Tugs & Barges
AUGUST 12, 2014—The long-standing relationship between Florida Marine Transporters, Inc., Mandeville, LA, and Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Panama City, FL,  keeps growing. FMT, Mandeville, LA, recently exercised an option for a 90 ft x 32 ft…
AUGUST 11, 2014 — Geraldton, Western Australia, headquartered  Bhagwan Marine recently took delivery of a new Damen ASD 2310 tug, Bhagwan Pride, just two months after contract signing. The tug will kick off her duties…
AUGUST 7, 2014 — The National Transportation Board has determined the probable cause of the April 2013 fire and explosions aboard a towing vessel and two barges that were having their tanks cleaned at the…
AUGUST 1, 2014 — VT Halter Marine, Inc. today announced new contracts to build two Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tugs for Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. Measuring 130 feet by 38 feet by 22 feet, these…
AUGUST 1, 2014 — Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, WA, has brokered the sale of the U.S. flag ocean-going twin screw tug Melvin E. Lemmerhirt to U.S. buyers on a private & confidential basis. The…
July 31, 2014
JULY 31, 2014 — Houston headquartered Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) yesterday announced record second quarter earnings and upped its 2014 capital expenditure guidance from $370 million to $380 million as it reported further additions to its…
JULY 28, 2014 — Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc., Bayou La Batre, AL, has delivered the fourth in a series of towboats to Canal Barge Company, Inc., New Orleans, LA. The Jane Merrick is 74 ft long…
JULY 28, 2014—The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined the probable cause of the November 2013 grounding and sinking of towing vessel Stephen L. Colby. The Stephen L. Colby was operated as a…
JULY 25, 2014 — On May 10, 2013, at approximately 0625 local time, the barge Arctic Lift I, carrying a cargo of steel rebar, capsized while under tow by the tug Western Tugger in moderate…
JULY 25, 2014 — Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the third of four tugboats in the ocean class series – Ocean Sky – today in Houston. The ceremony served to formally welcome the third dynamic positioning…
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