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

Metal Shark: Moving Fast Ahead

Metal Shark: Moving Fast Ahead

In any business, companies that achieve success must do at least one thing extraordinarily well. Shipbuilders like Metal Shark Boats are among companies that have taken their success to the next level by do a lot of things well. Government and commercial. Aluminum, steel and fiberglass. Serial and custom. Newbuild and repair. Sixteen to 300-plus feet.

Coast Guard, NTSB Investigating Towboat Bridge Strike

Coast Guard, NTSB Investigating Towboat Bridge Strike

The U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators are investigating a barge allision with the Bayou Ramos Bridge near Morgan City and Amelia, Louisiana, on Highway 182.  On December 23, 2021, at approximately 3:26 a.m., a towing vessel pushing six barges was traveling southeast along the Avoca Island Cutoff waterway when one of the lead barges in

Navtor to Acquire Ingenium Marine

Navtor to Acquire Ingenium Marine

Navtor has inked a deal to acquire Ingenium Marine, a transaction subject to execution of definitive agreements. Once completed, Ingenium will become a fully integrated Navtor company and continue to operate from Mumbai, India, and Navtor will integrate digital logbooks into its e-Navigation and performance product portfolio.

Impact of Dredging on Maritime Law

Impact of Dredging on Maritime Law

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MARAD Awards $20 Million in Shipyard Grants

MARAD Awards $20 Million in Shipyard Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Monday awarded $19.6 million in grants aiming to help 31 shipyards modernize, increase productivity, and expand local employment opportunities while competing in the global marketplace.The grants were awarded to shipbuilding and repair yards in 15 states throughout the U.S. as part of MARAD's Small Shipyard Grant Program.

Muddy Water Dredging Orders New 24" Dredge from DSC

Muddy Water Dredging Orders New 24" Dredge from DSC

A newly formed dredging company has placed an order for what will be one of the largest dredges of its kind in the U.S. On October 12, Michael Kerns, President and CEO of Muddy Water Dredging, LP and Bob Wetta, President and CEO of DSC Dredge LLC, launched the project to build the custom 24” dual pump Marlin Class dredge to maintain U.S. navigable waterways.

Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Guard

The Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association’s retiring executive director reflects on key progress made and vital work remaining.As my tenure as President, Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association (GICA) ends after 11 years, it is gratifying look at the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) and reflect on its compelling relevance to our nation.

Eastern Shipbuilding Inks Material and Labor Deal for OPC Builds

Eastern Shipbuilding Inks Material and Labor Deal for OPC Builds

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) said it has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Louisiana’s Bayou Metal Supply to provide material and labor in support of the production of the U.S. Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) Program. ESG is the prime contractor of the OPC program and landed this exclusive materials and labor relationship to strengthen its bid for Stage II of the

Plimsoll Marine Takes Delivery of Pushboat Rock Solid

Plimsoll Marine Takes Delivery of Pushboat Rock Solid

Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipbuilder Master Marine, Inc. (MMI) has delivered the 67’ x 28’ pushboat Rock Solid to Plimsoll Marine. The Rock Solid is the third of four vessels that MMI is scheduled to deliver to the Lower Mississippi River push boat operator.“The delivery of the Rock Solid marks another milestone in our effort to build and maintain our industry’s most modern and capable fleet of push

Magnolia Dredge and Dock Highlights DSC Dredge’s Commitment to Values

Magnolia Dredge and Dock Highlights DSC Dredge’s Commitment to Values

To ensure the high level of service that has defined this family-owned business for the past 30 years, DSC Dredge, LLC has five key values: commitment, quality, innovation, service and customization. This is what the foundation of DSC is built upon, and clients who become long-standing business partners and friends only confirms what this company strives to do each and every day.