Tugs & Barges
APRIL 20, 2015—Tidewater Transportation and Terminals, headquartered in Vancouver, WA, recently took delivery of the Crown Point, the first in a series of three 102 ft x 38 ft towboats being built at Vigor Industrial…
APRIL 14, 2015 — The American Waterways Operators, the national trade association representing the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, will be calling on Congress tomorrow, April 15. During AWO's annual Barge-In, 170 vessel owners and…
APRIL 13, 2015 — The first of three Arctic Class tugs being built at the Foss Rainier, OR, Shipyard was christened Thursday, April 9, at the Foss Waterway Seaport in Tacoma, WA. The vessel, the…
APRIL 2, 2015 – Private equity firm KRG Capital Partners has sold its majority stake in Paducah, KY, headquartered tug and towboat operator Marquette Transportation Company Holdings, LLC to BDT Capital Partners, LLC, a private…
MARCH 18, 2015—Sheffield, U.K., headquartered Bestobell Marine has received a major new order from Wärtsilä Fuel Gas Handling Division (FGH), to supply the Middle East's first LNG (liquefied natural gas) fueled harbor tug (see earlier…
MARCH 4, 2015—VT Halter Marine, Inc., Pascagoula, MS, recently launched the Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tug Kim M. Bouchard, the first of two ATB tugs under a major expansion program for Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc.,…
FEBRUARY 25, 2015—It was an historic day for the U.S. maritime industry as Conrad Orange Shipyard, Inc., Orange, TX, a division of Conrad Shipyard, LLC, Morgan City, LA, signed a contract with WesPac Midstream LLC…
FEBRUARY 12, 2015—Morgan City, LA-based Conrad Shipyard received the NASA Space Flight Awareness Supplier Award for its performance for its work on the conversion of the NASA Pegasus barge. The award honors outstanding performance by…
FEBRUARY 2, 2015 — Tug and barge operator Harley Marine Services has installed an 8 m by 6 meter industrial grade LCD screen "media wall" in the communication center at its new Harley and Lela…
JANUARY 29, 2015 — Houston-headquartered tank barge operator Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) yesterday announced record net earnings for the quarter ended December 31, 2014 of $68.1 million, or $1.19 per share, compared with $64.3 million,…
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