AXEL N.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AXEL N.
    • Operator : LIBBY, STEPHEN R.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Vessel Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : DILLINGHAM
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 23
    • Full Load Capacity : 23 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 45.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 45.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16 Feet
    • Load draft : 3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1969
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 520807

LIBBY, STEPHEN R.

  • Area of Operation : BRISTOL BAY - DILLINGHAM
  • Principal Commodity : PERSONNEL

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Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

For the Design issue Greg Trauthwein asked me to write about a favorite ship design. I have no favorite ship design, or should say there are simply too many that are truly worthy of mention.  But when considering favorite designs, ship designers (and builders) do carry a strange curse.

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.

Wave of N. American Oil and Gas Bankruptcies to Continue at $40 Oil

Wave of N. American Oil and Gas Bankruptcies to Continue at $40 Oil

A wave of oil and gas bankruptcies in North America is likely to continue this year as oil prices remain depressed and a new surge of COVID-19 cases threaten to stall any recovery in fuel demand, law firm Haynes and Boone said in a report released this week.Bankruptcies surged in the second quarter, including from major shale independents Chesapeake Energy and Whiting Petroleum

Interview: John Waterhouse, EBDG - “Be Bold in Thinking but Cautious in Application”

Interview: John Waterhouse, EBDG - “Be Bold in Thinking but Cautious in Application”

John Waterhouse is a ubiquitous character in the U.S. maritime industry, a deep-thinker, a signature bow tie and more than three decades of naval architecture and marine engineering experience and success as co-owner of the Seattle-based Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG).While growing up, John Waterhouse spent some time in Vancouver, BC, Canada

World's First Nuclear Ship Exits Drydock

World's First Nuclear Ship Exits Drydock

The world’s first nuclear-powered ship is making its way back to Baltimore flowing a repair stay in Philadelphia.On Thursday, the N.S. Savannah began its journey back from drydocking in preparation for decommissioning.Having spent the last few months at Northeast Ship Repair undergoing general inspection, repairs and structural modifications

US Targets Coal Shipments in Fresh N. Korea-related Sanctions

US Targets Coal Shipments in Fresh N. Korea-related Sanctions

The United States imposed new sanctions on six groups and four vessels related to the transport of North Korean coal on Thursday, including operations based in China, the Treasury Department said on Tuesday."The DPRK (North Korea) continues to circumvent the U.N. prohibition on the exportation of coal, a key revenue generator that helps fund its weapons of mass destruction programs

US Sanctions: Spotlight on Russia

US Sanctions: Spotlight on Russia

This article will focus on U.S. sanctions on Russia/Ukraine. The Russia/Ukraine sanctions program is a complex mix of comprehensive, noncomprehensive and “sectoral” sanctions. It includes both primary sanctions aimed at U.S. persons and secondary sanctions aimed at non-U.S. persons.

Cruise Industry Compliance Tips: Facial Recognition Technology

Cruise Industry Compliance Tips: Facial Recognition Technology

In the past few years, the commercial use of facial recognition technology has advanced at an explosive rate, expanding into numerous industries and trades. For instance, facial biometrics is increasingly relied on by airlines and airports across the globe; a similar trend is starting to take hold in the maritime industry, particularly the cruise sector.

Chinese Buyers Snap up Indian Steel in Face of Trade Tensions

Chinese Buyers Snap up Indian Steel in Face of Trade Tensions

India's steel exports more than doubled between April and July to hit their highest level in at least six years, boosted by a surge of Chinese buying in defiance of tensions between Beijing and New Delhi.Traders said reduced prices had driven the purchases as Indian sellers sought to get rid of a surplus generated by the impact of COVID-19 on domestic demand and generate much-needed income.

Bay Shipbuilding Gearing Up to Support Navy Builds

Bay Shipbuilding Gearing Up to Support Navy Builds

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS) says it will upgrade its shipyard equipment and facilities this year as it prepares to assist with work on the Navy’s new guided-missile frigate FFG(X) program.FBS is partnering with its sister shipyard Fincantieri Marinette Marine, who was awarded the $795 million contract for the Navy’s first-in-class frigate April 30, 2020.

Tech Talk: Wallenius Wilhelmsen Puts Hull Grooming to the Test

Tech Talk: Wallenius Wilhelmsen Puts Hull Grooming to the Test

Even as shipowners enjoy record low bunker fuel pricing, the search for hull cleaning and fuel-saving optimization continues. Jotun, which recently launched 'hull skater' hull grooming, found a willing partner in Wallenius Wilhelmsen -- an operator of a fleet of 126 RoRo vessels, 11 marine terminals and 71 processing centers globally -- to put the hull skater to the test.

Danish Base for German Offshore Wind Farm Service Workers

Danish Base for German Offshore Wind Farm Service Workers

EnBW Baltic 2 one of Germany’s largest offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea will soon be serviced from the Danish port of Klintholm on the island of Møn, EnBW said Tuesday. The company has so far had its service team of up to 25 people travel from Rostock to a hotel vessel close to the EnBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm.