Latest Press Releases

July 30, 2018 - Mid 2018 Sales

Marcon is pleased to report that sales and charters have surpassed our total 2017 numbers with 25 sales and one 2,780nm long-distance tow fixed so far.

February 22, 2018 - 28,580mtdw Double Hull Ocean Tank Barge Sold

After completion of a long-term contract, Marcon International sold a 28,580mtdw double hull ocean tank barge to private interests in South America.

May 8, 2017 - Lift-Off: World's Largest Hover Barge is "Ready-To-Work"

At 9,000ft2 and 450 ton payload capacity, the "Ghost" is the world's largest hover barge and available exclusively through Marcon.

April 12, 2017 - 3,800HP Twin Screw Tug Sold

Marcon sold the 3,800HP U.S. flag, twin screw tug "Altair".

January 05, 2017 - Starting Out the New Year Right - Sale of Ocean Deck Tank - Barge

Marcon started out the New Year with the sale of the ocean-going, combo deck / tank barge "PCC Provider" on 3rd January to Alaskan buyers.

November 17, 2016 - Ocean Ice-Breaking Deck Cargo Barge Sold

Marcon sold the 205.0' x 90.0' x 15.0' depth former ice-strengthened, icebreaker / cargo barge "Arctic Endeavor" from Crowley Marine Services of Seattle, WA to Tagiuk LLC.

December 28, 2016 - Over One Million Horsepower Tugs Sold or Chartered

With our latest sale of the 7,200HP tug "Jimmy Smith", Marcon has sold or chartered tugs totaling over 1,000,000BHP over the past 35 years.

December 18 2016 Two 4300HP Tug Sold

Marcon is pleased to report the deliveries of  the 4,300HP tugs "Colleen McAllister" and "Katie G. McAllister" to Port City Marine Services of Muskegon, MI.

May 18, 2016 - Marcon Appointed Exclusive Broker of "Giano" Tug Design

Marcon was appointed by Purple Water Ltd to market the shipyard licensing and construction of the double-ended, double hull tug "Giano" (R) design to be built in the Americas.