Vane takes delivery of first 4,200 hp tugboat in new series; Philly Shipyard lays keel for first of four for Kinder Morgan

January 29, 2016—The Vane Brothers Company, Baltimore, MD, has taken delivery of the Elizabeth Anne, the first in a series of eight 4,200 horsepower tugboats. All eight Elizabeth Anne Class towing vessels are on order at St. Johns Ship Building in Palatka, FL, with the second in the series, the Hudson, scheduled for delivery from the shipyard this spring.

Philly Shipyard lays keel for first of four for Kinder Morgan
When completed at the end of this year, the vessel will be 600 feet long and capable of carrying 50,000 tons of crude oil or refined petroleum products.

Balearia orders giant LNG fueled smart ferry at LaNaval

It will be the largest ferry operating in the Mediterranean and among the largest in the world and is scheduled to start operations in 2019.

ABD Shipyard delivers first of two tugs to Saam Smit Towage

The SST Capilano is part of the renewal plan of the Canadian fleet, which includes the recent addition of two existing modern tugboats and the construction of two new tugboats at ABD Shipyard.
Detyens awarded $11.4 million for T-AO 203 drydocking

Work will be performed in Charleston, SC, and is expected to be completed by May 31, 2016.