BIG

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BIG
    • Operator : REEVES, THOMAS LEE, SR. REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST DATED 11/24/2006
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : ST LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 823
    • Full Load Capacity : 2469 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 200 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 13 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2014
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1254045

REEVES, THOMAS LEE, SR. REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST DATED 11/24/2006

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : DRY CARGOES

News

Op/Ed: Making the Mississippi River Mightier

Op/Ed: Making the Mississippi River Mightier

A plan unfolds and support grows for a 50-foot Ship Channel to support economical and efficient grain exports. The Big River Coalition remains at the heart of that collaborative effort to make the Mississippi River Mightier.    In 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Institute of Water Resources (IWR) released a report under the direction of Congress to document the status of U.S.

Are South Korean Shipbuilders Back from the Abyss?

Are South Korean Shipbuilders Back from the Abyss?

Sparks light up the night-shift at giant shipyards on Korea’s southeast coast, as welders and fitters at some of the world’s biggest marine engineers forge next-generation container ships, oil rigs and even ice-breaking tankers in a bid to clamber out of a global industry abyss.   Sunk by drastic cuts in orders from customers hit by the 2008 financial crisis

Wheatstone LNG Facility Exports First Cargo to Japan

Wheatstone LNG Facility Exports First Cargo to Japan

Australia's Wheatstone liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, after starting production earlier this month, has shipped its first export cargo to a buyer in Japan, majority owner and operator Chevron Corp said on Tuesday.   Wheatstone is the sixth out of eight projects in a $200 billion Australian LNG construction boom that is now in its final stretch.

Voices: NOC Executive Director Ed Hill

Voices: NOC Executive Director Ed Hill

At the National Oceanography Center (NOC) in Southampton, U.K. for Ocean Business 2017, Marine Technology Reporter was able to sit down with Professor Ed Hill, NOC Executive Director, to discuss the science and technologies moving ocean studies forward.   Please give an overview of your activities here at the National Oceanography Center.

US Drillers Add Oil Rigs for 14th Week in a Row

US Drillers Add Oil Rigs for 14th Week in a Row

U.S. drillers added oil rigs for a 14th week in a row, extending an 11-month recovery that is expected to boost U.S. shale production in May in the biggest monthly increase in more than two years.   Drillers added five oil rigs in the week to April 21, bringing the total count up to 688, the most since April 2015, energy services firm Baker Hughes Inc said on Friday.

Buoy Harnesses Wave Energy to Power Instruments at Sea

Buoy Harnesses Wave Energy to Power Instruments at Sea

A new buoy from Danish company Resen Waves harnesses wave energy to provide continuous power and real time data connectivity to autonomous instruments and machinery in the oceans as a plug and play solution.   While instruments and machinery in the sea have traditionally been powered by batteries, PV or diesel generators

Pirates Seize Somali Vessel to Use as Floating Base

Pirates have seized control of a Somali fishing boat to use as a base from which to attack larger ships, police said on Friday, a week after Somali pirates hijacked their first commercial vessel since 2012.   Ten Yemeni crew aboard the boat were dumped on shore, officials told Reuters.

Speaking at Newport News, Trump Calls for Navy Buildup

Speaking at Newport News, Trump Calls for Navy Buildup

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants a U.S. military buildup of more ships and planes to "project American power in distant lands," making his case for a proposed $54 billion increase in defense spending that has U.S. lawmakers squabbling.   Wearing an olive military jacket and hat aboard a new aircraft carrier, the Gerald R. Ford, in Newport News, Virginia, Trump said he wanted the U.

Siemens to Shutter Danish Wind Blade Factory

Siemens to Shutter Danish Wind Blade Factory

Siemens will close a factory making blades for wind turbines in Engesvang in Denmark and cut 430 jobs, as it is unable to expand the site to meet demand for bigger blades, the company said on Wednesday.   Siemens will instead focus on production of blades for wind turbines at two other plants in Denmark, spokesman Rasmus Windfeld said.

Wind Briefly Sets Record as Source for U.S. Electricity

Wind Briefly Sets Record as Source for U.S. Electricity

Wind briefly powered more than 50 percent of electric demand on Sunday, the 14-state Southwest Power Pool (SPP) said, for the first time on any North American power grid. SPP coordinates the flow of electricity on the high voltage power lines from Montana and North Dakota to New Mexico, Texas and Louisiana.

Atlantic Canada: Where the World’s Subsea Technology Grows

Atlantic Canada: Where the World’s Subsea Technology Grows

Atlantic Canada is a ‘Silicon Valley’ of sorts for the global ocean community, a comparatively small but highly intelligent and energized cluster of academia, government and industry laser focused on growing its connection to everything ocean. MTR spoke with Jim Hanlon, Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise

Maritime Reporter TV Goes "Mobile" with DNV GL

Maritime Reporter TV Goes "Mobile" with DNV GL

On December 13, 2016, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO Maritime, DNV GL, conducted an interview with Maritime Reporter TV's Greg Trauthwein at DNV GL's Washington, DC office. Ørbeck-Nilssen provided candid commentary on the pace and direction of the offshore and maritime market recoveries, providing unique insights on everything from the evolution of "Big Data" to challenges posed by regulation