Tugs & Barges
JANUARY 30, 2014 — Houston headquartered tank barge giant Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) yesterday reported record fourth quarter and annual net earnings for 2013. "Our inland and coastal tank barge fleets continued to maintain high…
JANUARY 22, 2014 — Tidewater Barge Lines, Vancouver, WA, has awarded Vigor Fab, Portland, OR, a contract to construct three new tugboats. Construction of the first tug starts Friday, Jan. 24, with the keel laying…
JANUARY 19, 2014 — Seattle, WA, headquartered Harley Marine Services has acquired the Azimuthing Stern Drive (ASD) training vessel, BRAtt, from Robert Allen Ltd. The 450 hp BRAtt, which measures just 25.6 ft x 11.8…
JANUARY 16, 2014—Naval architectural and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), Seattle, WA, recently completed a new 15,000-barrel tank barge design package for Maxum Petroleum, Inc., Greenwich, CT. Designed to balance performance with…
JANUARY 16, 2014 —Houston-headquartered Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) has signed an agreement to construct an articulated 185,000 barrel tank barge and 10,000 horsepower tugboat unit at a cost of $75 million to $80 million. The ATB…
JANUARY 14, 2014 — A 26-foot tugboat lost control of the barge it was towing off Atlantic Beach, Nassau County, N.Y., Monday evening and subsequently sank. U.S. Coast Guard and state officials are responding to…
JANUARY 14, 2014 — "Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. is pleased with the progress of construction of the M/V Kim M. Bouchard and B. No.270 and the M/V Donna J. Bouchard and B. No.272 , the…
JANUARY 8, 2014 — Qatar shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) has laid the keels for two 16 m-long Stan Tugs that are among seven vessels on order at the yard for Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller (NSW).…
JANUARY 7, 2014 — GE Capital, Corporate Finance reports that it is serving as administrative agent on $285 million of senior secured revolving and term credit facilities to Harley Marine Services, Inc. The credit facilities…
JANUARY 3, 2014 — Kirby Corporation's Joe Pyne (left) is handing over some of the reins at the nation's largest tank barge operator and diesel engine services as the company moves ahead with succession plan.…
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