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  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division, has just released this picture of an amphibious digger constructed by Oliver Evans for the Philadelphia Board of Health in 1804. This was probably the first wheeled vehicle to move under its own power in America and the first mechanically powered dredging apparatus to operate in the Delaware‬ […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a major grant to Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) under the Southeast New England Program (SNEP) of $3.9 million.  With this grant, Restore America’s Estuaries will manage a competitive sub-award grant program to support projects that protect and restore coastal ecosystems and their watersheds, including associated water quality […]

  • 23 November 2005

    BMW Oracle Racing and Mascalzone Latino-Capitalia are ready to begin building the first of their two new America’s Cup boats.

  • 30 July 2008

    The Protocol for the 33rd America’s Cup was revealed on Thursday afternoon, detailing the broad outlines of the next event. Among the highlights was the introduction of a new class of boat, to be 90 feet in length overall, sailed by a crew of around 20 sailors. The final design rule for the new class […]

  • 4 January 2007

    One of the architects of London’s successful Olympic bid is to try to win the America’s Cup, the oldest sporting trophy in the world, and bring it back to British shores for the first time since 1851. Sir Keith Mills, founder of the Air Miles and Nectar loyalty card businesses, is to sink up to […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABS was selected by Q-LNG, LLC, to class an Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) for LNG bunkering in North America.

  • 20 September 2007

    Defending champions Alinghi said Thursday they had amended the newly-proposed rules for the next America’s Cup in 2009 in Valencia, Spain, to take into account of criticism made by the challengers. Alinghi and their Swiss yacht club Societe Nautique de Geneve said in a statement that the ‘majority’ of BMW Oracle’s concerns had been addressed […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Environment

    The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW), based at the University of Delaware, released a new video that features never-before-seen underwater footage of fish feeding at America’s first offshore wind farm, as well as testimonials from local recreational fishermen and charter captains.

  • 18 July 2008

    BMW and ORACLE Racing said yesterday that they were very pleased to announce the renewal of their partnership in BMW ORACLE Racing, as they prepare to compete for the next America’s Cup. Speaking at a press conference at BMW Welt, which adjoins the firm’s headquarters in Munich, Russell Coutts – the team’s CEO and skipper […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    When MS Amsterdam departs Fort Lauderdale, Fla., January 5, 2015, the cruise will span 114 days and calls at 45 ports in 25 countries on six continents. Following Amsterdam’s departure from Fort Lauderdale, the ship will take a westerly course from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean via a daylight transit of the Panama Canal. Once […]

  • 2 July 2007

    Alinghi won the 32nd America’s Cup on Tuesday afternoon on the waters off Valencia. The Swiss Defender won its fourth consecutive race in dramatic fashion, by just one second, to win the Match 5-2.

  • 17 October 2019
    Vessels

    A few weeks after being named, the Q-LNG 4000 ATB barge has been launched from the docks of VT Halter Marine.

  • 23 October 2007

    Parker Drilling Company was recently selected as one of America’s Safest Companies for 2007 by Occupational Hazards magazine. ‘Parker Drilling is honored to be recognized as one of America’s Safest Companies,’ said Robert L. Parker Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of Parker Drilling Company. ‘An industry-leading quality management and health, safety and environmental program […]

  • 20 May 2015

    America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) welcomed the passage of Texas S.C.R. 32 resolution.

  • 5 July 2007

    The Protocol for the 33rd America’s Cup was revealed on Thursday afternoon, detailing the broad outlines of the next event. Among the highlights was the introduction of a new class of boat, to be 90 feet in length overall, sailed by a crew of around 20 sailors. The final design rule for the new class […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx yesterday visited the Wando Welch Terminal to discuss the facility’s upcoming wharf improvement project, which received a 10.8 million dollar Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant in September. “The future is a choice, and Charleston will seize the opportunities the future holds by preparing […]

  • 2 May 2005

    The challenge has been laid down for Team New Zealand with 10 other syndicates in the fight to take the America

  • 15 February 2018
    Environment

    The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW), based at the University of Delaware, released a new video that features never-before-seen underwater footage of fish feeding at America’s first offshore wind farm, as well as testimonials from local recreational fishermen and charter captains.

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Halter Marine has launched Q-LNG 4000, America’s first offshore LNG articulated tug and barge (ATB) unit.

  • 6 September 2005

    Rodney Ardern has already planned what he’ll do during Alinghi’s Christmas break. Forget a bit of skiing in Europe or a summer holiday in his home country New Zealand, Ardern is lining up to tackle the first three legs of the round-the-world ocean race on America entry Pirates of the Caribbean, skippered by Paul Cayard.

  • 29 June 2007

    Alinghi came from behind for the second consecutive day to beat Emirates Team New Zealand on Saturday afternoon on the waters off Valencia. The Swiss Defender put in a strong, controlled performance on a difficult sea breeze day. Hundreds of spectator boats crowded the race course to witness the win.

  • 10 February 2014

    Holland America Line commissioned Imtech Marine USA to refit the bridges of three Holland America Line cruise ships – ms Westerdam, ms Noordam, and ms Oosterdam. The equipment consists of FCR-28×9 X-band radars, FAR-2837 S-band radars, FMD 3300 ECDIS, FAP 2000/3000 Track control and GP150D GPS systems, all Furuno equipment. Imtech Marine represents Furuno in […]