MARILYN MONROE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MARILYN MONROE
    • Operator : DIXIE ANN BARGE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : AMELIA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1000
    • Full Load Capacity : 7600 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 329.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 76 Feet
    • Overall Length : 343 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 76 Feet
    • Load draft : 13.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 22 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1975
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 562810

DIXIE ANN BARGE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INLAND SOUTH LOUISIANA

News

PA Pipeline Spat Could Upend International Oil Flows

PA Pipeline Spat Could Upend International Oil Flows

Refiners from the Midwest United States are fighting for access to a vital Pennsylvania pipeline – a move that could cripple their East Coast competitors and redraw the map for international flows of crude and fuel into coveted coastal markets.   The regulatory dispute centers on a proposal by pipeline operator Buckeye Partners’ to that state's Public Utilities Commission.

East Coast Refiners Mull Texas Oil as North Dakota Alternative

East Coast Refiners Mull Texas Oil as North Dakota Alternative

U.S. East Coast refiners are looking to buy increasing volumes of domestic crude oil from the Gulf Coast, two sources said, the latest twist in a trade flow upheaval in the wake of the opening of the Dakota Access pipeline.   Major U.S. East Coast refiners profited from railing hundreds of thousands of barrels of discounted Bakken crude to their plants daily from 2013 until 2015.

E. Coast Refiners Shun Bakken Rail Deliveries

E. Coast Refiners Shun Bakken Rail Deliveries

Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc, the largest refiner on the U.S. East Coast, will not be taking any rail deliveries of North Dakota's Bakken crude oil in June, a source familiar with delivery schedules said on Tuesday - a sign that the impending start of the Dakota Access Pipeline is upending trade flows.

Goodhart's Law and OPEC's output deal: Kemp

No evidence has emerged of cheating on the OPEC/non-OPEC production agreement so far. But Goodhart's Law is a reminder traders should expect countries to try to circumvent any target once it has been chosen.   Goodhart's Law states that any observed statistical regularity will tend to collapse once pressure is placed upon it for control purposes ("Monetary Theory and Practice", Goodhart, 1983).

Philadelphia-Area Refiners Push Biofuels Program Reform

Philadelphia-Area Refiners Push Biofuels Program Reform

Oil refinery workers, executives and local politicians gathered near Philadelphia on Monday to urge the White House revamp the nation's renewable fuels program, arguing the future of their plants are at stake.   The U.S. renewable fuel program requires higher levels of ethanol and other biofuels to be blended into the nation's fuel pool

Harvey Drenches Louisiana, Sparks Blast at Texas Chemical Plant

The remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey drenched northern Louisiana on Thursday as it moved inland, leaving behind record flooding that paralyzed the U.S. energy hub of Houston, killed at least 35 people and drove tens of thousands from their homes.   Two explosions were reported at a flood-hit chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Houston

Monroe Energy Says BP Violated Its Contract

BP PLC violated its supply contract when it sold oil to refiner Monroe Energy that was a blend of lower-valued Texas crude with premium varieties, Monroe alleged in a federal court filing last week.   Monroe Energy, a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines that owns a 185,000 barrel-per-day refinery outside of Philadelphia, said the blending of lower quality crudes is prohibited under the supply contract.

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

IAMPE Certifies Port Professionals

IAMPE Certifies Port Professionals

The International Association of Maritime and Port Professionals (IAMPE) said its latest two classes of maritime professionals have completed the IAMPE Professional Management Certification Program. The program provides a recognized industry-wide professional certification for those port and maritime professionals who have industry experience and complete the management certification program.

Traditional, Project Cargoes Transit St. Lawrence Seaway in November

Traditional, Project Cargoes Transit St. Lawrence Seaway in November

“November was a good month for the export of agricultural products and shipments of aluminum ingots on the Great Lakes Seaway System,” said Betty Sutton, Administrator of the U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. “Under the binational trade development program known as ‘Highway H2O’, the U.S.

Greater Houston Port Bureau, IAMPE to Offer Management Training

The Greater Houston Port Bureau and the International Association of Maritime and Port Executives (IAMPE) have concluded an agreement for the IAMPE to provide industry management and executive educational programs to Port Bureau members.   The Memorandum of Understanding provides Port Bureau members with the ability to take accredited management training through the IAMPE for professional

Smith Maritime Hauls Equipment to Puerto Rico

Smith Maritime Hauls Equipment to Puerto Rico

Smith Maritime recently hauled a barge load of equipment on behalf of CAT5 Resources to help rebuild cellular communication infrastructure in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.   Smith Maritime’s barge Marilyn Monroe was loaded at its terminal in Amelia, La. with vehicles, housing, bulk fuel, food and most importantly