Tugs & Barges
AUGUST 1, 2014 — Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, WA, has brokered the sale of the U.S. flag ocean-going twin screw tug Melvin E. Lemmerhirt to U.S. buyers on a private & confidential basis. The…
July 31, 2014
JULY 31, 2014 — Houston headquartered Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) yesterday announced record second quarter earnings and upped its 2014 capital expenditure guidance from $370 million to $380 million as it reported further additions to its…
JULY 28, 2014 — Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc., Bayou La Batre, AL, has delivered the fourth in a series of towboats to Canal Barge Company, Inc., New Orleans, LA. The Jane Merrick is 74 ft long…
JULY 28, 2014—The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined the probable cause of the November 2013 grounding and sinking of towing vessel Stephen L. Colby. The Stephen L. Colby was operated as a…
JULY 25, 2014 — On May 10, 2013, at approximately 0625 local time, the barge Arctic Lift I, carrying a cargo of steel rebar, capsized while under tow by the tug Western Tugger in moderate…
JULY 25, 2014 — Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the third of four tugboats in the ocean class series – Ocean Sky – today in Houston. The ceremony served to formally welcome the third dynamic positioning…
JULY 24, 2014 — Memphis-based Southern Towing Company has opted to power six inland waterways towboats with MTU engines. Four new and two existing vessels will be outfitted with a total of twelve Series 4000…
JULY 18, 2014 — Bay Shipbuilding Company (BSC) of Sturgeon Bay, WI, a subsidiary of Fincantieri Marine Group (FMG), has been awarded a contract to build two 155,000-barrel capacity barges and two 6,000 hp tugs…
JULY 16, 2014—New Generation Shipbuilding, Houma, LA, recently delivered one of its signature 72 ft x 30 ft pushboats, the Lisa Gail Strafuss, to Blessey Marine Services, Harahan, LA. A sister-ship is also on schedule…
JULY 11, 2014 — The Marine Division of Canada's Ledcor Resources and Transportation has awarded the construction of two A.G. McIlwain-designed tugs to Bracewell Marine Group Ltd. The two tugs will be built concurrently at…
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