BETTY SUE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BETTY SUE
    • Operator : 2699254
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 700
  • Location
    • City : OAK BROOK
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 36
  • Size
    • Register length : 49.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 49.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1962
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 290154

BULLFROG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN ZED

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DECATUR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HENRY J II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MELISSA K

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PTT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Families of 'Duck Boat' Sinking Victims Sue Tour Operator

Families of 'Duck Boat' Sinking Victims Sue Tour Operator

The families of four of the 17 people killed when a World War Two-style tourist "duck boat" sank on a Missouri lake during a storm this month have sued the tour operator, saying it recklessly allowed the vessel out in dangerous weather.On Sunday, relatives of Ervin Coleman, 76, and 2-year-old Maxwell Ly, his great-nephew, both of Indianapolis, sued tour operator Ripley Entertainment Inc

China's Export Growth Steady, Import Growth Faster

China's Export Growth Steady, Import Growth Faster

China maintained solid export growth of 12.6 percent in May, slightly slower than in April, but still providing good news for Beijing's policymakers as they deal with tough trade negotiations with Washington.Imports also rose more than anticipated in May and at the fastest pace since January

Ballast Water Regs: Difficult and More Difficult

Ballast Water Regs: Difficult and More Difficult

As the U.S. Coast Guard tightens its BWTS compliance rules and more systems are approved, there are still many unanswered questions for operators finally looking to comply.It’s no secret among marine stakeholders that ballast water regulations remain a top concern at the start of 2018, and a confusing one, to say the least.

Catching a Jones Act Seaman’s 'Golden Parachute'

Catching a Jones Act Seaman’s 'Golden Parachute'

A challenging offshore environment produces a different but equally difficult development. Will you be ready when it comes to your fleet?   Unfortunately, our industry continues to suffer due to the depressed oil prices that started in 2014. When the price of oil initially dropped, the industry’s outlook remained positive, and I remember hearing the mantra: “Stay lean for 2015.

Legal Limbo: Risk Management in a Modern Marine Economy

Legal Limbo: Risk Management in a Modern Marine Economy

Technology helps maritime companies do more with less. But today, technological advances are outstripping legal developments. As a result, many marine-based businesses operate in a legal limbo with many lawyers and insurance professionals confused about what laws will apply to what claims.

U.S. Sues to Stop Wilhelmsen From Buying Rival Drew Marine

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Friday it would challenge in court the Norwegian company Wilhelmsen Maritime Services' plan to buy smaller U.S. rival Drew Marine Group. The FTC said the $400 million proposed deal would reduce competition in the market for marine water treatment chemicals, used in a ship's boiler water and engine cooling water systems.

Women in Maritime: New UK Taskforce Established

Women in Maritime: New UK Taskforce Established

Setting out to increase fairness, equality and inclusion within the maritime sector, Maritime UK has established a Women in Maritime Taskforce, a move welcomed by the U.K.’s new Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani MP.   “I am delighted to see Maritime UK taking action to attract more women into our maritime industries, and I welcome this taskforce as an important first step,” said Ghani

Orsetd, Formerly Dong Energy, Sued over Name Change

Orsetd, Formerly Dong Energy, Sued over Name Change

The descendants of Danish scientist Hans Christian Orsted will take legal action on Friday against one of Denmark's biggest companies over its decision to change its name to Orsted, their lawyer said. DONG Energy, the world's largest developer of offshore wind farms, in October renamed itself Orsted as part of its shift to renewable energy from oil and gas.

Washington State Sued for Blocking Coal Exports to Asia

Washington State Sued for Blocking Coal Exports to Asia

A company that planned to build a coal export terminal in the Pacific Northwest to ship western U.S. coal to Asian markets sued the state of Washington on Wednesday for blocking construction last year.   Lighthouse Resources Inc filed a lawsuit in federal court against Washington Governor Jay Inslee and two state regulators for allegedly violating the U.S.

Oil Workers Sue Shell over GoM Platform Fire

Oil Workers Sue Shell over GoM Platform Fire

Three offshore oil workers filed a lawsuit against units of Royal Dutch Shell and Enbridge, seeking $1 million in damages for injuries they allegedly received during a Nov. 8 fire on a U.S. Gulf of Mexico production platform.   The suit, filed in Galveston County court in Texas on Dec. 5, claims safety lapses on Shell's Enchilada platform caused severe injuries to the three.

Huon’s Tassie Homecoming

Huon’s Tassie Homecoming

HMAS Huon capped off a South West Pacific deployment recently with the final of six port visits to Hobart, Tasmania, and her nearby namesake city of Huonville.   Having already toured the remote Australian territories of Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands, as well as Luganville and Port Vila, Vanuatu, and as far east as Nelson, New Zealand

Fiat Chrysler Sues Shippers over Alleged Price Fixing

Fiat Chrysler Sues Shippers over Alleged Price Fixing

The automaker wants the Federal Maritime Commission to order payments from Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS and its sister company EUKOR Car Carriers Inc, Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd, Compania Sud Americana de Vapores, Hoegh Autoliners AS and affiliated companies. Fiat Chrysler filed its complaint on Oct. 17.