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  • 14-Feb-2020

The past two years Bouchard has confronted tests the likes of which it has not faced in 100 years of history. Today’s Sector NY/NJ Captain of the Port Order on just eight of our fifty one units is a further…

USCG COI Inspections

  • 18-Oct-2019

  Subchapter M compliant Tugs, Evening Star and Jane A. Bouchard successfully completed their initial United States Coast Guard COI Inspection this past week. The engine and deck departments were thoroughly inspected, which included the testing and demonstration of emergency…

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 articulated tug and barge (ATB) business are deep and stretch all the way back…

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 left VT Halter Marine’s Pascagoula Shipyard facility…

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 Massachusetts Maritime Academy. The Morton S. Bouchard Jr. Memorial Scholarship is named…

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, freshly painted, and triple-coated. New internal coatings have been applied,…

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 marks a milestone achievement in our most recent expansion efforts; with the launch of sister ATB…

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 Captain on the B. No. 230, and his crew bid him a…

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 to the safety of our operation. Throughout the year, we…

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 constructed by VT Halter Marine, Inc., and…

Set to Celebrate a Century

  • 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 announced our centennial celebration in their November, 2017 issue.  Read the full article here!

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. Memorial Scholarship, and build strong relationships with many Maritime Colleges and Universities. The Morton S.…

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. operating vessels the Jones F. Devlin Award, recognizing their safety achievements in 2016. These…

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 hosted the required USCG Leadership & Managerial Skills Course at…

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