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Bouchard announces launch of ATB barge

By WorkBoat Staff

VT Halter Marine launched a new ATB barge for Bouchard Transpotation. The tug was launched back in February.

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Video: Coast Guard rescues captain who reportedly fell from yacht

By WorkBoat Staff

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, rescues a man after he reportedly fell from his yacht 10 miles northeast of Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard video.

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Kirby’s record profits streak halted

By Pamela Glass

Uncertainty over crude oil production, prices and barge utilization have put the brakes on Kirby Corp.’s four-year run of record profits, causing the nation’s largest inland tank operator to release a cautious outlook in its first quarter earnings report in April.

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Post-Deepwater Horizon is safer, witnesses tell Senate hearing

By Kirk Moore

Lessons learned from the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster have brought a more rigorous approach to safety across the offshore industry, and a growing relationship between the industry, academic scientists and government emergency managers, experts said at a U.S. Senate hearing Wednesday.

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Bipartisan bill introduced to protect U.S. navigable waters

By WorkBoat Staff

Bipartisan bill will direct EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to issue a revised WOTUS rule that protects traditional navigable water from water pollution, while also protecting farmers, ranchers and private landowners.

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Video: U.S., Canadian coast guards open lanes for commercial vessels

By WorkBoat Staff

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay and the crew of the Canadian coast guard ship Samuel Risley break ice in front of and around the tug Everlast with the barge Norman McLeod in the St. Clair River, Jan. 20, 2015.

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Coast Guard needs new boats, cutters, Zukunft tells lawmakers

By David Krapf, Editor in Chief

U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul F. Zukunft told the Senate on Tuesday that the main budget priority in 2016 is to invest in the 21st century Coast Guard.

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Panama Canal expansion sees installation of final gate

By WorkBoat Staff

The Panama Canal Authority reached a key milestone in its expansion program on Tuesday with the installation of the 16th and final gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Canal.

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Bipartisan Coast Guard authorization legislation introduced

By WorkBoat Staff

Coast Guard authorization bill was introduced in the House of Representatives last week.

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Moran Iron completes two barges for Durocher Marine

By WorkBoat Staff

Moran Iron Works (MIW) launched two oceangoing deck barges last week for Durocher Marine

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