Wilson Sons to build six new tugboats for its fleet

Brazil’s largest tugboat operator, Wilson Sons, is set to start the construction of a series of six new tugboats for its fleet at its shipyards in Guarujá in the state of São

USACE: CWIFP gets first funding

The omnibus spending measure signed into law December 27, 2020, included the FY 2021 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. Under the act, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’

Oakley acquires grain terminal

North Little Rock, Ark., headquartered commodity trading, distribution, and transportation company Bruce Oakley Inc., has acquired a grain terminal facility in Cahokia, Ill., from American Milling. Oakley plans to operate the terminal

AWO applauds passage of NDAA

The American Waterways Operators has applauded the recent passage of H.R. 6395, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021, noting that “for AWO and the

Removable bow turns tugboat into icebreaker

A project with the potential to make any ice-strengthened vessel into an icebreaker (see earlier story) is moving right along. The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (FTIA) has now converted the tugboat Calypso

VIDEO: Remontowa launches LNG-fueled ferry

Canada’s BC Ferries has released a video showing the launch of its fourth liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled Salish Class vessel at Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. in Gdansk, Poland, Work at the shipyard will

Brix Marine delivers luxury water taxi

Brix Marine (formerly Armstrong Marine USA), Port Angeles, Wash., has delivered a new 4615-CTC luxury water taxi, Liberty National I, to Liberty National Golf Club after successful launch and sea trials in

Interlake buys an ATB and a historic ferry

Interlake Holding Company has purchased the assets of Pere Marquette Shipping Company and Lake Michigan Car Ferry Company in an acquisition that includes two working Great Lakes vessels, the articulated tug-barge(ATB) Undaunted/Pere

VIDEO: How USACE balances Cumberland River Basin water demand

A newly released video highlights how water is managed in the Cumberland River Basin in support of flood risk management, commercial navigation, hydropower production, water supply, environmental stewardship, and recreational opportunities. The

Saltchuk Marine expands harbor ship assist operations

Yesterday we reported that Centerline Logistics has acquired Saltchuk Marine’s California ship bunkering business. It seems that was not the whole of the story. Saltchuk Marine has acquired Centerline Logistics’ harbor ship