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.
For 41 years, seven days a week, Bruce McGinnis and Larry Salyers have been each other’s first morning phone call. McGinnis, CEO of McGinnis Inc., hired Salyers, who now serves… Read More
Guilford, Conn.-based American Cruise Lines christened the American Symphony in Natchez, Miss., August 30, marking the launch of its fifth new “modern” riverboat in four years. The American Symphony, which… Read More
Nichols Boat Company, a boat and barge builder in Greenville, Miss., recently completed a 3,400 hp. twin-screw towboat with Tier 4 engines, built on speculation. “Due to COVID, we decided… Read More
A new contract between the operator of the Cave-in-Rock Ferry and two states that fund it will keep the ferry running. The contract was announced on the last day of… Read More