LIBRA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LIBRA
    • Operator : CHALICO CONCRETE MATERIALS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : PORT HARLINGEN
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 66
  • Size
    • Register length : 61.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 61.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 36.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 647864

CHALICO CONCRETE MATERIALS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : PORT OF VICTORIA; PORT OF HARLINGEN TX
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING CONCRETE SAND AND CONCRETE GRAVEL

News

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

Citywide Ferry by Hornblower Takes Center Stage

Citywide Ferry by Hornblower Takes Center Stage

The construction of up to 20 new ferries for New York City is arguably the most exciting maritime new construction project in the U.S. this year. Last month we visited with Cameron Clark, Corporate Vice President, Development and Special Projects, Hornblower, the project manager for the new Citywide Ferry by Hornblower fleet, who discussed the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Arpoador Shipyard and Pre-salt FSVs

Arpoador Shipyard and Pre-salt FSVs

Logistics hubs and Fast Supply Vessels will be key assets in the complex offshore transport solution Petrobras has devised for moving workers and goods, to and from Brazil’s remote pre-salt plays. Here is a look at a modern local shipyards building the heavy-duty aluminum vessels, with overall lengths ranging from over 30 meters to around 50 meters.

First Oil and Contract Start-up for Libra FPSO

First Oil and Contract Start-up for Libra FPSO

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. announced that its jointly owned floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, the FPSO Pioneiro de Libra (Libra), has achieved first oil and commenced its 12-year charter contract with a group of international oil companies, including Petrobras, Total, Shell, CNPC and CNOOC Limited, on the Libra oil field where it will perform early well tests.

First Oil from Brazil's Libra Field Flowing to FPSO

First Oil from Brazil's Libra Field Flowing to FPSO

First oil has flowed from Brazil's giant Libra field operated by Petrobras and a consortium that includes Total, Shell and China's CNPC and CNOOC, the companies said on Monday.   Libra, which has recoverable volumes estimated by oil regulator ANP at between 8 billion and 12 billion barrels, is located in the high-yield region off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil Delays Estimate for First Oil Cargo from Libra

Brazil on Wednesday pushed back its forecast for a first oil shipment from its promising offshore Libra prospect to the first quarter of next year, months after its previously projected October 2017 estimate made in May.   Hercules Tadeu F. da Silva, contract management director at Brazil's state-run Pre-Sal Petroleo SA, a company created to help guide development of Libra

Shell, Petrobras Expand Deep Water Partnership

Two of the world’s largest energy companies, Royal Dutch Shell and Petrobras, signed last week in The Hague, Netherlands, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a long-term mutual collaboration in developing pre-salt fields in Brazil.    Shell said the partnership will allow it to benefit from technical solutions

FPSO to Achieve First Oil from Libra Field in July

FPSO to Achieve First Oil from Libra Field in July

Teekay informs that the FPSO Pioneiro de Libra arrived May 17 in Brazilian territorial waters.   The FPSO unit, owned through a 50/50 joint venture between Odebrecht Oil & Gas and Teekay Offshore, will be the first to produce oil in the Libra Block which covers more than 1,500 square kilometers in the Santos Basin and has estimated reserves of 8-12 billion barrels of recoverable oil.

Egypt Weans Itself off Foreign Gas

Egypt seeking to defer up to 25 LNG cargoes this year-trade; talks with trade houses and producers ongoing.   Egypt is holding talks with its liquefied natural gas (LNG) suppliers to defer contracted shipments this year and aims to cut back on purchases in 2018, as surging domestic gas production squeezes out demand for costly foreign imports.

Total Expects Decision on First Libra FPSO by Summer

A decision on the first floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels on the giant Libra project in Brazil will be made by the summer, Total's head of exploration and production said on Thursday. "We are actively working actively on Libra to have the first FPSO decided before summer," Arnaud Breuillac told an oil summit in Paris.

SBM Offshore Shares Gain on Hopes of Brazilian Settlement

Shares in Dutch offshore oil industry services company SBM Offshore rose on Friday on a media report the company was close to settling a corruption probe with Brazilian authorities that has prevented it from bidding for work in a major market. The shares rose as much as 5.5 percent to a 17-day high of 15.

Petrobras, Total ink Strategic Alliance Deal

Petrobras, Total ink Strategic Alliance Deal

Petrobras signed a Master Agreement with French outfit Total today related to the strategic collaboration set forth in the memorandum of understanding signed on October 24 by our CEO Pedro Parente and Total CEO Patrick Pouyanné. Under the new agreement, Petrobras will substantially increase the level of technological cooperation in the fields of geosciences, subsea systems