MR. NELSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MR. NELSON
    • Operator : A. C. MARINE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : CUT OFF
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 61
    • Full Load Capacity : 77 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 60 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 60 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2009
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1217737

A. C. MARINE

  • Area of Operation : LAKES, BAYS AND SOUNDS OF SOUTHERN LOUISIANA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING VARIOUS OIL FIELD RELATED EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

BRAD C.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Managing the New Panamax Containerships

Managing the New Panamax Containerships

The explosive growth of international boxships is challenging not only the physical infrastructure of North American ports, but also the very nature of the existing supply chains that they impact.    The recent dialogue on container shipping has been all about so-called “mega-ships;” those vessels that with larger capacity than those that are already in service at any point in time.

Shell Trading, Harvey Gulf ink LNG Transport Contract

Shell Trading, Harvey Gulf ink LNG Transport Contract

Harvey Gulf International Marine’s CEO Shane Guidry announced today the formation of new marine transportation company, Quality Liquefied Natural Gas Transport, LLC (“Q-LNG”), owned 70% by Shane Guidry and 30% by Harvey Gulf.   Q-LNG will own and operate assets providing marine transportation of liquefied natural gas (“LNG”), a critical component of U.S.

Legal Limbo: Risk Management in a Modern Marine Economy

Legal Limbo: Risk Management in a Modern Marine Economy

Technology helps maritime companies do more with less. But today, technological advances are outstripping legal developments. As a result, many marine-based businesses operate in a legal limbo with many lawyers and insurance professionals confused about what laws will apply to what claims.

The Quest to Find and Explore USS Indianapolis

The Quest to Find and Explore USS Indianapolis

Sunk by Japanese torpedoes near the end of World War II, heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis disappeared to the darkest depths of the Philippine Sea, where it remained undiscovered for more than 70 years. Recently a team of civilian researchers led by Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen set out equipped with an arsenal of high-tech search equipment on a mission to locate the historic vessel last seen

Royal Navy Unveils Fish-like Submarine Concepts

Royal Navy Unveils Fish-like Submarine Concepts

A crewed mothership shaped like a manta ray, unmanned eel-like vessels equipped with sensor pods which dissolve on demand to avoid enemy detection and fish-shaped torpedoes sent to swarm against enemy targets. Though these vehicles look more like something designed in Hollywood for the next sci-fi blockbuster, they’re actually new concepts developed by the U.

Shipbuilding: Mega Yards

Shipbuilding: Mega Yards

The Woodmac report we saw offered us cause for pause — “Strong activity from the (major oil companies)” while “national oil companies have tightened their purse strings.” What Maritime Reporter found, was that national oil companies — nation-builders, for many — are putting their money in affiliate shipyards.

Telegraph Recovered from Lusitania Wreckage

Telegraph Recovered from Lusitania Wreckage

More than 100 years after the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, divers have recovered yet another artifact from the wreckage of the historic ocean liner.   The Lusitania was sailing from New York to Liverpool on May 7, 1915 when it was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the Head of Kinsale.

WMU signs MoU with MLS, New Wave Media for Global Survey

WMU signs MoU with MLS, New Wave Media for Global Survey

The MoU establishes a partnership between the three organizations to conduct recurring global surveys on seafarer training practices in industry and sets out the guiding principles and terms by which WMU, Marine Learning Systems and New Wave Media will conduct these surveys as well as publicize the findings. Speaking at the signing, WMU President, Dr.

Oil Shrugs off Geopolitical Tensions but Some See Red Flags

The oil price has ignored rising geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, as a three-year old crude surplus has wiped out any real fear over supply, but one of the world's largest security consultants says there are red flags the market cannot ignore.   Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday

Scorpio Tankers Merges with Navig8 Product Tankers

Scorpio Tankers Merges with Navig8 Product Tankers

Scorpio Tankers has entered into definitive agreements to merge with Navig8 Product Tankers  and acquire Navig8’s 27 operating product tankers.   Subject to the terms and conditions of these agreements, Scorpio will acquire four LR1 tankers prior to the closing of the Merger (the LR1 Vessel Acquisitions) and the remaining 23 tankers upon the closing of the merger in exchange for the issuance of

Young Innovators to Compete in Underwater Robotics

Young Innovators to Compete in Underwater Robotics

Next month, more than 1,500 students, teachers, coaches/chaperones, family, friends, volunteers, judges, invited guests, speakers and committee members will gather in Atlanta for a fun weekend of learning, sharing, competing and excitement. The Seventh National SeaPerch Challenge, hosted this year by the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), will take place May 20, 2017.

Ice Kings: Model Testing Ship-ice Interactions

Ice Kings: Model Testing Ship-ice Interactions

Model testing ship-ice interactions in the St. John’s ice tank   In a cavernous room in the heart of a research center in St. John’s, Newfoundland at 8 am, the air temperature is -20 C while the water temperature is hovering at zero. National Research Council of Canada (NRC) staff are preparing the Ice Tank to test the integrity of a newly designed ship’s hull and propulsion system by subjecting