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Next-gen Tier 4 ATBs delivering for Harley Marine

Next-gen Tier 4 ATBs delivering for Harley Marine

The industry took notice last spring when Harley Marine Services welcomed Earl W. Redd, the first EPA Tier 4-rated tractor tugboat.

American Tugboat Review 2018
Genesis Marine welcomes new class of ‘go-anywhere’ towboats

Genesis Marine welcomes new class of ‘go-anywhere’ towboats

Last August, the 84-foot Elizabeth Prince left the John Bludworth Shipyard in Corpus Christi, Texas, and joined Genesis Marine’s inland fleet.

American Tugboat Review 2018
Brusco’s newest tug finds work under AmNav charter

Brusco’s newest tug finds work under AmNav charter

Brusco Tug & Barge has taken delivery of another in a long line of Robert Allan-designed ship-docking tugboats.

American Tugboat Review 2018
Reinauer goes back in time for its first Tier 4 ATB

Reinauer goes back in time for its first Tier 4 ATB

Reinauer Transportation didn’t need to look far for its first Tier 4 articulated tug-barge (ATB) design.

American Tugboat Review 2018
Metal Trades’ first-ever tugboat proves its worth time and again

Metal Trades’ first-ever tugboat proves its worth time and again

With its tapered hull and spider-like pilothouse, Capt. Cooper is a unique boat with an important job.

American Tugboat Review 2018
Island Tug and Barge upgrades fleet with z-drive ATBs

Island Tug and Barge upgrades fleet with z-drive ATBs

British Columbia’s Island Tug and Barge has a history of innovation, and the company is taking another step forward with a new class of z-drive articulated tug-barge (ATB) units.

American Tugboat Review 2018
Moran bolsters Norfolk fleet with beamy 93-footer

Moran bolsters Norfolk fleet with beamy 93-footer

East Coast ports are competing for the larger containerships now moving through the Panama Canal, and tugboat companies that work these harbors are bulking up to meet demand.

American Tugboat Review 2017
Petchem tug turning heads in busy Florida port

Petchem tug turning heads in busy Florida port

With larger ships now calling in at many East Coast ports, tugboat operators have responded by building more powerful azimuthing stern drive (ASD) tugboats that are more capable of safely docking, undocking and escorting the massive vessels.

American Tugboat Review 2017
GLDD considers versatile dredge ATB a ‘game changer’

GLDD considers versatile dredge ATB a ‘game changer’

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company describes its new articulated tug-barge unit as “a game changer” and it’s easy to see why.

American Tugboat Review 2017
New workboat replaces venerable NASSCO yard tug

New workboat replaces venerable NASSCO yard tug

When it came time to replace the venerable Mr. Ed, a yard tug that has served General Dynamics NASSCO for more than 35 years, there was no need to reinvent a proven performer — a couple of tweaks here, an equipment upgrade there and cleaner-burning engines filled the bill.

American Tugboat Review 2017
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