Kirby closes acquisition of Savage inland barge fleet; Fatigue seen as factor in accident involving two Kirby Inland Marine towboats ?

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Kirby closes acquisition of Savage inland barge fleet

Houston-headquartered Kirby Corporation reports that it has completed the acquisition of Savage Inland Marine’s inland barge fleet. The total consideration paid was approximately $278 million and was financed with additional borrowings. Full Article

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Fatigue seen as factor in accident involving two Kirby Inland Marine towboats ?

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its report on a March 2019 incident involving two 1968-built Kirby Inland Marine towboats, the Dixie Vandal and the Trinity. Full Article

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Marine Log launches Digital Marketplace Directory to keep businesses connected

With industry implementing temporary, staggered office schedules and remote work policies, there is a need to make sure your brand still maintains a strong presence in front of your audience. To help you facilitate that effort, Marine Log is launching a Digital Marketplace Directory as a cost-effective way to remind key maritime groups that you are open for business to help keep the industry moving through this difficult time. Full Article

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COVID-19: National Maritime Center makes operational changes

The National Maritime Center has issued a notice outlining operational changes due to COVID-19. Full Article

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