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Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

Smith Maritime has recently participated in the Puerto Rico Relief Efforts. 

To the right is our Barge "Marilyn Monroe" loading equipment at our terminal in Amelia, Louisiana on behalf of CAT5 Resources. This equipment is en route to San Juan, PR to rebuild the cellular communications infrastructure.





Towage Report

Towage of the USN Vandenberg

"While all the ship-visiting and garden-gawking were going on - and after ten years and $12 million had been expended in the effort - the enormous troop transport Vandenberg (originally commissioned as the U.S.N.S. General Harry Taylor) was on her way south, under tow from Norfolk VA to Key West. We tracked her progress all week via the tug captain's updates at the Big Shipwrecks website: ..."

Towage Report

Towage of the USS Mispillion Through the Panama Canal

by Vern Bouwman

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Reservists taking part in Exercise Northern Frontier in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Barge Marilyn Monroe supports American and Canadian troops by delivering tractors, dump trucks, bobcats and other heavy equipment.


M/V Ocean Breeze Finally Removed from Chilean Beach and Scuttled

“It is all about the salvors,” said TITAN’s Rich Habib, Managing Director, “The combined TITAN-T&T salvage team, along with the captain and crew of the Rhea, did a tremendous job overcoming adversity and completed the removal of this significant wreck with minimal environmental impact as opposed to causeways and dredging suggested by other salvors.

Smith Maritime

Latham Smith founded Smith Maritime in 1968 when he built his first oceangoing boat, the Tug Elsbeth.


We are currently looking for Captains, Mates, and Engineers. Learn more and apply today!



Our tugs are designed with maximum horsepower packaged in as shallow draft and stable a hull as nature allows. 

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