Companies

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ORGERON TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERS ONLY; TEXAS TO FLORIDA; INTRACOASTAL CANAL AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING DECK BARGES WITH GENERAL CARGO

OSG SHIP MANAGEMENT

  • Area of Operation : U. S. GULF; U. S. EAST COAST; U. S. WEST COAST
  • Principal Commodity : REFINED PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

OMEGA PROTEIN, INC.

  • Area of Operation : COMPANY DOCK/CHESAPEAKE BAY / COASTAL MID ATLANTIC
  • Principal Commodity : MENHADEN FISH AND FISH WASTE

OMNI MARINE SERVICES

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF LOUISIANA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ORION MARINE GROUP

  • Area of Operation : HOME PORT HOUSTON TEXAS WORKING IN ICW ON GULF OF MEXICO
  • Principal Commodity : PUSH CRANE BARGES FOR COMPANY ONLY

Vessels

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TIOGA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ARMOUR I

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RACHEL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OLIVIA R

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOWDITCH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel
Three Sailors Killed in Explosion on Indian Naval Ship

Three Sailors Killed in Explosion on Indian Naval Ship

Three Indian Navy personnel were killed in an explosion on a ship at a naval dockyard in Mumbai on Tuesday, the navy said.It gave no reason for the blast but said a board of inquiry would investigate."The ship's crew responded immediately and quickly brought the situation under control. No major material damage has been reported," the navy said in a statement.The explosion happened in an internal compartment on board a naval vessel, Ranvir, which had been on operational deployment from the Eastern Naval Command since November and was due to return to base port shortly, the statement said.

World’s First: Fully Autonomous Ship Navigation Systems Tested on Coastal Ferry in Japan

World’s First: Fully Autonomous Ship Navigation Systems Tested on Coastal Ferry in Japan

The Nippon Foundation, Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, and Shin Nihonkai Ferry Co., Ltd. have informed they've completed a demonstration test of what the companies say is the world’s first fully autonomous ship navigation systems on a large car ferry, conducted on the Iyonada Sea from Shinmoji, Kitakyushu City, on January 17.The demonstration was part of MEGURI 2040, a project promoting the development of fully autonomous vessels supported by The Nippon Foundation.

Paper to Electrons: CBP Makes a Big Move

Paper to Electrons: CBP Makes a Big Move

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) announced December 28 that it was moving to an all-electronic filing method for Form I-418 “Passenger List – Crew List.” I-418 is required from the “master or agent of every commercial vessel arriving in the United States” (emphasis added). Now that’s a change at scale. The Form I-418 process also has a Coast Guard component, tracking everyone entering and leaving U.S. maritime ports.CPB’s change is an “interim final rule”, and the agency is seeking public comments – due February 28 – on whether the change is a good idea.

Helsinki Shipyard Orders Main Equipment for Nornickel’s New Icebreaker

Helsinki Shipyard Orders Main Equipment for Nornickel’s New Icebreaker

Finnish shipbuilder Helsinki Shipyard Oy announced it has completed purchasing contracts for the main equipment of Nornickel’s icebreaker contracted last year, along with model tests in ice and open water for the icebreaker design developed by Aker Arctic.Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel ordered the new environmentally friendly icebreaker for its operations in the Yenisei River basin, Yenisei Bay and the Kara Sea securing access to Dudinka seaport both for its own fleet and its partners.

Rio Tinto Sees Soft Iron Ore Shipments in 2022

Rio Tinto Sees Soft Iron Ore Shipments in 2022

Rio Tinto forecast slightly weaker-than-expected 2022 iron ore shipments on Tuesday, citing tight labor market conditions and production delays from the new greenfields mine at Gudai-Darri project.The world's biggest iron ore producer said it expects to ship between 320 million and 335 million tonnes (Mt) in 2022 from the Pilbara region in Western Australia, a forecast with a mid-point below RBC estimate of 332 Mt and UBS' estimate of between 330 Mt and 340 Mt.Rio shipped 321.6 Mt of the steel-making commodity last year, down 3% from 2020.Shares of the global miner fell as much as 1.

