Tugs & Barges
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…
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…
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