Archive of: Design and Innovation

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In middle age, the towboat Donna Rushing gets a ‘green’ makeover

In middle age, the towboat Donna Rushing gets a ‘green’ makeover

From outward appearances the towboat Donna Rushing appears no different than it did when delivered 39 years ago as F. P. Thomas to Thomas Marine Co. by Dravo Corp.

August 2012
Legacy: Crowley’s new ATB demonstrates what the biggest of them all can do

Legacy: Crowley’s new ATB demonstrates what the biggest of them all can do

At 1624 on a breezy day in March, the seagoing tug Legacy, coupled to the tank barge 750-1, cleared the jetties at the mouth of the Mississippi River, made the Southwest Pass Sea Buoy and entered the Gulf of Mexico, bound for Tampa, Fla.

June/July 2012

Evolving winch and vessel designs enhance towing safety

June/July 2011
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