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Bay Shipbuilding gets contract for new Kirby ATBs

The Wisconsin yard will build two 155,000-barrel barges and two 6,000 hp tugs

Ledcor Marine orders two new tugs from B.C. shipyard

Ledcor Marine orders two new tugs from B.C. shipyard

The A.G. McIlwain-designed boats from Bracewell Marine will be used principally on the Fraser River

Signet Maritime adds Arcturus to offshore fleet

The 105-foot z-drive tug will be joined by sister Polaris later this year in the Gulf

Third body recovered after collision between pleasure boat and tow in Illinois (UPDATE)

A 19-foot recreational craft and the 66-foot Bill Arnold collided in the Cal-Sag Channel

Preparation failures, tug deficiencies cited in loss of Lyubov Orlova

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has determined that insufficient preparation and tugboat deficiencies led to the loss of the ship Lyubov Orlova's tow in bad weather last year

Coast Guard issues rule on Prince William Sound two-tug escorts

The U.S. Coast Guard has published its final rule confirming the industry's two-tug escort system for tankers in Alaska's Prince William Sound

Waterways Council praises House panel's funding for Army Corps

The Civil Works appropriation represents a $25 million increase from fiscal 2014

Tugboats pass test in ultra-large box ship tow demo

The Coast Guard, pilots and harbor safety committee were participants were involved in the first-ever drill to test the capabilities of tugboats to tow an ultra-large containership

VT Halter Marine delivers new ATB tug for Bouchard

VT Halter Marine delivers new ATB tug for Bouchard

The oceangoing Denise A. Bouchard is the sister vessel to Evening Star, delivered in 2012

Bay Area exercise tests capability to tow ultra-large containerships

Bay Area exercise tests capability to tow ultra-large containerships

The demonstration, the first of its kind in the U.S., aims to enhance emergency preparedness