Tugs & Barges
NOVEMBER 16, 2014—The U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd) recently announced the award of a $450,000 grant to AEP River Operations, St. Louis, MO, to convert the 8,000 hp towboat Christopher M. Parsonage into a hybrid vessel.…
NOVEMBER 13, 2014 — The U.S. EPA has awarded $495,000 to fund two marine repower projects in the state of Massachusetts. CLF Ventures, Inc. has received $300,000 to repower the tugboat Navigator, and the Northeast…
OCTOBER 28, 2014 — Houma, LA, based Enterprise Marine Services, a subsidiary of Enterprise Products Partners L.P., is making a major commitment to Z-drives for the U.S. inland waterways. It currently has four Z-drive towboats…
OCTOBER 28, 2014 — The New York Power Authority (NYPA) Board of Trustees has awarded a more than $4.9 million contract to Great Lakes Shipyard of Cleveland, OH, for two new tugboats to support the…
OCTOBER 20, 2014 —  Foss Maritime reported yesterday that its ocean-going tug, the Barbara Foss, was towing the 9,405 dwt Russian cargo vessel, Simushir, which lost power late Thursday night off the west coast of…
OCTOBER 15, 2014 — Crowley Maritime Corporation today christened the newest of its four tugboats in the ocean class series, Ocean Sun. Though the 156 ft x 46 ft DP2 vessel was actually delivered by…
OCTOBER 15, 2014 — Vigor Industrial, Seattle, has delivered the 15,000 barrel tank barge Global Pilot to Greenwich, CT, headquartered Maxum Petroleum. The barge has been designed by Elliott Bay Design Group LLC (EBDG) to…
OCTOBER 14, 2014 — Marcon International, Inc., Coupeville, WA, reports the successful sale of the 3,900 BHP, U.S. flag twin screw tug Maria Brusco (ex-Ocean Service) from a U.S. owner to private overseas buyers for…
OCTOBER 13, 2014 — Middelburg, Netherlands, headquartered Seacontractors has ordered the first two vessels of a new Damen Shipyards Stan Tug design, the 70 t bollard pull STu 3011, plus its ninth vessel from the…
OCTOBER 6, 2014 —  Iskes Towing & Salvage has taken delivery of a Damen ASD 3212 tug named Mercurius. The Netherlands-based tug operator's fleet now includes three Damen builds, all constructed in the last four…
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