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The Enduring, Iconic U.S. Flag ATB Model

01-Apr-2019

Joseph Keefe, Editor of Maritime Professional & Marine News The view from the Bouchard Boardroom and … beyond. The roots of the now familiar and reliable articulat..

Delivery of ATB Unit M/V Evening Breeze & B. No. 252

14-Mar-2019

We are pleased to announce the delivery of ATB unit M/V Evening Breeze and Barge No. 252 (B. No. 252) from VT Halter Marine Inc. (VT Halter Marine) and Bollinger Shipyards. M/V Evening Breeze lef..

2018-2019 Morton S. Bouchard Jr. Memorial Scholarship

13-Mar-2019

We are proud to congratulate the Morton S. Bouchard Jr. Memorial Scholarship recipients for the 2018-2019 academic year from SUNY Maritime College, Texas A&M University at Galveston and Massac..

Barge No. 295 Completes Major Overhaul

04-Jan-2019

Bouchard Barge No. 295 ("B. No. 295”) has ended its shipyard period after completing a major overhaul. Approximately 90% of the B. No. 295’s main deck plate has been replaced..

VT Halter Marine Launches ATB Tug M/V Evening Breeze

08-Nov-2018

ATB tug M/V Evening Breeze was launched Wednesday, November 7th, 2018, at VT Halter Marine Inc.’s Pascagoula shipyard. The launch of the M/V Evening Breeze mar..

Barge Captain Cliff Murray Retires After 30+ Years!

05-Oct-2018

We are proud to congratulate Barge Captain Cliff Murray on his well-deserved retirement after 30+ years of devoted service. October 5th, 2018 was Cliff’s last day as Barge Capt..

VT Halter Marine to Build ATB Tug M/V Evening Stroll

11-Sep-2018

VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced a new contract to build an Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tug with an o..

Morton S. Bouchard Jr. Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Four Students at Texas A&M University

20-Feb-2018

GALVESTON, February 19, 2018 — Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. of Melville, New York is giving a new scholarship to Texas A&M University at Galveston to establish the Morton S...

Still Thriving at 100

05-Jan-2018

This year officially marks a milestone anniversary of 100 years of service. Since our founding in 1918, we have devoted ourselves to the maritime & petroleum industries, and most importantly t..

New Construction of ATB Unit M/V Evening Breeze & B. No. 252

01-Dec-2017

We are pleased to announce the new construction of ATB Unit M/V Evening Breeze and Barge B. No. 252, which adds to our fleet expansion plan that began in 2012. The M/V Evening Breeze is being..

Set to Celebrate a Centrury

21-Nov-2017

In 2018 we will proudly celebrate 100 years of service, and most importantly; 100 years of barging experience and family pride. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News beautifully an..

Morton S. Bouchard Jr. Memorial Scholarship

06-Nov-2017

SUNY Maritime College Fall 2017 Scholarship Award Recipients Supporting education is one of our most valued endeavors, which has lead us to form the Morton S. Bouchard Jr. Me..

43 Vessels Receive Jones F. Devlin Award

21-Jun-2017

Melville, NY – June 21, 2017 – On Wednesday, June 7, 2017 the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) awarded forty- three (43) Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. operatin..

Bouchard Nominated for 2017 Lloyd's List Americas Award Ship Operator of the Year

06-Apr-2017

Melville, NY- April 6, 2017. Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. is proud to announce its nomination for the 2017 Lloyd’s List Americas Award, Shi..

Coast Guard Foundation Honors President/CEO MSB III

07-Oct-2016

The Coast Guard Foundation Honors Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. President & CEO, Morton S. Bouchard III at the 36th Annual Salute to the United States Coast Guard National Awards Dinner ..

Bouchard Hosts USCG Leadership Course

17-Aug-2016

Melville, NY – August 17, 2016 – During the weeks of July 18 – 21, and August 1 – 4, Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. partnered with SUNY Maritime College and privately ho..

Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. Receives Jones F. Devlin Award for 39 Vessels

10-Jun-2016

Melville, NY – On Wednesday, June 8, 2016 the Chamber of Shipping of America awarded thirty- nine (39) Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. operating vessels the Jones F. Devlin Award..

VT Halter Marine Announces the Delivery of ATB Tug M/V Frederick E. Bouchard

09-Jun-2016

Pascagoula, Miss. — VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), announces the delivery of the 6,000hp Twin Screw Articulated ..


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