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SeaKits for Boston’s Best Cruises

SeaKits, the developer and provider of the Marine Maintenance System (MMS), has signed an agreement with Boston’s Best Cruises to provide the company’s two workboat fleets with their turnkey MMS Fleet Solutions.

Austal Opens European Service Hub

Austal announced an expansion of its European service presence with the establishment of a maintenance hub on the Strait of Gibraltar. Based in Southern Spain and Northern Morocco, the new operations

Homeland Security May 1 Briefing, Oil Spill Response

The following is a transcript from a May 1, 3:52 p.m. EDT, press briefing by Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen, and Assistant to the President for Homeland Security John Brennan on ongoing response to the oil spill following the Deepwater Horizon incident.

Deepwater Horizon Incident, USCG Update

The National Response Team (NRT), an organization of 16 federal departments and agencies responsible for coordinating emergency preparedness and response to oil and hazardous substance pollution incidents

ABS New Council and Committee Members

At the Annual Meeting of Members of ABS in New York in April, the following Member was elected to a three-year term on the ABS Council: Graham Westgarth, Teekay Marine Services Following the Annual Meeting,

Coast Guard Photo: Deepwater Horizon Response

U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen meets with Rear Adm. Mary Landry, the federal on-scene coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon response, and other local, state and federal members participating

Oil spill Trims U.S. Offshore Natural Gas Supply

According to a May 2 report from Reuters, the government said on May 1 that two offshore production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico were shut as a safety precaution, the first sign that the giant oil slick was affecting the region's energy production.

Miller Boat Line “Green” Ferry

Miller Boat Line has begun using a 10-20 percent biofuel mix in one of its passenger vessels, the William Market, and has plans to eventually use it in all four of its vessels. The biofuel, G2 Diesel,

New Vitol Terminal in Florida

The Vitol Group announced the opening of the Seaport Canaveral Terminal on the east coast of Florida. The terminal, built at a cost of around $130m, will deliver an independent supply of petroleum products to the state, create new jobs, and provide an important boost to the state's economy.

Brunswick Reports Q1 Results

 Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) reported results for the first quarter of 2010:   --  Total net sales of $844.4 million, up 15 percent versus 2009.   --  A net loss of $13.0 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, which includes $0.

Hercules Offshore Q1 2010 Results

Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO) reported a loss from continuing operations of $16.0 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, on revenues of $150.8 million for the first quarter 2010, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $4.

This Day in Coast Guard History – May 3

1882-The Treasury Department reported that the crew of the cutter Oliver Wolcott deserted their ship.  No reason was given for this mass desertion. 1885-The Navy transferred the USS Bear to the Revenue Cutter Service.