Tugs & Barges
JANUARY 3, 2014 — Kirby Corporation's Joe Pyne (left) is handing over some of the reins at the nation's largest tank barge operator and diesel engine services as the company moves ahead with succession plan.…
DECEMBER 24, 2013 —— Japan's NYK Line is to build a dual-fueled tugboat that will be the first LNG fueled vessel, other than LNG tankers, to be built in Japan. In 2011, NYK established a…
DECEMBER 13, 2013 — Hawaiian Tug & Barge, which provides harbor support services in all major ports of Hawaii, has adopted new colors and a new name: Foss Maritime Company. Founded by Young Brothers Ltd.,…
DECEMBER 11, 2013 — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is looking at the possibility of operating some of its vessels on Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) and/or Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel. Bristol, RI,…
DECEMBER 9, 2013 — Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, WA, reports that Tiong Woon Marine Pte. Ltd. of Singapore has sold its 3,000 BHP twin screw tug Tiong Woon Ocean 15 (ex-Uni Haul Ruth) to…
DECEMBER 6, 2013 — The American Waterways Operators, the national trade association representing the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, has submitted comments on the U.S. Coast Guard's draft policy for the bulk carriage of conditionally…
DECEMBER 5, 2013 — Alaska offshore spill response operator ASRC Energy Services Response Operations, LLC has formed a joint venture with Foss Maritime Company, one of the nation's largest coastal tug and barge operators. The…
DECEMBER 4, 2013 — The U.S. Coast Guard says that salvage, clean-up and environmental protection efforts continue in response to the sunken towboat Stephen L. Colby on the Mississippi River near LeClaire, Iowa, Tuesday. The…
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…
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