Joe Starck is president of The Great Lakes Towing Company, a role he has held since January 2014. The Great Lakes Towing Company, commonly called “the Towing Company” across the… 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.
A boat touted as the world’s first hydrogen-powered push tug was delivered and christened in Berlin on May 16 for further long-term operational testing. The boat requires two stations to… Read More
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
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