KILL VAN KULL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KILL VAN KULL
    • 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 : 270883

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

ARTHUR KILL

  • 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

USS Fitzgerald Damaged by Transport Ship

USS Fitzgerald Damaged by Transport Ship

U.S. Navy warship USS Fitzgerald, which suffered heavy damage and nearly sank off the coast of Japan after a fatal collision with a Philippine containership in June, has returned to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka to repair further damage received while aboard heavy lift transport vessel Transshelf.

Update: Texas Barge Explosion Kills One, Fire Extinguished

Update: Texas Barge Explosion Kills One, Fire Extinguished

At least one person was killed and another was missing on Friday after an oil barge being pulled by a tug boat caught fire and exploded in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas, officials said.   The barge was carrying some 133,000 barrels of crude oil to a refinery in Corpus Christi when the explosion occurred at 4:30 a.m., they said.

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

Growing the KVH Empire

Growing the KVH Empire

From humble beginnings KVH has evolved rapidly to become a central player in the maritime world’s global Big Data revolution. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News caught up with Martin Kits van Heyningen in Oslo for his take on KVH’s current position and future direction.   “We certainly didn’t envision that we would be in the high-speed satellite broadband business when we started

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.

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.

Dredging: Digging Deep for a 'WIIN'

Dredging: Digging Deep for a 'WIIN'

In the waning days of 2016, the outlook brightened dramatically for the big U.S. dredging contractors. Just before Congress dispersed for the Holidays, then-President Obama signed a pivotal piece of legislation – the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, S612.

Digging Deep for Good News

Digging Deep for Good News

Dredging firms look ahead to more business, here and across the big pond. Along the way, Mother Nature and good business planning will both help.   In the waning days of 2016, the outlook brightened dramatically for the big U.S. dredging contractors. Just before Congress dispersed for the Holidays

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.

New Generation Superyacht Designers On Deck

New Generation Superyacht Designers On Deck

Superyacht designs are evolving rapidly, as new features are incorporated at a rate of knots; innovation is a design imperative, with owner hunger for the customized, the individual and the downright original seemingly impossible to satisfy.   For the upcoming generation of superyacht designers, a myriad of new design elements is on the horizon.

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.