Boyer Towing picks Cummins for tug repower

Ketchikan, Alaska, headquartered Boyer Towing Inc. has recently repowered its 80 foot by 30 foot tug Gretchen H. Delivered by Rodriguez Shipbuilding, Inc., Coden, Ala., in 1997, the vessel was acquired by

Coronavirus slashes China crude import demand

To gauge the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the tanker market, VesselsValue has used satellite tracking technology to compared China’s real time demand for seaborne crude oil from the Middle East

Bouchard slapped with USCG NY Captain of the Port orders

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey has issued an order to Bouchard Transportation Company requiring that three tug and fuel barge units currently anchored in

Euronav swoops on VLCC newbuild resale trio

Euronav NV (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN) has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of three VLCC newbuilding contracts. The three VLCCs are currently completing construction at the DSME shipyard in

DHS FY 2021 budget fully funds second USCG Polar Security Cutter

The Department of Homeland Security says that its FY 2021 budget request “sustains the most critical Coast Guard operations and continues the Service’s highest priority recapitalization efforts for cutters, boats, aircraft, systems,

NOAA to order two new oceanographic ships

NOAA — the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — is in the process of acquiring two new oceanographic ships as part of its fleet rebuilding effort. Once in service, the new ships

Automatic ferry enters regular service

The Norwegian ferry Bastø Fosen VI last week made the 10 kilometer Oslo fjord crossing between Horten and Moss under completely automatic control while fully loaded with passengers and vehicles. Marking another

USCG responds to multi-barge breakaway

The Coast Guard and local agencies responded to a multi-barge breakaway in the vicinity of mile markers 176 and 177 on the Upper Mississippi River, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Sector Upper Mississippi River

Bulker receives world first 3D-printed part delivery

Berge Mafadi, a 300,000 dwt bulk carrier operated by Berge Bulk, has received the world’s first commercial delivery of 3D printed scupper plugs Berge Bulk is one of several companies enrolled in a

American Cruise Lines, Inc. names Charles B. Robertson CEO

The Board of Directors of, Guilford, Conn., headquartered American Cruise Lines, Inc. said Monday that Charles B. Robertson has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. His appointment follows