Companies

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RUBY MARINE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : TANANA RIVER AND YUKON RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : BULK FUEL & DRY CARGO

ROSS ISLAND SAND AND GRAVEL COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : PORTLAND AND ASTORIA, OR -- COLUMBIA AND WILLAMETTE RIVERS AND OREGON SLOUGH
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING, SAND AND GRAVEL, CRUSHED ROCK

ROYAL HYWAY TOURS INC.

  • Area of Operation : YUKON RIVER; EAGLE, AK TO DAWSON CITY; YUKON, CN AND PORTAGE LAKE, AK
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

Vessels

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BRIDGEBUILDER IV

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARROWHEAD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SURVEY POINT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Aluminum

AGS

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PETO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel
Viega: Maintaining the Flow

Viega: Maintaining the Flow

Viega Group has a history spanning more than 115 years and today is more than 4,000 employees worldwide, a leading manufacturers of pipe installation technology for shipbuilding, industrial, commercial and residential projects. In the U.S., Viega LLC employs nearly 500 people and offers more than 3,000 products, including Viega ProPress for copper and stainless, Viega MegaPress for black iron pipe and Viega PEX Press systems in Zero Lead bronze and high-performance polymer.

Improved Safety and Training, Step-by-step

Improved Safety and Training, Step-by-step

Everyone responsible for safety or training in their organization is aware that everything is changing in the maritime world. The worker demographic has shifted; regulatory demand is rising; and compliance is more complex. Accidents are more public and the consequences more severe. Ignoring this changing operational context means we are creating risk for tomorrow – a risk that increases every day until finally something gives. It has become increasingly difficult and risky to operate in today’s environment using yesterday’s tools and processes.

Metal Shark Wins $54 Mln US Navy Contract

Metal Shark Wins $54 Mln US Navy Contract

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark said it has been awarded a contract worth up to $54 million from the U.S. Navy to build Near Coastal Patrol Vessels (NCPVs) for U.S. partner nations through the Department of Defense Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program.   Metal Shark’s proposal was selected by Naval Sea Systems Command from a field of six competing shipyards.   Under the terms of the award, Metal Shark will build up to thirteen 85-foot Defiant-class welded aluminum cutters for the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Guatemala and other U.S. partner nations.

SHIPS Act: 355 Ship Navy Gets Legislative Mandate

SHIPS Act: 355 Ship Navy Gets Legislative Mandate

The push to rebuild the U.S. Navy received a boost today when U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Va., introduced bicameral, bipartisan legislation that would make it the policy of the United States to achieve the Navy’s requirement of 355 ships. Under the “Securing the Homeland by Increasing our Power on the Seas (SHIPS) Act,” the fleet would be comprised of the optimal mix of platforms, with funding levels subject to annual appropriations. Currently, 276 ships are in the battle fleet.

Novatek Aims to Topple Qatar from LNG Top Spot

Novatek Aims to Topple Qatar from LNG Top Spot

Russian gas producer Novatek aims to topple Qatar as the world's biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas as it gets closer to completing its first LNG project, a top executive said, batting away concerns about U.S. sanctions on the sector.   The country's largest non-state gas producer is expected to start exporting LNG from the first phase of the Yamal project, situated far above the Arctic circle, towards the end of this year and may bring forward its final stage by six months, CFO Mark Gyetvay said.

Transas CEO Coles Speaks on the Future for Seafarers

Transas CEO Coles Speaks on the Future for Seafarers

A message from Frank Coles, CEO of Transas on the International Day of the Seafarer. On this day of recognition, I would like to celebrate the women and men who commit their careers and their lives to being at sea for extended periods of time.   The future facing the maritime industry today is a very different one from when I first went to sea in 1977. Back then the sextant was King. Today the people working at sea are aided by countless new technologies and digital innovations which have had a huge impact, improving both operations and safety.

KOGAS to Receive first Cheniere LNG Cargo

KOGAS to Receive first Cheniere LNG Cargo

KOGAS to receive first LNG cargo from Cheniere in July; this marks start of 20-year supply contract.   Korea Gas Corp (KOGAS) will early next month receive its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo under a long-term supply deal with U.S. exporter Cheniere Energy, two sources at the South Korean company said on Friday.   The 74,000-tonne LNG cargo was loaded from Cheniere's Sabine Pass export terminal in Louisiana and is scheduled to arrive at the port of Tongyeong, South Korea on July 2, one of the sources said. Both sources declined to be identified.

Diana Shipping in Time Charter Contract for Clio with Phaethon

Diana Shipping in Time Charter Contract for Clio with Phaethon

Diana Shipping has announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Phaethon International Company AG, for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Clio.    The gross charter rate is US$8,550 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period of minimum 13 months to maximum 16 months. The charter is expected to commence on July 3, 2017.   The “Clio” is a 73,691 dwt Panamax dry bulk vessel built in 2005.   This employment is anticipated to generate approximately US$3.

India's LNG Market to Reach USD 30.7bln by 2025

India's LNG Market to Reach USD 30.7bln by 2025

India Natural Gas and LNG market is expected to grow from US$ 19.7 billion in 2015 to US$ 30.7 billion by 2025 at a CAGR of 5.06% between 2016 and 2025.    According to a report by Research and Markets, natural gas including Regasified Liquefied Natural Gas (R-LNG) in India has been widely recognized as the fuel with multiple promising aspects.    The present situation of the gas sector in India is going through multiple challenging phase.

Global Ports Sector Faces Structurally Slower Growth, Says Fitch

Global Ports Sector Faces Structurally Slower Growth, Says Fitch

Traffic growth in the ports sector is likely to remain well below historical levels for the foreseeable future, due to fundamental structural changes in the industry and global trade, Fitch Ratings says.   A move towards protectionism would represent a significant additional risk, with the potential to reverse sector growth.   Global port traffic growth has slowed in recent years due to a mix of mostly structural factors, including a maturing container shipping industry, the growth of China's internal market and shifting global supply chains.

Madrid Maersk Call at Antwerp Port Sets New Record

Madrid Maersk Call at Antwerp Port Sets New Record

The Madrid Maersk, the largest container carrier ever to call at the port of Antwerp, moored in the Deurganck dock on 9 June.    This record-breaking ship with a capacity of 20,568 TEU unloaded 3,000 containers and loaded another 4,000 in the port of Antwerp in just 48 hours, thus setting a new milestone in the history of the port. Check out the video clip here to experience the atmosphere of the event and how we all welcomed this giant of the seas.

Shipping Industry Submits Ambitious CO2 Reduction

Shipping Industry Submits Ambitious CO2 Reduction

Four major international trade associations – BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO – have made a joint proposal to the IMO concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector, which is responsible for transporting about 90% of global trade and 2.2% of the world’s annual man-made CO2 emissions.   The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee will meet in London this July to begin the development of a strategy for the reduction of the sector’s CO2 emissions aligning the international shipping sector response to the 2015 Paris