BC

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BC
    • Operator : NORFOLK DREDGING CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 593
    • Full Load Capacity : 1417 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 10 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1947
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 546026

NORFOLK DREDGING CO.

  • Area of Operation : NORFOLK, VA AND APPROXIMATELY 1000 MILE RADIUS
  • Principal Commodity : DREDGED MATERIAL AND DREDGING PIPELINE

CAPTAIN ED

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN SAM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HILTON HEAD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORDRECO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORFOLK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PUSHER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

R. J. THORNE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBBIE R

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAND FLY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM JR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

B. R.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHOCTAW

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SCOW

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SJ

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KIRBY

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN EAGLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN BILLY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Romanian Port Races Against Clock to Move Ukrainian Grain to Global Markets

Romanian Port Races Against Clock to Move Ukrainian Grain to Global Markets

Pressed into emergency service by the blockade of Ukraine's seaports by Russian invaders, neighboring Romania is racing against time to move Ukrainian grain to global markets before the next harvest triggers bottlenecks.Ukraine, the world's fourth largest grain exporter, has been forced by Russia's invasion to re-route shipments by train via its western border into neighboring Poland

Leading the Charge

Leading the Charge

Alternatives to fossil fuels are emerging throughout the maritime universe, and vessels working in U.S. rivers, waterways and harbors are at the cusp on this trend. While the alternative fuels spectrum is wide, battery power and electrification—a technology that has seen a decade of shipboard applications already—is particularly suited for smaller vessels.

A BC Ferries Case Study: Lessons Learned in Setting Underwater Radiated Noise Targets

A BC Ferries Case Study: Lessons Learned in Setting Underwater Radiated Noise Targets

In a typical year, the waters surrounding British Columbia’s Port of Vancouver host approximately 3,000 deep sea commercial vessels and 19 of the 35 ferries operated by BC Ferries, one of the largest ferry operators in the world. These waters are also home to a wide variety of aquatic wildlife, including the southern resident killer whales (SRKW)

Egypt Finds Ancient Military Vessel, Greek Graves in Sunken City

Egypt Finds Ancient Military Vessel, Greek Graves in Sunken City

Divers have discovered rare remains of a military vessel in the ancient sunken city of Thônis-Heracleion—once Egypt's largest port on the Mediterranean—and a funerary complex illustrating the presence of Greek merchants, the country said on Monday.The city, which controlled the entrance to Egypt at the mouth of a western branch of the Nile

Corvus Energy to Open US Battery Factory

Corvus Energy to Open US Battery Factory

Corvus Energy, supplier of battery energy storage systems (BESS) for marine applications, announced plans to open a new factory in the state of Washington to help meet demand for marine BESS in the Americas as the marine industry accelerates its adoption of decarbonization technology to meet global emissions reduction targets.

BWMS Webinar May 17: Inside the InTank Solution

BWMS Webinar May 17: Inside the InTank Solution

In a webinar on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Giles Candy will present the advantages for ship owners and shipbuilders with the Scienco InTank Ballast Water Treatment System.The Scienco InTank BWTS treats and neutralizes ballast water in the ballast tanks during the voyage, which allows for normal ballasting and de-ballasting operations in port.

NAPA, ClassNK Team on New Data Link to Support 3D Ship Design

NAPA, ClassNK Team on New Data Link to Support 3D Ship Design

Upgraded data linkage designed to enable the seamless flow of information between design and class approval software, reducing time spent on information transfer by 30% and fostering closer collaboration.NAPA and ClassNK recently fortified their partnership to support the use of 3D models in the ship design approval process by streamlining data sharing between design and class approval software.

All-electric Ferries Depart Damen Shipyards Galati for Ontario, Canada

All-electric Ferries Depart Damen Shipyards Galati for Ontario, Canada

A pair of fully-electric road ferries are now on their way from Damen Shipyards Galati to Lake Ontario, Canada, to begin operations. Ordered by the Ministry of Transportation, Ontario, Canada, the Amherst Islander II and Wolfe Islander IV, 68 and 98 meters in length respectively, departed the yard on August 26 to be loaded on the semi-submersible transport vessel Super Servant 4 and will arrive

Egypt: Divers Discover Ancient Military Vessel in Sunken City

Egypt: Divers Discover Ancient Military Vessel in Sunken City

Divers have discovered rare remains of a military vessel in the ancient sunken city of Thônis-Heracleion - once Egypt's largest port on the Mediterranean - and a funerary complex illustrating the presence of Greek merchants, the country said on Monday. The city, which controlled the entrance to Egypt at the mouth of a western branch of the Nile

BC Ferries Christens the Fifth Island Class Ferry

BC Ferries Christens the Fifth Island Class Ferry

BC Ferries revealed the name of its latest Island Class Ferry this week at a naming ceremony at its fleet maintenance facility in Richmond, B.C. Island Kwigwis is the newest vessel to join the fleet and will begin service in the spring of 2022, allowing for two-ship operation on the Nanaimo Harbour – Gabriola Island route.

Seaspan Shipyards Aims to Grow Diverse Tech Talent Pool

Seaspan Shipyards Aims to Grow Diverse Tech Talent Pool

Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards announced it is collaborating with BC Tech to support the association’s Digital Lift program aiming to provide skilled individuals, including those from under-represented groups, with reskilling and hands-on internship experiences.Seaspan said its three-year, $75

Transatlantic Journey: BC Ferries' New Hybrid Electric Ferry Reaches British Columbia (VIDEO)

Transatlantic Journey: BC Ferries' New Hybrid Electric Ferry Reaches British Columbia (VIDEO)

BC Ferries’ new Island Class ferry arrived late last week in British Columbia, Canada, having departed Damen Shipyards Galati yard in Romania on May 19.The vessel, temporarily named Island 3, arrived under its own power, after a 64-day, approximately 10,700 nautical miles transatlantic journey. The Island Class are battery-equipped ships designed for future full electric operation.