Workboats

Shipping Season Opens on the Mississippi

First tow marks unofficial opening to Mississippi River navigation season   M/V New Dawn arrived at Lock and Dam 2 near Hastings, Minn. Wednesday morning, marking

Two ASD Tugs Delivered to URAG

URAG has taken delivery of two ASD 2411 Tugs to add to its existing fleet. Named Brake and Perfect, the new vessels have joined their sister ship Prompt in the

Plans in Place to Test Intermodal River Transport

The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority and Ingram Barge Company has announced plans to assess the viability of Intermodal River Transportation, utilizing

Boat of the Month: Moore Shallow Shuttle 23

Moore Boat LLC recently delivered the first of three all new aluminum Moore Shallow Shuttle 23 RIB’s to Seacrets, Jamaica USA after the vessel’s successful completion of various sea trials and the U.

Dometic’s Workboat Play

Workboat operators are taking a second look at Dometic’s SeaXchange Reverse Osmosis Systems as missions expand and demands on these vessels increase. It’s no secret

Affordable SATCOM for Workboat Applications

SATCOM edges closer to providing standardized services to the workboat sector. It’s affordable now and someday soon, you won’t be able to afford to be without it.

Getting Onboard the Regulatory Train

Rail transport activists, analysts and environmentalists get a real taste of what the waterfront has endured for decades. They’ll just have to get in line with the rest of us.

Xin Yue Feng: Growth with a Range of Vessels

From the four-story office tower, housing 100 technical engineers and administration staff, to the 65,000-square-meter yard with extensive fabrication and machine shops and a huge dry dock,

DNV GL Launches Rules for US Fishing Fleet

The fishing vessel industry fatality rate is 30 times higher than the average of all U.S. industries. To address this, U.S. legislation requires that all new fishing

Motion Compensation Crane Delivered

Barge Master has delivered its first Barge Master T40 (BM-T40) motion compensated knuckle boom crane, the company announced.   The BM-T40, installed on Wagenborg’s

EPA’s SmartWay Initiative Makes Way on the Water

Exhaustive studies by The National Waterways Foundation (NWF), a center for research and learning where industry leaders address public policy issues related to America’s inland waterways system,

Will Paper Logs Sail into History?

Helm Marine Software’s product team leads burdened brown water workboat operators out of the wilderness – and confidently into compliance. Four to six forms a

New Skimmer Systems for Coastal Oil Spill Response

SeaHow has launched a new product line of skimmers aiming to address the challenges encountered by the oil spill response (OSR) organizations.   SeaHow, operator

Chinese Crane Barge Build Underway

DongGuan Nanxiang Shipbuilding chairman Zhu Fu Lin welcomes guests with fresh-brewed local tea and explains the range of work at the shipyard: from a large fishing

Towing Vessel Sinking on Ohio River

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to the sinking of a towing vessel on the Ohio River near Golconda, Illinois, Wednesday.   Coast Guard Sector Ohio River Valley

Damen Refits Fisheries Research Vessel

Tridens joins select group of vessels installed with ‘drop keel’ echosounder technology     Last week, the Dutch governmental shipping company Rijksrederij (part

GE Diesel Engines and Gearboxes for Reinauer ATB

Reinauer Transportation Companies, LLC, purchased two GE U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 certified marine diesel engines and two Lufkin Marine

Torqeedo Launches Commercial-grade Cruise Motor

Torqeedo has updated its electric outboards with a new design to meet the demands of commercial users.   Available in comes in 5 hp and 8 hp equivalents, the

Marine News Editor's Note

Fleet Optimization is a broad term which might be described as the best practices and equipment that will make any collection of vessels more environmentally correct,

Metal Shark Wins US Navy Contract

  Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been awarded a $15,309,410 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the construction

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