BAYOU BUS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BAYOU BUS
    • Operator : ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 280
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 3
    • Passenger Capacity : 9
  • Size
    • Register length : 26.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 10 Feet
    • Overall Length : 26.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 10 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.4 Feet
    • Height : 9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 650847

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

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 BEAST

  • Type : Pushboat
  • 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

Five Killed After Barge Hits Bridge Near China's Guangzhou

Five Killed After Barge Hits Bridge Near China's Guangzhou

Five people were killed after a barge collided with a bridge over a waterway in China's Pearl River Delta near Guangzhou city, causing part of the bridge to break off, plunging vehicles into the water, Chinese state media reported on Thursday.The barge was travelling from Foshan city to a southern district of Guangzhou when it crashed into the bridge at 5:30 a.m.

Birdon Acquires Metal Shark's Bayou La Batre Shipyard

Birdon Acquires Metal Shark's Bayou La Batre Shipyard

Australia's Birdon Group announced its U.S. subsidiary has reached a deal to acquire Metal Shark Boats' shipyard in Bayou La Batre, Ala.Birdon America said it will utilize the 32-acre facility for vessel repair work as well as newbuild activity, including construction of the U.S. Coast Guard's $1.187 billion 27-vessel Waterways Commerce Cutter (WCC) Program awarded to Birdon in 2022.

WETA's Bay Ferry 2050: Water Transit Reimagined

WETA's Bay Ferry 2050: Water Transit Reimagined

Spearheaded by the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), Bay Ferry 2050 is a visionary initiative aimed at transforming the San Francisco Bay Ferry service into an eco-friendly and forward-thinking transportation system. With a focus on fleet electrification, community engagement and the exploration of alternative propulsion technologies

Insights: Mike Ellis, CEO, American Commercial Barge Line

Insights: Mike Ellis, CEO, American Commercial Barge Line

There is no shortage of challenges confronting the U.S. barging industry, and executives such as Mike Ellis, CEO at American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL), are leading their companies past hurdle after hurdle. The Jeffersonville, Ind.-based company, which owns a fleet of approximately 150 towboats and moves a fleet of some 4,500 barges (including roughly 3,500 operated by ACBL)

US Launches $4 Billion Effort to Electrify US Ports, Cut Emissions

US Launches $4 Billion Effort to Electrify US Ports, Cut Emissions

The Biden administration on Friday launched a $4 billion effort to electrify U.S. ports and cut heavy duty truck emissions as the government looks to address disproportionate impacts on nearby communities.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it was seeking input in its $3 billion Clean Ports Program to reduce pollutants at U.S.

2023 US Shipbuilding Report

2023 US Shipbuilding Report

Much has changed since Marine News’ 2022 shipbuilding report published in March last year, and business opportunities in certain market segments continue to grow. But the shipyards that are looking to cash in are still facing many of the same challenges.For example, many American shipyards and their partners throughout the shipbuilding supply chain are still finding it difficult to attract and

Deteriorated Bollard Caused Drillship Breakaway and Collision

Deteriorated Bollard Caused Drillship Breakaway and Collision

A deteriorated bollard led to a Valaris drillship breaking away and colliding with a bulk carrier in Pascagoula, Miss. last year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Thursday.On March 12, 2022, the mobile offshore drilling unit Valaris DS-16 was in the process of being reactivated at the ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore Shipyard (STEHMO) when it broke away from the dock

Maritime Propulsion: The NSMV Power Play

Maritime Propulsion: The NSMV Power Play

The quest to build a series of five National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMVs), which will serve as training ships for five U.S. maritime academies, has drawn a broad cadre of suppliers. The powerplant was a main focus, helping to evolve the schools from steam power plants to a modern propulsion package.NSMVs being built for the maritime academies is widely lauded as a ‘win’ for U.S.

Birdon Announces Subcontracts for Waterways Commerce Cutter Builds

Birdon Announces Subcontracts for Waterways Commerce Cutter Builds

Birdon America, Inc. on Tuesday announced it has awarded the first wave of major subcontracts in support of its $1.187 billion contract to design and build 27 Waterways Commerce Cutters (WCC) for the U.S. Coast Guard. This announcement follows a successful initial Program Management Review (PMR), the first major milestone of the WCC program.

Managing Offshore Oil & Gas Through Energy Transition

Managing Offshore Oil & Gas Through Energy Transition

Scientists warn that climate change is the greatest peril that humankind has ever faced. Yet oil and gas exploration is set to clock the highest growth for more than a decade this year and next. Protesters cause disruption but, for the moment, hydrocarbon energy underpins life as we know it“Offshore oil and gas production probably matters now more than ever,” said Audun Martinsen.

Mackinac Island Ferry Set for Electric Conversion

Mackinac Island Ferry Set for Electric Conversion

A Mackinac Island passenger ferry will be converted to zero-emissions electric power with the help of a $3.06 million award from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) Fuel Transformation Program (FTP) Part 2.Star Line, now known as the Mackinac Island Ferry Company (MIFC)

Shipbuilding: ACBL Inks Deal to Build Tier 4 Towboat

Shipbuilding: ACBL Inks Deal to Build Tier 4 Towboat

Jeffersonville, Ind. based American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) announced it has signed a contract with Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipbuilder Steiner Construction Company for the design and construction of a new EPA Tier 4 retractable towboat.“Investing in our future is a key part of ACBL’s strategy.