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Apply Now for Marine News' MN100 Awards Edition

Jul 20, 2022

Each year, Marine News magazine profiles 100 of the top firms in the North American workboat sector.From passenger vessels to towboats, tugs and barges. From dredging and offshore energy to pilot, patrol, fire and police boats. OEMs, service providers, shipyards, owners/operators and the full gamut of marine-related businesses are eligible. But, only those who apply before August 10, 2022 will be considered for inclusion…

California Opens Applications for Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Equipment

Aug 22, 2023

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District in California has announced the opening of applications for zero-emission heavy duty forklifts, port cargo handling equipment, marine vessel repower and shore power for unregulated ocean-going vessels…

Shipbuilding: ACBL Inks Deal to Build Tier 4 Towboat

Feb 13, 2023

Jeffersonville, Ind. based American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) announced it has signed a contract with Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipbuilder Steiner Construction Company for the design and construction of a new EPA Tier 4 retractable towboat.“Investing in our future is a key part of ACBL’s strategy…

MN100 Application Deadline Extended

Aug 11, 2022

Each year, Marine News magazine profiles 100 of the top firms in the North American workboat sector.From passenger vessels to towboats, tugs and barges. From dredging and offshore energy to pilot, patrol, fire and police boats. OEMs, service providers…

The MN100 Application Deadline is August 10

Aug 08, 2022

Each year, Marine News magazine profiles 100 of the top firms in the North American workboat sector.From passenger vessels to towboats, tugs and barges. From dredging and offshore energy to pilot, patrol, fire and police boats. OEMs, service providers…

Apply Now for Marine News' MN100 Awards Edition

Jul 11, 2022

Each year, Marine News magazine profiles 100 of the top firms in the North American workboat sector.From passenger vessels to towboats, tugs and barges. From dredging and offshore energy to pilot, patrol, fire and police boats. OEMs, service providers…

Apply Now for Marine News' MN100 Awards Edition

Jul 05, 2022

Each year, Marine News magazine profiles 100 of the top firms in the North American workboat sector.From passenger vessels to towboats, tugs and barges. From dredging and offshore energy to pilot, patrol, fire and police boats. OEMs, service providers…

AWO Applauds Passage of US Infrastructure Bill

Nov 19, 2021

The American Waterways Operators, a trade group representing the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry, said it applauds the passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill, H.R. 3684, signed into law by President Joe Biden earlier this week…

COVID-19 & the US Workboat Market: Business Continuity, Not Business as Usual

Jun 12, 2020

In today’s environment, the overarching challenge for the American tugboat, towboat and barge industry is to continue transporting the vital commodities that help keep our nation’s economy moving during a highly uncertain time, while taking…

AWO Elects Crowley's Mead as Chairman

May 21, 2020

Arthur F. Mead, Vice President and Chief Counsel at Crowley Maritime Corporation, has been elected Chairman of the American Waterways Operators (AWO), succeeding outgoing Chairman Scott Merritt, former Chief Operating Officer with Foss Maritime Company…

ESG Delivers M/V Jaden Pasentine

Dec 16, 2019

Eastern Shipbuilding Group has delivered of the M/V Jaden Pasentine (Hull 200). The 70th 90’x 32’x 10’ Inland Towboat built by Eastern for Florida Marine Transporters, LLC of Mandeville, LA.  In 2018, Florida Marine Transporters, LLC signed four more additional towboats…

Cleancor's LNG Supply Push Via Mississipi River

Sep 22, 2019

Cleancor Energy Solutions, a unit of the the marine services company SEACOR Holdings, launched a joint initiative with the logistics and barge transportation company SCF Marine to increase the use and supply of LNG and CNG natural gas throughout the Mississippi River system…

FreightWeek STL Focuses on State of the Barge Industry

May 25, 2018

The state of the barge industry was among the first educational sessions offered to attendees of FreightWeek STL, a four-day conference hosted by Inland Marine Expo (IMX), Institute for Trade and Transportation Studies (ITTS) and St. Louis Regional Freightway…

Six rescued from waters near Conch Reef

Apr 09, 2018

The U.S. Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued six people from the water near Conch Reef, Fla., Saturday. A good Samaritan aboard the 25-foot center console, Quality Time, notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders at approximately 1:46 p…

Campbell Acquires Barges, Towboats from ACBL

May 15, 2017

Campbell Transportation Company, Inc. said it has signed an agreement with American Commercial Barge Line LLC (ACBL) to acquire certain affreightment contracts along with 155 barges and four towboats that will operate on the Ohio River system…

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