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

UK Royal Navy Orders Crewless Submarine from MSubs

UK Royal Navy Orders Crewless Submarine from MSubs

The UK Royal Navy has awarded a £15.4 million (currently around $18,8 million) contract for a crewless submarine to the Plymouth-based company MSubs. The submarine is expected to be delivered to the Navy in two years. The Navy expects the submarine to further advance the UK’s ability to protect our critical national infrastructure and monitor sub-sea activity.

US Aircraft Carrier Arrives in South Korea

US Aircraft Carrier Arrives in South Korea

A U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Friday for the first time in about four years, set to join other military vessels in a show of force intended to send a message to North Korea.USS Ronald Reagan and ships from its accompanying strike group docked at a naval base in the southern port city of Busan ahead of joint drills with South Korean forces.

Workers at UK's Biggest Container Port to Begin 8-day Strike

Workers at UK's Biggest Container Port to Begin 8-day Strike

More than 1,900 workers at Britain's biggest container port are due on Sunday to start eight days of strike action which their union and shipping companies warn could seriously affect trade and supply chains.The staff at Felixstowe, on the east coast of England, are taking industrial action in a dispute over pay

Norway Labor Unions Threaten Strike of 28,500 Workers from April 1

Norway Labor Unions Threaten Strike of 28,500 Workers from April 1

About 28,500 workers at Norwegian shipyards, oil industry fabrication plants, and other manufacturers will go on strike from April 1, unless labor unions and employers reach a new wage deal, a state-appointed mediator said on Monday.Firms that stand to be affected are suppliers to the oil and gas industry, such as Aker Solutions, where 736 workers may strike; Aibel, with 661 employees

Green Ferry Refit is First of Its Kind in Canada

Green Ferry Refit is First of Its Kind in Canada

A newly retrofitted electric ferry is the first in Canada to be powered completely by a zero-emissions, lithium-ion power and propulsion system containing no diesel fuel components.In 2018, PortsToronto issued a request for expression of interest (RFEOI) to reduce air and noise emissions from its 96-foot Marilyn Bell I, used for transporting passengers

DPS Safety Alert Follows DP3 Drillship Blackout Investigation

DPS Safety Alert Follows DP3 Drillship Blackout Investigation

The United States Coast Guard issued the following Marine Safety Alert rergarding Dynamic Positioning Systems.Dynamic positioning (DP) systems1 meeting equipment class 2 (DP2) and equipment class 3 (DP3) have control features and redundancies that are often regarded by the crews of vessels using these systems as infallible.

US Announces $172 Million to Improve Ferry Service

US Announces $172 Million to Improve Ferry Service

The Biden-Harris Administration on Friday announced new funding aimed at improving ferry service across the U.S. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration announced $172.2 million in Fiscal Year 2022 formula funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law improve ferry service and provide more travel options in 35 states and three territories.

New InmarsatSatellite Reaches Geostationary Orbit, Testing Begins

New InmarsatSatellite Reaches Geostationary Orbit, Testing Begins

I-6 F1, Inmarsat's most sophisticated commercial communications satellite\, has reached geostationary orbit and begun on-orbit testing, Carrying both L-band and Ka-band payloads, I-6 F1 will deliver a further enhancement of Inmarsat’s ELERA and Global Xpress networks respectively.The satellite, the size of a London double-decker bus, with a solar array ‘wingspan’ larger than a Boeing 767

Boatbuilding: Pivoting to the Market Demand at Breaux Bay Craft for 65 Years

Boatbuilding: Pivoting to the Market Demand at Breaux Bay Craft for 65 Years

In the 65 years, since Roy Breaux, Sr. founded Breaux’s Bay Craft and on down through three generations, the yard has built over 1700 hulls. Through the regular expansion and contraction of the oil industry, they learned to pivot from market demand to market demand.As the oil industry in the Gulf of Mexico moved farther offshore, the demand for larger and faster crew boats, was met by Breaux.

Berlin's 1990s-vintage Tour Boat is 'Electrified' with Torqeedo

Berlin's 1990s-vintage Tour Boat is 'Electrified' with Torqeedo

Oranje Nassau, a 20-m, 55-passenger sightseeing boat and water taxi operating on Berlin’s urban waterways was recently put back into service after replacing its diesel engine with a fully integrated all-electric propulsion system by Torqeedo.The Torqeedo Deep Blue 50i electric drive is powered by three Deep Blue batteries with 120 kWh capacity which provide energy for a full eight-hour day at

Tugboat Taking On Water Near Freeport, Texas

Tugboat Taking On Water Near Freeport, Texas

Four crew members have been rescued from a tugboat taking on water in the Intracoastal Waterway near Freeport, Texas, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a phone call at 6:02 a.m. on Sunday from the captain of the 52-foot tugboat Captain Mark stating the vessel was taking on water near the Brazos River Flood Gates while pushing two

Metal Shark Inks Deal to Build Fire Island Ferries to EBDG Design

Metal Shark Inks Deal to Build Fire Island Ferries to EBDG Design

Metal Shark won a contract to build a new vehicle ferry for Fire Island Ferries, a vessel designed by Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG).Construction of the new Fire Island Maid recently commenced at Metal Shark’s Bayou La Batre, Alabama shipyard, and the 70 x 23-ft.vessel features a steel hull and aluminum superstructure.