MARIA

  • 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

A & S TRANSPORTATION

  • Area of Operation : NEW YORK HARBOR TO DUMPING GROUNDS
  • Principal Commodity : SLUDGE AND WASTE MATERIAL

LISA

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

DINA MARIE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Interview: Rear Adm. Mark Buzby, US Maritime Administrator

Interview: Rear Adm. Mark Buzby, US Maritime Administrator

Insights: Rear Admiral Mark H. Buzby, USN (Ret), Maritime Administrator, U.S. Maritime Administration   Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby was appointed by President Donald Trump and sworn in as Maritime Administrator on August 8, 2017. Prior to his appointment, Buzby served as president of the National Defense Transportation Association, a position he has held since retiring from the U.S.

Crowley in Command

Crowley in Command

Tom Crowley has become the face of the U.S. maritime industry, steadily building his transport and logistics company into a formidable goliath. From Jones Act waivers to emerging emissions technology to the devastation of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico, Crowley weighs in on the pressing matters of maritime with refreshing candor.

Arctic Oil Expansion Panned by Scientists

Arctic Oil Expansion Panned by Scientists

A group of 37 U.S.-based scientists whose research focuses on Arctic wildlife asked two U.S. senators in a letter on Thursday not to open the National Arctic Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas exploration, according to a copy seen by Reuters.   The scientists, including several retired former officials from the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S.

Op/Ed: Facts Do Matter - A Defense of the Jones Act

Op/Ed: Facts Do Matter - A Defense of the Jones Act

I recently read a story in The New Yorker – but that sounds more intellectual than what really happened, let me start over. I recently clicked a link on Facebook, which sought to explain why the term “Fake News” has become so popular.    The article claimed that facts no longer matter to the average voter.

US Charters Cruise Ship to House Hurricane Relief Workers

US Charters Cruise Ship to House Hurricane Relief Workers

The U.S. government has chartered another commercial cruise liner to serve as a floating hotel for relief workers in the U.S. Virgin Islands in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria.    Carnival Cruise Line said it reached an agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will see the 2,052-passenger vessel Carnival Fascination docked in St.

FMC's Doyle Weighs in on U.S. Merchant Marine, 2017 Hurricane Relief Efforts

FMC's Doyle Weighs in on U.S. Merchant Marine, 2017 Hurricane Relief Efforts

Today's address by FMC commissioner William P.Doyle brought transparency to the massive U.S.-based efforts expended during this hurricane season at the 17th Annual Port Industry Day conference in Jersey City, NJ.   Good Morning New York and New Jersey. It’s a great day here in Jersey City.

Trump Waives Jones Act for Puerto Rico Relief

Trump Waives Jones Act for Puerto Rico Relief

President Trump has waived shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico on Thursday at request of the island's governor Ricardo Rosselló and after an outcry from Congress about the scarcity of fuel, food and emergency supplies following Hurricane Maria. "At @ricardorossello request, @POTUS has authorized the Jones Act be waived for Puerto Rico.

Crowley Sends Cargo Flow to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Relief

Crowley Sends Cargo Flow to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Relief

Crowley Maritime Corp. announced that it has established a flow of relief cargo into San Juan, Puerto Rico, following Hurricane Maria, the devastating Category 4 storm that made direct impact with the island on Wednesday.     To make this possible, Crowley has four vessels loaded with a mix of relief and commercial cargo currently en route to the company’s Isla Grande terminal in San Juan

Russia in Talks with Asian Investors on Sovcomflot Sell-off

Russia in Talks with Asian Investors on Sovcomflot Sell-off

Russia is in talks with Asian investors on the privatisation of state shipping company Sovcomflot, the RIA news agency cited Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov as saying on Tuesday.   The government does not rule out other forms of the company's privatisation apart from an initial public offering, the agency quoted Shuvalov as saying.

TOTE Shipments to Puerto Rico up 20% since Maria

TOTE Shipments to Puerto Rico up 20% since Maria

Since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 19, TOTE Maritime’s vessels have brought cargo to the island nine times delivering more than 7,200 containers of food, water, oxygen, generators and other essential relief and recovery items, along with the island’s regular day to day commercial needs.

President Trump Visits USS Kearsarge

President Trump Visits USS Kearsarge

President Donald J. Trump visited the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Oct. 3, to discuss relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands with Navy and Marine Corps leadership.   "This is some ship," said Trump. "It has done a tremendous service for Puerto Rico and for the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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