Companies

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R & D ASSOCIATES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO & MISSISSIPPI RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : SUPPLIES

QUEEN OF SAUGATUCK, INC.

  • Area of Operation : KALAMAZOO RIVER, LAKE MICHIGAN; GREAT LAKES; NO MORE THAN 3 MILES FROM LAND BETWEEN 01 JULY AND 30 SEPTEMBER AND NO MORE THAN 1 MILE FROM KALAMAZOO PIER HEADS BETWEEN 01 OCTOBER TO 30 JUNE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

R & K BARGE COMPANY, LLC

  • Operating Name : C/O MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION CO., LLC
  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : GRAIN, COAL, SALT, FERTILIZER AND ROCK

PUTNAM COUNTY (FORT GATES FERRY)

  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN FORT GATES FERRY ROAD AND FOREST ROAD 43 (OCALA NATIONAL FOREST) ALONG THE ST. JOHNS RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

R&M MARINE, LLC.

  • Operating Name : C/O MARQUETTE

Vessels

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THE JOHN CRAIG

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAY BEE

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

PETROCHEM TRADER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

CHEMICAL TRANSPORTER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

CORPUS CHRISTI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel
Op/Ed: CBP’S Lawful Jones Act Revocation

Op/Ed: CBP’S Lawful Jones Act Revocation

In 2009, the U.S. offshore marine sector received a long over-due indication that the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) was preparing to close loopholes and enforce U.S. law in accordance with the Jones Act. This happened when the agency unhesitatingly issued its first revocation of more than 20 letter rulings that were inconsistent with the U.S. law of the land – the Jones Act.    Almost immediately there was an outcry from foreign interests who claimed, untruthfully

Fatal Bulk Carrier Explosion off Cape Cod

An explosion aboard Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Tamar has killed one crewmember and left three others severely injured roughly 1,300 miles offshore Cape Cod, Mass.   At approximately 7 a.m., Tamar’s captain contacted watchstanders at the U.S. Coast Guard command center reporting an explosion in the ship’s forward storeroom killed one crewmember and caused three others to suffer massive burns and are in need of immediate medical attention.   The U.S.

Damen Celebrates 90 Years

Damen Celebrates 90 Years

With nine decades of operations in the shipbuilding industry under its belt, Damen has grown from small beginnings in the 1920s into a renowned maritime service provider that employs 9,000 people.   The expansion of Dutch rooted Damen has been global, with growth that can be viewed in terms of its yards, service hubs and other subsidiary companies as well as a globally-operating client base. For 90 years, Damen’s vessel designs have served customers operating on all over the world.   Damen was originally established by two brothers, Jan and Rien Damen, in 1927.

US Sees Piracy Increase off Somalia Tied to Famine

US Sees Piracy Increase off Somalia Tied to Famine

The United States is closely watching a recent increase in piracy off the coast of Somalia, a senior U.S. military official said on Sunday as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited an important military base in Djibouti.   The rise in piracy attacks has at least partially been driven by famine and drought in the region, the top U.S. military commander overseeing troops in Africa said during Mattis' visit as part of a week-long trip to the Middle East and Africa.

Nimitz Strike Group Successfully Completes COMPTUEX

Nimitz Strike Group Successfully Completes COMPTUEX

The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 successfully completed its final pre-deployment assessment, Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), April 21, marking the completion of its condensed Inter-Deployment Training Cycle (IDTC) for an upcoming deployment.   COMPTUEX is an exercise that tests a strike group's ability to work and operate as one cohesive unit in a simulated real-world-scenario based training environment.

ABS Guide Helps Prevent Dropped Objects

ABS Guide Helps Prevent Dropped Objects

ABS has provided a systematic approach to dropped object management and prevention.    The new ABS Guide for Dropped Object Prevention for Offshore Units and Installations includes a program of requirements and best practices to protect assets, personnel and working environments from dropped object incidents.   “Dropped objects are one of the leading causes of fatalities and serious injuries in the offshore oil and gas industry,” says ABS Executive Vice President for Global Offshore Ken Richardson.

Shipping Nations to Promote Digital Certificates

Shipping Nations to Promote Digital Certificates

Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) Director General Andreas Nordseth, signed an agreement with Singapore and Norway on cooperation on digital certificates. The agreement is intended to make more countries migrate from paper certificates to digital certificates.   The Danish Maritime Authority made world news when it announced on 24 June last year that from then on Danish ships were no longer to set to sea with heaps of paper certificates.   Today the Danish Maritime Authority only issues digital certificates, which are very efficient and save time and money for both shipowners and authorities.

Drivers of Logistics Industry

Drivers of Logistics Industry

The end consumer who has ever-changing needs and will be the ultimate driver of all activities of the logistics industry, said Dr Detleft Trefzger, Chief Executive Officer of global freight forwarding and logistics giant Kuehne + Nagel International AG.   Demand for delivery on the same or next day, increased access to products from across the world as well as a greater need for transparency of a product’s source, have led to fundamental changes in the design and execution of supply chains – from production to consumption.

Maritime Security a Year-Round Duty

Maritime Security a Year-Round Duty

While many Australians spend Anzac Day off work, Royal Australian Navy personnel around the world will remain on watch, contributing to global security, stability and prosperity.   On operations in countries as far from home as Afghanistan and South Sudan, in regions such as the Middle East and in waters offAustralia’s northern borders.   Their work is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, but they will take some time off on 25 April to honour the sacrifices made by past and present service men and women.

Navios Maritime Acquires One Capesize Vessel

Navios Maritime Acquires One Capesize Vessel

Navios Maritime Partners, an international owner and operator of drybulk and container vessels, announced that it has agreed to acquire one 2010-built Capesize vessel of 178,132 dwt for a purchase price of $27.5 million.   The vessel is expected to be delivered to Navios Partners' owned fleet during the third quarter of 2017.   The vessel is expected to generate approximately $3.7 million of annual EBITDA based on current rate environment (Clarkson’s 1-year time charter rate for Capesize vessels as of April 21, 2017)

Hutchison Port Q1 Profit Slumps 70%

Hutchison Port Q1 Profit Slumps 70%

Hutchison Port Holdings Trust (HPHT) suffered a 69.9 per cent plunge in first-quarter net profit to to HK$166.9 million from the corresponding period a year earlier.   The Hong Kong-based port operator said it was largely due to the absence of a government rent and rates refund previously received.   Excluding a one-off rent and rates refund, however, net profit would be 15.7 per cent lower than that of last year, said the manager of the container port business trust in a statement.   Singapore-listed HPHT said that revenue for the quarter fell 6.3 per cent to HK$2.

Private Equity Boost for Hyundai Samho

South Korea’s Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), a shipbuilding affiliate of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), said it has attracted 300 billion ($264 million) won investment via pre-IPO.   Under the agreement signed with Korean private equity firm IMM Private Equity, HSHI will issue 5.36 million new convertible preferred shares and IMM PE will pay 300 billion won ($264 million) in total to acquire the shares at 56,000 won per share.   The deal brings HSHI’s total market value at 2.5 trillion won ($2.2 billion).