Tugs & Barges

SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 — Bristol, RI, based naval architecture and marine engineering firm Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) reports that the Vane Brothers Company, Baltimore, MD, has taken delivery of a BHGI designed 55,000 bbl…
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 — The Coast Guard reported Saturday that traffic was again transiting the Mississippi River as the unified command in Paducah continued to respond to the clarified slurry oil spill at mile marker…
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 —As of 10:50 a.m. today, 23 vessels were awaiting transit down river and 10 were awaiting transit up as the Mississippi River remained closed to all traffic except response vessels between between…
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 —The Mississippi River yesterday remained closed to all traffic except response vessels between mile markers 939-922. A queue was in place, six up bound and nine down bound. In an update today…
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 — The Great Lakes Towing Company has been completing a historic contract for the SS Columbia Project — towing the 113 year old "Boblo boat" SS Columbia from Toledo, Ohio to Buffalo,…
AUGUST 30, 2015 — The Department of Defense reported Friday that Edison Chouest's Alpha Marine Services LLC, Galliano, LA, was awarded a $6,965,712 firm-fixed-priced contract April 22 for the time charter of six tractor tugs…
AUGUST 27, 2015 – Damen Shipyards Group has delivered an ASD Tug 2810 ICE to Klasco Towage Assistance, the largest tugboat service provider in the Port of Klaipeda, Lithuania. This is the company's first purchase…
AUGUST 27, 2015 – Singapore listed ASL Marine Holdings Ltd. reports that its wholly-owned subsidiary, ASL Shipyard Pte Ltd, has secured new shipbuilding contracts worth approximately Singapore $140 million (about US$100 million) for the construction…
AUGUST 27, 2015 – Maersk Group member Svitzer has signed a newbuilding contract with Sanmar Shipyard in Turkey for the construction of six 70 tonne bollard pull RAstar 2800-E Class ASD tugs. They will be…
AUGUST 25, 2015 — Responding to a severe drought in Morocco, Damen Shipyards, Gorinchem, Netherlands, is working to speed delivery of a Stan Pontoon 3011 Water Barge to the Royal Moroccan Navy. Though combining a…
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