Tugs & Barges
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…
MARCH 13, 2013 — The Coast Guard is responding to an allision between a tug pushing a barge and a pipeline near Bayou Perot 30 miles south of New Orleans, Tuesday. A massive fire broke…
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…
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…
JANUARY 22, 2013 — US Fab, a Vigor Industrial company, will soon begin construction on a 250 ft x70 ft x15 ft 8 in deck barge for Harley Marine Services at Vigor's Swan Island shipyard…
JANUARY 18, 2013 — Manahawkin, N.J., headquartered JonRie Intertech LLC has introduced a new JonRie Series "220" double drum escort / assist winch.   JonRie delivered its first three ship sets last year to Caribbean…
JANUARY 2, 2013 — Houston-headquartered Signet Maritime Corporation had added a 140 ft x 40 ft deck barge, the Signet 141, to its fleet. Designed by Farrell and Norton Naval Architects of Newcastle, Maine, it…
NOVEMBER 12, 2012 — Damen Shipyards Group and Wilson Sons (Brazil) have signed a contract for twelve Damen ASD (Azimuth Stern Drive) tugs. Ten are of Damen's 2411 type, while two will be of the…
NOVEMBER 12, 2012 — Crowley Maritime Corporation reports that the crew aboard its tugboat Guard recently performed a heroic rescue of a man who was struggling to stay afloat in the waters outside of San…
NOVEMBER 9, 2012 — Planned reductions in water releases from dams threaten to bring vessel commerce on the Mississippi River to a halt early next month. The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council Inc.…
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