Tugs & Barges

AUGUST 30, 2017 — Kotug Smit Towage has taken the Damen Shipyards ASD 2913 sister tugs Rotterdam and Southampton into service for its European harbor towage. While the Rotterdam is operating in its namesake port,…
AUGUST 21, 2017 — Melville, NY, headquartered Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. reports that Mr. Christopher Deschenes has joined the company as Vice President of Maintenance and Repairs. Prior to joining Bouchard, Mr. Deschenes served as…
AUGUST 18, 2017— For several decades, Rapp Marine has designed, engineered and delivered towing winches for workboat market. Combining the best ideas from its past work in the other commercial industries and recommendations from the…
AUGUST 10, 2017 — The Capt. Brian A. McAllister, the first EPA Tier 4 tug on the U.S. East Coast is now at work for McAllister Towing. Named after the company's Chairman, the Z-drive tug…
AUGUST 9, 2017 — The azimuthing stern drive (ASD) format has become the norm for a great many tugs working in vessel assist around the world's ports. Many ASD tugs are dedicated ship-handling units with…
AUGUST 4, 2017—A christening ceremony was recently held for a new 820 hp, steel-hull tug built by Marine Group Boat Works (MGBW) for General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, CA. Designed by naval architectural firm Jensen…
AUGUST 2, 2017—The South Street Seaport Museum in downtown Manhattan plays a vital role in showcasing New York City’s maritime heritage. The museum accomplishes this not only through its special exhibitions, educational programs and tours, but…
JULY 28, 2017 — The Harvest, an ATB barge purpose-built to transport liquefied anhydrous ammonia, recently delivered to Savage Companies by Vigor has been classed by ABS, which also classed the connecting tug, Abundance, built…
JULY 27, 2017 — Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) announced net earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017 of $25.8 million, or $0.48 per share, compared with $38.9 million, or $0.72 per share, for…
JULY 24, 2017 – The American Waterways Operators has released a new study that documents the contribution that the American tugboat, towboat and barge industry makes to the U.S. economy. The study, developed through a…
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