Obituary: Eddie Conrad

February 8, 2020

Edward Gabriel “Eddie” Conrad, 80, who founded Compass Marine, RV River Charters and Riverbarge Excursion Lines, died January 24 in Algiers, La. Conrad began his career in the marine industry… Read More

CC Industries Inc. (CCI) announced May 30 that it had acquired Z-drive pioneer Southern Towing Company (STC) from Trive Capital and McCombs Partners. The new owners said that STC will… Read More

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc. launched the escort/rescue Z-drive tug Capt. Jim McAllister for McAllister Towing on March 19. The tug, designed by Jensen Maritime Consultants, Seattle, Wash., is currently under… Read More

Robert Allan Ltd., a naval architeture firm based in Vancouver, Canada, is conducting studies alongside ZF Marine on the U.S. inland marine market with the use of computational fluid dynamics… Read More