Tidewater orders tug duo at Damen

Damen Shipyards reports that it has signed a contract with Houston-headquartered Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) for the supply of two Damen Stan Tugs 2309. The tugs will be built at Albwardy Damen Sharjah

Car carrier that needed salvage

Felicity Ace car carrier fire set to push up marine insurance costs

Volkswagen AG has come far from the days of the beloved air-cooled bug. These days its portfolio includes brands such as Bentley and Lamborghini. That means that the fire still burning aboard


Kotug starts zero-emission barging to Cargill via electric tugboat

Kotug, based in Rotterdam, and Vancouver, B.C.-based Shift Clean Energy are providing a zero-emissions barging solution that will bring cocoa beans from the Port of Amsterdam to agribusiness giant Cargill’s cocoa facilities

Chilean shipyard picks MAN 175 D engines to power ASD tug

Chile’s ASENAV S.A. shipyard has placed an order with MAN Energy Solutions for two 12V175D-MM IMO Tier II engines to power a tug. Each rated at 2,040 kW @ 1,800 rpm, they

Aerial view of Gulf Marine Repair shipyard in Tampa, Fla. (Credit: Gulf Marine Repair)

10 minutes with Gulf Marine Repair president Richard McCreary

On January 31, family-owned Hendry Marine Industries appointed Richard McCreary as president of its Gulf Marine Repair shipyard in Tampa, Fla. The shipyard’s core business focuses on repair, conversion and modification of

Peruvian tug operator opts for Schottel mechanical hybrid solution

A tugboat on order at Cheoy Lee Shipyards in Hong Kong for PSA Marine Peru will be equipped with Schottel RudderPropellers featuring the patented Sydrive-M technology. Sydrive-M connects a vessel’s port and

Barge afloat

Grounded tug and barge refloated

A tugboat and barge that grounded off Florida, February 3, have been successfully refloated and are now in Port Everglades for inspection and repairs. The tug Sea Eagle and the barge are

Refloated after grounding, Maersk Mumbai heads for Bremerhaven

The Maersk containership Maersk Mumbai, which grounded on the approach to Bremerhaven, February 2 has been refloated. The operation was coordinated by Germany’s Central Command for Maritime Emergencies (Havariekommando), which said that

Shrewsbury by towboat

10 minutes with Russell Shrewsbury, VP of Western Towboat

As we approach TTB 2022, the industry’s only maritime event dedicated exclusively to the tug, towboat and barge sector, we wanted to talk to a provider of custom-built and designed tug and

Set for delivery in 2022, tug has a bollard pull of 90 tons.

TTB 2022: Lessons learned on building an advanced hybrid tug

On March 30—Day 2 of Marine Log’s TTB 2022 conference for the tug, towboat and barge industry—Garrett Rice, president of Master Boat Builders Inc. based in Coden, Ala., will present on its