Barges

MN 100: AEP River Operations

AEP River Operations offers the largest covered hopper fleet of any carrier. Complementing its barge operations is a fleet of over 80 boats ranging in power from  1,550 to 11,000 hp.

Singapore MPA Fines Bunker Firm

JL Petroleum Pte Ltd has been fined by Singapore after pleading guilty in court to supplying marine fuel in the world's top bunkering hub without a valid license,

Moroccan Navy Enlists Damen for Rapid Response

The Royal Moroccan Navy, in response to the severe drought that is currently affecting the country, recently awarded Damen Shipyards Group a contract to supply a Stan Pontoon 3011 Water Barge.

MARAD Approves Title XI Loan for Gray Offshore

A $12 million Title XI loan guarantee supporting the recent construction of three oceangoing deck barges was recently approved by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD).

Bouchard Christens ATB

Oceangoing petroleum barge company Bouchard Transportation Co. celebrated the christening of two new vessels, M/V Kim M. Bouchard and B. No. 270, in New Orleans.

DNV GL: New Class Notation for Gas Bunkering

DNV GL has developed a new class notation for gas bunker vessels that targets safer fuel transfer operations from one ship to another. Until now, the development

Lowrance, Phoenix Boats Join Forces

  Lowrance, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today its renewed OEM partnership with Phoenix Bass Boats. Under the terms of the renewed three-year agreement,

Jensen Develops 2 New LNG Bunker Barge Concepts

Jensen Maritime Consultants, Inc., a naval architecture and marine engineering firm owned by Crowley Maritime Corp., has developed two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker barge concepts.

Clinton Waivers on Past Pro-Coal Positions

In her 2008 bid for the White House, Hillary Clinton cast herself as a blue-collar Democrat who was unabashedly pro-coal, a stance that helped her beat opponent

Hong Kong Issues Note on Container Handling Safety

  Hong Kong’s Marine Department has issued a reminder about safe handling of containers following the investigation into the death of a sailor on board a container

Totem Inks LNG Conversion Deal with Keppel

  Totem Ocean Trailer Express announced that it has signed a contract with Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, wholly owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard Ltd for the conversion

S.Africa Considering Ship-Based Power Generation

South Africa could deploy power barges using gas to generate electricity to help overcome chronic supply shortages, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

Tug-Barge Design Optimized for South America

Some veteran Mississippi pushboats and barges have been transported to South America for second careers. However, conditions on a great river like the Paraguay-Paraná are different.

WGMA Urges Participation in Menhaden Survey

  The West Gulf Maritime Association (WGMA) is urging its members with ships arriving at any port in the western US Gulf to participate in the Menhaden survey.

Singapore MPA Wants LNG Bunkering Options

Singapore's Maritime Port Authority is seeking proposals on liquefied natural gas bunker supplies as it shifts away from fossil fuels towards gas while trying to

Big Oil, Corn Blitz EPA on Biofuels Plan

U.S. farmers, biofuel makers, and oil companies have mounted last-ditch efforts to push regulators to overhaul a controversial plan for biofuel use, homing in on

MOL's Barge Terminal in Bangkok

  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced the signing of a Joint Venture Agreement with SahaThai Terminal Co.,Ltd., a container terminal operation company in Thailand,

ABS Grants AIP for Jensen’s LNG ATB Design

A Jensen Maritime-designed, liquefied natural gas (LNG)-bunkering articulated tug-barge (ATB) has been granted approval in principle (AIP) by classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

HYPACK Barge Management System

HYPACK offers a solution to track multiple vessels and share the information across vessels. It also allows any remote viewer with a web browser to observe the

CITB Employees Vote Down Union Petition

Representative employees of marine transportation company of Cook Inlet Tug & Barge Inc. (CITB) on Monday voted to reject a petition that would see a union organize

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