The Great Lakes Towing Company Celebrates 120 year Anniversary With Christening of New Tug Michigan 

The Great Lakes Towing Company Celebrates 120 year Anniversary With Christening of New Tug Michigan 

 The Great Lakes Towing Company celebrated its 120th Anniversary with the christening of their newest tugboat, the Tug MICHIGAN. The Towing Company was incorporated on July 7, 1899. The Company’s founding …
Jul 24, 2019 /  Vessels
USCG Issues Certificates Of Inspection To Great Lakes Towing Fleet Under Subchapter M

USCG Issues Certificates Of Inspection To Great Lakes Towing Fleet Under Subchapter M

The Great Lakes Towing Company announced yesterday (Jul10) that eight (8) of the Company’s tugs, representing more than a quarter of its active harbor towing fleet, have received U. S. Coast Guard Certificates …
Jul 11, 2019 /  Curious
Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers Escort-Rescue Z-Drive Tug AVA M. McALLISTER to McAllister Towing  

Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers Escort-Rescue Z-Drive Tug AVA M. McALLISTER to McAllister Towing  

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. announced yesterday the delivery of the Escort/Rescue Z-Drive Tug AVA M. McALLISTER for McAllister Towing, Inc. on May 31, 2019. This Escort/Rescue Z-Drive Tug design is provided by …
Jun 7, 2019 /  Vessels
CC Industries Announces Acquisition of Southern Towing Company

CC Industries Announces Acquisition of Southern Towing Company

CC Industries, Inc. (CCI) announced today it acquired Southern Towing Company (STC) from Trive Capital and McCombs Partners. Founded in 1958, STC is one of the largest operators of towboats and barges along the inland …
May 31, 2019 /  Vessels
Powerful McAllister tug propelled by SCHOTTEL

Powerful McAllister tug propelled by SCHOTTEL

SCHOTTEL has secured a contract with American tug operator McAllister Towing to provide propulsion units for a new-built escort and harbour tug. The tug is under construction at Washburn & Doughty shipyard in Maine, …
Mar 28, 2019 /  Curious
Boskalis Subsidiary Smit Salvage Acquires Two Multi-Year Marine Salvage Contracts from U.S.Navy

Boskalis Subsidiary Smit Salvage Acquires Two Multi-Year Marine Salvage Contracts from U.S.Navy

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that its subsidiary SMIT Salvage acquired two five-year marine salvage contracts to serve as the exclusive marine salvage and engineering support contractor for the …
Oct 8, 2018 /  Curious
Another vessel repaired at Azerbaijan’s Bibiheybat Ship Repair Yard

Another vessel repaired at Azerbaijan’s Bibiheybat Ship Repair Yard

Major overhaul of the towing and supply vessel "Nercha" belonging to the Caspian Sea Oil Fleet of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping (CJSC) has been accomplished at the “Bibiheybat” Ship Repair …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
ABS Clients Lead the Way in SubM Compliance Across the U.S.

ABS Clients Lead the Way in SubM Compliance Across the U.S.

The first towing vessels to receive COIs in four US Coast Guard Districts are all ABS clients The first towing vessel owners to receive US Coast Guard (USCG) Certificates of Inspection (COIs) demonstrating SubM …
Jun 4, 2018 /  Curious
Fednav ship troubled after onboard explosion some 120 miles west of the Columbia River entrance

Fednav ship troubled after onboard explosion some 120 miles west of the Columbia River entrance

The 653-foot bulk carrier Federal Iris, with 21 crew members aboard suffered an explosion after main diesel engine components malfunctioned onboard, the USCG reported on Friday. The incident occurred some 120 miles west …
Feb 26, 2018 /  Accidents
Arctia Ltd. ready to support Canada

Arctia Ltd. ready to support Canada

The Finnish shipowner Arctia Ltd. is moving forward to support Canada in icebreaking and towing services. The company has responded to the Canadian Government’s Request for Information and Industry Consultation for …
Jan 19, 2018 /  Curious