Torvald Klaveness Names Ernst Meyer CEO

Torvald Klaveness Names Ernst Meyer CEO

Norwegian shipping company Torvald Klaveness announced that Ernst Meyer, currently serving as chief operating officer and managing director of Klaveness Ship Management, will succeed Lasse Kristoffersen as president and CEO of Torvald Klaveness from April 1, 2022.“As chairman, I am very pleased to welcome Ernst as our new CEO. Ernst has a wealth of experience from leadership roles at DNV and Klaveness and has been an important contributor to our current strategy.

Alewijnse to Perform Electrical Refit of Den Herder Hopper Dredge

Alewijnse to Perform Electrical Refit of Den Herder Hopper Dredge

Systems integrator Alewijnse said it has signed a contract to deliver the electrical refit of Den Herder Seaworks' trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Swalinge.The 82.2-meter vessel is currently at Kooiman Hoebee Shipyard in Dordrecht for an extension of 37.1 meters, which will increase the cargo space by 1,300 cubic meters.Alewijnse is responsible for the complete engineering package on board the Swalinge, including the main switchboard and various panels to extend the cabling and modifications to assorted sub-systems.

ZIM Charters Three 7,000 TEU Containerships

ZIM Charters Three 7,000 TEU Containerships

Israeli shipping company ZIM on Tuesday announced a new eight-year charter agreement for a trio of 7,000 TEU liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fuel containerships to serve global-niche trades.The eight-year deal with a shipping company affiliate of Kenon Holdings is valued at approximately $400 million.The vessels will be constructed at South Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries and are scheduled to be delivered during the first and second quarters of 2024.

NAPA, Bureau Veritas to Enable 3D Model Usage for Class Approvals

NAPA, Bureau Veritas to Enable 3D Model Usage for Class Approvals

Maritime software, services and data analysis provider NAPA and testing, inspection and certification group Bureau Veritas (BV) are partnering to enable more effective and widespread use of 3D models in the class approval process.The two parties said they seek to improve the overall efficiency and accuracy of future vessel design and solve the current challenges associated with 2D drawings. While naval architects use 3D models to design ships, the assessment of these designs by class ensure they meet relevant safety and compliance specifications

OCIMF Publishes ‘SIRE 2.0 Question Library’

OCIMF Publishes ‘SIRE 2.0 Question Library’

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has this week published the full set of questions that may be asked during a SIRE 2.0 tanker inspection, when its new Ship Inspection Report Program (SIRE) inspection regime is implemented during Q2 2022. The organization's long-established SIRE inspection regime is being overhauled with the introduction of tablet-based inspections, a more comprehensive inspection process and enhanced policies and procedures bringing significant changes to how tankers of all sizes are assessed by inspectors.

Indonesia: 48 Coal Vessels So Far Released for Export

Indonesia: 48 Coal Vessels So Far Released for Export

Indonesia has so far allowed 48 coal export vessels to depart, a senior Trade Ministry official said on Tuesday, although the country's broader coal export ban remains in place until the end of the month.The world's biggest thermal coal exporter implemented an export ban on Jan. 1 as coal inventories at local power plants were at critically low levels, to avoid widespread outage."As of today, 48 vessels have been released from a total of 29 companies," senior official Indrasari Wisnu Wardhana told a virtual news briefing.

Pruzek Named Executive VP at RECONCRAFT

Pruzek Named Executive VP at RECONCRAFT

Boatbuilder RECONCRAFT announced that it has named Josh Pruzek as executive vice president, effective January 1.Pruzek brings to the role two decades of leadership and operations in the specialized marine manufacturing industry. He most recently served as the vice president of sales and business development at Vigor for two years and as vice president of marine products at Oregon Iron Works for 17 years, both in the Portland, Ore. area.