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Ship Captains Held by Indonesian Navy Decry Bribes and Betrayal

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Plagued by mosquitoes at night and marauding monkeys by day, ship captain Glenn Madoginog was held for months at an Indonesian naval base before ending up in a cramped prison cell, sleeping alongside convicted murderers and child rapists.

Op-ed: Jones Act Waivers Do Little as Disaster Relief

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Like swallows arriving in the spring, a chorus for Jones Act waivers can reliably be anticipated to accompany the annual parade of hurricanes across the geographical region covered by the Act. The logic:

US Offshore Oil Output Drops as Hurricane Ian Approaches

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U.S. offshore oil producers on Tuesday were keeping a wary eye on Hurricane Ian's track as the powerful storm shut-in at least 480,000 barrels of oil production as it heads toward Florida.The hurricane entered the U.

Shipbuilding

Viking Takes Delivery of New Expedition Cruise Ship

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Shipbuilder VARD has delivered Viking Polaris, the second of two ice-strengthened expedition

ClassNK Grants AIP for NYK's Ammonia Bunkering Vessel

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Classification society ClassNK announced it has issued an approval in principle (AIP) for an

New Workboat Delivered to Long Island

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Mobile, Ala. boatbuilder Silver Ships recently delivered a multi-mission Explorer 40 Landing Craft

Contracts

Crowley Wins Navy Contract Worth Up to $343.3 Million

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Crowley said it has been awarded a contract for the operation and maintenance of six

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Awarded Fire Island Dredging Contract

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Houston-based dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. has been awarded a contract from

Two Binding Bids for Greek Port

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Greece received two binding bids for a majority stake in its northern port of Alexandroupolis

Technology

Partners Awarded $50 Million to Create Clean Hydrogen Cluster in South Louisiana

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The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) earlier this month awarded a $50 million

Port of Corpus Christi Obtains Texas Cybersecurity Certification

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The Port of Corpus Christi has become the first port in the state to obtain the Texas Cyberstar

NOV Launches Solution that Promises to Cut Offshore Wind Blade Installation Cost

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GustoMSC and NOV Lifting & Handling said Tuesday they had developed a solution to improve offshore

Legal

New Bill Aims to Increase US Federal Funding for Public Ferry Service

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A new bill recently introduced by Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray

Linda S. Harris Crovella Named Administrative Law Judge

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Chairman Daniel B. Maffei announced today the hiring of Linda S. Harris Crovella to serve as an

US Official Rules Out Secondary Sanctions for Russian Oil Price Cap

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A U.S. Treasury official has ruled out secondary sanctions to enforce a price cap mechanism on

People & Company News

D’Aoust Named President of American Queen Voyages

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River cruise operator American Queen Voyages announced on Wednesday that it has named Cynthia

Port of New Orleans Board Elects Jensen as Chairman

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Rhe Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) on Thursday elected Jack C.

McCarthy Named CEO of Seaspan Shipyards

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Canadian shipbuilding and ship repair company Seaspan Shipyards announced on Tuesday that John

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