TTB gains growing exhibitor and sponsor support

Marine Log‘s TTB – Tugs, Towboats & Barges event will not only feature a top-level line-up of speakers, but will also be backed by a number of sponsored activities and a trade

FY 21 budget cuts would put vital waterways projects on hold

Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) reacted to the President’s Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget request released yesterday, calling it “astonishingly inadequate.” The FY21 budget provides $0 for construction of ongoing priority navigation projects

Rand Logistics to buy American Steamship

GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) today announced that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement for the sale of its American Steamship Company (ASC) business to Rand Logistics, Inc. for a purchase price

Intracoastal Waterway reopened following salvage of sunken rock barge

The U.S. Coast Guard reported Friday that it had reopened the Intracoastal Waterway near Berwick, Louisiana, to vessel traffic after completion of salvage operations involving the rock barge, ACL 01700 which sank

ACL files for Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court

As expected, Jeffersonville, Ind., headquartered American Commercial Lines Inc. (ACL), one of America’s largest barge transportation companies, on Friday, voluntarily filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in

Efforts to reopen Intracoastal Waterway continue

The Coast Guard was yesterday continuing to monitor salvage operations involving the rock barge, ACL 01700 which sank after a grounding on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Mile Marker 99 in Berwick,

VIDEO: Med Marine delivers compact ASD tug to Abu Dhabi

Istanbul, Turkey, headquartered shipbuilder and tugboat operator Med Marine has completed the delivery of Tareef 1, a MED-A2360 series tugboat, to Abu Dhabi Ports’ flagship Khalifa Port. Med Marine’s MED-A2360 design is

VIDEO: Austal Australia launches Bajamar Express

Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) reports that its Henderson, Western Australia, shipyard has successfully launched Hull 394, the first of two 118 meter high-speed trimaran ferries currently under construction for Fred. Olsen Express of

Damen unveils ballast water prefiltration barge

Many ports located on rivers have a sediment level significantly higher than the level that ships’ onboard ballast water treatment systems are tested against. In response, Damen Shipyards Group has developed a

NTSB reports on towboat that slammed into I-10 bridge

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its report on the February 11, 2019 incident in which the towing vessel Lindberg Crosby, with a crew of four, suffered a loss of engine