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Bollinger, Bouchard Contract for Tank Barges

May 20, 2011

Bollinger Marine Fabricators, L.L.C., Amelia, La., a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. company, has signed a contract for the new construction of a 55,000 barrel OPA’90 compliant tank barge with Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., Melville, N.Y. Terms of the contract were not disclosed…

Rail-Barge Service from Eastern Shore to Resume

Dec 08, 2010

Governor Bob McDonnell announced today that the Bay Coast Railroad Car Barge will resume service next week as a result of a partnership between the Commonwealth, area localities, and the Bay Coast Railroad.  The barge, which was removed from service last year…

U.S. Barge Delivers for Harley Marine

Jul 07, 2010

U.S. Barge recently delivered another high capacity petroleum barge to Harley Marine Services. Barge Sixty-Five Roses is a unique design from Elliott Bay Design Group. With new efficiency and voluntary environmental features incorporated into the design…

EBDG-Designed Sixty Five Roses Enters Service

May 20, 2010

Elliott Bay Design Group LLC (EBDG) recently announced the launch of the flagship vessel in its series of oil barge designs for Harley Marine Services (HMS).  With a length of 422 ft and a beam of 76 ft, the Sixty Five Roses has a capacity of 83…

CEPSA Panama New Barge, Port of Cristobal

Feb 23, 2010

CEPSA Panamá, consolidated as physical supplier of marine fuel at both sides of the Panama Canal, set up a new barge at the port of Cristobal. The Panabunker-Once started operations Jan. 22 2009. The barge supplies the container terminal of Port of Manzanillo…

Bristol Harbor Group Designed Deck Barge

Feb 09, 2010

Argosy Transportation Group, Inc., Bellaire, Texas, has signed a contract with Trinity Marine Products, Inc., Madisonville, La., to build the Jean-M 2501, a 250-ft by 54-ft by 12-ft inland deck barge. The vessel, designed by Bristol Harbor Group…

Bollinger Delivers 55K BBL Tank Barge

Feb 04, 2010

Lockport, La., Bollinger Marine Fabricators, L.L.C., a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. company, has delivered the M 6000, a 55,000 barrel (bbl) Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA’90) compliant tank barge, to Midstream Fuel Service, L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of Martin Resource Management Corporation…

Jensen Maritime Designs Two New Barges

Jan 04, 2010

Jensen Maritime Consultants, Inc., a Crowley company, has designed two new barges for Global Marine Transportation, Inc. Both 10,000-barrel tank barges are scheduled to be constructed and delivered in 2010. Designed for lightering services, the barges are being built by Trinity Marine Products…

Metal Trades Second Fuel Barge for U.S. Navy

Dec 18, 2009

Metal Trades, Inc. announced the completion of YON 331, the second vessel of a new class of 14,000 barrel double hull fuel barges for the U.S. Navy.  The 200-ft x 52-ft barge was designed by Bristol Harbor Group of Bristol, R.I. to carry either Diesel or JP5 Jet Fuel in five cargo tanks…

CG Photo: Barge Grounding at Sandbridge

Nov 19, 2009

A Nov. 16 photo of the Crowley barge La Princesa grounded on the Sandbridge beach in Virginia Beach, Va. while responders work to get lines in place for towing efforts. The barge has now been refloated. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Jones)

Floating Rail Bridge Between U.S. and Mexico

Nov 17, 2009

CG Railway, Inc., located in Mobile, Ala., operates the only rail vessel service in the United States market providing an alternate transportation mode between the U.S. and southern Mexico. Every four days, CG Railway provides a safe, fast…

Metal Trades Builds Hull for Barge Conversion

Sep 29, 2009

Metal Trades, Inc. (Hollywood, SC) has built and delivered the outer hull for a double hull fuel barge conversion for Cross State Towing Company of Jacksonville, FL. The 256 ft long by 56 ft wide outer hull was designed by Glowacki Engineering to retrofit on the outside of the 17…

Bristol Harbor Designs 35,000 BBL Barge

Sep 16, 2009

Statia Victory, a 35,000 BBL, 290-ft Double Hull Tank Barge designed by Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) has recently been completed and delivered by Orange Shipbuilding Co., Inc. (OSB) in Orange, Texas, a division of Conrad Industries, Inc…

Crowley's Newest Heavy-Lift Deck Barge, Portland

Sep 02, 2009

Crowley welcomed the newest 400-ft by 105-ft, heavy-lift deck barge to its fleet August 29 at a christening celebration at the Gunderson Marine shipyard in Portland, Ore. Micki Harrison, Crowley's regional human resources manager, did the honors…

Major New Barge Operation

Jun 29, 2009

The Ferguson Group, a supplier and manufacturer of modules and containers for the energy industry around the world, has launched a new operation to offer accommodation barges in a significant development for the offshore market.Ferguson Modular…

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