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A Single Throat to Choke?

As we head into the heart of summer and many people take their vacations, the OSU shipyard staff are settling in at Gulf Island for the long road ahead.  The shipyard, meanwhile, has been busy finalizing a number of important … Continue reading

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Kick Off!

I’m writing this from Houma, Louisiana, one of the nation’s top areas for ship construction and off shore support.  With access to the Gulf of Mexico via the Inter-coastal Waterway about 25 nautical miles south and located about an hour … Continue reading

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Hit the Deck Running

I was interested to learn that one of the first technical scheduling meetings that we’ve had with Gulf Island had to do with what we call the “UNOLS Standard Deck Bolts.”  Though I found that a somewhat odd place to … Continue reading

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We’re off to a good start!

I’ve had several requests from the community to find a way to get the word out as to what’s happening with the construction of the RCRV’s.  Good suggestion, I thought, so I’m hereby starting this blog series that I’ll use … Continue reading

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