A. T. HIGGINS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : A. T. HIGGINS
    • Operator : E. N. BISSO MISSISSIPPI, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2250
  • Location
    • City : GULFPORT
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 119
  • Size
    • Register length : 105 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 105 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 14 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 55 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1989
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 639673

E. N. BISSO MISSISSIPPI, LLC

  • Area of Operation : PORT OF GULFPORT, MS AND ENTRANCE CHANNELS OCCASIONALLY AT PORT BIENVILLE, MS AND BACK BAY BILOXI, MS
  • Principal Commodity : HARBOR AND OCEAN TOWING

CAPTAIN SPIDER FAVRE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Eight More Merchant Mariners Charged in Test-score Fixing Scheme

Eight More Merchant Mariners Charged in Test-score Fixing Scheme

Another eight current and former merchant mariners have been indicted in a a test score-fixing scheme at a U.S. Coast Guard exam center in Louisiana.The defendants are charged with obtaining, and intending to use, officer-level licenses that were procured through falsified exam scores.

Marine News' Top Boats of 2021

Marine News' Top Boats of 2021

Sea Change - America’s first hydrogen powered ferrySWITCH Maritime’s new 70-foot passenger ferry Sea Change is navigating uncharted waters as the United States’ first zero-emissions, hydrogen fuel cell-powered, electric-drive ferry.The pioneering aluminum newbuild, constructed by Bellingham, Wash. shipbuilder All American Marine, Inc.

Construction of U.S. First Large-scale Offshore Wind Farm Starts

Construction of U.S. First Large-scale Offshore Wind Farm Starts

Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola has informed that it has started construction work for the Vineyard Wind 1, the United States' first large-scale offshore wind farm.The offshore wind farm will be located off the coast of Massachusetts. It is 25 times larger than an existing offshore wind farm in Rhode Island, which has 30 MW installed capacity and supplies electricity to 17,000 homes.

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

A cargo ship was ordered to leave the U.S waters after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at the Port of New Orleans discovered invasive insects found in the wood used to secure its previous cargo offloaded earlier in Mexico. The ship, named Pan Jasmine, arrived at the anchorage of Davant, downriver from New Orleans at mile marker 54, on July 17

Dominicana Caribbean Shipyards, the New Face in Caribbean Shipbuilding and Repair

Dominicana Caribbean Shipyards, the New Face in Caribbean Shipbuilding and Repair

Ciramar Shipyards and Fassmer Technical Projects ink a deal to Create Dominicana Caribbean ShipyardsCiramar Shipyards signed a strategic alliance with Fassmer Technical Projects that establishes the basis for cooperation in various areas, including design and construction of new ships and multipurpose vessels manufactured in the Dominican Republic.

New Legislation Seeks Timely Updates for Crew Families During Maritime Emergencies

New Legislation Seeks Timely Updates for Crew Families During Maritime Emergencies

New legislation introduced in the wake of the fatal Seacor Power tragedy would require commercial vessel owners to provide timely notifications to crew members’ families throughout search and rescue operations.The Vessel Response Plan Improvement Act was introduced by Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) after the 234-foot lift boat capsized in the Gulf of Mexico with 19 crewmembers on board last month.

Five New Ships Poised to Transform US Maritime Training

Five New Ships Poised to Transform US Maritime Training

For professional maritime training, the 2020 holiday season was bright indeed. In a world clutching for optimism, officials from the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) made a series of announcements that will strengthen, expand and intensify America’s maritime academic programs—really the maritime industry—for at least the next decade, likely much longer.

Leidos to Acquire Gibbs & Cox

Leidos to Acquire Gibbs & Cox

Reston, Va.-based Leidos said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire esteemed naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox for $380 million in cash, as the defense, engineering and IT conglomerate looks to bolster its expertise as it competes for U.S. Navy unmanned systems contracts.

Hestbaek Takes the Helm at Hamburg Süd

Hestbaek Takes the Helm at Hamburg Süd

Long-serving Hamburg Süd executive Poul Hestbaek will take the CEO reins from Dr. Arnt Vespermann, who will step down after more than 20 years at the German container shipping company.Hestbaek has been with Hamburg Süd since 2004 and is currently the company's CCO. The 59-year-old shipping-industry veteran has previously been responsible for the liner shipping company’s commercial business on

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

This year, despite innumerable challenges and setbacks, a great number of new U.S.-flagged vessels made their way into service. In addition to Maid of the Mist's new electric tour boats James V. Glynn and Nikola Tesla featured Wednesday, the newbuilds highlighted below are some of the most noteworthy to come out of U.S. shipyards in 2020.DredgerU.S.

Congress Funds Training Ship for Texas A&M

Congress Funds Training Ship for Texas A&M

Congress on Monday approved $390 million to fund construction of a fourth National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV). The state-of-the-art ship will be assigned to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston, serving as a training platform for future merchant mariners and offer a critical disaster resource in the Gulf Coast.

Coronavirus Slows Bangladesh's Shipbreaking Safety Reforms

Coronavirus Slows Bangladesh's Shipbreaking Safety Reforms

The coronavirus pandemic has slowed efforts to make safer the often hazardous job of dismantling old ships in Bangladesh, officials said, following the latest worker fatality.COVID-19 temporarily shuttered ship-breaking yards in Bangladesh, one of the world’s main destinations for end-of-life vessels, delaying safety reforms ahead of a 2023 deadline.