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Friday, March 15, 2013
Fire Continues to Rage in Louisiana Bayou
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Fire Continues to Rage in Louisiana Bayou

Update: In a statement posted later on Friday, the Coast Guard said that fter the barge was removed from the scene and taken to a secure location, offloading

March 15, 2013
Total Views: 55

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Barge Strike Causes Massive Fireball in Louisiana Bayou [INCIDENT PHOTOS]
Fire Incidents

Barge Strike Causes Massive Fireball in Louisiana Bayou [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

Update: The fire has reportedly reduced in size by approximately 30 percent, and there are no reports of oil in the water.  The Coast Guard says that

March 13, 2013
Total Views: 47

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Guantanamo Bound Barge Loses 22 Containers Overboard
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Guantanamo Bound Barge Loses 22 Containers Overboard

MIAMI —  The Coast Guard this week is responding to a report of 22 containers lost overboard from a TransAtlantic-operated barge about 18 miles east

March 6, 2013
Total Views: 175

Sunday, January 27, 2013
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Crude Oil Barges Strike Railroad Bridge on Mississippi River, Spill Reported

The U.S. Coast Guard reports that two tank barges allided with a Mississippi River railroad overpass on Sunday, spilling an unknown quantity of light crude oil

January 27, 2013
Total Views: 15

Friday, November 30, 2012
Too Little, Too Late for Mississippi River Shippers
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Too Little, Too Late for Mississippi River Shippers

(Bloomberg) — Barge traffic on the Mississippi River will be stalled even if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decides next week to release more water

November 30, 2012
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Lawmakers Want Federal Emergency Declared Along Mississippi River
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Lawmakers Want Federal Emergency Declared Along Mississippi River

(Bloomberg) — Shippers and lawmakers are pressuring President Barack Obama to declare a federal emergency along the Mississippi River, citing potential

November 28, 2012
Total Views: 1

Thursday, April 19, 2012
Ingram Barge Co. Aquires United Barge Line, Expands Fleet
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Ingram Barge Co. Aquires United Barge Line, Expands Fleet

Ingram Barge Company has reached an agreement to acquire Florida-based U.S. United Barge Line, LLC (UBL), a wholly owned barge transportation subsidiary of

April 19, 2012
Total Views: 53

Friday, February 17, 2012
Barge Collision and Spill Closes Mississippi River Near New Orleans
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Barge Collision and Spill Closes Mississippi River Near New Orleans

A portion of the Mississippi was closed Friday morning after two barges collided causing an oil spill about 50 miles upriver from New Orleans. The Coast Guard

February 17, 2012
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Incident Video of The Week – Barge Hoist Fail
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Incident Video of The Week – Barge Hoist Fail

We don’t know much about this video other than the fact that it’s Russian and it was uploaded 6 days ago.  From what we can see, the crew was

December 27, 2011
Total Views: 137

Monday, November 14, 2011
Incident Photo of the Week: Barge Upended Near Miami
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Incident Photo of the Week: Barge Upended Near Miami

We’ve already seen some close calls today, but hey, they were still close calls. This weeks actual incident photo comes to us via the USCG and shows a

November 14, 2011
Total Views: 102

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Crowley Deploys Double-Hull Petroleum Barges to Western Alaska
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Crowley Deploys Double-Hull Petroleum Barges to Western Alaska

Barges are Among the First Double-Hulled, Environmentally Friendly Barges in Western Alaska Waters Anchorage, Alaska:  Crowley Maritime Corp. is deploying two

June 22, 2011
Total Views: 76

Tuesday, June 14, 2011
American Commercial Lines Launches the First in a Series of Tanker Barges
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American Commercial Lines Launches the First in a Series of Tanker Barges

American Commercial Lines Inc. (ACL) announced today that it has launched the first in a series of tanker barges to be constructed at its Jeffboat

June 14, 2011
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Crowley’s Double Hull Petroleum Tank Barges for Western Alaska
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Crowley’s Double Hull Petroleum Tank Barges for Western Alaska

Crowley’s double-hull, environmentally friendly barges, 165-1 and 165-2 (SEATTLE, May 10, 2011) – Preparing to take environmental protection of

May 10, 2011
Total Views: 80

Thursday, March 24, 2011
Nice save! Barge grounds in East River [VIDEO]
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Nice save! Barge grounds in East River [VIDEO]

Check out this video of Eagle Service grounding just southwest of Hog Back in the East River in NYC. The video was shot and edited by Seth Greenspan, who

March 24, 2011
Total Views: 88

Saturday, April 3, 2010
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RivTow Hercules – Self loading, Self Dumping Log Barge

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCxQ3j1dwko The above video is of the RivTow vessel Hercules, a self loading, self dumping log barge. Captain Don Rose tells us

April 3, 2010
Total Views: 347

Wednesday, November 18, 2009
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Crews remove barge from Sandbridge, Va., beach

Crews this morning were able to free the 572-ft. barge that ran aground on a Virginia beach Thursday night after it broke free from a tug in severe weather. 

November 18, 2009
Total Views: 40

Tuesday, September 1, 2009
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Photo of The Week – Crowley’s newest heavy-lift deck barge

Crowley welcomed the newest 400-foot by 105-foot, heavy-lift deck barge to its fleet Saturday at a christening celebration at the Gunderson Marine shipyard in

September 1, 2009
Total Views: 126

Thursday, August 20, 2009
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Interesting Ship – Trans Sea Lifter

The Trans Sea Lifter, or TSL, is a uniquely innovative barge carrying system for short sea shipping that, according to their website, can execute 5 to 7 times

August 20, 2009
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, June 30, 2009
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Grand Ocean No. 1 – Incident Photo Of The Week

This week’s incident photo comes from a friend who just rounded the Cape Of Good Hope. The photos show the barge Grand Ocean No. 1 on the beach at

June 30, 2009
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, August 19, 2008
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Incident Photo of The Week – M/V Norwegian Dream (Again)

December 10, 2007 – Upon departure from Montevideo on The Rio de la Plata, the M/V Norwegian Dream fully loaded with passengers on a 23 day cruise,

August 19, 2008
Total Views: 277
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