Tugs & Barges
FEBRUARY 20, 2014 — The world's first LNG fueled escort tug, the Borgøy owned by Buksér og Berging AS, has notched up another first by becoming the first seagoing vessel to be bunkered with LNG…
FEBRUARY 10, 2014 — Designed for open ocean towing, the winch systems of two ASD tugs built for Dover, DE, headquartered Hyak Maritime LLC are independent and redundant. The 120 ft x 35 ft x…
JANUARY 31, 20014 — "We are bringing the same commitment to safety and environmental performance to the transport of liquid products that we've offered for dry commodities for the last 41 years," said Keith Darling,…
JANUARY 30, 2014 — Houston headquartered tank barge giant Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) yesterday reported record fourth quarter and annual net earnings for 2013. "Our inland and coastal tank barge fleets continued to maintain high…
JANUARY 22, 2014 — Tidewater Barge Lines, Vancouver, WA, has awarded Vigor Fab, Portland, OR, a contract to construct three new tugboats. Construction of the first tug starts Friday, Jan. 24, with the keel laying…
JANUARY 19, 2014 — Seattle, WA, headquartered Harley Marine Services has acquired the Azimuthing Stern Drive (ASD) training vessel, BRAtt, from Robert Allen Ltd. The 450 hp BRAtt, which measures just 25.6 ft x 11.8…
JANUARY 16, 2014—Naval architectural and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), Seattle, WA, recently completed a new 15,000-barrel tank barge design package for Maxum Petroleum, Inc., Greenwich, CT. Designed to balance performance with…
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…
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