Tugs & Barges
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…
JULY 11, 2012 —Wärtsilä is to supply the main engines for two environmentally sustainable tugs being built for CNOOC Energy Technology & Services Limited (CETS), a subsidiary of the state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corp.…
JULY 2, 2012 — SEATTLE, July 2, 2012 -- America's largest coastal tug and barge operator, Saltchuk Resources' Marine Resources Group is taking a new – but widely recognized – name: Foss Marine Holdings, Inc.…
JUNE 25, 2012 — FMT Industries, LLC—one of the several companies within the Florida Marine Group—has signed a contract with Trinity Offshore, LLC (now known as TY Offshore) to build an additional six 297 ft…
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