Tugs & Barges
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…
JUNE 13, 2014 — Iskes Towage & Salvage, IJmuiden, the Netherlands, has taken delivery of the Bernardus, the first hybrid example of Damen Shipyards ASD 2810 tug. Iskes has been operating a conventional Damen ASD…
JUNE 12, 2014 — The latest Tugboat Market Report from broker Marcon International, Coupeville, WA, says that 4,770 of the 12,705 vessels and 3,888 barges that the brokerage currently tracks are tugs and 687 of…
JUNE 12, 2014 —The Diversified Marine shipyard in Portland, OR, has begun construction of twin sister tugs for Harley Marine Services, Seattle, WA. Designed by Robert Allan, the 5,200 bhp tugs are each 80 ft…
JUNE 9, 2014—Spain’s Fluidmecanica reports it supplied a towing equipment package for the 60-ton bollard pull multipurpose tug Kwanza built by Francisco Cardama S.A. shipyard, Vigo, Spain, for the Maritime and Port Institute of Angola…
JUNE 4, 2014 — Moran Iron Works (MIW), Onaway, MI, is to build two ocean going deck barges for Durocher Marine, a division of Kokosing Construction Co., based in Cheboygan, MI. MIW is working with…
JUNE 3, 2014 — Ingram Barge Company reports that Orrin H. Ingram is the new Chief Executive Officer of the company, succeeding Craig Philip who is retiring effective June 30, 2014. Mr. Ingram has been…
MAY 26, 2014—Blessey Marine Services, Inc. transports everything from residual fuels to asphalt to lubricating oils to petrochemicals on its inland river fleet of tank barges. Blessey Marine’s fleet includes nine acid pressure barges, twenty-one…
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