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By Regina Ciardiello

In 1990, Richie Bates (pictured) joined Bouchard Transportation as a mate on the Ellen S. Bouchard, and soon rose to Captain of the Morton S. Bouchard Jr. in 1994. As one of BTC's long-standing employees, Capt. Bates currently serves as Captain of the M/V Donna J. Bouchard, and leads his crew with a laser focus on always delivering petroleum products safely and efficiently.

The July 2018 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News will feature a special "Bouchard Transportation Co. Celebrates 100 Years" magazine. For more information contact: Greg Trauthwein, [email protected], t. 516-810-7405.

Jun 13, 2018

 

Barges

LNG Bunker Barge Completes Trials

Photo courtesy of Harvey Gulf

Harvey Gulf announced the successful completion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) trials for the

Olmsted Online

The First Olmsted tow (CREDIT: Tom Ewing)

In 1921, Thomas Edison told Forbes magazine, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10

Barge Capsizes Near Surfside Beach, SC

(U.S. Coast Guard photo)

The U.S. Coast Guard said it is responding to a 30-foot barge which capsized near Surfside Beach, S.

History

US Destroyer Wreckage Discovered off Remote Alaskan Island

Coral-encrusted USS Abner Read stern wreckage. (Courtesy of Project Recover)

For almost 75 years, the stern of the destroyer USS Abner Read lay somewhere below the dark

Hospital Ship Sinking Remembered 100 Years On

(Photo: public domain)

A Southampton-based maritime charity lowered its flag to half-mast today to commemorate the

USS Doyle Sails to the Scrapyard

USS Doyle (FFG-39) has concluded her final voyage from Philadelphia to New Orleans, where she will now be disassembled and recycled. (Photo: EMR)

The decommissioned USS Doyle (FFG-39) has concluded her final voyage from Philadelphia to New

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