ARTHUR KILL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ARTHUR KILL
    • Operator : DISCH CONSTRUCTION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Vessel Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : SOUTH AMBOY
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1034
    • Full Load Capacity : 2300 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 171.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 43.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 171.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 43.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 14 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.5 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1956
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 271245

DISCH CONSTRUCTION

  • Area of Operation : NEW YORK HARBOR, LONG ISLAND SOUND AND SEA BRIGHT MUD DUMP
  • Principal Commodity : DREDGE SPOILS AND CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS

BEAR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LITTLE BEAR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KILL VAN KULL

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RARITAN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SPUYTEN DUYVIL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STEPPING STONE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

T/S Nate Kills 22 in Central America, Bears Down on U.S. GoM

T/S Nate Kills 22 in Central America, Bears Down on U.S. GoM

Tropical Storm Nate killed at least 22 people in Central America on Thursday as it pummeled the region with heavy rain while heading toward Mexico's Caribbean resorts and the U.S. Gulf Coast, where it could strike as a hurricane this weekend.   In Nicaragua, at least 11 people died, seven others were reported missing and thousands had to evacuate homes because of flooding

Wreck of WWI German U-boat Sub Found off Belgium

Wreck of WWI German U-boat Sub Found off Belgium

The well-preserved wreck of a World War One German submarine, possibly still containing the bodies of its 23 crew members, has been found off the Belgian coast.   The use of submarines, often referred to as U-boats, in World War One to disrupt British trade routes in the English Channel and the North Sea was a key part of German tactics.

Retail Gasoline Prices Surge in Harvey's Choppy Wake

Retail Gasoline Prices Surge in Harvey's Choppy Wake

Nearly a quarter of U.S. refining capacity out; Motiva down for two weeks; Corpus Christi starts to reopen.   Retail U.S. gasoline prices hit two-year highs and global shipping routes were scrambled as the nation's largest refiners remained shut on Friday, even as Harvey was losing strength.   Major fuel pipelines feeding the U.S.

Harvey Throws a Wrench into US Energy Engine

Harvey Throws a Wrench into US Energy Engine

A hurricane in the heart of the U.S. energy industry is expected to upend years of U.S. excess oil capacity and low prices, with the impact expected to reverberate globally and affect energy markets for weeks.   Harvey hit the Texas shore as a fierce Category 4 hurricane, causing massive flooding that knocked out 11.2 percent of U.S. refining capacity, a quarter of oil production from the U.S.

US Navy Identifies 1 Dead, 9 Missing USS McCain Sailors

US Navy Identifies 1 Dead, 9 Missing USS McCain Sailors

The U.S. Navy on Thursday confirmed the identity of one sailor killed after the warship USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel in waters near Singapore and Malaysia, and of nine missing sailors. "After more than 80 hours of multinational search efforts, the U.S. Navy suspended search and rescue efforts for missing USS John S.

US Warship Stayed on Collision Course despite Warning

US Warship Stayed on Collision Course despite Warning

A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according to a report of the incident by the Philippine cargo ship's captain.   Multiple U.S. and Japanese investigations are under way into how the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald and the much larger ACX Crystal

USCG Interviews Containership Crew after Warship Collision

USCG Interviews Containership Crew after Warship Collision

The United States Coast Guard will on Tuesday start interviewing the crew of a Philippines-flagged container ship which collided with a U.S. warship in Japanese waters killing seven American sailors.   The U.S. coast guard investigation is one several into the incident on Saturday involving the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald and the much larger ACX Crystal.

Costa Concordia Captain Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison

Costa Concordia Captain Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison

The former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday by Italy's highest court for his role in the 2012 shipwreck, which killed 32 people off the island of Giglio, a court official said. Francesco Schettino was originally found guilty in 2015 of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning his passengers.

Fatal Bulk Carrier Explosion off Cape Cod

An explosion aboard Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Tamar has killed one crewmember and left three others severely injured roughly 1,300 miles offshore Cape Cod, Mass.   At approximately 7 a.m., Tamar’s captain contacted watchstanders at the U.S. Coast Guard command center reporting an explosion in the ship’s forward storeroom killed one crewmember and caused three others to suffer massive

S. Korea Finds Remains of Ferry Disaster Victim

S. Korea Finds Remains of Ferry Disaster Victim

Six fragments of remains found, official says; DNA tests planned to identify remains.   The remains of what appears to be at least one unrecovered victim of South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry were found near the salvaged vessel on Tuesday, an official said, nearly three years after the disaster that killed 304 people.

Somali Force, Pirates Exchange Gunfire

Somali maritime forces have exchanged gunfire with the hijackers of an oil tanker in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, the head of the maritime force said.   This is the first time Somali pirates have taken over a commercial ship since 2012 and locals blame the attack on foreign fishermen flooding into their waters, and are also angry with their government for licensing some of the ships.

Colonial Pipeline Restarted Line 1 on Sunday

Colonial Pipeline said Line 1 began shipping gasoline between Houston and Linden, New Jersey, on Sunday morning for the first time since a deadly Oct. 31 explosion and fire near Helena, Alabama. The outage of Line 1, which can carry 1.3 million barrels of gasoline daily from the U.S.