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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

Kirby Closes Cenac Fleet Acquisition

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Kirby Corporation announced the completion of the acquisition of the marine transportation fleet

Sub M is here, now what?

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Captain Pat Folan outlines the way forward, especially for the smaller towboat firms.

Bouchard Takes Delivery of Yet another ATB Unit

M/V Evening Breeze

Bouchard Transportation Co. announced the delivery of ATB unit M/V Evening Breeze and Barge No.

History

Wreckage of USS Wasp CV-7 Discovered

The R/V Petrel, owned by Microsoft Cofounder and Philanthropist Paul G. Allen, at sea in search of the USS Indianapolis. (Photo courtesy of Paul G. Allen)

The expedition crew aboard the late Paul G. Allen’s research vessel (R/V) Petrel discovered

On this Date 1757: ADM John Byng Executed

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Australia Searching for Lost WWII Destroyer

HMAS Vampire (© Commonwealth of Australia 2018)

A joint effort between the Royal Australian Navy and the Sri Lankan Navy will set out to solve one

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