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Conrad delivers first of four McDonough spud barges

Morgan City, La., headquartered Conrad Shipyard reports that its Deepwater South facility in Amelia, La., has delivered the first of four ABS classed spud barges to McDonough Marine Service, headquartered in Metairie,

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VIDEO: AWO highlights industry commitment to sustainability

The American Waterways Operators (AWO) has produced a video highlighting the tugboat, towboat and barge industry’s commitment to, and progress toward, environmental sustainability. The video features examples of how the industry is

Containers on barge in Port of Rotterdam

Wärtsilä to develop autonomous, zero emission container shuttle

Kicking the container-on-barge concept up several notches, Wärtsilä is to demonstrate a commercially viable autonomous intra-port, inter-terminal container shuttle vessel. The vessel is being developed as part of an EU-funded project led

TTB: How has COVID changed salvage response to the tug, towboat and barge industry?

Despite COVID-19, casualties have continued, regulatory changes have persisted, and salvage and marine firefighting providers are expected to meet response standards despite travel restrictions and social distancing requirements. Although the pandemic hasn’t

Broussard gears up for seawall work with Sennebogen 875 R-HD

Abbeville, La., based Broussard Brothers LLC is one of the leading marine and land construction contractors on the U.S. Gulf Coast. As well as marine towing, dock and crane services, the family-owned

Golden Ray: Cutting begins on Section Two

The St. Simons Sound Response team has now started operations to remove Section Two of the hull of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray, which is being sliced into eight giant sections

Golden Ray: Cutting resumes after maintenance pause

After taking a pause to maintain apparatus, the St. Simons Sound Response team today resumed cutting operations on the hull of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray, which is being sliced into

Marine Log to hold second virtual TTB event in March

Registration is now open for Marine Log’s annual TTB—Tugs, Towboats & Barges conference, the only event dedicated exclusively to the tug, towboat and barge segments of the U.S. maritime transportation industry. The

Stonebriar Commercial Finance supports Jones Act marine industry

Plano, Texas, based commercial finance provider Stonebriar Commercial Finance says that it has thus far this year funded, and is currently projected to fund through 2021, more than $355 million secured by

NTSB issues report on fatal Alaska barge explosion

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its report into a July explosion that killed the sole crewmember on a barge was moored at the Delong Dock in Whittier, Alaska. The vessel

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