BEAR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BEAR
    • Operator : DISCH CONSTRUCTION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 500
  • Location
    • City : SOUTH AMBOY
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 13
    • Full Load Capacity : 13 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 53.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17 Feet
    • Overall Length : 57.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1958
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 276507

DISCH CONSTRUCTION

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

LITTLE BEAR

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  • Construction : Steel

ARTHUR KILL

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • 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

New Grease Extends Life, Lowers Temp of Tugboat Shaft Bearings

New Grease Extends Life, Lowers Temp of Tugboat Shaft Bearings

How does a tugboat operator with over 26 vessels used in docking, escort, ocean towing and articulated barge service get control of maintenance issues? In this case, by switching to Klüberplex BEM 41-132 grease to lower operating temperatures between 2 and 10 degrees Fahrenheit (3.6 and 18 Celsius), which significantly extends grease and bearing life.

Arctic Oil Expansion Panned by Scientists

Arctic Oil Expansion Panned by Scientists

A group of 37 U.S.-based scientists whose research focuses on Arctic wildlife asked two U.S. senators in a letter on Thursday not to open the National Arctic Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas exploration, according to a copy seen by Reuters.   The scientists, including several retired former officials from the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S.

Lockheed Martin to Design an Extra Large UUV for the US Navy

Lockheed Martin to Design an Extra Large UUV for the US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $43.2 million contract to Lockheed Martin for the design of its next autonomous underwater vehicle.   The Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) Orca is a two phase competition, including the currently awarded design phase and a competitive production phase for up to nine vehicles to meet increasing demands for undersea operational awareness and payload delivery.

IMO Contests ‘Corporate Capture’ Report

IMO Contests ‘Corporate Capture’ Report

International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim issued a statement refuting a report recently published by U.K.-based InfluenceMap that accuses shipping industry organizations of lobbying to obstruct environmental regulations at the IMO.   “Recent media reports have questioned the transparent

Keller Shifts Gears

Keller Shifts Gears

100-year young German manufacturers finds success in demanding dredging and maritime sectors   Satisfaction in overall powertrain reliability often comes down to individual components, starting with the gearbox and gear wheels. To this end C. u. W Keller GmbH & Co.KG, has made investment in its products and processes – $41 million over the last 15 years – to ensure that it remains a strong link

UK Partners to Launch Autonomous Vessels Testing Service

UK Partners to Launch Autonomous Vessels Testing Service

The U.K.'s first maritime autonomous systems testing service is set to launch later this year.   BAE Systems said it has been awarded £457,000 (approximately $594,700) in grant funding from the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to design and deliver the U.K.’s first dedicated autonomous systems testing service.

Trump Administration Approves Eni Plan to Drill Offshore Alaska

Trump Administration Approves Eni Plan to Drill Offshore Alaska

Eni US will become the first energy company allowed to explore for oil in federal waters off Alaska since 2015 after the Trump administration this week approved a drilling plan on leases the company has been sitting on for 10 years.   The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management approved the drilling plan of Eni US

Woes Mount for ABG Shipyard

Woes Mount for ABG Shipyard

The Indian ministry of defence (MoD) has terminated the contracts with India's ABG Shipyard, which already  was out of the race for $2.6-billion four Landing Platforms Docks (LPD).   This comes as another serious setback to the Shipyard after it was listed as non-performing asset (NPA) accounts by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for fast resolution under the insolvency law.

HHI Reports Surge in Shipbuilding Orders

HHI Reports Surge in Shipbuilding Orders

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group said it has won 62 new ship orders worth $3.8 billion for January-May period this year, a 500 percent increase for the comparable period last year when it received 12 ship orders worth $1 billion.   In May alone, HHI Group netted 20 ships worth $1.

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.

Bath Iron Works Lays Keel of DDG 1002

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the keel laying of the third and final Zumwalt-class destroyer, future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002), on January 30.   The U.S. Navy named the ship in honor of President Lyndon B. Johnson, the 36th president of the United States, credited with enacting major civil rights, education and public welfare legislation

Warner Linear Steers Unmanned Vessel Design

Warner Linear Steers Unmanned Vessel Design

Research and development into unmanned vehicles has made considerable progress in the past few years. Designing fully autonomous vehicles presents additional challenges since they need to share operational space with human-operated vehicles. In an effort to advance the technology for marine surface vessels