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

Revving Up a New ROV

Revving Up a New ROV

On a sun-drenched, nearly cloudless day with sight lines from the eastern horizon to the western, it’s a bit of an irony that a group of middle-school educators and students were on Lake Mendota in Madison to plumb what they couldn’t see. They were engaged in water-quality analyses.

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.

Wyoming, Utah Mull Funding Legal Challenges to West Coast Coal Policies

Wyoming, Utah Mull Funding Legal Challenges to West Coast Coal Policies

Lawmakers in coal-producing Utah and Wyoming, faced by a shrinking market for the fuel, this week introduced laws to fund legal challenges in California and Washington of policies that they believe hurt coal sales.   A Utah lawmaker on Monday proposed allocating $2 million to cover legal fees to private attorneys that would challenge a California surcharge on Utah coal

US Supreme Court to Hear Schlumberger Fight over Patent Damages

US Supreme Court to Hear Schlumberger Fight over Patent Damages

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to review a bid by Schlumberger NV, the world's largest oilfield services provider, to allow companies to recoup profits lost due to patent infringement when patented technology is used overseas.   The case involves a fight over how much rival ION Geophysical Corp must pay for infringing Schlumberger technology that helps search for oil and gas beneath the

Sinopec Sues PDVSA as Relations Fray

Sinopec USA, a subsidiary of Chinese oil and gas conglomerate Sinopec, has sued Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA in a U.S. court, claiming it never received full payment for an order of steel rebar.   The lawsuit asks for $23.7 million for breach of contract and conspiracy to defraud.

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.

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

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.

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.

Low Oil Price Hurts Norway's Case for Arctic Exploration

Low Oil Price Hurts Norway's Case for Arctic Exploration

Low oil prices mean drilling for oil and gas in an offshore zone between Russia and Norway will not bring the economic benefits Oslo had predicted, according to a report commissioned by two green groups that are suing the Norwegian state over its plans.   The Nordic country wants to open up new areas for exploration in the north of the country to offset declining oil production in the south.

GOGL Takes Two More Vessels from Quintana

GOGL Takes Two More Vessels from Quintana

Golden Ocean Group (GOGL)  said it has taken delivery of additional two vessels, Q Myrtalia and Q Shea, from Quintana Shipping  in exchange for 1.95 million consideration shares.   A statement from the company said: "Reference is made to the stock exchange notice dated March 14, 2017 where Golden Ocean Group announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire 16 modern dry bulk vessels in