The latest inland marine industry news involving new-construction and refurbished towboats, passenger vessels, ferries, dredges and other inland river boats. Towboat christenings and recent innovations in towboat design are also featured.
Belle Chasse Marine Transportation, the largest launch service on the Lower Mississippi, puts a lot of hours on its fleet of crew and supply boats, which run day and night. Read More
On June 12, Houma, La.-based towboat operator Dupre Marine Transportation christened the mv. Everard Dupre, the 18-year-old company’s ninth vessel. The Everard Dupre is named after company owner Rory Dupre’s father. Read More
Gulf Island Fabrication recently delivered the terminal and escort tugs Mark E. Kuebler, Ted C. Litton and Connelly M to Bay Houston Towing Company; they are the first three tugs… Read More
Twenty-two miles off the coast of southern California lies Catalina Island. It has been a stop for smugglers, gold miners, pirates, hunters, the Union army and missionaries, and was a… Read More