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Construction set to start on second MiNO 6000 towboat, Nick Blenkey

Jefferson, La., headquartered naval architecture firm MiNO Marine LLC reports that Conrad Amelia Shipyard will soon start production of the second vessel based on its new 6,000 hp inland towboat design.

July 9, 2019
Let MiNO be your Subchapter M Advocate
MiNO Marine LLC

Inspection of towing vessels under Subchapter M is well underway, and the required in-compliance date of July 20th, 2018 is rapidly approaching. MiNO Marine can help determine your vessel’s readiness for inspection, and we are standing by to be your Sub M advocate if any issues arise during the COI application process.

July 9, 2018
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Subchapter M: Your Options and MiNO's Services
Chris Townsend, PE; and, David Muller, PE

After more than a decade of regulatory development informed by an open dialogue with the marine industry, the U.S. Coast Guard has issued rules for the inspection of towing vessels under 46 CFR Subchapter M.

November 14, 2017
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Subchapter M: Requirements Effective Now
Bourg, Sloan, Muller

On June 20, 2016, the U.S. Coast Guard released the final rule for 46 CFR Subchapter M. While most requirements in the rule do not go into effect until July 20, 2018; there are, however, some requirements that are in effect now.

August 18, 2016
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MiNO Liftboats Participate in First US Offshore Wind Farm Installation
Liliana Rodriguez

America's first offshore wind farm, Deepwater Wind's pilot project, is under construction 3 miles off the coast of Block Island. Three liftboats of MiNO Marine design have been involved in the historic installation. Two of the liftboats are currently at work on the site at this very moment. These liftboats are owned and operated by Montco Offshore.

August 4, 2016