By Nelson Spencer Jr. and Frank McCormack On June 4, representatives of the Blessey Marine Services family gathered at Bayou Fleet on the west bank of the Mississippi River near… 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.
Swiss-based industrial firm ABB announced June 4 that it has been selected by Vigor Fab LLC as the hybrid-electric propulsion and energy storage system provider for the newest additions to… Read More
Two American river cruise passenger companies have announced their cruise schedules for summer 2020. American Cruise Lines will be first out of the gate, with cruises on its vessel American… Read More
The Belle of Louisville is looking for donations and gift certificate purchases to stay afloat financially. The 1914 paddlewheel-driven, steam-powered vessel is the last operating riverboat of its kind anywhere… Read More
In March, C&C Marine & Repair, a Belle Chasse, La.-based full-service marine fabrication and repair shipyard, wrapped up construction on the fifth and final boat in a series of 6,600… Read More