Tulsa Port of Catoosa doubles its land area

The Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) has transferred its Inola River-Rail Site to the City of Tulsa-Rogers County Port Authority, which operates the Tulsa Port of Catoosa and plans to develop

America’s Central Port infrastructure project makes progress

An infrastructure project underway at one of the largest freight hubs in the Midwest, America’s Central Port, Granite City, Ill., will see an estimated 1.5 additional barges loaded each day, removing 31,500

Fincantieri Marine Systems wins $9.6 million USCG engine work contract

Last week Fincantieri Marine Systems North America (FMSNA) was awarded a $9.6 million contract to perform maintenance and repairs to the U.S. Coast Guard’s fleet of Inland Buoy Tenders. The multi-year contract

Kirby says inland marine results “meaningfully improved” in third quarter

Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) has reported net earnings for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019 of $48.0 million, or $0.80 per share, compared with earnings of $41.8 million, or $0.70 per

Turn Services to acquire Jubilee Towing assets

New Orleans headquartered barge fleeting and shifting specialist Turn Services has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Jubilee Towing. Jubilee currently owns three towboats with a fourth boat under construction

Waterways industry pioneer Charlie Jones dead at 101

The Waterways Council reports that yesterday afternoon, industry pioneer Charles “Charlie” Jones passed away. He was 101. Jones was Chief Executive Officer of Charleston, W. Va., headquartered Amherst Madison, Inc., a family

Maritime Partners christens second in newbuild towboat series

Metairie, La., based Maritime Partners, LLC (MP) recently christened the 2,600 hp towboat M/V Ouizee at the John Bludworth Shipyard in Corpus Christi, Texas. The new 2,600 horsepower towboat is the second

Great Lakes ports had “robust” September

U.S. Great Lakes ports are on pace to beat 2018 cargo volumes following a robust September handling road salt, cement, stone, petroleum and wind energy components. “U.S. Great Lakes ports are reporting

Shamrock Marine opens “pilothouse” office in Baton Rouge

More than a year after first announcing plans for an office inspired by a towboat, Shamrock Marine has opened its new headquarters just upriver from the I-10 bridge on the Mississippi River

Schottel delivers propulsion units for world’s first emissions-free push boat

Spay, Germany, headquartered propulsion specialist Schottel is to supply two rudderpropellers for the innovative push boat Elektra. Currently under construction at the Hermann Barthel shipyard in Derben, Germany, Elektra, will be the

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