Could a hydrogen-fueled version of the Electro-Motive Diesel two-stroke engine, long a U.S. marine industry work horse, be in the works? These days, the EMD engine is produced by Caterpillar’s Progress Rail
Crowley Maritime Corporation’s ship assist and harbor escort services group has taken delivery of Apollo, a powerful and maneuverable 78-foot long tugboat that delivers an estimated 94 tons of bollard pull and
Recently delivered by Chesapeake Shipbuilding and Naval Architects of Salisbury, Md., the 3,000-horsepower (hp) model bow tug Cape Henry is the eighteenth Maryland-built tug to join the fleet of Baltimore-based Vane Brothers.
Recently delivered to Cooper Marine and Timberlands (CMT) by Blakeley BoatWorks (BBW), the M/V Gretchen V. Cooper is the first linehaul towing vessel in the U.S. to be powered by Tier 4
Parker Towing Company, Tuscaloosa, Ala., has recently taken delivery of the twin-screw towboat Jared Phillips from FMT Shipyard & Repair LLC, Harvey, La. Measuring 128 feet in length and 34 feet in
Following the launch of its C32B 2,025-metric horsepower engine, Caterpillar Marine has announced the release of the new Cat C32B Triple Turbo 2,433 metric horsepower (2,400 bhp) high-performance marine engine, with a
Underscoring the advantages of building in series, Vane Brothers has taken delivery of the 3,000 hp Cape Fear, the seventeenth Maryland-built tugboat to join the Baltimore-based company’s expanding fleet. Since 2008, fifteen
PSA Marine, Singapore, has taken delivery of two more Robert Allan Ltd. designed RAmparts 3200 ASD tugs from China’s PaxOcean Engineering Zhuhai Co. Ltd. The tugs, PSA Marvel and PSA Valkyrie, are
Portland, Ore., shipbuilder Diversified Marine Inc. has booked an order to build a pair of Robert Allan Ltd. (RAL) RApport 2500 design tugs for Brusco Tug & Barge of Longview, Wash. They
Bisso Towboat Company Inc., Luling, La., has signed an agreement with Main Iron Works LLC, Houma, La., to begin construction of another new 6,008 BHP Tier 4 compliant, USCG-inspected ASD tractor tug.