MAY 3, 2013 — Eleven years after the launch of its first Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB), Crowley Maritime Corporation christened its 17th ATB, the Liberty/750-3, yesterday at the VT Halter Marine Shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. The tugboat and 330,000-barrel...
MAY 1, 2013 — Buckley McAllister, President, McAllister Towing, has succeeded Linn Peterson of Kirby Inland Marine, LP as Chairman of the American Waterways Operators, the national trade association representing the tugboat, towboat and barge industry,... Read More
APRIL 26 2013 — Growing U.S. coastwise demand could spur construction of new tank barges, Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Grzebinski told analysts Thursday, during the company's first-quarter... Read More
APRIL 24, 2013 — A 140 ft x 40 ft x 7 ft 6 in barge built by Vigor Industrial company US Fab has been delivered to Washington's King County. Moored at Pier 48 in Seattle, it is serving as a maintenance and moorage facility to support the King County... Read More
MARCH 13, 2013 — In an update to an earlier statement, the Coast Guard says it continues to respond to the allision between a tug pushing a barge resulting in a pipeline fire near Bayou Perot 30 miles south of New Orleans (see earlier report). ES... Read More
FEBRUARY 4, 2013 — New York City headquartered McAllister Towing reports that Buckley McAllister has been promoted to the position of President. His father, Captain Brian A. McAllister, President of the company since 1984, will remain as... Read More
FEBRUARY 1, 2013—Florida Marine Transporters, Inc., Mandeville, LA, recently exercised options to build at least one and up to five additional 90 ft x 32 ft x10 ft “Canal Class” inland towboats at Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Panama City, FL. Last... Read More