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

Making a Difference: Interferry acts on industry’s major issues

Making a Difference: Interferry acts on industry’s major issues

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan reflects on the global trade association’s hectic year of involvement in three key areas of concern.Readers with long memories will have a strong sense of déjà vu when I say that safety, security and the environment are at the forefront of Interferry’s networking and lobbying mission right now.

ExxonMobil Drops USD 25 bln Canadian LNG Project

ExxonMobil Drops USD 25 bln Canadian LNG Project

U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp. has withdrawn its environmental assessment application for a $25-billion LNG export facility on the B.C. coast it proposed in 2015. No reasons given for withdrawing from environmental review process.“After careful review, ExxonMobil Canada and Imperial Oil Resources have withdrawn the WCC LNG project from the B.C.

2018 Green Apple Spill Exercise

2018 Green Apple Spill Exercise

Committed to providing tugboat and towing vessel operators with a platform to meet regularity requirements and collaborate with local resources, the annual event also reminds us that Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance.On September 28 2018, American Marine Associates, LLC (AMA) coordinated and hosted the 3rd annual Green Apple Spill Response Exercise in Bayonne, NJ.

Liquefaction and Lost Bulk Carriers: Is a Design Change Warranted?

Liquefaction and Lost Bulk Carriers: Is a Design Change Warranted?

A shocking number of bulk carriers (as well as a few OBOs – ore/bulk/oil carriers) have been suddenly and catastrophically lost at sea in the last 30 years.  Following are the names of some of those vessels, in alphabetical order:- Asian Forest (2009); - Black Rose(2009); - Bulk Jupiter (2015); - Derbyshire (1980); - Emerald Star (2017); - Harita Bauxite (2013); - Hong Wei (2010); - Hui Long

ITB Christens New Tug Island Raider

ITB Christens New Tug Island Raider

Island Raider, the newest articulating tug in Island Tug and Barge’s (ITB) fleet, was christened September 28, during an afternoon ceremony at ITB’s headquarters in Burnaby, B.C.The new vessel is first of two in a series built by on-site at ITB’s Annacis Island facility along the Fraser River.

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

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.