Companies

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JDE BARGE, LLC.

  • Operating Name : C/O MARQUETTE

JANTRAN, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ARKANSAS AND LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING; COAL, GRAIN, FERTILIZER, STEEL, CEMENT AND ALUMINUM

JADE MARINE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : VENICE, LA 200 MILES OFFSHORE GULF OF MEXICO; LAKES, BAYS, SOUNDS AND GULF OF MEXICO
  • Principal Commodity : OIL FIELD SUPPLIES

ROBERT J. BROWN RIVER TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ALLEGHENY, MONONGAHELA AND OHIO RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ROBBINS MARITIME, INC.

  • Area of Operation : COAST WISE - HAMPTON ROADS, INLAND WATERWAYS AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

Vessels

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ATLANTICA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

LADY KATE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SEAPORT ELITE II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

INNER HARBOR SPIRIT

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel
US LNG Exports Through Panama Canal Shrink, Asia-Europe Spreads Widen

US LNG Exports Through Panama Canal Shrink, Asia-Europe Spreads Widen

The number of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels transiting the Panama Canal to Asia halved in November compared with a year ago as Asia prices for the gas this week traded at their steepest premium to European prices in nearly two years.A severe drought has cut vessel traffic through the canal, increasing costs for shippers that take alternative routes or pay extra fees for auctioned slots in Panama. Further restrictions on canal transits likely will put more cargoes on lengthier routes, analysts said.

OpEd: Shipping Seeks Safe Waters in Era of Deadly Geopolitics

OpEd: Shipping Seeks Safe Waters in Era of Deadly Geopolitics

As tankers, car-carriers and other merchant vessels pass through the Malacca Strait, unlit fishing boats criss-cross the shipping lanes at night, making it one of the most challenging sea areas of the world to transit, even during peacetime.Should a major war ever come to Asia, those challenges could be magnified spectacularly, with hundreds of vessels abruptly leaving the international waters in the middle of the Strait for what they hope might be the relative safety of the national territorial waters of nearby neutral nations.

US Research Advances on Alternative to Bomb-grade Uranium in Navy Vessels

US Research Advances on Alternative to Bomb-grade Uranium in Navy Vessels

U.S. research is advancing on the potential to change fuel for nuclear reactors on Navy submarines and aircraft carriers from bomb-grade uranium to a safer option, documents showed Wednesday, even as the program's funding is at risk in Congress.In order to lower proliferation risks of keeping stockpiles of highly-enriched uranium, the U.S. government has been exploring since 2018 how to use low-enriched fuel that cannot be used as fissile material in weapons.The U.S.

Oil Sample Lab Results Help ID Responsible Party

Oil Sample Lab Results Help ID Responsible Party

The unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, New York City Office of Emergency Management, and Monmouth County Department of Health, received oil sample lab results from the Coast Guard Marine Safety Laboratory Friday, linking together oil spill cleanup efforts in both New York and New Jersey.Vane Brothers Company, as represented by Gallagher Marine Systems, has been identified as the responsible party.

Philly Shipyard Lays Keel for Fourth NSMV

Philly Shipyard Lays Keel for Fourth NSMV

Philly Shipyard this week held a keel laying ceremony for the fourth of five new purpose built, state-of-the-art training vessels for America’s state maritime academies.The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) new vessel program – known as National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMVs) – was designed to provide world-class training for America’s future mariners and to support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief missions in times of need. The fourth NSMV is scheduled to be delivered to Texas A&M Maritime Academy in 2025.

The Next WSF Vessels Could Be Built Outside of Washington State

The Next WSF Vessels Could Be Built Outside of Washington State

The next newbuilds for Washington State Ferries (WSF) could be built by a shipyard outside of Washington as the state seeks to accelerate its ferry electrification program.The Washington State Department of Transportation's (WSDOT) WSF earlier this week issued a request for information to the shipbuilding industry across the country as part of its effort to contract for five new hybrid-electric Olympic-class ferries. Responses are due in January and will provide critical information for the Invitation for Bid in spring 2024, the agency said.

Saudi Arabia Urges US Restraint as Houthis Attack Ships in Red Sea

Saudi Arabia Urges US Restraint as Houthis Attack Ships in Red Sea

Saudi Arabia has asked the United States to show restraint in responding to attacks by Yemen's Houthis against ships in the Red Sea, two sources familiar with Saudi thinking said, as Riyadh seeks to contain spillover from the Hamas-Israel war.The Iran-aligned Houthis have waded into the conflict that has spread around the Middle East since war erupted on Oct. 7, attacking vessels in vital shipping lanes and firing drones and missiles at Israel itself.

COSCO Signs Up for Methanol Retrofits

COSCO Signs Up for Methanol Retrofits

COSCO Heavy Industry Shanghai Co. Ltd. has signed a contract with MAN Energy Solutions for the methanol retrofit of four main engines from COSCO Line’s Camellia and Virgo -class vessels – 13,800 and 20,000 teu respectively. Currently equipped with single-fuel MAN B&W 11S90ME-C10.5 engines, the vessels will be retrofitted to dual-fuel MAN B&W 11S90ME-LGIM10.5 units capable of operating on fuel-oil or methanol, in the process becoming the first vessels in COSCO’s fleet to sail on methanol.

Japan's Kansai Joins Floating Offshore Wind Project in Norway

Japan's Kansai Joins Floating Offshore Wind Project in Norway

Galileo and Odfjell Oceanwind are collaborating with Vår Energi on a floating offshore wind project at the Goliat platform outside Hammerfest in Norway. The partnership has been strengthened with The Kansai Electric Power Company Inc., a Japanese utility company, joining the team.The offshore wind park will be connected to the Goliat platform using the existing power cable to shore. The purpose of the project is to demonstrate floating offshore wind technology in Norway, as well as increased production of renewable energy in a region that has a large and growing need of electricity.

Structural Safeguards in Coast Guard Suspension and Revocation Proceedings

Structural Safeguards in Coast Guard Suspension and Revocation Proceedings

This article examines 10 structural safeguards in Coast Guard Suspension and Revocation (S&R) Proceedings that ensure Coast Guard Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) decisional independence.  These safeguards separate potential agency influences from the ALJ decision making process and are critical to mariner due process and fundamental fairness.  We will start with an overview of Coast Guard S&R proceedings, followed by brief discussions of the Administrative Procedure Act, Administrative Law Judges, and U.S. Office of Personnel Management oversight.

DEME, FARIA to Explore Offshore Wind Farms in Greece

DEME, FARIA to Explore Offshore Wind Farms in Greece

DEME and Greek renewable energy developer and independent power producer FARIA Renewables have signed a cooperation agreement to explore opportunities and co-develop offshore wind farms in Greece. Offshore wind technology is viewed as crucial for achieving global goals towards zero emissions. In support of these goals, the Greek government recently announced the draft ‘National Offshore Wind Farms Development Program’ which is overseen by the Hellenic Hydrocarbons and Energy Resources Management Company (HEREMA).

Market Watch: Container Freight Rates Fall, Costs Soar

Market Watch: Container Freight Rates Fall, Costs Soar

"So far this year, container volumes have fallen nearly 2% year-on-year while average freight rates have declined, reaching 2019 levels in September. Since then, they have continued to fall. However, the cost to charter a ship remains 25% higher than in 2019,” says Niels Rasmussen, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO.Liner operators continue to struggle with a worsening supply/demand balance, affecting freight rates. On average, the fleet has year-to-date grown 5% and 19% compared with 2022 and 2019 respectively.