BEACH BUILDER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BEACH BUILDER
    • Operator : GILLEN, EDWARD E., COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : MILWAUKEE
    • STATE : WI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 397
    • Full Load Capacity : 850 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 140.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 45.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 140.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 45.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1 Feet
    • Height : 5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 557436

GILLEN, EDWARD E., COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : LAKE MICHIGAN AND LAKES AND RIVERS IN THE VICINITY OF GREEN BAY, WI TO GARY, IN
  • Principal Commodity : VARIOUS SIZED STONE AND CRUSHED SLAG

KRISTIN J.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCOW

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

SCOW NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Face Masks Washing Ashore After Cargo Ship Loses Boxes

Face Masks Washing Ashore After Cargo Ship Loses Boxes

Surgical masks and other items have been found washing up onto Australian beaches Tuesday after the Singapore-flagged APL England lost at least 40 containers overboard in heavy seas off the coast of Sydney.The medical supplies have been found on shores between Magenta Beach and The Entrance, according to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)

Foss' New Tug Arrives in Long Beach

Foss' New Tug Arrives in Long Beach

The Jaime Ann, the first of four new ASD-90 tugs constructed by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders for the Saltchuk family of companies, arrived today in her new homeport of Long Beach, in California. Powerful enough to escort the largest tankers and containerships calling on ports in the U.S.

Surge in Oil Tankers at Anchor off California

Surge in Oil Tankers at Anchor off California

An increased number of oil tankers sit at anchor near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as the volume of oil products held in floating storage around the globe has skyrocketed in the past month amid what analysts are saying is the biggest oil glut in history.There were 27 tanker vessels off the coast of Southern California Thursday afternoon, according to the U.S.

"Ship-Spotter" of the Day

"Ship-Spotter" of the Day

Barry Parker, contributor to Maritime Reporter & Engineering News and MarineNews magazines, is – like many people around the world – sequestered and working from home. He is our designated “ship spotter” for the day.In the maritime business, most of us have been adept at working from home (or from remote locations).

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

The future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) completed builder’s trials February 22 after spending three days underway in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Navy said. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Ingalls Shipbuilding Division.The ship was previously underway for Alpha trials in December, and will be underway again in March for acceptance trials

Coal Carrier Sunshine Pride Delivered

Coal Carrier Sunshine Pride Delivered

Today, Sunshine Pride, an NYK-operated coal carrier for Joban Joint Power Co. Ltd., was delivered by Japanese builder Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.Under a long-term contract, this vessel will be dedicated to the transport of coal to generate electricity at the Nakoso Power Station in the city of Iwaki, Japan.

A New Plan for Queen Mary

A New Plan for Queen Mary

A new plan is being formulated to preserve and improve one of the world's most historic and well-known vessels.The record-setting superliner Queen Mary has been sitting permanently moored in Long beach, Calif. since its removal from transatlantic service in 1967. A 2015 survey revealed the once glorified liner has been in an escalating state of disrepair

Matson Takes Delivery of First Kanaloa Class ConRo

Matson Takes Delivery of First Kanaloa Class ConRo

Largest "Con-Ro" Ship Built in U.S. Will Serve Hawaii.Matson today took delivery of its newest vessel, the largest combination container / roll-on, roll-off ("con-ro") ship ever built in the United States, from General Dynamics NASSCO. Christened 'Lurline,' the new ship is the first of two "Kanaloa Class" con-ro vessels being built for Matson by NASSCO at a total cost of approximately $500

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

A cargo ship drifted onto a beach in southern Israel on Thursday after heavy winds and stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod.The 90 meter-long Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to Israel when it was swept away and approached Oranim Beach, officials said.

Singapore Company Fined for Illegal Scrapping Attempt

Singapore Company Fined for Illegal Scrapping Attempt

A Singapore company has paid a NOK 7 million ($763,000) fine after it was caught trying to illegally export a barge carrier vessel from Norway for scrapping on the beaches in Pakistan, Norwegian authorities said.In 2017, inspectors from the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) detained the Harrier, previously named Tide Carrier

Hurricane Dorian Update

Hurricane Dorian Update

At 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Dorian was located near latitude 29.5 North, longitude 79.6 West.Dorian is moving toward the north-northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h), and a northwest or north-northwest motion is expected through this morning.  A turn toward the north is forecast by this evening, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast on Thursday morning.

HDR to Lead $870M Rail Project at PoLB

HDR to Lead $870M Rail Project at PoLB

The Port of Long Beach, one of the greenest ports in the world, has selected HDR to perform the final design as it moves ahead with its $870 million effort to streamline rail operations and reduce bottlenecks at the second-busiest container port in the U.S.The Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility Project will expand the port’s capability for loading shipping containers directly on rail cars