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Port of Virginia Secures Funding for Channel Deepening
Fri, 20 May 2022 20:55:05 Z
The Port of Virginia and the US Army Corps of Engineers today signed the agreement committing the federal government to begin its financial investment in the construction effort to widen and deepen the commercial shipping channels and Norfolk…
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Baltic Dry Index Gains for Sixth Week
Fri, 20 May 2022 19:01:38 Z
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose on Friday to gain for a sixth consecutive week on stronger vessel rates across segments.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels, gained 55 points, or 1.7%, to 3,344 points.
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Ship Designed to Collect Ocean Plastic and Convert It to Clean Hydrogen
Fri, 20 May 2022 13:26:12 Z
An innovative ship is being designed to collect plastic waste from the world’s oceans and then convert it into clean hydrogen, allowing surplus hydrogen to be shipped back to shore.At least 14 million tons of plastic end up in the ocean every year…
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Bay-Houston Towing News

Two New Tugboats for Bay Houston Towing Co.
9/27/2021
September 27 - Master Boat Builders, Inc. today announced that it will construct two new tugboats in its Coden, AL, yard for Bay Houston Towing Co. of Houston, Texas. This summer, Master Boat Builders
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Bay-Houston becomes founding member of the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition
6/22/2021
A new non-profit strategic alliance, the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition, has brought together maritime stakeholders across North America to collectively address the challenge of climate change.
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Wesley A puts on a show to welcome cruise ships back home
5/3/2021
Bay-Houston welcomes home two beautiful ladies - Carnival Breeze and Carnival Vista
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Gulf Island Delivers on the George M
4/1/2021
"Of all the vessels built to our design internationally, the ones we are most proud of inevitably involve a high-quality builder and a knowledgeable Owner that fully understands the way their vessels
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Bay-Houston Takes Delivery of George M
4/1/2021
Bay-Houston Towing Co. in January took delivery of the final tug in a series of five ordered from Gulf Island Shipyards LLC
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Mark E Kuebler - Best Escort Tug
6/9/2020
Newest Best Available Technology
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Gulf Island delivers third Z-Tech tug in series
4/1/2020
M/V Connelly M
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Gulf Island delivers first of 10 tugs to Bay Houston Towing
4/1/2020
First of 10 Z-Tech 30-80 terminal/escort tugs that will operate in Houston. Gulf Island Shipyards photo
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Gulf Island Completes Z-Tech Tug for Bay Houston Towing
4/1/2020
The vessel will be operated by G&H Towing on behalf of Bay Houston Towing. Gulf Island Fabrication photo
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