Tugs & Barges
Signal International announced today the option to build a second articulated tug/barge (AT/B) vessel has been exercised by Kirby Ocean Transport Company, the offshore tug and barge owning and operating subsidiary of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX)…
Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has taken delivery of the second in a series of Cuban-built harbor tugs. The first, Kariña, was delivered in April last year. Like that vessel, the latest tug, Guaiquerie, has…
Waterways Council, Inc.’s (WCI) Board of Directors unanimously elected Mike Toohey as the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer.  Toohey, who has more than 30 years of federal government expertise, will replace Cornel Martin who…
Seattle- based Jensen Maritime Consultants, Inc., a Crowley company, recently completed custom design work for the Bob Franco, a new Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) tugboat for Harley Marine Services. The vessel - measuring 120 feet…
Marcon International, Inc., Coupeville, Wash., has brokered the sale and delivery of two 5,630 BHP new ASD sister-tugs from Turkish shipbuilders, Bogazici Denizcilik to owners in the United Arab Emirates. The tugs were designed by…
VT Halter Marine, Inc. has delivered the final articulated tug barge (ATB) unit in a series of ten built for Crowley Maritime Corporation's subsidiary, Vessel Management Services, Inc. Since construction of the first unit in…
Publicly traded Kirby Corporation, Houston, Tex., finalized its $604 million acquisition of K-Sea Transportation Partners L.P., East Brunswick, N.J., greatly expanding its presence in the coastwise marine petroleum refined products transportation business. K-Sea, which operates…
Genesis Energy, L.P., Houston, Tex., has a goal of becoming the premier supplier of crude oil, refined products and CO2 transportation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. It will bolster its crude oil transportation business…
Kirby Corporation  (NYSE:KEX)  plans  2011 capital spending of $220 to $230 million, including approximately $100 million for the construction of 40 new inland tank barges and three new inland towboats, and approximately $36 million in…
Waller Marine, Inc., Houston, Tex., recently announced the successful installation of two floating power generation barges into a prepared basin at Tacoa, Venezuela. The two 171 MW barges, each supporting a GE 7FA dual fuel…
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