Superior Marine, South Point, Ohio, began work on construction of a harbor boat this month. The completed boat is destined for work on the Illinois River. “We are a custom… 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 a crew of 20 shipyard workers, Nichols Boat Company in Greenville, Miss., usually has no problem scheduling work. It normally staggers construction of the boats in order to even… Read More
Who built the most inland river towing vessels in 2017? Who did they build them for? What is the average horsepower of towboats built last year? All of these questions… Read More
Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark announced in February that it has partnered with design firm Incat Crowther to develop an entirely new line of passenger vessels. At the Passenger Vessel Association… Read More
Schoellhorn-Albrecht has been awarded a subcontract from Eastern Shipbuilding Group for the design and manufacture of a wide variety of equipment for the U.S. Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutters (OPCs). Read More