Tugs & Barges
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.…
OCTOBER 25, 2012—More and more consumers are considering buying hybrid cars because of the rising price of gas, environmental responsibility and increasing availability and lower cost of the technology at car dealerships. With operators under…
OCTOBER 25, 2012 — Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) Chairman and CEO Joe Pyne says he's "pleased with our overall third quarter performance, particularly in light of challenging weather conditions related to persistent low water throughout…
OCTOBER 18, 2012 — VT Halter Marine, Inc. has delivered the 112 foot ATB offshore tug Evening Star to Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. Similar to other tugs built for Bouchard in previous years by Halter…
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