The Steamboat Natchez, the iconic New Orleans-based sternwheeler built in 1975, caught fire the night of May 3 while moored in the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal. The New Orleans Fire… 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.
New Orleans-based Canal Barge Company (CBC) has put into service the second of two towboats built by Steiner Construction Company, located in Bayou La Batre, Ala. Named mv. Lizzie Lane… Read More
Coden, Ala.-based Master Boat Builders Inc. has delivered an electric-hybrid tugboat to Seabulk, part of the Seacor Holdings family of companies. Seabulk has named the new hybrid tug Spartan. “The… Read More
Following a spirited debate, the City Council of Peoria has voted to let the sale of the historic paddlewheel Spirit of Peoria proceed. The city had the right of first… Read More
The mv. W. Red Harris, owned by Marquette Transportation, broke its way through the ice of Lake Pepin March 21 to become the first boat to kick off the unofficial… Read More