Tugs & Barges
JUNE 18, 2012 — The Great Lakes Towing Company continues its major overhaul program for its fleet of 37 tugboats.  The tugboat Iowa is the second of the company's tugs to undergo repair at the…
JUNE 14, 2012 — GE Marine, a business unit of GE Transportation, has won an order for 28 of its Model 8L250 Marine engines to power 14 new tugboats commissioned by the Panama Canal Authority…
JUNE 13, 2012 — Crowley Maritime Corporation has made its first delivery of petroleum products to the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, via articulated tug-barge (ATB) tank vessel. The cargo was loaded in…
JUNE 13, 2012 — New York City-headquartered McAllister Towing & Transportation reports that its latest newbuild plans will see it build a Jensen Maritime designed 5,150 hp twin ASD tractor tug powered by 3516CHD Tier…
JUNE 4, 2012 — Robert Allan Ltd. of Vancouver, B.C., and Rotortug (KST) B.V. of Rotterdam have formed new strategic alliance for the future development of the Rotor Tug concept. Robert Allan will now act…
MAY 31, 2012 — The Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) Board of Directors has named Debra A. Colbert as Senior Vice President, effective June 1, 2012.  Colbert currently serves as Director of Communications and Media Relations…
MAY 30, 2012 — Rotterdam based tugboat operator Rotortug and ASD Ship Design have invented a revolutionary tugboat technology to prevent towline failures resulting from chafing against a tugboat's fixed towing point. The invention of…
May 24, 2012 — Ingram Barge Company today completed its acquisition of U.S. United Barge Line, LLC ("UBL"), a barge transportation company headquartered in Tampa, Florida. Following the receipt of necessary government approval and satisfaction…
May 24, 2012—Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi says that the Coast Guard is scheduled to begin phase two of the Towing Vessel Bridging Program, July 1. Currently, 71 towing vessels operate in Sector Corpus Christi's…
May 22, 2012 — Maritime simulator  and virtual training software developer VSTEP has successfully delivered a NAUTIS tug trainer simulator to T.O.S (Transport & Offshore Services) headquarters in Rotterdam. The NAUTIS tug trainer is a…
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