CRYSTAL RIVER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CRYSTAL RIVER
    • Operator : DIVERSIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Single Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Single Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 736
    • Full Load Capacity : 1965 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 210 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 45 Feet
    • Overall Length : 210 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 45 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 29 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1969
    • EQUIP2 : PUMP
    • EQUIP1 : 350 HP DIESEL
    • Coast Guard Number : 521173

DIVERSIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : TAMPA, FL (TAMPA BAY); GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS FROM FORT MYERS NORTH
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING, LIGHTERING AND SLOP

CINDY E.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATHERINE ANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY L

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DES

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Waterways Council, Inc. Update

Waterways Council, Inc. Update

As of today (October 16, 2017), the Ohio River is now OPEN at Lock & Dam 52 (L&D 52).   The river reopened on Saturday after it had been closed for nearly a week due to rising river stages that exceeded the maximum locking stage of 20.7 feet.   Precipitation from Hurricane Nate prompted the rising river levels and closure

DEME Names Second LNG-fueled Dredger

DEME Names Second LNG-fueled Dredger

The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River was officially named  at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named by Veerle Hegge, the wife of Bart De Wever, Mayor of Antwerp.   The 8,400 m³ Scheldt River is the second dredger in the DEME fleet equipped with dual fuel engines.

MV WERFTEN Delivers Its First Newbuild

MV WERFTEN Delivers Its First Newbuild

Shipbuilder MV WERFTEN has completed its first newbuild project, having today delivered Crystal Bach, the first of four new Rhine Class luxury river cruise vessels for Crystal River Cruises.   Designed specifically for river cruising in Europe, the 135-meter-long and 11.4-meter-wide Crystal Bach will sail along the Rhine, Danube and Main Rivers through the Netherlands, Belgium

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

USS Fitzgerald Collision Tracked with AIS Data

USS Fitzgerald Collision Tracked with AIS Data

In the early hours of June 17, U.S. destroyer the USS Fitzgerald was hit by a containership just off the coast of Shimoda, Japan. The collision claimed the lives of seven U.S. Navy Sailors. In the aftermath, both sides are trying to figure out exactly what happened.   The containership, ACX Crystal, and the U.S. Navy initially reported the incident at 2:25 a.m. local time.

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.

Low Water hinders Rhine, Danube River Shipping

Low Water hinders Rhine, Danube River Shipping

Water levels on the Rhine and Danube in Germany remain low despite recent rain and freight vessels cannot sail fully loaded on the German sections of the rivers, traders said on Tuesday.   The Rhine is too shallow for normal sailings south of Duisburg and Cologne to Switzerland, traders said.

Cruise Shipping's Rising Star

Cruise Shipping's Rising Star

Genting Hong Kong is a rapidly growing global travel brand, spreading its wings – literally and figuratively – into ocean cruise, yacht, river cruise, air and shipbuilding. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News speaks with key executives at Genting Hong Kong: Mona Lai, SVP Corporate Communication; Gustaf Gronberg, SVP Shipbuilding & Marine Operations; and Jarmo Lakso, Managing Director, MV Werften

World's Largest Ethane Carrier Loads Its First Cargo

World's Largest Ethane Carrier Loads Its First Cargo

The ABS-classed Ethane Crystal, the world’s first Very Large Ethane Carrier (VLEC) -- and a Maritime Reporter & Engineering News "Great Ship of 2016" as profiled in the December 2016 edition -- has loaded its first shipment of ethane cargo at Enterprise Products Partner’s Morgan’s Point Terminal.

Great Ships of 2016: Ethane Crystal

Great Ships of 2016: Ethane Crystal

Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. This year 18 ships in total were honored, including many “world firsts.”   Ethane Crystal - World’s Largest Ethane Carrier Builder: Samsung Heavy Industries Owner: Reliance Industries, Ltd.

Genting Confirms Five-year Shipbuilding Plans

Genting Confirms Five-year Shipbuilding Plans

Genting Cruises has confirmed its build program for the MV WERFTEN shipyard group following the launch of the first Asian luxury cruise ship, Genting Dream, in Singapore, Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China.   Executive Chairman, Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, stated during the three events that Genting is committed to the long-term development of the cruise industry in Asia.

World’s Largest Ethane Carrier Delivered

World’s Largest Ethane Carrier Delivered

The world's first very large ethane carrier (VLEC), Ethane Crystal, has been delivered to India’s Reliance Industries Ltd. by South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), representing a significant milestone for the gas shipping industry. The vessel is now the planet’s largest