Innovative companies are constantly coming out with new products and services to help the inland barge industry operate more safely and economically. You’ll find our coverage here.
There’s currently a great deal of misinformation within the marine industry regarding fire-suppression agents, especially in light of the EU-mandated phase-down of hydrofluorocarbon-based materials looming on the horizon. Sea-Fire Marine,… Read More
JRC and Alphatron Marine, who formed a partnership in 2014, have announced two products for use on the inland waterways—the JMA-610 river radar and the Basicturn swing meter. The JMA-610… Read More
PPG, New Orleans, La., recently announced the U.S. and Canadian launch of PPG Novaguard 810 ER coating, which protects fuel tanks, ballast tanks and the internal and external superstructures of… Read More
Also Buys DP Product From Rolls Royce Thrustmaster Holdings B.V., affiliated with U.S.-based Thrustmaster of Texas Inc., has acquired a 58.5 percent stake in Blue Thruster, a Dutch-based maritime innovations… Read More
Schoellhorn-Albrecht designed, fabricated and delivered two custom cart and rail accommodation ladder systems for use by a Midwest refinery on the Illinois River. The custom ladder system was requested by… Read More
Humco Marine Products Inc., St. Louis, Mo., has recently announced a new product—the Johnson Cutless stern tube filler—to its inland marine customers. The Johnson Cutless stern tube filler is an… Read More
The hazards of transporting cargoes via barge on the nation’s inland waterways demand that operators turn a keen eye toward safety, particularly with regard to fire safety. For tank barge… Read More