Tugs & Barges
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,…
Argentinian towage and harbor company Remolcadores Unidos Argentinos (RUA) has just taken delivery of the  Damen ASD 2810 tug RUA Cap. Lucio R. This is the first delivery of a Damen tug to an Argentinian…
St. Johns Ship Building of Palatka, Fla. has delivered two custom built twin screw push tugs, the Lady Shayne and the Lady Dashelle, for Smithbridge of Brisbane Australia. These 25-ft tugs feature twin John Deere…
Jensen Maritime Consultants, Inc., Seattle, WA, a Crowley company, has been chosen to design a custom "super pumper" fireboat to enhance the City of San Francisco Fire Department's (SFFD) marine fire fighting and response capabilities…
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