Tugs & Barges
JANUARY 16, 2014 —Houston-headquartered Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) has signed an agreement to construct an articulated 185,000 barrel tank barge and 10,000 horsepower tugboat unit at a cost of $75 million to $80 million. The ATB…
JANUARY 14, 2014 — A 26-foot tugboat lost control of the barge it was towing off Atlantic Beach, Nassau County, N.Y., Monday evening and subsequently sank. U.S. Coast Guard and state officials are responding to…
JANUARY 14, 2014 — "Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. is pleased with the progress of construction of the M/V Kim M. Bouchard and B. No.270 and the M/V Donna J. Bouchard and B. No.272 , the…
JANUARY 8, 2014 — Qatar shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) has laid the keels for two 16 m-long Stan Tugs that are among seven vessels on order at the yard for Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller (NSW).…
JANUARY 7, 2014 — GE Capital, Corporate Finance reports that it is serving as administrative agent on $285 million of senior secured revolving and term credit facilities to Harley Marine Services, Inc. The credit facilities…
JANUARY 3, 2014 — Kirby Corporation's Joe Pyne (left) is handing over some of the reins at the nation's largest tank barge operator and diesel engine services as the company moves ahead with succession plan.…
DECEMBER 24, 2013 —— Japan's NYK Line is to build a dual-fueled tugboat that will be the first LNG fueled vessel, other than LNG tankers, to be built in Japan. In 2011, NYK established a…
DECEMBER 13, 2013 — Hawaiian Tug & Barge, which provides harbor support services in all major ports of Hawaii, has adopted new colors and a new name: Foss Maritime Company. Founded by Young Brothers Ltd.,…
DECEMBER 11, 2013 — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is looking at the possibility of operating some of its vessels on Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) and/or Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel. Bristol, RI,…
DECEMBER 9, 2013 — Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, WA, reports that Tiong Woon Marine Pte. Ltd. of Singapore has sold its 3,000 BHP twin screw tug Tiong Woon Ocean 15 (ex-Uni Haul Ruth) to…
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