Marine News 2014 Articles

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    Cynergy Ergonomics’ universal lifting system manipulates materials with different geometries with a single vacuum lifter. With capacities of over 1,000 pounds, this vacuum griper is ideal for shops and manufacturers. The “smart” design maintains vacuum only on cups which have contacted the lifting s

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    Pettit Marine Paint has announced its new two-part topside enamel, EZ-Poxy2. Providing a durable and high-gloss finish while eliminating the uncertainties associated with traditional two-part paints, the high performance EZ-Poxy2 is easy to use and offers greater surface compatibility. Tough and lon

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    Mass. Maritime responds to industry demand, reloads with cutting edge Transas equipment, and moves to the head of the brown water training queue. It was a dark and stormy night with choppy seas. I didn’t hit anything, but I did run aground twice while at the helm of the tug boat simulator at the M

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    Improving and updating Arctic design standards for material, equipment, and offshore structures for the petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries. Seventy representatives from seven countries met for two days in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador in early October to further the creat

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    Inland and coastal giant christens ATB duo Jason E. Duttinger and Winna Wilson in an October New Orleans ceremony. The crew of the Jason E. Duttinger took a break from hauling coal between Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, and Florida on Oct. 30 as Kirby Corp. of Houston christened the articulated tu

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    New regulations for davits used in the Norwegian offshore industry will not come into force until 2015, but in the meantime, they are already raising the safety bar. In fact, Norwegian-based davit manufacturer Vestdavit already has a NORSOK-compliant davit. Like so many things in the offshore oil ga

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    You say you don’t work on an LNG ship? You should care nevertheless. Just ten years ago, LNG Import terminals were being built and/or contemplated throughout the United States. Then, it was widely expected that Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) imports would account for a large percent of the energy cons

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    The USSBA, USDA and USDOT’s Loan Programs As we launch into 2014, the domestic waterfront continues to fire on all pistons; boatbuilding, charter rates, utilization of tonnage, and so much more. That kind of momentum, however, requires funding to sustain. For smaller operators in need of capital t