Kirby to acquire Savage tank barge and towboat fleet; All American Marine awarded Phase I deal for MLB SLEP program

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Bristol Harbor
Kirby to acquire Savage tank barge and towboat fleet

The company said it will pay $278 million in cash and the assumption of leases for fleet consisting of 90 inland tank barges with approximately 2.5 million barrels of capacity and 46 inland towboats. Full Article

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SEAKB updates and HLPSOE publications

Welcome to the first of PEMSEA’s 2020 e-updates. We would like to open the year by sharing information about our SEA Knowledge Bank (SEAKB), which had its contents and features expanded in 2019. The High Level Panel for the Sustainable Ocean Economy has released the first two of its Blue Paper Reports, The future of food from the sea and The expected impacts of climate change on the ocean economy. The climate change paper is timely, given the past 10 years were the hottest in history.

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The 52 SUPER SERIES Partners with Scorpion RIBs

The 52 SUPER SERIES Partners with Scorpion RIBs

The 52 SUPER SERIES has agreed an exciting new partnership with globally renowned Scorpion RIBs that will see the UK-based RIB specialists join the world’s leading monohull racing circuit as a Technical Partner for the next two years. The visual centrepiece to the new agreement will be the Scorpion Serket 98, which will become the official media RIB as of the first regatta of the 2020 season.

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St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry Introduces E-Certification

The St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry (SKANReg) has created efficiencies in the way it operates by launching a range of electronic certificates it says will not only speed up the registration process but help in the industry’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.

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USCG: Search suspended for three missing since double towboat collision; Damen award of German naval contract faces challenge

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Bristol Harbor
USCG: Search suspended for three missing since double towboat collision

Coast Guard crews searched over 835 nautical miles for approximately 67 hours, but were unable to find the three mariners missing from towboat RC Creppel following collision with Cooperative Spirit. Full Article

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