ARTHUR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ARTHUR
    • Operator : HOOKS, MIKE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : LAKE CHARLES
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 15
  • Size
    • Register length : 35 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 15 Feet
    • Overall Length : 35 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15 Feet
    • Load draft : 3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 13 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1996
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

HOOKS, MIKE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERS, BAYS AND SOUNDS OF THE GULF STATES - TEXAS, LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, ALABAMA AND FLORIDA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING AND DREDGING

MISSOURI H

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

ANDY B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARCHIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ASHLEY M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. HAYES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN JOHN G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELAINE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOAN LAFITTE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENTUCKY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEVIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LITTLE MIKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LORRAINE G.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NICHOLAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PEYTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RYAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CRANE BARGE

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

E. STROUD

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

MH

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MIKE HOOKS

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

News

Bahri Puts LNG Tanker Plan on Hold

Bahri Puts LNG Tanker Plan on Hold

Saudi Aramco’s shipping division Bahri has put on hold plans to charter up to 12 liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers after Sempra Energy delayed its decision on whether to proceed with an LNG export project in Texas, two sources said.Bahri issued an expression of interest (EOI) last year to charter the vessels from 2025 in Saudi Aramco’s first foray into LNG as part of the state oil giant’s plan

Maritime Medical: Keeping Ship Crews Healthy During a Pandemic

Maritime Medical: Keeping Ship Crews Healthy During a Pandemic

In the best of times, keeping ship crews mentally and physically healthy is a challenge premised on the inherent nature of and dangers in the job, plus the proximity of ship from ready, shoreside help. Add a global pandemic and the situation becomes untenable. We checked in with a select group of maritime medical care organizations for mitigating COVID-19 maritime medical risk.

Big City Fireboats

Big City Fireboats

On March 3, the Coast Guard published a notice that Martin Midstream Partners (MMP), a petrochemical transport and storage company, was seeking approval to modify terminal operations in Beaumont, Texas, along the Sabine-Neches Waterway. If approved, MMP would expand its liquefied hazardous gas (LHG) operations, both in volume and products.

By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

Small shipyards in the U.S. are critical to the nation’s maritime operations and economic security. Typically family-owned and employing less than 1,200 workers, America’s small shipyards support more than 400,000 jobs, employ more than 100,000 Americans directly and contribute tens of billions in gross domestic product, according to the U.S.

USNS Mercy Arrives in Los Angeles

USNS Mercy Arrives in Los Angeles

U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Los Angeles, Friday to support the nation’s COVID-19 response efforts.While in Los Angeles, the ship will serve as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, and will provide a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries, critical care and ward care for adults.

"Ship-Spotter" of the Day

"Ship-Spotter" of the Day

Barry Parker, contributor to Maritime Reporter & Engineering News and MarineNews magazines, is – like many people around the world – sequestered and working from home. He is our designated “ship spotter” for the day.In the maritime business, most of us have been adept at working from home (or from remote locations).

Coast Guard Pursues Enforcement Action against Bouchard

Coast Guard Pursues Enforcement Action against Bouchard

The U.S. Coast Guard said it is pursuing enforcement action against Bouchard Transportation Company after the shipping company failed to comply with a captain of the port order for one of its two vessels anchored in the Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur, Texas, area of responsibility.According to the Coast Guard, tugs Kim M. Bouchard and Danielle M.

Offshore Wind: Decisions Needed Sooner, not Later

Offshore Wind: Decisions Needed Sooner, not Later

On September 26, the State University of New York Maritime College hosted a conference on the emerging east coast offshore wind industry.  “Offshore Wind Power, Planning for America’s Ocean Energy” focused on four fundamental topics:• East Coast Wind Farm Overview – Status of the Industry.• Jobs and Supply Chain Technical Working Group.• Wind Farm Port Development.

Interview: Ed Grimm, CEO, Southern Towing Company

Interview: Ed Grimm, CEO, Southern Towing Company

“In God we trust. All others must have data.”When Ed Grimm took the helm of Southern Towing Company (STC)as President and CEO, he inherited an enviable team of leaders, engineers, mentors, communicators and analysts. Today STC is a clear leader on the inland waterways, pioneering and proving the business and safety value of Z-Drives on the river towboats.

AI & Machine Learning, Possible Force Multipliers for the Coast Guard

AI & Machine Learning, Possible Force Multipliers for the Coast Guard

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML): mention these two terms and the listener may instantly think of the ads displayed as you view your favorite online news site. This is one version of what AI/ML might be. Given the state of AI and ML research today, these advanced mathematical techniques represent something the U.S. Coast Guard should explore for mission application.

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a part of its Small Shipyard Grant program. The grants enable small shipyards to modernize equipment and processes to fuel future growth.

Saudi Aramco to Buy LNG from US

Saudi Aramco to Buy LNG from US

Saudi Arabia’s state owned oil company Saudi Aramco will buy 5 million tons of liquid natural gas per year(LNG) from the U.S. company Sempra Energy, based in San Diego under a 20 year agreement.The heads of agreement (HOA) between the companies anticipates the negotiation and finalization of a definitive 20-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale-and-purchase agreement (SPA) for five million