Tugs & Barges
AUGUST 5, 2013--Bisso Towboat Co., Inc., Luling, LA, recently signed a contract with Main Iron Works, LLC, Houma, LA, to construct a 4,480 hp ASD ship-assist tug. The new tug will be 100 ft x…
JULY 31, 2013 — Houston headquartered Signet Maritime Corporation took delivery of its newest vessel, M/V Signet Magic, on July 26, 2013 from Signet Shipbuilding & Repair, Pascagoula, Mississippi. The vessel was christened at a…
JULY 24, 2013 — Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX), the largest U.S. domestic tank barge operator, reported second quarter results that saw net earnings $63.1 million, or $1.11 per share, compared with $47.6 million, or $.85…
JUNE 10, 2013 — Bunker barges able to deliver LNG in the volumes required by large oceangoing ships have been seen as a limiting factor in the development of LNG as a marine fuel. According…
JUNE 8, 2013—Spanky would have been proud. Over the past dozen years or so, privately held marine transportation company Hughes Brothers, Edison, NJ, has taken over former New York City garbage barges and repainted and…
MAY 3, 2013 — Eleven years after the launch of its first Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB), Crowley Maritime Corporation christened its 17th ATB, the Liberty/750-3, yesterday at the VT Halter Marine Shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. The…
MAY 1, 2013 — Buckley McAllister, President, McAllister Towing, has succeeded Linn Peterson of Kirby Inland Marine, LP as Chairman of the American Waterways Operators, the national trade association representing the tugboat, towboat and barge…
APRIL 26 2013 — Growing U.S. coastwise demand could spur construction of new tank barges, Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Grzebinski told analysts Thursday, during the company's first-quarter earnings…
APRIL 24, 2013 — A 140 ft x 40 ft x 7 ft 6 in barge built by Vigor Industrial company US Fab has been delivered to Washington's King County. Moored at Pier 48 in…
MARCH 14, 2013 — The Coast Guard reported today that response operations continue for a tug and barge that allided with a pipeline near Bayou Perot 30 miles south of New Orleans Thursday (see earlier…
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