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Nine passengers injured when Chicago tour boat slams into dock

The Chicago River tour boat The Lila lost power and struck a concrete dock, injuring 9 passengers

Web Bulletin 2012

American Cruise Lines launches Queen of the Mississippi

The new Queen of the Mississippi has set sail on its maiden cruise from New Orleans

Web Bulletin 2012

Crewman missing after falling off Columbia River sternwheeler

The Coast Guard said a crewman on the sternwheeler Queen of the West fell off the vessel and has not been found

Web Bulletin 2012

Helis: Kings Point will acquire brownwater training vessel

Col. James Helis, who began his job as superintendent at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy this week, said Kings Point will acquire a brownwater training vessel

Web Bulletin 2012

AWO calls Midwest low water levels 'severe' situation for cargo capacities

The American Waterways Operators says the Midwest drought is causing a 'severe, ongoing' situation impacting barge cargo movement

Web Bulletin 2012

Two rescued after tug strikes B.C. railroad bridge, sinks

Two crewmembers escaped injury after their tugboat sank in the Fraser River

Web Exclusive 2012
Towing company draws on chief’s background as a naval architect

Towing company draws on chief’s background as a naval architect

Jantran Inc. has taken delivery of Lucy Janoush, a twin-screw 4,000-hp towboat designed by the towing company’s president.

American Tugboat Review 2012

Oncoming tows collide on Mississippi River, spilling oil from barge

About 6,800 gallons of crude oil spilled into the Lower Mississippi River after two barges collided near Reserve, La.

June/July 2012

Voluntary towing inspections give crews a glimpse of the future

Capt. John Cater IV and the crew of the tugboat Wye River spent an October afternoon accommodating a U.S. Coast Guard examiner who checked over virtually every aspect of the 4,200-hp vessel.

February 2012
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