Island Tug and Barge christens its newest ATB tug

OCTOBER 4, 2018 — Canada’s Island Tug and Barge, a subsidiary of Tidewater Canada, has christened the Island Raider, the newest articulating tug in its fleet, in a ceremony held September 28

Marcon increases sales, but sees differences in market sectors

SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 — Coupeville, WA, headquartered shipbroker Marcon International reports that it has brokered 27 sales and fixed one 2,780 nm long-distance during 2018 as of the end of August, compared

Marcon’s sales and charters already beating last year’s totals

AUGUST 2, 2018 — Shipbroker Marcon International, Inc., Coupeville, WA, reports its that sales and charters this year have already surpassed its total 2017 numbers, with 25 sales and one 2,780 nm

Steady progress on new ATB for Bouchard Transportation

JULY 12, 2018—Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., Melville, NY, reports on social media that progress is well underway on its new 55,000 bbl Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) under construction at VT Halter Marine,

AWO approves Decatur Marine as TPO for Responsible Carrier Program

JUNE 7, 2018 — The U.S. national association for towboat, tug, and barge owners and operators, American Waterways Operators (AWO), has approved Decatur Marine Audit & Survey as a third-party organization (TPO)

NTSB issues report on 2017 barge allision incident

MAY 21, 2018 — The NTSB has issued its report on a March 2017 incident in which two of three barges pushed by a 51-year old towing vessel allided with the upstream

Interlake to operate 418 ft hopper barge on Great Lakes

MAY 1, 2018 — Interlake Steamship Company, through Interlake Logistics Solutions, is to time charter a 418 ft Moran Towing barge to operate on the Great Lakes this spring. The Montville, a

Wärtsilä expands, extends maintenance deal with Crowley

MARCH 21, 2018 — Under an agreement that was extended last year, Wärtsilä will cover the maintenance of 22 Wärtsilä engines installed on board 11 Articulated Tug Barges (ATBs) owned and operated

World Fuel Services to open Tampa Bay fuel supply location

MARCH 1, 2018 — World Fuel Services (WFS) is to operate a new physical marine fuel supply location in Tampa, FL. WFS will supply fuel oil and marine diesel from Port Manatee

Marcon brokers sale and tow of double hull ocean tank barge

FEBRUARY 22, 2018 — Marcon International, Inc., Coupeville, WA, reports that it has sold a 28,580 mtdw double hull ocean tank barge to private interests in South America, following completion of a