Prison for captain 10 years after fatal barge explosion

JUNE 29, 2015 — More than 10 years after a January 19, 2005 barge explosion in which a crew member died, the captain of the tugboat pushing the barge has been sentenced

Kirby beats Street expectations

JANUARY 29, 2015 — Houston-headquartered tank barge operator Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) yesterday announced record net earnings for the quarter ended December 31, 2014 of $68.1 million, or $1.19 per share, compared

Kirby lowers earnings guidance

DECEMBER 17, 2014 — Tank barge specialist Kirby Corporation  (NYSE: KEX) says it expects 2014 fourth quarter net earnings to be in the $1.10 to $1.20 per share range, below its previously

Vigor delivers 15,000 barrel tank barge to Maxum

OCTOBER 15, 2014 — Vigor Industrial, Seattle, has delivered the 15,000 barrel tank barge Global Pilot to Greenwich, CT, headquartered Maxum Petroleum. The barge has been designed by Elliott Bay Design Group

Ingram to build 20 tank barges

SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 — Ingram Barge Company, Nashville, TN, says it will be building 20 tank barges in 2015 to meet growing demand for chemical shipments. While most of the company’s recent

With record earnings, Kirby orders more tonnage

JULY 31, 2014 — Houston headquartered Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) yesterday announced record second quarter earnings and upped its 2014 capital expenditure guidance from $370 million to $380 million as it reported further

LeBoeuf takes delivery of fortieth tank barge in series

MAY 13, 2014 — “There’s more plate and iron in those barges than the normal tank barge,” said Jon Gonsoulin, president of LeBeouf Bros. Towing, Bourg, LA, has taken delivery of the

Gunderson Marine to add jobs

MAY 2, 2014 — The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. [NYSE:GBX] has confirmed that Kirby Offshore Marine has exercised an option at Greenbrier’s Gunderson Marine division in Portland, OR, to build a second ocean-going

Kirby adding three more ATB newbuilds

MAY 1, 2014 — Houston-headquartered Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) has exercised its option for a second 185,000 barrel ATB and is poised to order two more. David Grzebinski, who was elected as Kirby’s

Kirby to build 29 more tank barges

MARCH 18, 2014 — Houston headquartered Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) says it has signed agreements to construct 29 additional 30,000 barrel inland tank barges with a total capacity of 830,000 barrels for