Tugs & Barges
JUNE 29, 2015 — Towage and emergency response specialist Svitzer has ordered two more Damen ASD 3212 tugs with 80 tonnes bollard pull performance. They are being built at Damen's Song Cam shipyard in Vietnam…
JUNE 19, 2015 — Towage operator Kotug yesterday named its latest Damen Shipyards ART 80-32 Hybrid Rotortug during the annual Herring Party it hosts in the Port of Bremerhaven, Germany. The Lady Sponsor was Ms.…
JUNE 16, 2015 — JonRie InterTech, Manahawkin, NJ, has been issued a U.S. Patent for an innovative winch system for escort tugs. The U.S. Patent Office today issued Patent s/n 9,056,655 to inventors Brandon Durar…
JUNE 11, 2015 — Mexican shipbuilder TNG (Talleres Navales del Golfo) is making good progress with four azimuthing tugboats under construction for Pemex at its Port of Veracruz. The Tarahumara is already floating, Huasteco was…
JUNE 5, 2015 — Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., Melville, NY, has appointed fifth generation Bouchard family member Brendan J. Bouchard as VP of Sales and Operations. The company was started by his great great grandfather,…
JUNE 2, 2015 — A newly integrated propulsion package from Caterpillar Propulsion targeting the tug market will feature a new range of azimuth thrusters developed to match the highest performance with the most competitive cost.…
MAY 26, 2015—The boil-off gas has long been successfully used as fuel by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers. Now, a recently patented technology could make the use of boil-off gas as fuel practical in LNG…
MAY 13, 2015 — Signet Maritime Corporation, Houston, TX, has completed Phase II of a $250 million capital expansion program with the integration of the Harvey Gulf offshore towing vessel fleet that it acquired one…
MAY 8, 2015 — New Orleans headquartered tug and towing services supplier E.N. Bisso & Sons, Inc. has taken its IT to the cloud. The fifth-generation business had previously supported its fleet of 15 vessels…
MAY 6, 2015 — VT Halter Marine's Pascagoula, MS, shipyard launched Barge B. No. 270 for Bouchard Transportation Co., Melville, NY, May 1. Barge B. No. 270 is the barge component of the first of…
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