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Charleston Heavy Lift and Savannah Heavy Lift perform two crane lift of a Clyde 28

Charleston Heavy Lift and Savannah Heavy Lift perform two crane lift of a Clyde 28

Cooper T. Smith contracted us to lift one of their Clyde 28 ship lightering cranes and move it from its old barge to a brand new replacement barge. This task required both the "Savannah Giant&...

Charleston Heavy Lift and Stevens Towing remove old Highway 41 bridge span to sink for a reef

Charleston Heavy Lift and Stevens Towing remove old Highway 41 bridge span to sink for a reef

The Ocean Ranger, Charleston Heavy Lift's 500 ton floating crane lifted the center turn bridge span (approximately 200 tons) from the old Hwy 41 Wando River bridge and placed it on a deck barge. Th...

Charleston Heavy Lift LLC with Stevens Salvage Team Lifts Sunken Barges and Crane in the Folly River

Charleston Heavy Lift LLC with Stevens Salvage Team Lifts Sunken Barges and Crane in the Folly River

Four barges and a crane belonging to a marine construction company sank in the Folly River near Charleston, SC. Due to its impeding navigation of the river we were hired to remove these items and d...

Charleston Heavy Lift picks sunken barge in Wando River

Charleston Heavy Lift picks sunken barge in Wando River

The "Ocean Ranger", Charlestons New Heavy Lift Floating Crane performed their first salvage operation since it was recently completed. We received a call from a dredge company that was wo...

Florida Power & Light receives 104 ton Siemens rotor in Port Everglades

Florida Power & Light receives 104 ton Siemens rotor in Port Everglades

A 104 ton Siemens rotor traveled from Charleston, SC to Port Everglades, FL on a Stevens Towing tug and barge. Guy M. Turner, who contracted us trucked the piece to Columbus Street Terminal in Char...

M/V Coastal Venture completed the last leg of a 12,500 nautical mile journey from Tacoma, WA to Constantza, Romania via Charleston, SC and Bizerte, Tunisia

M/V Coastal Venture completed the last leg of a 12,500 nautical mile journey from Tacoma, WA to Constantza, Romania via Charleston, SC and Bizerte, Tunisia

The M/V Coastal Venture recently completed the last leg of their journey delivering cargo comprised of trucks, Humvee's, de-icer trucks, trailers, and containers to Constantza, Romania. Bizerte Nav...

M/V Coastal Venture delivers 39TEUs of Class 1 Dangerous Goods to Valdez, AK

M/V Coastal Venture delivers 39TEUs of Class 1 Dangerous Goods to Valdez, AK

The M/V Coastal Venture recently completed the 16 day voyage to Valdez, AK for the government. They delivered 39TUEs of Class 1 cargo to the Port of Valdez, AK where they were met by the Army Natio...

M/V Coastal Venture Delivers Cargo from Charleston, SC to San Diego, CA for General Dynamics

M/V Coastal Venture Delivers Cargo from Charleston, SC to San Diego, CA for General Dynamics

Stevens Transportation’s ship, the M/V Coastal Venture recently made the 18 day voyage from Charleston, SC to San Diego, CA via the Panama Canal to deliver main propulsion motors, rudders, an...

M/V Coastal Venture delivers two Mark VI Navy Patrol Boats to Bahrain

M/V Coastal Venture delivers two Mark VI Navy Patrol Boats to Bahrain

After discharging several ship components that required US Flag service coming out of Europe to a large shipyard in San Diego, our US Flag Jones Act Ship, the Coastal Venture loaded two new Mark VI...

Running on Empty: Barge Primed for Coating System

Running on Empty: Barge Primed for Coating System

What happens when a ship's fuel gauge points to empty  and it needs 30,000 gallons (113,562 L)? Last anyone checked there  weren’t a lot of waterfront drive-through filling stat...

Savannah Giant Comes to Town

Savannah Giant Comes to Town

The Georgia Ports Authority's Ocean Terminal is now home to one of the most powerful barge-based cranes in the Southeast - The Savannah Giant. The heavy lift barge crane can handle cargo up to ...

Savannah Heavy Lift and Stevens Towing deliver two auto presses

Savannah Heavy Lift and Stevens Towing deliver two auto presses

Stevens Towing received a short notice request from a freight forwarder to move two automotive presses from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC. Previously, the same pieces have been transported by truc...

Savannah Heavy Lift in Partnership with Stevens Salvage Team Floats Sunken Dry Dock on the Savannah River

Savannah Heavy Lift in Partnership with Stevens Salvage Team Floats Sunken Dry Dock on the Savannah River

Savannah Heavy Lift was contracted to float and remove a sunken dry dock in the Savannah River that was on the verge of being in the main shipping channel. The dry dock was 70ft wide x 98ft long x ...

Sea Crescent conducts Torpedo Target Project

Sea Crescent conducts Torpedo Target Project

Recently, we concluded a project working for Resolve Marine to load and deploy a torpedo target for the US Navy. The job entailed using the Sea Crescent, our 95' ocean tug and our new 250' x 54' x ...

Stevens Builds Oyster Reefs for NOAA and NC Coastal Federation

Stevens Builds Oyster Reefs for NOAA and NC Coastal Federation

Stevens Towing was proud to be chosen by the North Carolina Coastal Federation and NOAA to build 2 large Oyster Reefs in the Pamlico Sound.  Stevens Towing moved and deployed ov...

Stevens Towing  Shipyard refurbishes 650 ton gantry crane at Yonges Island

Stevens Towing Shipyard refurbishes 650 ton gantry crane at Yonges Island

Our shipyard team hydraulically jacked up the 650 ton gantry crane and isolated the weight of the crane from the gantry. This allowed us to replace 50% of the gantry base that sits on a rail system...

