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Vigor Announces Contract To Build Three Tugboats For Tidewater

PORTLAND, Ore. – January 23, 2014 – Vigor Fab was recently awarded a contract by Tidewater Barge Lines of Vancouver, Wash, to construct three new tugboats. Construction of the first tug will start on January 24, 2014, with the keel laying (the formal recognition of the start of a ship’s construction) at Vigor’s facility in Portland.

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Tidewater Announces New Chief Executive Officer

June 5, 2013, Vancouver, Wash. - Tidewater announced today that Bob Curcio has been selected as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer effective June 10, 2013. Curcio will succeed Dennis McVicker, who has served as Tidewater’s CEO since 2005. McVicker will be leaving the CEO position to pursue the next phase of his life, a change he has been considering for the past year that became a reality as a result of the Tidewater sale to Stonepeak.

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Every Day is Earth Day

Tidewater Barge Lines and its employees are proud to join in the global celebration of Earth Day, April 22, 2013.

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A River of Change

TIdewater Barge Lines Grows to Meet Rising Demand on the Columbia RIver

Marine Log Article

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Tidewater barges ahead… water transportation firm focuses on growth - The Columbian

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Tidewater swaps equity partners - Portland Business Journal

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