Boats & Barges
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.
Bayou La Batre, Ala.-based Master Marine Inc. has delivered the mv. Rock Solid to Plimsoll Marine, a Cooper Group company that provides fleeting and barge services on the Lower Mississippi… Read More
While the pace has slowed somewhat due to COVID-19, construction of the 11 boats that are being built at Steiner Shipyard for Florida Marine Transporters (FMT) is “progressing as expected,”… Read More
Nichols Boat Company, Greenville, Miss., currently has under construction a 120- by 34- by 11-foot, twin-screw towboat designed by Farrell & Norton Naval Architects. The retractable-pilothouse boat will have 3,400… Read More
American Cruise Lines (ACL) has restarted cruising in the United States, with the 100-passenger Independence departing Amelia Island, Fla., March 13 on an eight-day cruise concluding in Charleston, S.C. That… Read More
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at first prohibited and then reconsidered and allowed a planned christening cruise for the new passenger vessel American Countess March 21 in… Read More