BRAD C.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BRAD C.
    • Operator : A. C. MARINE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : GALLIANO
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 32
    • Full Load Capacity : 47 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 58 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 61 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 628761

A. C. MARINE

  • Area of Operation : LAKES, BAYS AND SOUNDS OF SOUTHERN LOUISIANA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING VARIOUS OIL FIELD RELATED EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

MR. NELSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Southwest Alaska Pilots Order Gladding-Hearn Pilot boat

Southwest Alaska Pilots Order Gladding-Hearn Pilot boat

The Southwest Alaska Pilots Association in Homer, Alaska has ordered a new pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Delivery is scheduled for 2018.      With a length overall of 75.7’, beam of 20.6’ and draft of 3.11’, the all-aluminum Galveston Class pilot boat features the C. Raymond Hunt-designed Deep V hull.

Last Port of Call for the U.S. Merchant Marine?

Part II in a two-part series, continued from the January 2017 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News. Read Part I here.     Government Ownership If reliance on the foreign commercial market is risky because of uncertain reliability, then what of U.S. Government ownership of a fleet of vessels? That has also been on the menu since the early 20th century.

Marine News Boat of the Month: January 2017

Marine News Boat of the Month: January 2017

Gulfstream Shipbuilding’s Custom Aluminum Ferry: U.S. Department of Homeland Security awards Ferry Contract for vessel built specifically for Eastern Coastal Waters.   In December, Gulfstream Shipbuilding was awarded a contract through the United States Department of Homeland Security for a passenger/vehicle ferry to service New York and Connecticut waters.

Noonan Named CMA's 2017 'Commodore'

Noonan Named CMA's 2017 'Commodore'

This morning CMA announced that Mr. John D. “Jack” Noonan, CEO of Chembulk Tankers, has been named as the CMA Commodore for the year 2017. Noonan joins a presigious list of previous award winners, including Ole Skaarup, Jacob Stolt-Nielsen, George Livanos, Phil Loree, Thomas Moran, Gregory Hadjieleftheriadis, Helmut Sohmen, Gerhard Kurz, William O’Neil, Richard du Moulin, Per Heidenreich

Gulfstream Wins DHS Ferry Contract

Gulfstream Wins DHS Ferry Contract

Custom Aluminum Ferry Designed and Built for Long Island Coast Waters   Gulfstream Shipbuilding won a contract through the United States Department of Homeland Security for a passenger/vehicle ferry to service the New York and Connecticut waters. This 118 x 27 x 10.75 ft. crew boat-style vessel will be capable of transporting passengers

Harvey Gulf's Formula for Success

Harvey Gulf's Formula for Success

A formula for success – in good times and bad: Harvey Gulf International Marine hasn’t deviated from its long term plans and goals, even as the price of oil negatively impacts all sectors. Apparently, this isn’t rocket science.      According to Dr. Loren C. Scott, an industry analyst, retired professor and economist from Louisiana State University, U.S.

Delving Deeper with AUVs

Delving Deeper with AUVs

What lies beneath? Subsea industry to delve deeper with underwater robotics   Autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and buoyancy-driven gliders have revolutionized the way the subsea industry gathers oceanographic data and despite the volatility of oil prices, it is predicted that the demand for this technology will continue to grow over the next five years and beyond.

ATB Design Comes of Age

ATB Design Comes of Age

The emerging trend of marrying the design of an articulated tug and barge (ATB) to a particular propulsion system to maximize efficiencies of that system has, of late, been taking hold in workboat markets. For example, one recent project involving a dynamic partnership between Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc, Guarino & Cox, LLC (GCL) naval architects, Nautican Research & Development Ltd.

Scrubbers Installed on Another Great Lakes Bulker

Scrubbers Installed on Another Great Lakes Bulker

The Interlake Steamship Company’s M/V Lee A. Tregurtha sailed today from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., becoming the shipper’s third self-unloading bulk carrier to be outfitted with exhaust gas scrubbers.   Interlake became the first U.S.-flag fleet to test scrubbers on the Great Lakes in April 2015 after pioneering the emission-reduction technology on its M/V Hon.

John C. Stennis Best in the West

John C. Stennis Best in the West

Commander, Naval Air Forces, Pacific announced Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) as the recipient of the 2016 Battle "E" award for aircraft carriers home-ported in the Pacific, March 28.   The Commander, Naval Air Forces Carrier Battle Efficiency (Battle "E") competition is held annually to recognize the best performing east and west coast aircraft carriers and award

Safe Sea Transfer of Technicians on Agenda

Safe Sea Transfer of Technicians on Agenda

Technicians working in the growing offshore alternative energy sector often need to be transferred to their place of work by sea.    This needs to be done safely and efficiently, and this week International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) will continue discussions on mandatory measures to cover this potentially hazardous activity.

Cable Ship Rescues 14 Fishermen near Mumbai

The crew deployed on the C.S. Dependable, a transoceanic cable ship from TE SubCom, rescued 14 fisherman in the Arabian Sea off the Maharashtra Coast near Mumbai, India.   Indian fishing boat FV Datta Sai sank on September 17 with 16 persons aboard, no personal floatation devices and no VHF radio. The C.S.