BAYOU BEAST

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BAYOU BEAST
    • Operator : ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 350
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 14
  • Size
    • Register length : 40 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 40 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 22 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 511363

ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC.

  • Area of Operation : FLORIDA GULF COAST - BROWNSVILLE, TX; FLORIDA EAST COAST; GA, SC, NC, EAST COAST & BAHAMAS TO NORFOLK; HOUSTON TO SAN JUAN, PR; TAMPA TO BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, C. A.; TAMPA TO U. S. VIRGIN ISL.; DOMINICAN W.I.; GRENADINE ISL. & HAITI
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

BAYOU BUS

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

BLACKFISH

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

YOS

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

AMY LAQUAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BANDIT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BEAVER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BRONCO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BRUTE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BULL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BUTTHEAD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS GINNY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS KRISSY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEA DOZER I

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEA DOZER II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WHIPLASH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

M

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MB

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

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Birdon Acquires Metal Shark's Bayou La Batre Shipyard

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Insights: Mike Ellis, CEO, American Commercial Barge Line

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2023 US Shipbuilding Report

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Birdon Announces Subcontracts for Waterways Commerce Cutter Builds

Birdon Announces Subcontracts for Waterways Commerce Cutter Builds

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Steiner Shipyard Launches Newbuild for Maine State Ferry Service

Steiner Shipyard Launches Newbuild for Maine State Ferry Service

Bayou la Batre, Ala. shipbuilder Steiner Shipyard reports it has launched a new ferry it is building for the Maine Department of Transportation.The 104-foot passenger/vehicle ferry, named Charles Norman Shay, is designed by Gilbert Associates and is scheduled to be delivered in the near future.

U.S. House Committee Green-Lights Strong Funding - WCI

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American Cruise Lines Christens Two New Riverboats

American Cruise Lines Christens Two New Riverboats

In a canyon at the Idaho border and alongside a bayou in Louisiana, two nearly identical cruise ships were just christened. American Cruise Lines announced the christening of sister ships American Jazz and American Serenade, two of the lines’ six new riverboats.“The two christenings, one in a desert canyon and one on the bayou, show the incredible breadth of river cruise options in the USA