TTB: What’s involved in fitting an ASD tug with Tier 4?

A major focus at Marine Log’s TTB (Tugs, Towboats & Barges) event will be on real-life lessons learned from practical experience. In one important presentation, Bisso Towboat’s John Davis and Caterpillar Marine

7,000 HP, Tier IV McAllister tug arrives in Charleston

McAllister Towing reports the arrival in Charleston. S.C., of the Capt. Jim McAllister the fourth in a series of four 100’ x 40’, 80 metric ton bollard pull tugboats. The tug is

Eastern Shipbuilding delivers Ava M. McAllister

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. recently delivered the escort/rescue Z-drive tug Ava M. McAllister to McAllister Towing, Inc.  The tug is USCG Sub-M certified and is the third in a series of four

VT Halter releases more details of winning Polar Security Cutter design

More details are emerging about VT Halter Marine, Inc.’s winning design for the U.S. Coast Guard’s Polar Security Cutter (PSC). As we reported earlier, as prime contractor, VT Halter has been awarded

All American Marine to build 80 ft law enforcement cat for “Texas Navy”

JANUARY 28, 2019 — All American Marine, Inc. (AAM), Bellingham Bay, WA, has won a contract from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TWPD) for construction of an 80’ x 27’ Teknicraft

Methanol promising fuel to cut CO2 emissions

OCTOBER 22, 2018 — The Methanol Institute, the trade association for the methanol industry, recently welcomed the findings of the MethaShip research project that has concluded that renewable methanol offers a long-term

Robert Allan to design new class of Navy tugs

OCTOBER 10, 2018 — Robert Allan Ltd. has been awarded a contract to design a new version of its successful Z-Tech 4500 tugs for the United States Navy. The Navy already has

Blount Boats to build double ended ferry for South Ferry

SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 — Blount Boats, Warren, RI, has signed a contract with South Ferry Company to construct a steel passenger/vehicle ferry for Shelter Island, NY. The 101 ft x 40 ft

Bisso Towing orders 6,800 bhp ASD tractor tug

JULY 5, 2018 — Bisso Towboat Co, Inc., Luling, LA, has reached an agreement with the Main Iron Works shipyard, Houma, LA, to begin construction of a new 6,008 bhp EPA Tier

Redline rolls our diagnostic leak detection system for Cat dealers

MAY 14, 2018 — Orange, CA, headquartered Redline Detection, a leader in OEM diagnostic leak detection equipment, says it is collaborating with Caterpillar to bring to market its approved technology for Caterpillar