Starnav tug

Brazilian tug operator opts for Schottel hybrid solution

With its eyes on IMO 2030 and 2050 emissions reduction targets, Brazilian towage operator Starnav has contracted the Detroit shipyard in Itajaí for four new 32 meter long, 11.6 meter wide escort

Vane Brothers push tug

Third 3,000-hp push tug joins Vane Brothers fleet

Baltimore, Md., headquartered Vane Brothers has taken delivery of the Rock Hall, the third of four 3,000-horsepower Salisbury Class push tugs under construction for the company by Chesapeake Shipbuilding & Naval Architects

Close-up of RiverTough beariing

Argentinian operator finds answer to bearing headache

Grupo Servicios Maritimos, an Argentinian company with maritime, inland waterways and port activity operations, found excessive tailshaft wear was being experienced on some vessels operating conventional rubber bearings in a mix of

TTB 2021

TTB 2021 sees record attendance second year in a row

Setting a new record for the event, almost 500 participants took part in Marine Log’s TTB 2021 — Tugs, Towboats & Barges conference. This was the second virtual presentation of TTB. A

TTB: Jones Walker presents on creditors’ rights under maritime law

Lance Sannino, a partner in the Maritime Practice Group at New Orleans headquartered law firm Jones Walker LLP, will present on “Creditor’s Rights Under Maritime Law: Tools to Consider in the Current

TTB: EBDG to speak on tech spec process for newbuilds

Michael Complita, principal in charge at Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) in Seattle, Wash., will speak on “Owners’ Supervision of Newbuilds: The Process” on March 23 at Marine Log’s free virtual TTB

February 2021 Marine Log magazine

February 2021

When it comes to tugs and towboats, is the U.S. ready to adapt to new technology? Why is it important that design sync with shipyard capabilities?

Marine Log to hold second virtual TTB event in March

Registration is now open for Marine Log’s annual TTB—Tugs, Towboats & Barges conference, the only event dedicated exclusively to the tug, towboat and barge segments of the U.S. maritime transportation industry. The

AWO’s Jennifer Carpenter to speak at TTB

Jennifer Carpenter, president and CEO of the American Waterways Operators (AWO), will be among the industry leaders speaking at Marine Log’s upcoming TTB—Tugs, Towboats, & Barges conference, which this year will be

Marine Log’s FERRIES 2020 virtual event attracts record attendance

Marine Log’s FERRIES kicked off its first-ever presentation as a virtual event with over 400 participants—nearly quadruple the event’s attendance in 2019. This year’s event was held virtually due to the COVID-19