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

Captains, Crew Recoup Lost Wages by Arresting Megayacht

Captains, Crew Recoup Lost Wages by Arresting Megayacht

Most yacht crew are compensated every payday, via wire transfer or check. But for some yachties, the only way to get paid is the hard way: by filing a lawsuit in federal court and literally arresting the megayacht for back pay owed.While many captains and crew are reluctant to initiate expensive litigation to arrest the boat they’ve served on

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.

Supreme Court Rules on Asbestos Liability

Supreme Court Rules on Asbestos Liability

The United States Supreme Court held that, in the maritime tort context, a product manufacturer has a duty to warn when its product requires incorporation of a part that the manufacturer knows or has reason to know that the integrated product is likely to be dangerous for its intended uses and the manufacturer has no reason to believe that the product’s users will realize that danger.

Scripps Adds Volvo Penta Vessel

Scripps Adds Volvo Penta Vessel

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego has added to its fleet a fourth research vessel, which was constructed by Armstrong Marine. The research vessel Bob and Betty Beyster is expected to launch in mid-April for use in San Diego.Armstrong Marine of Port Angeles, Washington, designed the 42-foot aluminum hulled boat.

R/V Bob and Betty Beyster: New CAT For Scripps

R/V Bob and Betty Beyster: New CAT For Scripps

The Research Vessel Bob and Betty Beyster is a purpose-built coastal research vessel designed for efficient operations offshore Southern California and throughout the Channel Islands.  Based at the Scripps Nimitz Marine Facility and operated as a shared-use facility, Bob and Betty Beyster provides scientists, students and engineers a capable, safe and economical platform for research and teaching.

Gulf Island Shipyards Sues Hornbeck Offshore

Gulf Island Shipyards Sues Hornbeck Offshore

Gulf Island Shipyards (GIS) has sued Hornbeck Offshore over what it says is the wrongful termination of two shipyard construction contracts for the final two vessels in the company's fifth offshore support vessel (OSV) newbuild program earlier this year.Hornbeck, supplier of offshore transport services, including supply vessels, tankers and barges, primarily to support offshore

Chinese Exports Accelerate Even as Trade War Escalates

Chinese Exports Accelerate Even as Trade War Escalates

China's exports surged more than expected in July despite U.S. duties and its closely watched surplus with the United States remained near record highs, as the world's two major economic powers ramp up a bitter dispute that some fear could derail global growth.In the latest move by President Donald Trump to put pressure on Beijing to negotiate trade concessions

Schlumberger Wins in US Supreme Court on Patent Damages

Schlumberger Wins in US Supreme Court on Patent Damages

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that companies can recover profits lost because of the unauthorized use of their patented technology abroad in a victory for Schlumberger NV, the world's largest oilfield services provider.The 7-2 decision overturned a lower court's ruling that had enforced limits on applying U.S. patent law overseas and reduced by $93.

Galveston Pilot Dispute: Round One goes to State Pilots

Galveston Pilot Dispute: Round One goes to State Pilots

Federal Pilots to appeal. Local spat has regional and national implications.   The Galveston-Texas City Pilots and the five-member Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County are facing a serious legal challenge from five pilot applicants and their local attorney. In a nutshell, local

China'a April Exports Stronger than Expected

China'a April Exports Stronger than Expected

China's exports rebounded more strongly than expected in April after a surprise drop the previous month, suggesting global demand remains relatively resilient and providing a cushion to the economy amid a heated trade dispute with the United States.Imports in April also grew more robustly than anticipated, signalling China's domestic demand is holding up well