Horizon Awarded $80m Tug Contract

Thursday, July 26, 2007
Horizon Shipbuilding recently signed an $80m contract to build up to nine 140-ft. tugboats. Horizon signed the deal last week with Florida Marine Transporters of Mandeville, La., to build 6,000-hp, crew-friendly tugboats.

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Iran Defends Encounter with US Warship

Iran's defence minister said on Thursday four of his country's vessels accused of harassing a U.S. warship were only doing their job, and Tehran would contront

Former HMS Illustrious Sold for Scrap

The former aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious will be recycled after 32 years of service, announced the U.K. Ministry of Defense (MOD) who sold the ship to Turkish

This Day In Naval History: August 25

1864 - CSS Tallahassee, commanded by Cmdr. John Taylor Wood, returns to Wilmington, N.C. to refuel on coal. During her more than two week raid, CSS Tallahassee

 
 
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