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.
Twin Disc is helping shipbuilders put the latest energy-efficient hybrid technology to work for excursion vessels. For its new 600-passenger excursion vessel, Enhydra, launched in September, San Francisco-based Red and… Read More
Baton Rouge, La.-based General Marine Services (GMS) christened its newest towboat, the mv. Syble Fay, February 15 at McKinney Salvage & Heavy Lift’s fleet on the east bank of the… Read More
Plimsoll Marine, which operates 19 towboats that offer fleeting and shifting services for Cooper Consolidated between Baton Rouge, La., and Head of Passes on the Lower Mississippi River, recently took… Read More
One of the former owners of Higman Barge Lines is “testing the waters” with regard to the demand for new towboats in today’s market, tapping some of his previous associates… Read More
The Mike Fink, which has served as a steam towboat, a landing used for cruise boats and a restaurant boat, is back in service, soon to be a shop barge,… Read More