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First Rotortug arrives on American shores

First Rotortug arrives on American shores

Harbor tugboats with three z-drives were first introduced almost two decades ago.

American Tugboat Review 2017
Harley Marine pulls industry into Tier 4 era

Harley Marine pulls industry into Tier 4 era

Some tugboats are built for long-distance ocean towing, while others are nimble and powerful enough to dock big ships.

American Tugboat Review 2017
Tier 4 offshore support tug ready to work the oil patch

Tier 4 offshore support tug ready to work the oil patch

Harvey Gulf International Marine’s new tugboat could be overlooked amid a steady newbuild program of sophisticated oil field support vessels and the first LNG fleet of OSVs in the U.S.

American Tugboat Review 2016
Newest Z-Tech escort tugs offer smaller footprint and plenty of horsepower

Newest Z-Tech escort tugs offer smaller footprint and plenty of horsepower

There were seven azimuthing stern drive (ASD) tugs under construction during a recent visit to Eastern Shipbuilding’s Nelson Street yard, and all were destined for G&H Towing, the operating company for Suderman & Young Towing and Bay-Houston Towing.

American Tugboat Review 2016
First of three Arctic-class vessels for Foss

First of three Arctic-class vessels for Foss

Michele Foss, christened in April and set to make its maiden voyage in mid-May, represents a new level of sophistication and capability for Seattle’s Foss Maritime Co., Gary Faber, senior vice president, said at the vessel’s christening.

American Tugboat Review 2015
Z-drives usher in new era for fleet boats

Z-drives usher in new era for fleet boats

With Capt. Michael Duncan at the controls, USS Cairo, a new 68-foot pushboat, slowly approached a barge moored along a bank of the Mississippi River.

American Tugboat Review 2015
ATB Legacy strives to be the safest and greenest as well as the biggest

ATB Legacy strives to be the safest and greenest as well as the biggest

The first of Crowley Maritime’s three 750-class ATBs is working in the Gulf of Mexico on long-term charter to Marathon Petroleum.

American Tugboat Review 2012
In its Ocean class, Crowley sets a new standard for offshore towing

In its Ocean class, Crowley sets a new standard for offshore towing

Responding to market expectations, Crowley Maritime, in conjunction with its subsidiary in Seattle, Jensen Maritime Consultants, has designed and engineered the Ocean class tugboat.

American Tugboat Review 2012
Signet’s two newest z-drives to provide LNG escort services

Signet’s two newest z-drives to provide LNG escort services

Signet Maritime Corp. has taken delivery of two new identical z-drive tugs, Signet Constellation and Signet Stars & Stripes.

American Tugboat Review 2012
Arctic Titan: another extraordinary tug for Western Towboat

Arctic Titan: another extraordinary tug for Western Towboat

While phrases such as “Go west, young man” have lost their verve, “North to Alaska” is still a vibrant one for Seattle-based Western Towboat.

American Tugboat Review 2012
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