Tugs & Barges
JULY 24, 2014 — Memphis-based Southern Towing Company has opted to power six inland waterways towboats with MTU engines. Four new and two existing vessels will be outfitted with a total of twelve Series 4000…
JULY 18, 2014 — Bay Shipbuilding Company (BSC) of Sturgeon Bay, WI, a subsidiary of Fincantieri Marine Group (FMG), has been awarded a contract to build two 155,000-barrel capacity barges and two 6,000 hp tugs…
JULY 16, 2014—New Generation Shipbuilding, Houma, LA, recently delivered one of its signature 72 ft x 30 ft pushboats, the Lisa Gail Strafuss, to Blessey Marine Services, Harahan, LA. A sister-ship is also on schedule…
JULY 11, 2014 — The Marine Division of Canada's Ledcor Resources and Transportation has awarded the construction of two A.G. McIlwain-designed tugs to Bracewell Marine Group Ltd. The two tugs will be built concurrently at…
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…
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