Stevens Towing and Charleston Heavy Lift off load 308 ton Mega Yacht

Stevens Towing and Charleston Heavy Lift off load 308 ton Mega Yacht

Stevens Towing and Charleston Heavy Lift off loaded a 134 ft mega yacht built by Horizon Yachts out of Taiwan. This 308 ton yacht was lifted off of a ship and placed into the water in Charleston Ha...

Stevens Towing and Savannah Heavy Lift Deliver New Press Components to Firth Rixson at Half Moon Landing

Stevens Towing and Savannah Heavy Lift Deliver New Press Components to Firth Rixson at Half Moon Landing

Seven pieces for the new press at the Midway, GA plant expansion arrived at Liberty Terminals on the Rickmers “New Orleans” and were discharged onto barges. These pieces were then taken...

Stevens Towing Assists US Navy with Top Priority Tow

Stevens Towing Assists US Navy with Top Priority Tow

Stevens Towing moves an EA-6B Prowler with ultra sophisticated on board battlefield computer systems for the US Navy from Norfolk, VA to Jacksonville, FL. The aircraft was just home from ...

Stevens Towing Awarded Contract for Navy Submarine Commisioning

Stevens Towing Awarded Contract for Navy Submarine Commisioning

Stevens Towing was awarded the contract to provide a barge that will be used as a platform for the commisioning ceremony of the new Virginia Class submarine U.S.S North Carolina (SSN 777). This is ...

Stevens Towing completes  3 Trips to Port Everglades for Crane Rental and Siemens

Stevens Towing completes 3 Trips to Port Everglades for Crane Rental and Siemens

Stevens Towing Co., Inc. recently completed 3 trips from Charleston to Port Everglades moving Siemens' generators and turbines for Crane Rental Corporation.  This equipment is going to Flo...

Stevens Towing completes reef drop for Army NAtional Guard and SC Department of National Resources

Stevens Towing completes reef drop for Army NAtional Guard and SC Department of National Resources

The Army National Guard delivered 60 Army Personnel Carriers to Stevens Towing's Shipyard where they were loaded with one of our floating cranes onto our deck barges. The Island Pilot delivered...

Stevens Towing completes Swan Island Oyster Sanctuary Project

Stevens Towing completes Swan Island Oyster Sanctuary Project

The Swan Island Oyster Sanctuary Project entailed loading 30,600 tons of limestone marl from NCDMF South River Facility in Beaufort, NC and discharging it in the Pamlico Sound near the mouth of the...

Stevens Towing shipyard completes 26 dry dockings in first quarter

Stevens Towing shipyard completes 26 dry dockings in first quarter

In the 1st quarter of 2016 our shipyard accomplished 26 dry-dockings with all vessels completed and launched except for 2 that are still in progress. The largest and most complex job was the dry do...

Stevens Towing Starts New DRI Contract

Stevens Towing Starts New DRI Contract

Stevens Towing of North Carolina recently commenced a long term contract with Nucor Steel to move DRI and other iron products from the Port of Morehead City, NC to Nucor's Hertford County plat...

Stevens Towing Transported 2 Marine Corps Osprey

Stevens Towing Transported 2 Marine Corps Osprey

Stevens Towing transported two 37,000 lb US Marine Corps Osprey Aircraft from their home base at MCAS New River to the refurbishing center at MCAS Cherry Point.  We are proud to...

Stevens Towing transports Navy INLS units

Stevens Towing transports Navy INLS units

Stevens Towing transported the Improved Navy Lighterage System or INLS for the US Navy and Marinette Marine Corporation.  For the last several years Stevens Towing has provided both the Logist...

Tug "Sea Crescent" makes two trips to Toledo, OH via the St. Lawrence Seaway with SIEMENS pieces

Tug "Sea Crescent" makes two trips to Toledo, OH via the St. Lawrence Seaway with SIEMENS pieces

Our new offshore tug, the "Sea Crescent" is currently underway for the second of two trips to Toledo, Ohio for McDonough Marine delivering Siemens pieces for the new Oregon Clean Power Plant. The f...

US Flag Jones Act Vessel "M/V Coastal Venture" Loads Mitsubishi Turbine - En Route to Seattle

US Flag Jones Act Vessel "M/V Coastal Venture" Loads Mitsubishi Turbine - En Route to Seattle

Our US Flag Jones Act Vessel, the Coastal Venture was recently loaded at Ocean Terminal in the Port of Savannah, GA with a 297 MT Mitsubishi turbine which is currently on its way to Seattle, WA. Up...

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Charleston Harbor Bulk Cargo for NUCOR Steel

Charleston Harbor Bulk Cargo for NUCOR Steel

Stevens Towing transported almost 1,000,000 tons of bulk steel commodities in the first quarter 2008 for NUCOR Steel. We moved a 1,000,000 tons of bulk cargo in only 74 days. These million ton...

Stevens moves Heavy Lift Crane

Stevens moves Heavy Lift Crane

Stevens Towing successfully pushed the Charleston Giant to Savannah, GA in order lift two (2) electrical transformers weighing in at 347 short tons a piece. The trek to Savannah involved Stevens To...

Stevens Towing Assisted Norsar, LLC. and American Marine Co.'s Mega move to Africa

Stevens Towing Assisted Norsar, LLC. and American Marine Co.'s Mega move to Africa

Three Stevens Towing Tugs assisted Captain Garry Matthews and American Marine out of Charleston Harbour with four of Charleston's oldest Terminal Cranes bound for Nigeria. These four Terminal C...

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