Gateway Dredging Takes Delivery of New Towboat

The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) announced recently that Gateway Dredging has taken delivery of a 55’ 1,200 HP twin screw conventional towboat.

TSGI provided the design and engineering services to JB Marine Service, Inc. where the towboat was constructed in St. Louis, MO.

It was designed to ABS rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels for Service on Rivers and Intracoastal Waterways.

The towboat is the first of two designed by TSGI and constructed at JB Marine Services, Inc.

The second is a 68’ 1,500 HP twin screw conventional towboat and is currently under construction.