• General
    • Vessel Name : MARIA
    • Operator : A & S TRANSPORTATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Break Bulk / RO-RO Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : MA
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 2568
    • Full Load Capacity : 8000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 301 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 64 Feet
    • Overall Length : 300 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 64 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 34 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1959
    • EQUIP2 : PUMP
    • EQUIP1 : 4 2-TON BOOMS,
    • Coast Guard Number : 279362


  • Principal Commodity : SLUDGE AND WASTE MATERIAL


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


  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel


Russian Tankers Smuggle Jet Fuel to Syria

Russian tankers have smuggled jet fuel to Syria through EU waters, bolstering military supplies to a war-torn country where Moscow is carrying out air strikes in support of the government, according to sources with knowledge of the matter.   At least two Russian-flagged ships made deliveries - which contravene EU sanctions - via Cyprus

Lukoil Launches New Oilfield in the Russian Arctic

Russia's second biggest oil producer Lukoil launched a new oilfield in the Russian Arctic on Tuesday, an effort to stem output falls attributed to the company's declining deposits, which are mostly located in Western Siberia.   The launch of the field, in the Yamal region, underlines how hard it is for the Russian authorities to get their oil companies to freeze or cut output as part of a

The Economics of Ship Breaking & Scrapping

The Economics of Ship Breaking & Scrapping

Sometimes being an industry supplier offers interesting insights – your business is touched by the ups and downs of the charter market, but you are never so involved in it that you lose sight of the big picture. Some of our clients have been hit hard by the market’s general downturn; one client I visited last month began 2008 with 41 maritime software licenses for their vessels – just seven

Rickmers to File for Insolvency as Revamp Fails

German shipping group Rickmers said it would file for insolvency after bondholder HSH Nordbank rejected its restructuring plan a day ahead of a last-ditch bondholders' meeting.   Rickmers had proposed a revamp plan under which the equity stake of owner Bertram Rickmers was to be reduced to 24.9 percent, while bondholders, HSH Nordbank and potentially another bank would hold 75.1 percent.

North Korea's New Ferry Service Makes First Trip to Russia

A new ferry line between isolated North Korea and its neighbour Russia docked for the first time at the Russian Pacific port of Vladivostok on Thursday.   The ferry's Russian operators say it is purely a commercial venture, but it coincides with what some academics say is a drive by North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, to build ties with Moscow in case its closest ally China turns its back.

Putin Awards Medals to Buyers of Rosneft Stake

Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded state medals to executives with the Qatari investment fund, Swiss-based commodities trading firm Glencore and Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo, according to a decree published on Monday.   The Qatar Investment Authority and Glencore bought a 19.

Shipowners Caught in the Middle of Free Trade Battle

Shipowners Caught in the Middle of Free Trade Battle

Protectionism and long hauled free trade negotiations can be an expensive battle for the Danish shipowners, if the market outside the European Union are not included in free trade negotiations.   The Danish Shipowners’ Association hosted a verbal rumble between the Danish Social Democrat Ole Christensen and the Belgian Socialist Maria Arena from the European Parliament at the European Shipping

Gazprom: Long-term Contracts, New Pricing to Boost Revenue

Russia's Gazprom, the world's largest conventional gas producer, said on Tuesday that a combination of long-term contracts with new pricing mechanisms and forms would allow it to boost revenues and strengthen its market position.   In recent years, Gazprom has started to add spot pricing elements to some of its contracts with European clients, which are linked to oil prices.

Lukoil to Slash 2017 Investments

Russia's No.2 oil producer Lukoil will reduce its 2017 investments by 45 billion roubles ($724.72 million) from 2016 due to higher taxes, Chief Executive Vagit Alekperov said on Tuesday.   "We understand that the tax burden will be raised. We will lower our investments, but not significantly," Alekperov told reporters.   Lukoil's 2016 investments have been seen within a range of $7.

Rouhiainen Appointed Investor Relations Manager, Cargotec

Rouhiainen Appointed Investor Relations Manager, Cargotec

Pekka Rouhiainen (M.Sc.Econ) has been appointed Investor Relations Manager as of 1 November, 2016. He joins Cargotec from Sanoma, where he has worked as Investor Relations Manager.   "Pekka has versatile experience from investor relations and finance sector, and I am delighted to get him to our team.

Moody's Threatens Downgrade of Maersk

Moody's Threatens Downgrade of Maersk

Denmark-based shipping and oil company A.P. Møller-Mærsk A/S (Maersk)'s decision to split the group into two parts now get the credit rating agency for questioning to the light blue conglomerate's debt. It ends "probably" with a downgrade, because large parts of the oil revenue will no longer contribute to upholster transport division.

Gazprom Says Q2 Net Profit Down 17%

Gazprom Says Q2 Net Profit Down 17%

Second-quarter net income of Russian gas giant Gazprom declined by 17 percent year-on-year to 244.9 billion roubles ($3.8 billion), the company said on Monday, as spendings grew.   April-June sales increased by 5 percent to 1.33 trillion roubles.   The company also said that average gas price for Europe and other countries fell by 18 percent to 12,798 roubles ($197.