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

NTSB reports on 2018 Sunshine Bridge allision

An October 2018 incident that resulted in $6.7 million of damage to the Sunshine Bridge on the Lower Mississippi River is the latest in the ever-growing list of bridge allisions to be

Tugs, Towboats & Barges goes virtual this month

Marine Log’s Tugs, Towboats & Barges—TTB conference will go virtual this month on August 25 through 26. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to noon EST on both days. Marine Log has

Marine Highway grant will fund key element of Jeffersonville barge shuttle project

The Ports of Indiana says that $545,145 awarded it in the latest round of MARAD Marine Highway grants will support a $778,766 barge shuttle project for Nucor Steel underway at its Jeffersonville