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VT Halter Marine wins another Bouchard tug contract

ESCATAWPA — VT Halter Marine Inc. has won a new contract to build a 112-foot ATB offshore tug for Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. The amount of the contract was not disclosed. This tug will be similar to others built for Bouchard in previous years by Halter Marine. Measuring 112 feet by 35 feet by 17 feet, the 4,000-horsepower tug is ...

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MarineMax, Marinas International strike deal

CLEARWATER, Fla. — MarineMax Inc., the recreational boat and yacht retailer, has formed a strategic business alliance with Marinas International, one of the largest marina operators in the United States with 27 locations across the country. This business alliance will allow MarineMax access to Marinas International’s marinas and the opportunity to establish sales brokerage offices while supplying Marinas International with ...

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Shrimp boat count down

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — Bad weather July 7 diminished the opening of Mississippi waters to shrimping north of the Intracoastal Waterway. Only 212 shrimping vessels were observed in Mississippi waters, even less than the 230 that were counted June 25 when Mississippi waters were opened to shrimping south of the Intracoastal Waterway. Based on reports by the Department of Marine ...

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