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USCG Uses Skiff Ice Boat to Rescue Injured Man

The U.S. Coast Guard medically evacuated a man off of a dredging barge in Lake Erie near Sandusky, Ohio, Wednesday evening. At approximately 5:45 p.m., a good

New Tank Barge Delivered to Harley Marine

The newly built tank barge, the Fight A.L.S., was delivered to Harley Marine Services on February 19, 2016.   Designed by Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) and constructed at Vigor Fab in Portland,

AWO, Stakeholders 'Barge In' at Capitol Hill

American Tugboat, Towboat and Barge Industry Urged Support for American Jobs, Vessel Discharge Reform, and Waterways Infrastructure.   Members of the American Waterways Operators,

Waterways Are the Greenest Way to Go

In celebration of Earth Day 2016, The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) released a fact sheet highlighting the many environmental

Response to Barge Breakaway Continues on the Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard continues to respond to an allision which occurred April 6 and resulted in a multiple-barge breakaway and two sunken barges on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill.

Secretary Foxx Designates 3 Marine Highway Projects

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has designated three new Marine Highway Projects. The Mississippi River, previously designated as the M-55, will serve

Response to Barge Breakaway on the Mississippi Ongoing

The U.S. Coast Guard siad it is continuing its response to an allision resulting in a barge breakaway on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill., Wednesday.   An

Manage and Mitigate Risk on the Water

Strengthening your marine insurance   Early in the morning on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck the Golf Coast of the United States. Hurricane Katrina

Barge Breakaway on the Mississippi River

The U.S. Coast Guard said it is responding to an allision and barge breakaway on the Mississippi River at mile marker 43.7 near Thebes, Ill., Wednesday.   Tow vessel Michael G.

Ingram Barge Company Makes Repower Push

Ingram Barge Company selects GE Marine Solutions Tier 4 technology to repower three towboats   An Ingram Barge Company pilot lives on the water, pushing cargo while navigating the more than 4,

Europe Gasoline, Diesel Barge Swaps Weaken

Gasoline and naphtha crack swaps fell slightly on the week but remained supported by strong export demand for gasoline.    Tankers carrying around 1 million tonnes

ACK Marine & General Contracting Launched

Marine construction industry veteran Kim Shaughnessy launches ACK Marine & General Contracting, a nationally certified woman-owned business to provide diverse marine

Engie Wins Concession for Antwerp Port LNG Bunkering Facility

French gas and power utility Engie has been granted a 30-year concession by the Antwerp Port Authority in Belgium to build and operate a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering station for barges,

Flood Risk to Persist in Mississippi River Basin

Heavy winter rains have left the Missouri and Mississippi River basins, from Iowa to Louisiana, at an elevated risk of moderate flooding through June, U.S. government forecasters said on Thursday.

Two Maritime Veterans Create Avalon Freight Services

Avalon Freight Services co-founded by Greg and Tim Bombard and Harley Franco, will debut freight service on Friday, April 1, 2016.   Currently scheduled to operate a minimum of five days a week,

SENNEBOGEN Expands to Uruguay

One of South America’s leading specialists in forestry equipment has been named to represent the full line of SENNEBOGEN purpose-built material handlers in Uruguay.

Dantin to Lead Baker Lyman's TSMS Program

Thomas Dantin Joins Baker Lyman as Chief Consultant for Towing Safety Management Systems. Baker Lyman has announced the association of chief consultant Thomas Dantin,

Kirby Buys Seacor’s Inland Tank Barge Fleet

 Kirby Corporation has agreed to purchase the inland tank barge fleet of SEACOR Holdings Inc. from subsidiaries of Seacor for approximately $88 million in cash.

Sluggish Freight Movements Have Downside Risks

Global distillate markets remain heavily oversupplied but the glut will not clear unless the world economy avoids recession and there is a renewed acceleration in freight demand.

Great Lakes Freighters Getting Underway Again

The Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) announced that the 2016 shipping season on the Great Lakes began on March 2 when the tug/barge unit Dorothy Ann/Pathfinder loaded 4,

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