Marine Log’s TTB virtual event sees record attendance

TTB—Tugs, Towboats & Barges kicked off its first-ever virtual event with nearly 350 participants—triple the event’s attendance when it was Tugs & Barges. The event was held virtually due to the COVID-19

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

AMH offsets container-on-barge service carbon emissions

SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) subsidiary SCF Marine reports that its container-on-barge service, operated by SEACOR AMH, is participating in a 12-month accredited U.S.-based carbon offset program starting June 2020. “Through this

VIDEO: AWO highlights industry’s response to COVID-19

AWO has released a video highlighting the role played by the tugboat, towboat and barge industry in helping America navigate the COVID-19 pandemic by keeping essential goods and cargoes moving. “The men

Kirby closes acquisition of Savage inland barge fleet

Houston-headquartered Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) reports that it has completed the acquisition of Savage Inland Marine’s inland barge fleet. The total consideration paid was approximately $278 million and was financed with additional

TTB: How can Jones Act operators find financing solutions that work?

In a tough market, how can inland and coastal operators finance projects such as newbuilds needed when the costs of Sub M compliance make keeping older tonnage on the water increasingly expensive?

Canal Barge agrees to buy PBSG towboats

New Orleans headquartered Canal Barge Company reports it has reached agreement with Pine Bluff Sand and Gravel (PBSG) to acquire five of its towboats and to offer employment to its 80 professional

All towboats in triple sinking removed from river

The Coast Guard has transitioned from pollution response to the investigation phase of the major marine casualty that occurred July 5, 2019, involving three vessels that sank in the Illinois River near

Master Marine starts building new series of six towboats

NOVEMBER 9, 2018 — Bayou La Batre, AL, shipbuilder Master Marine, Inc. has signed contracts for six towboats and has laid the keels for the first two vessels. All six will be

Kirby President & CEO: Long term outlook remains very bright

JULY 26, 2018 — Kirby Corporation reported GAAP net earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 of $28.6 million, or $0.48 per share, compared with $25.8 million, or $0.48 per