Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc., Panama City, Fla., has delivered the first of two 80-foot 5,100 hp Z-drive tugs, the M/V C.D. White, to Bisso Offshore, LLC, a division of E.N. Bisso &
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Todd Busch is to take over as President, Chief Executive Officer and board member at Vancouver, Wash., headquartered Tidewater Transportation and Terminals, effective January 16, 2020. Busch will succeed Bob Curcio who
In a tough market, how can inland and coastal operators finance projects such as newbuilds needed when the costs of Sub M compliance make keeping older tonnage on the water increasingly expensive?
Kasey Eckstein, founder and executive director of of WIMOs (Women in Maritime Operations), will be among the speakers at Marine Log’s upcoming TTB—Tugs, Towboats & Barges event. Her topic will be how
The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) has awarded a contract for the construction of a new ASD (Z-drive) harbor tug to shipbuilder Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. of East Boothbay, Maine.
A whistleblower investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has found that Bouchard Transportation Company Inc., B. No. 272 Corp – a petroleum barge company based
A wireless helm system developed by Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics has been approved by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for installation aboard U.S.-flag ATB (articulated tug
MARAD has announced the award of more than $7.5 million in grants to nine Marine Highway projects. They include funding for several Container on Barge (COB) projects, conversion of a ferry from
The Towing Vessel Inspection Bureau (TVIB) reports that the U.S. Coast Guard has set the calendar year 2020 minimum random drug testing rate at 50% of covered crew members. The minimum random
The Rosetti Marino shipyard in Ravenna, Italy, has been selected to build a Semi-Ballastable Barge Transporter (SBBT) LNG/MDO bunkering vessel. With a capacity of 4,000 cu.m of LNG and 1,000 cu.m of