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

Cargo Ship Runs Aground in Florida

Cargo Ship Runs Aground in Florida

A 203-foot cargo vessel has run hard aground north of Fishers Island, Fla. on Thursday, the US Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said it is responding to the indecent after its Sector Miami watchstanders received a notification at approximately 5 p.m., stating the Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel, Betty K VI, ran hard aground after losing propulsion north of Fishers Island.

CSB: Chemical Leak Caused Fire at ITC Houston Terminal

CSB: Chemical Leak Caused Fire at ITC Houston Terminal

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) said on Wednesday that a fuel leak, possibly due to open valves and a running pump, set off a massive blaze at a Mitsui & Co Ltd petrochemical storage operation along the Houston Ship Channel in March.The fire that began on March 17 at Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) spread black smoke across Houston, shut the nearby ship channel

Coast Guard Responds to Tugboat Casualties

Coast Guard Responds to Tugboat Casualties

The Coast Guard has transitioned from pollution response to the investigation phase of a major marine casualty that occurred July 5, 2019, involving three vessels that sank in the Illinois River near Hardin, Illinois.Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River received a report of three tugboats and a deck barge that were tied together and began taking on water at mile marker 20.

Companies Sue Valero for Bad Marine Fuel

Companies Sue Valero for Bad Marine Fuel

Two companies filled lawsuits this week in federal courts in Texas alleging that ships they operated in 2018 were damaged by contaminated bunker fuel sold by a Valero Energy Co subsidiary Valero Marketing and Supply Co, according to court documents.A Valero spokeswoman did not reply to a request for comment.The National Shipping Co of Saudi Arabia said it paid out more than $1.

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 New Research Vessel

Scripps Adds New Research 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.

Petrobras Sues Samsung Heavy Industries

Petrobras Sues Samsung Heavy Industries

Samsung Heavy Industries said on Wednesday that Petrobras America filed a lawsuit against the South Korean shipbuilder with a U.S. court, claiming 283 billion won ($249.32 million) in damages.Petrobras America claimed that it paid excessive charter fees for a drill ship built by Samsung Heavy, Samsung said in a regulatory filing. Samsung delivered the vessel to U.S.

Singapore Solidifies Maritime Hub Status

Singapore Solidifies Maritime Hub Status

Singapore has introduced two initiatives for the maritime industry - the Singapore War Risks Insurance Conditions (SWRIC) and the development of an inter-operability framework for electronic trade documents for the maritime and trade industries, which will strengthen Singapore’s standing as a leading global maritime hub.

WISTA UK, ABP Host 'Women in Maritime'

WISTA UK, ABP Host 'Women in Maritime'

Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK's largest port operator, teamed up with the Women in International Shipping and Trade Association (WISTA UK) to organize a reception to promote the ongoing effort to drive gender diversity across the maritime industry.The event celebrated the progress made to date and discussed ways to accelerate this momentum, it said.

SNAME Honors ABS Technical Leaders

SNAME Honors ABS Technical Leaders

ABS Director James Bond and Senior Engineer Harry Ren have been named Fellows of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME).“ABS relies on being able to offer the very highest levels of industry expertise in order to continue to deliver outstanding services to clients and industry support.