Tugs & Barges
OCTOBER 18, 2012 — VT Halter Marine, Inc. has delivered the 112 foot ATB offshore tug Evening Star to Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. Similar to other tugs built for Bouchard in previous years by Halter…
OCTOBER 2, 2012 — Crowley Petroleum Services, Inc., Jacksonville, FL, was recently awarded a $16,506,028 firm-fixed-price contract with reimbursable elements for the Jones Act time-charter of one U.S.-flagged, articulated tug barge, ATB Coastal Reliance, in…
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012 — Crowley Maritime Corporation yesterday christened the 16,000-horsepower tugboat Legend and 330,000-barrel tank barge 750-2 at a ceremony in Tampa, Fla. Together, the vessels comprise the company's newest articulated-tug-barge (ATB) and will…
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 — Bollinger Marine Fabricators, L.L.C., Amelia, La., a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. company, has delivered the Ocean Wave, the first of four Ocean class tugs, to Crowley Maritime Corporation. The Ocean Wave is…
AUGUST 27, 2012 — "At Foss, we innovate," said Foss Maritime Company President and CEO Gary Faber, as the company announced it will build the first three tugs in an innovative Arctic Class of tugs.…
AUGUST 22, 2012—Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Freeland, WA, was recently contracted by Harley Marine Services, Seattle, WA, to build two 100 ft x 40 ft, Z-drive, ship-assist tractor tugs. Nichols Brothers Boat Builders began construction…
AUGUST 16, 2012 — Wärtsilä is to supply the power system for four new diesel-electric hybrid azimuthing stern drive tugs being built for Svitzer Australia Pty Ltd.at the ASL shipyard in Singapore. The tugs are…
AUGUST 13, 2012—Ship broker Marcon International Inc., Coupeville, WA, announced the sale of the U.S. flag, twin-screw tug Spartan Service (ex-Spartan, Domar Captain) by Hornbeck Offshore Transportation, LLC, Covington, LA, to Marinoil Servicios Maritimos S.A…
August 10, 2012—Responding to industry concerns over sufficient Towing Safety Management System (TSMS) service capacities for the impending Subchapter M implementation, Germanischer Lloyd (USA), Houston, TX, and Baker, Lyman & Co, Inc., New Orleans, LA,…
AUGUST 6, 2012 — Bollinger Shipyards has released video showing sea trials of the first of four Ocean class tugs under construction for Crowley. The Ocean class towing vessel is a new design that is…
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