Three tugs being built for Arctic work

...refueling, Tillman said. The tugs will also have heated...buildup.The new Arctic tug will work with newer shallow-draft...looking at building new tugs as ocean-class tugs at least five years ago...and determined that a tug that could operate in...
Skijoring: Winter fun with your dog

...and an 8- to 12-foot, shock-corded tug line that joins them.Diana Roberts, another...taught the newbies how to pull up on the tug line and shorten the distance between the...the dog wanted to bite and play with the tug line when he first got harnessed for skijoring...
Tugs help prevent collision

ANCHORAGE -- Tug boats stopped an oil tanker on a collision...was the first such "save" since escort tugs were deployed following the 1989 Exxon spill...tanker was being escorted by two tugs. One tug was tethered to the stern of the Chevron...
Rig manager testifies in Shell barge grounding

...investigation panel Wednesday, two tugs would have been advisable for...Islands to Seattle."Multiple tugs would have kept us from having...Coast Guard cutter and relief tugs reached the scene and tried to...vessels were under tow to the tug Guardsman, the anchorage was...
Inmates hope for success outside after time inside

Tom Booth hears the basketball bounce - like heartbeat or an ancestral drum. He tugs at his uniform while sitting court side Saturday under a chipped white backboard with a broken rim attached. Eighty-four feet...
Samson Tug and Barge intends to serve Southeast

...return to service in southeast Alaska.Sitka-based Samson Tug and Barge is looking to capitalize on changes among why not be in Southeast. It just makes sense," Samson Tug and Barge Vice President Cory Baggen told the radio network...
Photos: Tug 'o War in the rain

...and the Longshoreman's Union fought it out in the sleet and rain for bragging rights in the 2013 Juneau Maritime Festival's Tug 'o War contest Sunday Afternoon on the waterfront. Docks & Harbors came in first, grabbing a substantial trophy. In second...
Crews complete fuel transfer from grounded tug

...Valdez 20 years ago, a spokesman for the tug's owner said Saturday. Crews finished...Services, the company that owns the stricken tug. A towing vessel began bringing the tugboat...Crowley agreed on a tow plan, he said. The tug is being watched by some booming and skimming...
Tug collides with barge in Cook Inlet

ANCHORAGE - A tug collided with a barge it was towing near Nikiski...conservation officials say the 113-foot Pacific Challenger tug and the 262-foot barge collided Wednesday morning as the tug was untying from the barge. The accident occurred...
Tug grounded near Dillingham

...The tank barge was reportedly run off course by the Crowley Tug Seneca, which veered after a gill net became entangled in the...gallons of diesel fuel and 349,958 gallons of gasoline. The Tug Seneca reported it had approximately 29,169 gallons of diesel...


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