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New Marsh Buggy Offers Unique Features

The new Amphibious Marsh Buggy from LongReachHighReach (LRHR) boasts features such as two hydraulic motors on each set of tracks, expandable pontoons and a unique design allowing easy breakdown and reassembly in a matter of hours.

Inchcape Shipping Re-Launches GOA Office

Akbar Khan, Vice President, Government Services Division, Inchcape Shipping Services Middle East, India & Africa, attended the re-launching of ISS’ Goa office. ISS resumed port agency operations in India in June 2005.

Drydocks World Office in Abu Dhabi

Drydocks World, a ship repair, conversion and new building yard, announced the establishment of its representative office in Abu Dhabi. Hamed Mohammed Bin Lahej, - Drydocks World Executive Vice Chairman and Regional CEO for the Middle East, Asia and Africa, inaugurated the office.

This Day in Coast Guard History – Oct. 14

1801-Secretary of the Treasury Gallatin announced the decision to reduce "Revenue Cutter Establishment" as near as circumstances will permit within its original limits. 1943-CGC E.M. Dow grounded and was abandoned near Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

This Day in Naval History – Oct. 14

1918 - Naval Aviators of Marine Day Squadron 9 make first raid-in-force for the Northern Bombing Group in World War I when they bombed German railroad at Thielt Rivy, Belgium. (Source: Navy News Service)

EBDG Completes Barge Designs for Harley

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) recently announced that the final barge in its 31,500-barrel class design for Harley Marine Services (HMS) has entered service.  Four hulls were constructed to this design, with EBDG working with the shipyards to provide detail engineering.

ShipDecision Technology Distributed in India

K. Chidambaram and R.K. Mohanty of MC HR Management Pvt. Ltd., and Mr. Albert R. Carbone of Stelvio Inc., Montreal Canada, announce an agreement which will see Stelvio’s ShipDecision software distributed in India.

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Honors the Phillies

Two great teams - the 1,200-strong shipyard work force and the World Champion Philadelphia Phillies - were honored today at the keel-laying for the tenth tanker in the current build program at Aker Philadelphia Shipyard (Oslo: AKPS).

Gulf Coast Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting

Obama Administration officials will hold a Gulf Coast Regional Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting in New Orleans on Monday, October 19, 2009. The Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force, led by White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley,

Costa Atlantica Perfect Vessel Sanitation Score

The Costa Atlantica, a member of the Costa Cruises fleet, the largest Italian travel company and Europe’s n.1 cruise line, scored full marks (100) in a recent inspection conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States.

CG Hosts World Maritime Day Event

The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to host the 2009 International Maritime Organization World Maritime Day parallel event, Friday, Oct. 16, at 62 Chelsea Piers, N.Y., to focus attention on the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment.

Station Provincetown New Officer in Charge

In this photo released by the U.S. Coast Guard, Captain Raymond Perry (center) looks on as Chief Petty Officers Paul Wells (left) and Jason Holm (right) salute each other during their change of command ceremony at Station Provincetown, Mass.