BC

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BC
    • Operator : HODGES & HODGES ENTERPRISES, LTD.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : PORTSMOUTH
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 200
    • Full Load Capacity : 350 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 110 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 110 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 7 Feet
  • Other
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

HODGES & HODGES ENTERPRISES, LTD.

  • Area of Operation : HAMPTON ROADS HARBOR AND LOWER CHESAPEAKE BAY
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

CHRISTIE LYNN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESSE LEE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RESOLUTE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Shipbuilding: Seaspan Shipyards & Building Canada’s Future

Shipbuilding: Seaspan Shipyards & Building Canada’s Future

There’s a shipbuilding resurgence underway in Canada that’s being driven by a long-term multibillion dollar government initiative to rebuild the federal fleet of Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard vessels and breathe new life into the country’s shipbuilding industry. Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards is an active player.

Marine Shipping Sector Eyes LNG to Meet Clean Fuel Rules

Marine Shipping Sector Eyes LNG to Meet Clean Fuel Rules

With new global emissions standards looming, the marine shipping industry is increasingly looking at liquefied natural gas as alternative to high-sulfur bunker fuel, shipping and energy executives said at a global gas summit this week.   Already used to fuel ferry fleets and cruise ships, LNG is gaining traction among freight and cargo shippers

Interesting Launch for Interesting Tugs

Interesting Launch for Interesting Tugs

The ownership of the Canadian firm Island Tug and Barge has changed with the purchase by the U.S. parent company Tidewater Inc. The firm is now known as Island Tug.The second tug, with the hull and superstructure completed and with the Cummins K38s installed still requires more work, was also launched in early May of 2018.The vessels were built in a warehouse on the Fraser River.

BC Ferries’ Spirit of British Columbia Converted to LNG

BC Ferries’ Spirit of British Columbia Converted to LNG

Spirit of British Columbia, one of two BC Ferries vessels that will use liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel, has finished conversion at the Remontowa Ship Repair Yard S.A. in Gdansk, Poland and has returned to service for the Canadian operator.The 1993-built ro-pax ferry Spirit of British Columbia was the first to undergo conversion while its sister vessel, the Spirit of Vancouver Island

Interview: Darren Larkins - CEO, SSI

Interview: Darren Larkins - CEO, SSI

SSI CEO Darren Larkins, together with President & CTO Denis Morais, acquired ownership of the shipbuilding software development company from founder Rolf Oetter effective March 1, 2018. The two longtime employees have been managing SSI for the past seven years and have been entrenched in all aspects of the company’s day-to-day operations for even longer.

LNG is the Bridge to ‘Zero Emissions’ Shipping

LNG is the Bridge to ‘Zero Emissions’ Shipping

The advent of industry wide tightening of allowable sulfur emissions is getting nearer. Suddenly, with the deadline now little more than one year away, the countdown clock will very soon be ticking much louder. Simply stated, the cap on allowable sulfur content in marine fuels, presently at 3.5 percent in many geographical regions, will be reduced to 0.5 percent in January 2020. The 0.

Norwegian Bliss Delivered in Germany

Norwegian Bliss Delivered in Germany

Norwegian Cruise Line has taken delivery of the 168,028-gross-ton cruise ship Norwegian Bliss from shipbuilder Meyer Werft during a ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany, marking the conclusion of an 18-month building period.Norwegian Bliss is the third vessel in the line’s Breakaway Plus class and the first cruise ship specifically designed for Alaska cruising.

Flensburg Shipyard, Spirit of Tasmania Sign LOI

Flensburg Shipyard, Spirit of Tasmania Sign LOI

TT-Line Company and European shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) have signed a letter of intent (LoI) for the construction of two new ships to replace the current Spirit of Tasmania vessels.   TT-Line chairman Mike Grainger said the companies would now commence contract negotiations and agree to final design specifications.

Autonomous Vessels: Modern Ferries Evolve

Autonomous Vessels: Modern Ferries Evolve

Automated now; autonomous looms large in the center porthole.   The word ‘autonomous’ is probably the maritime industry’s most frequently used term in the past year. The word, however, has a far different meaning than the similarly sounding “automated” – which means that certain processes are handled by machines, rather than by humans.

Cooperation is the Key to Ferry Industry's Future

Cooperation is the Key to Ferry Industry's Future

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan explains how the trade association’s ‘stronger together’ mission is helping to shape outcomes on the pressing issues of safety, security and the environment.   Last April, I took the helm of Interferry after 14 years in leadership positions with Canada’s BC Ferries – the last five as president and CEO.

Robert Allan Ltd. Designs for the American Market

Robert Allan Ltd. Designs for the American Market

Being based just across the open border between Canada and America since 1930, Robert Allan Ltd. has developed a deep understanding of the American market and just how our ship designs can be tailored to suit our neighbors’ requirements.   America is unique in many ways. The current designs of American towing vessels are largely the result of domestically focused requirements not encountered

BC Ferries to Build Five New Vessels

BC Ferries to Build Five New Vessels

Canadian ferry owner and operator BC Ferries has issued Requests for Expressions of Interest (RFEOI) for the procurement of five new vessels to replace its aging fleet.The competitive bidding process is open to local, national and international shipyards, including consortiums, and BC Ferries encourages local and national companies to bid on these projects.