Tugs & Barges
Australian operator RiverWijs, a joint venture of Riverside Marine and Svitzer A/S, has recently taken delivery of two sister tugs from Singapore's ASL Shipyard. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd.  the RiverWijs Emma and RiverWijs Rowan…
When Colombian tug operator Intertug S.A. needed a tugboat in a hurry, Damen Shipyards was able to deliver one from stock in two weeks. The vessel is the ASD 3213 Tanok. Built at Damen Song…
Corvus Energy's battery packs, the world's most powerful and energy dense lithium polymer batteries, were recently installed in Europe's first hybrid tugboat. In a diesel-to-hybrid conversion, Kotug of The Netherlands has converted its RT Adriaan…
The U.S. Coast Guard, the National Transportation Safety Board and the Canadian Transportation Safety Board of Canada have begun investigations into a fire aboard the towing vessel Patrice McAllister near Prince Edward Point, Ontario. The…
Two Bollinger Shipyards, Bollinger Amelia Repair, L.L.C., and Bollinger Algiers, L.L.C.,  teamed to re-deliver the tank barge B. No. 230 and tug Ralph E. Bouchard to Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., Melville, NY     “We are…
Raymond Viguerie has seen a lot of changes at Intracoastal Iron Works, Bourg, LA. “I started in the shipyard 50 years ago with pick on the end of a broom stick cleaning up,” recalls Viguerie.…
Walsh & Sons, a U.K. construction and recycling company with a fleet of 60 trucks, is planning to beat road congestion by switching to river transportation. Last week, as part of that strategy, Walsh took…
The Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology are responding to a potential environmental hazard following the sinking of a 200 ft dry dock at the Vigor Marine Shipyard in Everett, Wash., Sunday. The…
Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, OH, recently completed the winter layup and repair of the tug John Spence and barge Niagara Spirit for McKeil Marine, Hamilton, ON, Canada. The project was the first major ship repair…
Seattle-based Saltchuk Resources, Inc., has promoted Anthony Chiarello, to president and CEO of TOTE, Inc., the largest of its six operating groups.Mr. Chiarello, who accepted the top leadership position at TOTE, Inc., 18 months ago,…
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