Tugs & Barges
JULY 1, 2014 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report on an incident last year in which the Boston Towing and Transportation vessel Justice grounded with an impact sufficient to shear off…
JUNE 27, 2014 — The first ever Reverse Stern Drive (RSD) tug to be fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG) tug is being brought to the market by Damen Shipyards, engine manufacturer MTU Friedrichshafen, and…
JUNE 24, 2014 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its report on an incident last year in which several barges slammed into the Marseilles Dam on the Illinois River. No one was injured,…
JUNE 23, 2014 — Built at the Senesco Marine shipyard, North Kingstown, R.I., the recently commissioned tractor tug Buckley McAllister is the latest addition to the fleet of McAllister Towing & Transportation, New York, NY.…
JUNE 20, 2014 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada yesterday released its investigation into an incident in which a 1962-built U.S.-flag tug lost its tow of a one time "adventure cruise" vessel on its…
JUNE 19, 2014—An 86-year-old tugboat now has a new life as an all-electric dredge tender, thanks to a recent refit with electric motors. Originally built as a tug in 1928, the dredge tender T4 is…
JUNE 19, 2014 — Caterpillar Marine says that Cat power and propulsion offerings have been selected to provide complete propulsion solutions for the four Ulstein SX157 design ocean going AHTS that Japan's Niigata Shipbuilding &…
JUNE 19, 2014 — The first in a new series of tank barges for Florida Marine Transporters, Mandeville, LA, was christened this week in a ceremony at Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, Inc.'s Gulfport, MS, shipyard.JThe…
JUNE 19, 2014 — Classification society Bureau Veritas has developed comprehensive of Guidelines for Design, Construction and Operation of Tugs that provide harmonized and rationalized safety rules for tugs in an area of marine safety…
JUNE 16, 2014–Patti Marine Enterprises, Pensacola, FL, recently delivered the 105 ft x 38 ft Z-drive tug Signet Arcturus to Signet Maritime Corp., Houston, TX. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Canada, the Signet…
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