The funding will help modernize America’s small shipyards, making them more efficient in constructing commercial vessels.
The crew of a vessel that saved seven seafarers from a burning car carrier in the Pacific and rescued nine others are to receive a prestigious award from the MARAD.
As a part of its cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation MARAD, Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics announces that it has successfully demonstrated its autonomous systems in action on board a Kvichak Marco skimmer boat.
Sea Machines Robotics announces that it has successfully demonstrated its autonomous systems in action on board a Kvichak Marco skimmer boat during events held along the Portland harbor earlier today.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s MARAD today awarded $9.8 million to 18 U.S. small shipyards through its Small Shipyard Grant Program.
MARAD has activated two National Defense Reserve Fleet vessels for a pre-scripted Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mission to support relief efforts in Texas.
Crowley Maritime Corporation was presented with the prestigious Ship Operator of the Year (Ocean-Going) Award during the Lloyd’s List North American Maritime Awards ceremony and dinner held in New York last week. Accepting the honor before more than 300 people from Canada, the U.S., Mexico, and the Caribbean was Crowley’s Karen Dempsey, director, port operations.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) awarded $4.9 million in grants to support capital improvements at nine small shipyards located throughout the United States.
As the maritime shipping industry transitions toward cleaner fuels in response to new environmental regulations and emissions standards, abundant supplies of natural gas in the United States, and worldwide, appear to offer a promising solution in transportation industries.