Posts Tagged ‘towboats’

Colle Towing now operating as division of Signet

PASCAGOULA — Colle Towing, which was founded in 1878 in Pascagoula, has changed ownership and is now Colle Maritime, a division of Signet Maritime Corporation, headquartered in Houston, Texas. The change was announced this week at the Port of Pascagoula Board meeting where John Colle Jr., president of Colle Towing, was honored. Colle, who will […] [...]

Towboat company charged for 2008 river crash

by Published: July 6,2010

Tags: accident, oil spill, river, towboats

NEW ORLEANS — A company whose towboat was involved in a crash with a tanker that caused a major oil spill on the Mississippi River two years ago has been accused of operating vessels with unqualified and overworked captains, federal prosecutors said. DRD Towing Co. was charged with breaking maritime safety and environmental laws, prosecutors […] [...]

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