Crowley Orders 55,000-Barrel ATB for Western Alaska Operations

Crowley Fuels has signed construction contracts to build a 55,000-barrel, articulated tug-barge (ATB) to serve the Western Alaska market. Crowley says the 410-foot ATB will be specially designed for the demanding river and sea conditions of Western Alaska. The tug will be constructed by Master Boat Builders of Bayou La Batre, Alabama. The 350-foot barge will be built by … [Read more...]

Jensen Unveils LNG Bunker Barge Concepts

Seattle-based naval architecture firm Jensen Maritime on Wednesday revealed two new concepts for fully customizable liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker barges. The first concept involves outfitting an existing barge with an above-deck LNG tank, which can be further modified to accommodate more than one type of product if a customer has a need for multiple liquid transfers. … [Read more...]

Ocean-Going LNG Bunkering Barge Concept Receives Class Approval

  A new design for a liquefied natural gas (LNG)-bunkering articulated tug and barge unit (ATB) designed by Seattle-based naval architecture firm Jensen Maritime has been granted “approval in principle” by classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). The designation establishes that Jensen’s vessel concept for the A1 Liquefied Gas Tank Barge is compliant … [Read more...]

Female Marine Engineers Focus of New Photo Collection

A suggestion from Naval Architect Caitlin Ness to Getty Images has led the stock photo agency to create a collection featuring female marine engineers. The Lean In collection is a curation of images devoted to the depiction of empowered women, primarily focussing on occupations and fields where women go mostly unnoticed. After a friend of Caitlin's who was in the Marine … [Read more...]

Vigor, Jensen to Unveil New Factory Trawler

Jensen Maritime and Vigor are getting ready to unveil the design for a new 352-foot catcher processor/factory trawler. The design is the product of collaboration between Jensen, the design architect, Vigor, the shipbuilder, and three major fishing customers. It is scalable and can be adapted to meet the needs of any of the fleets in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Bryan … [Read more...]