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By Conrad Appel Former Louisiana State Senator My favorite political expression is one attributed to Albert Einstein. To paraphrase in my words, “The first sign of insanity is doing the… Read More
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By Mark Thomas Key Equipment Finance Marine industry companies—whether they focus on workboats, transportation vessels or marine construction ships—have similar objectives: grow the business, stay current with new technologies, gain… Read More
Out of all the waterways stories of the past year, with their ups, downs and quirks, three trends seemed to predominate. One was the ongoing drought and fluctuating river levels,… Read More