Tugs & Barges
AUGUST 19, 2015 — Crowley Maritime Corp. subsidiary Jensen Maritime today announced the development of two new, liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker barge concepts that can be fully customized to meet a customer's unique needs.…
AUGUST 18, 2015 — The Coast Guard has released some of the findings from the report "Towing Industry Safety Statistics: 1994 – 2014," which was presented at a July National Quality Steering Committee meeting with…
AUGUST 16, 2015 — New Generation Shipbuilding, Houma, LA, recently delivered the 75 ft x 30 ft x 10 ft pushboat Rex Dobson to Martin Midstream's La Porte, TX, based Martin Marine fleet. The pushboat…
AUGUST 11, 2015—Some veteran Mississippi push boats and barges have been transported to South America for second careers. However, conditions on a great river like the Paraguay-Paraná are different. It has sharp bends, shallow stretches,…
JULY 31, 2015 — Italian tug owner Fratelli Neri S.p.A has ordered its first newbuild Damen tug. The ASD 3212 will be the first ASD tug in the Mediterranean region with a Damen Render Recovery…
JULY 30, 2015 — "Our results for the second quarter were largely in line with our expectations," commented President and CEO David Grzebinski as Houston headquartered tank barge Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) reported net earning…
JULY 23, 2015—Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT), recently took delivery of the M/V Rena Marie, the 61st towboat built by Eastern Shipbuilding Group for the Mandeville, LA, company over the last 10 years. FMT has…
JULY 20, 2015 — Canada's Ledcor Group has has taken delivery from China of six new cargo barges that will be used to serve clients in southwest British Columbia. Ledcor's marine division has grown rapidly…
JULY 17, 2015 — Germany's largest tug operator, Bugsier Reederei, has placed its first order with Damen Shipyards. It is for a Damen ASD 2411 that will be delivered by Damen's Sharjah, UAE, shipyard in…
JULY 17, 2015 — The take away from this one: if your vessel has a hole in the hull, it's not such a good idea to just keep going. The National Transportation Safety Board has…
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