BECKY S.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BECKY S.
    • Operator : BISSO TOWBOAT CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4480
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 135
  • Size
    • Register length : 100 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 38 Feet
    • Overall Length : 105 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 13.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 11.5 Feet
    • Height : 42 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2015
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1258846

BISSO TOWBOAT CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : PORT OF NEW ORLEANS- MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING AND FREIGHT

ALLISON S

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALMA S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. BILLY SLATTEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CECILIA B SLATTEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JANE S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIZ ALMA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ISABELLA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCOTT T SLATTEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

B

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BIG BILL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

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Tanker Rescues 18 from Sinking Fishing Vessel

Tanker Rescues 18 from Sinking Fishing Vessel

A tanker vessel rescued of 18 Ecuadorians after their 72-foot commercial fishing vessel sank Friday approximately 350 miles north of the Galapagos Islands, the U.S. Coast Guard said.USCG 11th District watchstanders received an alert from an emergency position-indicating radio beacon from an unknown vessel north of the Galapagos Islands at 4:30 a.m. Friday.

French and Japanese Warships Aid Injured Mariner

French and Japanese Warships Aid Injured Mariner

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Video: US Warship Aids Iranian Mariners in Distress

Video: US Warship Aids Iranian Mariners in Distress

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) provided assistance to an Iranian-flagged dhow in distress in the Arabian Sea, October 15.While operating under Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), Churchill received signal from the motor vessel via flashing light that it was in distress.

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.

Bulk Carrier Grounds After Losing Propulsion in the Columbia River

Bulk Carrier Grounds After Losing Propulsion in the Columbia River

A 608-foot bulk carrier that suffered an engine failure and ran aground in the Columbia River Thursday has been refloated without injury or pollution, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a report at 12:50 a.m. that the Marshall Islands-flagged Genco Auvergne had run soft aground due to a loss of main engine propulsion while transiting down the

Canadian Shipyards Partner to Bid for Polar Icebreaker Build

Canadian Shipyards Partner to Bid for Polar Icebreaker Build

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Maersk Supply Service Cuts Jobs

Maersk Supply Service Cuts Jobs

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Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Dredging contractor Weeks Marine has ordered a new trailer suction hopper dredger from Eastern Shipbuilding Group, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2023.The new dredge, RB Weeks, to be constructed at Eastern's Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla. will be a sister ship to the Eastern-built twin screw TSHD Magdalen placed into service in 2018.

Bouchard Says All Back Pay Processed

Bouchard Says All Back Pay Processed

Bouchard Transportation Co. reports all back pay has been processed as the company continues to work to raise capital that would allow it to return its vessels to service, the company's president and CEO Morton S. Bouchard III said Tuesday in a letter to staff, customers and vendors.The full letter is below:To Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc.

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Sunken Submarine USS Stickleback Found

Sunken Submarine USS Stickleback Found

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