BARGE LOUISIANA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BARGE LOUISIANA
    • Operator : BO-MAC CONTRACTORS, LTD.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : BEAUMONT
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1016
    • Full Load Capacity : 1270 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 175 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 72 Feet
    • Overall Length : 175 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 72 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.6 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2010
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1233530

BO-MAC CONTRACTORS, LTD.

  • Area of Operation : LAKE AND RIVER HARBORS IN VICINITY OF BEAUMONT AND HOUSTON, TX - GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAYS OF TEXAS AND LOUISIANA, ETC.
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT, PERSONNEL AND MATERIALS

EDITH ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAN REESE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ABIGAIL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ELIZA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

R. Y. HUGHES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MCC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MIKE H

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MTM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BO MAC

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Port of South Louisiana Buys Avondale Global Gateway

Port of South Louisiana Buys Avondale Global Gateway

The Port of South Louisiana (Port SL) said it has reached a deal with T. Parker Host to buy the Avondale Global Gateway, a logistics hub at site of the former Avondale Shipyard.The acquisition of this 254-acre facility at mile 108 of the Mississippi River will allow the port to be more competitive in traditional international trade and focus on the new frontier of renewable energy development

Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Four Missing from Helicopter that Crashed Near Gulf of Mexico Platform

Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Four Missing from Helicopter that Crashed Near Gulf of Mexico Platform

The Coast Guard called off its search for four passengers onboard a downed helicopter about 10 miles off the coast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, at 6:15 p.m. Thursday.At around 8:40 a.m., Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders got a call from Rotorcraft Leasing Company personnel indicating that a company helicopter with four people aboard had gone down in the Gulf of Mexico while departing an

How Climate Change is Altering River Shipping

How Climate Change is Altering River Shipping

Rivers are critical corridors that connect cities and ecosystems alike. When drought develops, water levels fall, making river navigation harder and more expensive.In 2022, water levels in some of the world’s largest rivers, including the Rhine in Europe and the Yangtze in China, fell to historically low levels.

Louisiana Announces $1.8 Billion Port Expansion Project

Louisiana Announces $1.8 Billion Port Expansion Project

A public-private partnership between the state of Louisiana, the Port of New Orleans and two global maritime industry leaders will build a $1.8 billion container facility on the Lower Mississippi River, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced.The new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) in St.

Bollinger Completes Acquisition of Halter Marine

Bollinger Completes Acquisition of Halter Marine

Louisiana-based Bollinger Shipyards announced it has completed its acquisition of Pascagoula, Miss. shipbuilder VT Halter Marine and neighboring repair yard ST Engineering Halter Marine Offshore (STEHMO) from parent company ST Engineering North America, the U.S. subsidiary of Singaporean multinational technology, defense and engineering group ST Engineering.

US Inland Waterways: Looking for Rainmakers

US Inland Waterways: Looking for Rainmakers

As 2022 moves into its final months, low water levels and drought form the basis of the news impacting inland waterways operators and barge companies. In the first week of October, numerous barges were reported grounded in the Mississippi River, particularly south of Baton Rouge. This has consequences: barge rates jumped 218% in St. Louis, compared to 2021.

US Corn, Soy Exports Lag Normal Autumn Pace Amid River Shipping Woes

US Corn, Soy Exports Lag Normal Autumn Pace Amid River Shipping Woes

U.S. soybean exports are trailing their normal autumn pace despite rising supplies from an accelerating harvest, as low river levels have slowed the flow of grain barges to export terminals, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data issued on Monday.Corn exports are also lagging their typical harvest-time rate, weekly USDA export inspections data showed.

Mississippi River Reopens to Barge Traffic After Low Water Closures

Mississippi River Reopens to Barge Traffic After Low Water Closures

Two stretches of the southern Mississippi River were reopened to commercial traffic over the weekend after dredging operations deepened the shipping channel near Memphis, Tennessee, and near Stack Island, Mississippi, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday.The major shipping waterway had been closed to vessel traffic at the two locations since at least last week after several barges and boats

US Barge Backlog Swells on Parched Mississippi River

US Barge Backlog Swells on Parched Mississippi River

Commercial barge traffic on southern stretches of the Mississippi River was at a standstill on Tuesday as low water levels halted shipments of grain, fertilizer and other commodities on the critical waterway, shipping sources said.The supply chain snarl comes just as harvesting of corn and soybeans, the largest U.S.

ACBL to Operate Maritime Partners' Innovative Hydrogen One Towboat

ACBL to Operate Maritime Partners' Innovative Hydrogen One Towboat

Jeffersonville, Ind.-headquartered marine transportation company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) is expected to operate Hydrogen One, a first-of-its-kind towboat that will run on emissions-reducing methanol-to-hydrogen generator technology—without diesel propulsion.The groundbreaking vessel is being developed by Louisiana-based Maritime Partners, the U.S.

U.S. Offshore Oil Production Restarts after Pipeline Fix

U.S. Offshore Oil Production Restarts after Pipeline Fix

A damaged oil pipeline component that disrupted output at several offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms was repaired late Friday, a Louisiana official said, with producers moving to reactivate some of the halted production.A failed flange connecting two onshore pipelines operated by Shell Plc in Louisiana leaked an estimated two barrels of oil.

Oil Tank Platform Collapses, Oil Spills in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana

Oil Tank Platform Collapses, Oil Spills in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill after an oil tank platform collapsed at the Hilcorp Caillou Island facility in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana, on Monday.Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Houma personnel initially received a notification from the National Response Center stating the platform experienced a structural failure causing a tank to fall into the water and spill the oil.