Island Tug & Barge puts second new ATB tug into operation

Island Tug and Barge Ltd.’s second new ATB push tug Island Regent entered service at the end of June pushing the double hulled refined petroleum products barge, ITB Reliant. The vessel was

Great Lakes Towing christens third Damen-designed tug in series

The Great Lakes Towing Company celebrated its 120th Anniversary with the christening of its newest tugboat, the Michigan. The newly constructed tug is the third in a series of five, 64-foot Damen

Sanmar to build two “Special Bogacay” 70-t bollard pull tugs

Turkish shipbuilder Sanmar Shipyards has been steadily developing and refining its extensive ASD tug portfolio with 34 of its most popular type, the 24 meter Bogacay Class, now in operation around the

Cook Inlet puts newly acquired tugs to work

Cook Inlet Tug & Barge (CITB), an independently managed subsidiary of Foss Maritime Company, reports that operations on Alaska’s North Slope are officially underway for the 2019 ice-free season. Three newly acquired

B.C. shipyard wins contract for four steel barges

Following an open and competitive process, Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Armed Forces, has awarded a contract of C$1,996,439 (about US$15.3 million) to Canadian Maritime Engineering Ltd.,

Eight Great Lakes Towing tugs get Sub M certificates

The Great Lakes Towing Company reports that eight of its tugs, more than a quarter of its active harbor towing fleet, have received U. S. Coast Guard Certificates of Inspection. The Cleveland,

Gondan delivers world’s most powerful 36 m hybrid icebreaking tug

The Port of Luleå, Sweden, has taken delivery of the 36 meter hybrid icebreaker tug Vilja from Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan. Vilja is a TundRA 3600–H, icebreaking escort tug designed by Robert

Ferry major adds a tug to its fleet

Spanish ferry major Baleària has taken delivery of a Damen Shipyards Stan Tug 1606 E3. It will be the first IMO Tier III compliant tug to operate in the Mediterranean and the

Gulf Island newbuilds feature Schottel and Vulkan technology

A series of ten Robert Allan Z-Tech 30-80 design terminal and escort tugs being built by Gulf Island Shipyards each feature two type SRP 510 FP Schottel Rudderpropellers type SRP 510 FP.

Island Tug and Barge christens ATB tug

Burnaby, British Columbia, based Island Tug and Barge (ITB) christened the second of two new ATB tugs, the Island Regent, during an afternoon ceremony on Thursday, June 20, at its headquarters in