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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Louisiana is Shipyard Leader in USA

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by Tyler LeCompte) on January 19, 2012

Leevac’s shipyard in Louisiana and new vessel construction facilities include an 85,000-square-foot computerized steel fabrication shop (with a computer-aided plasma cutting machine), a computerized pipe machine (three-axis pipe cutting system)…

Administration soft peddling piracy attacks on Indian seafarers

Posted to Administration soft peddling piracy attacks on Indian seafarers (by Joseph Fonseca) on December 28, 2011

The seafaring community, seafarers’ union, ship owners and the trade appear to have reached the end of their tether as a result of the apathy of the Indian administration towards continuing piracy and mere lip service being paid to the plight of the unfortunate hijacked Indian seafarers.

CAT''s acquisition of EMD

Posted to CAT''s aquisition of EMD (by Emma-Jane Batey) on June 3, 2010

CAT steps ahead in the US rail market with the acquisition of EMD through it's ProgressRail subsidiary. EMD las a long history in the 2 stroke market dating back to Winton and the Cleveland Diesel Works starting back with the 248, 268, 278, 498 and the 567 series.