrying 46,400 metric tonnes of bauxite bulk from Malaysia to China, the company said.

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  19. Search Suspended for Missing Crew of CemfjordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Marine News

    The search for eight crew missing from the cement carrier, 'Cemfjord' which capsized and sank in the Pentland Firth has been suspended this evening, with no sign found of the missing crew. The lifeboats completed their search areas earlier this afternoon and returned to shore.

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  20. USCG Search for Missing Diver South of Key Westm FLARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Marine News

    Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews are searching for a missing diver five nautical miles south of Key West, Florida, Saturday afternoon. Missing is Jim Bakazan, 50, wearing a black wet suit.

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