Tugs & Barges

Ocean Tug & Barge Engineering Corp., Milford, Mass., has released some more details of the 25,000 dwt ocean bulk articulated tug barge of OT&BE design recently ordered  from d tug bargeshipbuilder Signal International by Kirby…
Signal International has been awarded a $47 million contract by Kirby Ocean Transport Company, the offshore tug and barge owning and operating subsidiary of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) of Houston, Texas. It covers construction an articulated…
Donjon Marine Co., Inc., along with partner SEACOR Holdings Inc. have announced the completion of the tugboat, Ken Boothe, Sr.  The 10,700 horsepower tug will work as the barge unit of an Articulated Tug/Barge to…
Inland tank barge giant Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) is going coastal. It has entered a definitive agreement that will see coastwise tank barge operator K-Sea Transportation Partners L.P. (NYSE:KSP) become a wholly-owned Kirby subsidiary. K-Sea says…
Signet Maritime Corporation of Houston, Texas has sold its U.S. flag, twin screw harbor tug "Signet Reliance" (ex-Dotsie) to Rockingham Carriage Service of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.The tug, with dimensions of 52.8 ft x 16.7 ft…
Seattle, Wash., based Harley Marine Services is expanding its service to the Gulf Coast by acquiring the former MGI of Houston, Texas. This business will be operated as Harley Marine Gulf. Formed in 1976, MGI…
The Erie, Pa., shipyard of Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair has floated the 135-foot-long, 10,500-horsepower tugboat Ken Boothe Sr. into Presque Isle Bay. The vessel was moved from Donjon Shipbuilding's 1,250-foot graving dock to a wet…
Wärtsilä is cooperating with Ship Architects, Inc., Daphne, Ala., to bring natural gas fueled propulsion to America's waterways. The companies have together developed a new concept of towboat design that employs Wärtsilä 20DF and 34DF…
The body of the 46-year-old captain of the tug Fairplay-22, which capsized in Rotterdam on November 11th, was found today on the beach close to Hoek van Holland, the Netherlands. Owner of th tug, Fairplay…
The tug Fairplay-22, which capsized on November 11 while it was assisting the superferry Stena Brittanica to its terminal at Hoek van Holland, Netherlands, has been refloated by Smit Salvage using the sheerleg Taklift 7.…
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