Tugs & Barges
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…
MAY 17, 2012: Crowley Maritime Corporation of Seattle has sold the twin screw “Seneca” Class tug “Sioux” to Island Tug & Barge, also of Seattle. According to Marcon International of Coupeville, Wash., although the primary…
As much as $29 million is available from federal and state grants to implement clean diesel projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from marine vessels, trucks, buses and trains, according to a recent announcement…
United Maritime Group, LLC, Tampa, FL, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its wholly owned subsidiary U.S. United Bulk Terminal, LLC, to Bulk Handling USA, Inc., an affiliate of Oiltanking…
US Fab LLC, a Vigor Industrial subsidiary, has delivered a 180 ft x 52 ft x 10 ft covered paper barge to Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP. "We have worked closely with Georgia Pacific on this…
Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, is set to hold a ceremonial naming ceremony Wednesday, May 2, 2012. A newly constructed tugboat, Handy-Three, tugboat has been sold to Puerto Rico Towing & Barge Co. of San…
Kirby Corporation  (NYSE: KEX) reported record net earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 of $50.9 million, or $.91 per share, compared with $32.4 million, or $.60 per share, for the 2011 first…
Ingram Barge Company has reached an agreement to acquire U.S. United Barge Line, LLC ("UBL"), a barge transportation company headquartered in Tampa, Florida with a major operating office in Metropolis, Illinois. "The acquisition will allow…
LEEVAC Shipyards Jennings, LLC, Jennings, La., reports that it has signed contracts with Bay Houston Towing Co. and Suderman & Young Towing Company, both of Houston, to build two 80 ft x 38 ft x…
American Commercial Lines (ACL) reports the purchase of eight 20,000 barrel capacity tank barges from SeaRiver Maritime Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation. The price was not disclosed. The purchase will expand ACL's fleet…
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