Tugs & Barges
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.…
NOVEMBER 6, 2012 — Wärtsilä is to supply the engines and complete propulsion systems for two Kuwait Oil Company newbuild vessel projects. The order includes a total of 28 engines for 14 vessels being built …
NOVEMBER 5, 2012 — Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc., Bayou La Batre, Ala., recently delivered the towboat M/V Eugenie J. Huger to Canal Barge Company of New Orleans, La. The Huger (pictured at left)  is 74 ft…
OCTOBER 25, 2012 — Seattle headquartered Harley Marine Services has placed an order with Morgan City, La., headquartered shipbuilder Conrad Industries for the construction of four 297 ft, 30,000 barrel sister-class double hull petroleum barges.…
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