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Rain Lifts Rhine Water Levels, Helps Cool Off Cargo Rates

Sep 29, 2022

Water levels on the river Rhine in Germany have risen sharply after rain this week, approaching normal levels and helping cool off cargo shipping rates, vessel brokers and commodity traders said on Thursday.Prices for cargo shipping are falling as vessels are able to load more freight, they said.Spot prices for a liquid tanker barge from Rotterdam to Karlsruhe south of Kaub were at about 55 euros a tonne on Thursday…

Boluda Towage Starts Ops to Support German FSRU

Dec 30, 2022

Boluda Towage has started towing services at the German port of Lubmin for the first installation of a floating LNG storage plant.The Deutsche ReGas LubminLNG import terminal will become the first operational FSRU-based facility in Germany.…

Maritime Risk Symposium: Full Program Released

Nov 11, 2022

The 2022 Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS), scheduled to be held Nov. 15-17, 2022, hosted by Argonne National Laboratory at the Argonne campus in Lemont, Illinois, recently unveiled the full conference program, packed with experts with insights on the challenges facing the inland waterway systems…

Crowley Tugs to Use Shore Power at Port of Lake Charles

Oct 27, 2022

Crowley said its Ocean Class tugboats are now equipped to connect to shore power at the Port of Lake Charles in Louisiana.Shore power infrastructure from Entergy Services, Inc. will allow Crowley's vessels to connect to electricity when not in service instead of running on diesel-fueled generators…

Apply Now for Marine News' MN100 Awards Edition

Jul 11, 2022

Each year, Marine News magazine profiles 100 of the top firms in the North American workboat sector.From passenger vessels to towboats, tugs and barges. From dredging and offshore energy to pilot, patrol, fire and police boats. OEMs, service providers…

Apply Now for Marine News' MN100 Awards Edition

Jul 05, 2022

Each year, Marine News magazine profiles 100 of the top firms in the North American workboat sector.From passenger vessels to towboats, tugs and barges. From dredging and offshore energy to pilot, patrol, fire and police boats. OEMs, service providers…

Obituary: Captain Brian A. McAllister Passes Away

Jun 30, 2022

Capt. Brian McAllister, a prominent member of the American maritime industry and a true New York area maritime industry icon, has passed away.The following was posted on the mcallistertowing.com website:'It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Captain…

Shipbuilding: Ingram Marine Christens Four Towboats in One Day

Jun 30, 2022

On June 24, Ingram Marine Group held a special christening ceremony for four vessels: M/V Capt. Roy Daniels, M/V Randy Hooper, M/V Debbie L. Owen and M/V Harold B. Warren. The M/V Debbie L. Owen and M/V Capt. Roy Daniels are new builds. The M/V Randy Hooper and M/V Harold B…

First Emissions-free Pusher Tug Elektra Delivered

May 31, 2022

A first-of-its-kind emissions-free push boat has been christened and delivered in Germany.The unique and innovative vessel, Elektra, was built over the course of nearly 2.5 years at Hermann Barthel GmbH in Derben and features battery-electric…

Svitzer Aims to Be Fully Carbon Neutral by 2040

May 31, 2022

A.P. Moller-Maersk's towage operator arm Svitzer on Tuesday announced its commitment to become fully carbon neutral by 2040.The Denmark based company said it will am to reduce the CO2 intensity of its entire fleet by 50% by 2030, paving the…

Hydrotug: World's First Hydrogen-powered Tug Launched

May 23, 2022

Hydrotug, the world's first hydrogen-powered tugboat, has been launched at Armón Shipyards in Navia, Spain, marking a key milestone on the path toward wider adoption of the sustainable, climate neutral fuel in workboat applications.Remaining…

Seaward Marine Adds New Tug Dock

Jan 10, 2022

Norfolk, Va.-based marine services company Seaward Marine Corporation has added a new 260-foot workboat pier to accommodate its seven-boat fleet of tow and tug vessels in Chesapeake, Va.The pontoons for the Seaward Marine project were made in SF Marina Systems' Norfolk…

AWO Applauds Passage of US Infrastructure Bill

Nov 19, 2021

The American Waterways Operators, a trade group representing the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry, said it applauds the passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill, H.R. 3684, signed into law by President Joe Biden earlier this week…

Stephaich, Pyne Honored by National Rivers Hall of Fame

Oct 28, 2021

National Rivers Hall of Fame will honor marine towing industry veterans Peter Stephaich and Joseph H. Pyne during the Annual Waterways Symposium hosted by Waterways Council, Inc. in St. Louis, Mo., in November.Stephaich, the current Chairman…

MN100 Application Deadline is Sept 1. Apply Now

Aug 30, 2021

The deadline to apply for inclusion in Marine News magazine's annual MN100 awards edition is September 1. Time is running out.Each year, the publication profiles 100 of the top firms in the shallow-draft, brown water workboat space. Is your company one of the best…

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Port of Los Angeles Issues Draft RFP for New Cruise Terminal

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Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

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Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

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