Tugs & Barges
JUNE 9, 2014—Spain’s Fluidmecanica reports it supplied a towing equipment package for the 60-ton bollard pull multipurpose tug Kwanza built by Francisco Cardama S.A. shipyard, Vigo, Spain, for the Maritime and Port Institute of Angola…
JUNE 4, 2014 — Moran Iron Works (MIW), Onaway, MI, is to build two ocean going deck barges for Durocher Marine, a division of Kokosing Construction Co., based in Cheboygan, MI. MIW is working with…
JUNE 3, 2014 — Ingram Barge Company reports that Orrin H. Ingram is the new Chief Executive Officer of the company, succeeding Craig Philip who is retiring effective June 30, 2014. Mr. Ingram has been…
MAY 26, 2014—Blessey Marine Services, Inc. transports everything from residual fuels to asphalt to lubricating oils to petrochemicals on its inland river fleet of tank barges. Blessey Marine’s fleet includes nine acid pressure barges, twenty-one…
MAY 23, 2014— A new 55-tonne Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) tug that will be built for Spain’s Remolcadores Marracoi SL (REMARSL) will incorporate Caterpillar power and propulsion solutions, according to Caterpillar Marine. The propulsion system…
MAY 23, 2014—Maritime interests hailed the passage by Congress of the critical waterways infrastructure bill H.R. 3080, the “Water Resources Reform Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014,” which contains major recommendations of the Capital Development Plan.  Before…
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 as the company…
MAY 11, 2014—Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., Melville, NY, recently announced plans for the construction of an on-campus dormitory to house visitors to the Bouchard Transportation Company, Inc., Tug & Barge Simulation Center currently in development…
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 oil & chemical…
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 President and Chief…
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