KIRBY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KIRBY
    • Operator : MELODY MARINE IV, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 716
    • Full Load Capacity : 1680 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 24.1 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP1 : CARGO PUMP/DH
    • Coast Guard Number : 1062525

MELODY MARINE IV, LLC

  • Area of Operation : ALL WESTERN RIVERS AND ICW
  • Principal Commodity : CHARTERS TO OTHERS

GBL

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

News

Marine Finance for Brown Water Operators

Marine Finance for Brown Water Operators

A primer for navigating the ‘ups and downs’ of marine money for domestic stakeholders.   Vessel financiers are resourceful and adaptable to changing markets. On the domestic side, financiers of Jones Act and “brown water” assets have continued to serve their customers through shifting shoals in both broader capital markets and in the marine markets – both known for their ups and downs.

The Evolving ATB Jones Act Business Model

The Evolving ATB Jones Act Business Model

Today’s ATB play seemingly has legs for the long haul, as operators build and market needs fluctuate.   The refined product trades are always in flux. Similarly, the supply patterns for products (and for chemicals derived from oil refining) are subject to constant change. At the same time

ATB Newbuild Delivered to Kirby Corporation

ATB Newbuild Delivered to Kirby Corporation

A second Articulated Tug Barge unit (ATB) Paul McLernan and the 155,000-barrel barge 155-02 for Houston-based tank barge operator Kirby Corporation has been delivered by Sturgeon Bay, Wisc. shipyard Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS), a subsidiary of Fincantieri Marine Group.   Following the delivery of the first ATB in the fall of 2016

Kirby Corp Acquires Stewart & Stevenson

Kirby Corp Acquires Stewart & Stevenson

Houston based tank barge operator Kirby Corporation said it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets and businesses of Stewart & Stevenson LLC for approximately $710 million. The agreement was signed on June 13 by the companies’ executive chairmen, Joseph H. Pyne of Kirby Corporation and Hushang Ansary of Stewart & Stevenson.

Energy Industry Says 'No Thanks' to Trump Offer of Marine Sanctuaries

Energy Industry Says 'No Thanks' to Trump Offer of Marine Sanctuaries

In a bid to boost energy development, U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is considering shrinking or eliminating 11 marine sanctuaries designed to protect 425 million acres of coral reefs, marine mammal habitats and pristine beaches.   The review is part of a broader strategy to open new areas to oil and gas drilling and “put the energy needs of American families and businesses first

Kirby Announces 2Q Results

Kirby Announces 2Q Results

Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) has announced net earnings attributable to Kirby for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017 of $25.8 million, or $0.48 per share, compared with $38.9 million, or $0.72 per share, for the 2016 second quarter.    Second quarter net earnings includes pre-tax expenses of $0.7 million, or approximately $0.

ABS Mobile App Simplifies Subchapter M Compliance

ABS Mobile App Simplifies Subchapter M Compliance

NS Workboat, a new mobile application from ABS Nautical Systems (NS) purpose-built for the workboat/inland sector, aims to streamline onboard tasks for Subchapter M compliance.   “This app answers the growing demand for easy-to-use point solutions – a need that is particularly pronounced in the workboat sector, where many companies have little to no IT support on their boats

Coalition Urges Congress to Address Asian Carp in the Great Lakes

Coalition Urges Congress to Address Asian Carp in the Great Lakes

A coalition of maritime business and industry organizations sent a letter to key Members of Congress on Friday, March 24 urging funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) to further support efforts undertaken by the State of Illinois to slow, stop and reverse the migration of Asian carp, an aquatic invasive species, through cost-effective measures.

CCS names Reynolds business development and advisory manager

CCS names Reynolds business development and advisory manager

Cornerstone Completion Services (CCS), a recently-launched division of Wellsite Fishing and Rental Services, LLC (“Wellsite”), a leading provider of drilling and completion rental equipment, has appointed David R. Reynolds as its new business development and advisory manager. As business development and advisory manager, Reynolds will be based in New Castle, Pa.

Harley Marine Hires Adlakha as CFO

Harley Marine Hires Adlakha as CFO

Harley Marine Services is pleased to welcome Sterling Adlakha to its executive team where he will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer.   A graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Sterling served 10 years in the U.S. Coast Guard. He began his career as an engineer on a 210' cutter before moving to the West Coast and becoming a double-ended marine inspector and plank owner of the

Ocean Power Technologies Establishes Houston Presence

Ocean Power Technologies Establishes Houston Presence

New Jersey based Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) said it has established a presence in Houston to more effectively support the company’s oil and gas business development activities.   The company’s daily business development activities in Houston will be managed by OPT’s new Director of Global Applications, David Marchetti

Ocean Power Technologies Relocates HQ

Ocean Power Technologies Relocates HQ

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) has announced plans to relocate its corporate headquarters and manufacturing center to support increased operational needs and allow for projected growth over the next several years.   OPT’s new, larger facility in Monroe, N.J. will offer approximately 56,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space