BLAHA TOWING

  • Engineering District : Norfolk
  • TSO Series Number : TS-5 Transportation Lines on the Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Coasts
  • Principal Commodity List : BULK BARGING OF FERTILIZER DRY
  • Area of Operation : HOPEWELL, VIRGINIA - SHIP DOCKING HOPEWELL, VIRGINIA TO NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, JAMES RIVER, AND BARGING
  • Vessels
    • Tugboat : 2
    • Deck Barge : 1
    • Vessels List : ALFRED WALKER, HILL CARTER, BCT
  • Address
    3524 ARTHUR DRIVE SUFFOLK VA 23438
  • Contact
    • Phone : 757-627-6286
3524 ARTHUR DRIVE SUFFOLK VA 23438

Managed Vessels

ALFRED WALKER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HILL CARTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BCT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Video: Disabled Cargo Ship Rescued in Heavy Seas off Ireland

Video: Disabled Cargo Ship Rescued in Heavy Seas off Ireland

Three rescue craft came to the aid of a disabled cargo ship adrift in heavy seas and in danger of hitting the rocks off the Irish coast.The Antigua Barbuda-flagged general cargo vessel Lily B reported to MRCC Dublin Tuesday afternoon that it had lost power off the Waterford Harbor, southeast of Ireland.

Incomplete Safety Procedures Led to Barge Explosion -NTSB

Incomplete Safety Procedures Led to Barge Explosion -NTSB

Incomplete safety procedures led to a November 2019 barge explosion near Lemont, Ill., according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).The explosion occurred in the Illinois Marine Towing Heritage Slip on the Chicago Ship and Sanitary Canal when the barge IB1940 was being prepared for cleaning after its cargo of acetone had been unloaded .

Aggressive Killer Whales Batter Sailboats off Spain and Portugal, Maritime Authorities Warn

Aggressive Killer Whales Batter Sailboats off Spain and Portugal, Maritime Authorities Warn

Orcas behavior of battering sailboats off Spain and Portugal baffles expertsThere are many mysteries in the maritime environment.  For Sailors along Spain and Portugal’s Atlantic coastline, there has been a recent series of puzzling incidents involving apparently aggressive orcas.While orcas are not known to attack humans, they can cause damage to boats.

Sri Lanka Tows Burning Supertanker off Coast. One Crewman Presumed Dead

Sri Lanka Tows Burning Supertanker off Coast. One Crewman Presumed Dead

Sri Lanka began towing a fully loaded supertanker on fire off its east coast after it began drifting towards land, a spokesman for the navy of the Indian Ocean nation said on Friday.The fire was still raging on the New Diamond tanker carrying about 2 million barrels of oil, said the spokesman, Captain Indika de Silva.

Wakashio Bow Towed to Deeper Waters

Wakashio Bow Towed to Deeper Waters

The bow section of the stricken bulk carrier Wakashio has been towed to deeper waters eight nautical miles off Mauritius after the grounded vessel broke apart atop a coral reef near Pointe d'Esny off the Indian Ocean island's east coast. The Japanese-owned Wakashio struck the reef on July 25 and began spilling oil on August 6

Australia's New Icebreaker is Being Towed to the Netherlands

Australia's New Icebreaker is Being Towed to the Netherlands

Australia’s new, nearly completed icebreaker built at Damen's Galati shipyard in Romania is traveling to the Netherlands to undergo final commissioning and sea trials that had been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.The Nuyina is currently under a month-long tow from Romania to the Dutch port of Vlissingen

Australian Police Find Fleeing Man Hiding on a Bulk Carrier

Australian Police Find Fleeing Man Hiding on a Bulk Carrier

An Australian man allegedly trying to flee the country was found hiding in the air-conditioning vent of a bulk carrier following an interesting string of events.While headed for Newcastle on Saturday morning, the Turkish-flagged bulk carrier Ulusoy 11 diverted to aid a yacht that had encountered trouble in the waters off Yamba, on Australia's east coast.

McAllister Takes Delivery of New Tug Eileen McAllister

McAllister Takes Delivery of New Tug Eileen McAllister

McAllister Towing announced Tuesday it has taken delivery of a newly built 6,770-horsepower shipdocking tug, Eileen McAllister, slated to enter service in Port Everglades, Fla.The 34th tractor tug in McAllister’s fleet, Eileen McAllister was built by Washburn & Doughty in Maine and set sail for its new home port following delivery on Monday.

Vessel Inspections: It's All About Safety

Vessel Inspections: It's All About Safety

With the announcements that New York Waterway, a ferry operator running 32 boats around New York and New Jersey waters, had been largely shut down by the U.S. Coast Guard just prior to Thanksgiving, 2019, the reactions ranged from surprise to outright shock. There was also a great deal of grumbling, as commuters, the major customer group

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Nearly 200 towing vessels and 600 barges are queued on the Intracoastal Waterway while salvors work to clear a halved and partially sunken rock barge near Berwick, La., the U.S. Coast Guard said.A section of waterway has been closed since Sunday night, when a towing vessel pushing six rock-filled hopper barges ran aground at mile marker 99.

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Three Missing Mariners

The search for three missing mariners was called off on Monday after two towing vessels collided on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Search crews scoured more than 835 nautical miles for approximately 67 hours but were unable to find the three missing mariners, the Coast Guard said.

Three Missing After Tug Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for three crew members missing following a collision between two towing vessels on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders in New Orleans were alerted at 5:37 a.m.