Tugs & Barges
OCTOBER 13, 2014 — Middelburg, Netherlands, headquartered Seacontractors has ordered the first two vessels of a new Damen Shipyards Stan Tug design, the 70 t bollard pull STu 3011, plus its ninth vessel from the…
OCTOBER 6, 2014 —  Iskes Towing & Salvage has taken delivery of a Damen ASD 3212 tug named Mercurius. The Netherlands-based tug operator's fleet now includes three Damen builds, all constructed in the last four…
OCTOBER 2, 2014 — MV Kairi, the first of four Damen ASD 2810 tugs ordered from Damen Shipyards Group by ARC Towage is now en route to Trinidad from the shipbuilder's Galati, Romania, yard. ARC…
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 — Vane Line Bunkering, Inc., Baltimore, MD, has been awarded a $24,525,123 modification (P00005) to previously awarded contract HTC711-13-C-W015, exercising the second option year for transportation of bulk jet fuel and marine…
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, WA, has brokered its 300th   tug with the sale of the U.S. flag, twin screw tug Pacific Patriot (ex-Pacific King) from Kirby Marine Offshore to U.S.…
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 — The U.K. Marine and Coastguard Agency reports that the operator of a Portsmouth-based barge has been made to pay almost £111,000 (about $182 million) in fines and costs. Serco Ltd admitted…
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 — McAllister Towing, a fifth generation family tugboat company based in New York City, is celebrating its 150th year in the maritime industry. In 1864, James McAllister arrived in New York and…
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 — Ingram Barge Company, Nashville, TN, says it will be building 20 tank barges in 2015 to meet growing demand for chemical shipments. While most of the company's recent tank barges have…
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a Marine Accident Brief (MAB 14-17) on the July 3, 2013 capsizing of the towing vessel Megan McB in which one crew member died.…
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 — Bremen, Germany, based port and offshore towage provider URAG (Unterweser Reederei GmbH), has placed an order with Damen Shipyards for two Damen ASD 2411 tugs. This contract follows an order placed…
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