Tugs & Barges
AUGUST 27, 2012 — "At Foss, we innovate," said Foss Maritime Company President and CEO Gary Faber, as the company announced it will build the first three tugs in an innovative Arctic Class of tugs.…
AUGUST 22, 2012—Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Freeland, WA, was recently contracted by Harley Marine Services, Seattle, WA, to build two 100 ft x 40 ft, Z-drive, ship-assist tractor tugs. Nichols Brothers Boat Builders began construction…
AUGUST 16, 2012 — Wärtsilä is to supply the power system for four new diesel-electric hybrid azimuthing stern drive tugs being built for Svitzer Australia Pty Ltd.at the ASL shipyard in Singapore. The tugs are…
AUGUST 13, 2012—Ship broker Marcon International Inc., Coupeville, WA, announced the sale of the U.S. flag, twin-screw tug Spartan Service (ex-Spartan, Domar Captain) by Hornbeck Offshore Transportation, LLC, Covington, LA, to Marinoil Servicios Maritimos S.A…
August 10, 2012—Responding to industry concerns over sufficient Towing Safety Management System (TSMS) service capacities for the impending Subchapter M implementation, Germanischer Lloyd (USA), Houston, TX, and Baker, Lyman & Co, Inc., New Orleans, LA,…
AUGUST 6, 2012 — Bollinger Shipyards has released video showing sea trials of the first of four Ocean class tugs under construction for Crowley. The Ocean class towing vessel is a new design that is…
AUGUST 12, 2012 — Bisso Towboat Co., Inc., New Orleans, has taken delivery of its newest ship-assist tug, the 4,000 HP ASD tractor tug William S. Constructed at Main Iron Works, Houma, La., the 100…
AUGUST 2, 2012 — Smit Lamnalco has placed a $35 million contract with Hong Kong-based shipbuilder, Cheoy Lee, for four 32 m, Robert Allan design, RAstar 3200 class Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) tugs. They will…
JULY 26, 2012 —Tank barge operator Kirby Corporation reported net earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 of $47.6 million, or $.85 per share, compared with $41.7 million, or $.77 per share, for…
JULY 20, 2012 — Jensen Maritime Consultants recently began designing a new tugboat, the Eric M. McAllister, for McAllister Towing. The 5,150 horsepower, twin Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) vessel will be built by Senesco Marine…
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