BAYOU BLACK

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BAYOU BLACK
    • Operator : BAYOU FLEET
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 81
  • Size
    • Register length : 62 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 62 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 26 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1999
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 560660
    • REBLT : *

BAYOU FLEET

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND INNER HARBOR NAVIGATION CANAL
  • Principal Commodity : FLEETING AND SHIFTING

BAYOU COUBA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU PIQUANT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Maritime Academies Work Toward Inclusion

Maritime Academies Work Toward Inclusion

Last May, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (CGA) announced that 240 new officers made up its 140th graduating class.The Academy’s announcement referenced additional, important highlights. Women made up 34% of the Class of 2021, and 34% of the graduates were from underrepresented minority groups.

Divers to Try to Locate Oil Spill Source in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Divers to Try to Locate Oil Spill Source in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

A private dive team will try to locate the source of a suspected oil spill spotted in the Bay Marchand area of the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, after Hurricane Ida wreaked havoc in the region this week, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Saturday.U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite images, first reported by the Associated Press on Wednesday

Black Sea Oil Spill Much Larger than Initially Reported

Black Sea Oil Spill Much Larger than Initially Reported

An oil spill off Russia's Black Sea coast over the weekend spread over an area of nearly 80 square kilometers and was much larger than initially thought, scientists at Russia's Academy of Sciences (RAN) said on Wednesday citing satellite imaging.A leak occurred as the Greek-flagged Minerva Symphony tanker took on oil at the Yuzhno-Ozereyevka sea terminal near Novorossiysk in southern Russia

IMO Adopts Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil Use by Ships in Arctic

IMO Adopts Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil Use by Ships in Arctic

The United Nations shipping agency on Thursday adopted a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic region while green groups said the regulations contained loopholes which will allow many vessels to keep sailing without enough regulatory control.Antarctic waters are protected by stringent regulations, including a ban on heavy oil fuel (HFO) adopted in 2011

VIDEO: Containership Catches Fire Off Sri Lanka

VIDEO: Containership Catches Fire Off Sri Lanka

The containership “X-PRESS PEARL” last week caught fire at anchorage about 10 nautical miles off the Colombo Harbour, Sri Lanka, and the images shared Tuesday show the situation has worsened.Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) on Friday dispatched a Bell-212 helicopter that dropped 425kg of dry chemical powder on the ship.

MSC Reaffirms Commitment to Avoid Arctic Shipping Routes

MSC Reaffirms Commitment to Avoid Arctic Shipping Routes

Container shipping giant MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company doubled down on its position to avoid sending its vessels through the Northern Sea Route and urged others to follow suit, citing environmental concerns.“As a responsible company, this was an obvious decision for us,” said MSC CEO, Soren Toft.

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

The Suez Canal stepped up efforts on Friday to free a giant container ship blocking the vital trade waterway that has sent shipping rates for oil product tankers soaring and disrupted the global supply chains for everything from grains to baby clothes.Shipping rates for oil product tankers have nearly doubled after the 400 meter long Ever Given, almost as long as the Empire State Building is high

Video: Cruise Ship MSC Lirica Catches Fire in Corfu

Video: Cruise Ship MSC Lirica Catches Fire in Corfu

MSC Cruises said a fire broke out aboard one of its vessels idled in Greece, on Thursday.The fire was reported at 3:42 p.m. local time aboard the MSC Lirica, currently in warm layup without passengers on the Greek island Corfu, and was put out by the ship’s two fire brigades and local emergency services teams by 6:58 p.m.

Israel Says It Tracked Down the Ship Linked to Recent Oil Spill

Israel Says It Tracked Down the Ship Linked to Recent Oil Spill

Israel accused Iran on Wednesday of being linked to a recent oil spill off its shores that caused major ecological damage, calling the incident environmental terrorism.The spill was caused by an oil tanker that was carrying pirated cargo from Iran to Syria last month, Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel said.

Israel Widens Search for Oil Spill Culprit After Ruling Out Ship in Greece

Israel Widens Search for Oil Spill Culprit After Ruling Out Ship in Greece

Israel on Sunday broadened its search for the ship behind an oil spill that blackened its beaches with tar after investigators ruled out one of the suspected tankers.An Israeli team, in coordination with Greek authorities, carried out a surprise inspection of the Minerva Helen while it was docked at Athens’ Piraeus port.

Tanker Shipping Facing a Tough Year Ahead, Says BIMCO

Tanker Shipping Facing a Tough Year Ahead, Says BIMCO

After a turbulent year, low demand looks set to plague the market in the coming months combined with too many ships fighting for too few cargoes in both the crude oil and oil product segments, says the oil tanker shipping overview and outlook released today by BIMCO.Demand drivers and freight ratesThe realities of the pandemic are setting in for the tanker market.

Cargo Ship Sinks in Black Sea, Off Turkey

Cargo Ship Sinks in Black Sea, Off Turkey

A Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey's Black Sea province of Bartin, killing two crew members, the coast guard said on Sunday, adding that search and rescue operations for more crew members were continuing.Bartin Governor Sinan Guner had initially said the ship, the ARVIN, was a Russian dry freight vessel that sank off the coast of the Inkumu region in poor weather