Western Baltic Engineering (WBE), a Lithuania-based ship designer, unveiled a pair of electric towboat designs at the International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans. The two models, jointly called the “Electric… Read More
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.
With the purchase of three boats and the lease of two in 2022, Riverview Tug Service is experiencing unprecedented growth. The company, at Upper Mississippi Mile 557 in Bellevue, Iowa,… Read More
New Orleans-based Harbor Towing & Fleeting (HTF), which has been providing barge fleeting and tripping services in the Crescent City for the past 52 years, held a christening ceremony at… Read More
After being closed since September 12 due to low water on the Mississippi River, the Dorena-Hickman Ferry resumed service November 16. The ferry reopened when the river reached 17.15 feet… Read More
American River Transportation Company (ARTCo), a wholly owned subsidiary of ADM, christened the 58- by 26- by 8-foot Chuck B on October 6 at its Ottawa, Ill., location. The Chuck… Read More