BIG

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BIG
    • Operator : BURBRINK, LLP
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : ST LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 823
    • Full Load Capacity : 2350 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 200 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 12 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 22.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2014
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1254048

BURBRINK, LLP

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : DRY CARGOS ONLY - GRAIN, SOYBEANS AND FERTILIZERS

News

Size Not the Main Goal, Shippers Say, as MSC Overtakes Maersk

Size Not the Main Goal, Shippers Say, as MSC Overtakes Maersk

Swiss-based container group MSC has overtaken Denmark's Maersk as the world's biggest shipper, the company said, confirming data from intelligence provider Alphaliner.After taking delivery of several ships last year, MSC or Mediterranean Shipping Company has capacity to move the equivalent of 4,284 million twenty-foot containers, Alphaliner said. That compares with Maersk's 4,282 million.

Japanese Shipping Companies Reap Big Profits Amid Supply Chain Chaos

Japanese Shipping Companies Reap Big Profits Amid Supply Chain Chaos

Nippon Yusen and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Japan's biggest and third-biggest shipping companies, reported record quarterly profits as they benefited from higher freight rates amid the chaos hitting global supply chains.The logjams and bottlenecks in the world's trade system, which threatens to derail a recovery from the worst health crisis in a century

Royal Caribbean Sees Entire Fleet Sailing by Spring 2022

Royal Caribbean Sees Entire Fleet Sailing by Spring 2022

Royal Caribbean International, which operates the biggest cruise ships in the world including "Symphony of the Seas", said on Tuesday its complete fleet of ships would resume sailing by spring 2022.The division of Royal Caribbean Group said its next group of returning ships would restart sailing in September.

Maersk Lifts Outlook as Supply Chain Disruptions Boost Shipping Rates

Maersk Lifts Outlook as Supply Chain Disruptions Boost Shipping Rates

The world's biggest container shipping company, A.P. Moller-Maersk, on Monday lifted its full-year earnings outlook after reporting strong preliminary quarterly results as chaotic conditions in the global supply chain pushed freight rates higher.In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

'David vs Goliath' - Venice Ban May not End Cruise Ship Battle

'David vs Goliath' - Venice Ban May not End Cruise Ship Battle

When the first cruise ship since the start of the pandemic sailed through the Venice lagoon last month, hundreds of people rallied on land and small boats in protest.A few weeks later, the government seemed to listen, announcing that to defend Venice's ecosystem and heritage, cruise liners would be banned from the lagoon from Aug. 1.

Japan's Power Plan to Rattle Australian Coal, LNG exporters

Japan's Power Plan to Rattle Australian Coal, LNG exporters

Japan has been largely forgotten as a source of demand for energy commodities, overshadowed by the rapid rise of China, but the country's new electricity generation targets will shake the market up.For many years Japan has been viewed as a largely steady source of demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and thermal coal used in power generation

VIDEO: More Than 100 New Offshore Wind Vessels Needed by 2030 to Meet Demand

VIDEO: More Than 100 New Offshore Wind Vessels Needed by 2030 to Meet Demand

Over 100 new offshore wind turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will be required for offshore projects planned over the next decade, as the number of proposed projects grows, but also as the turbines and foundations get larger, meaning the currently available fleet won't be able to install them. What is more, most of the current fleet could become obsolete by 2025.

As Big Oil Pushes into Offshore Wind, Seabed Lease Prices Will Rise

As Big Oil Pushes into Offshore Wind, Seabed Lease Prices Will Rise

The world's largest offshore wind developer Orsted is concerned that Big Oil's eagerness to harness wind at sea could push up prices for seabed leases, making the technology less competitive, its chief executive told Reuters.European oil firms including Total, BP, Equinor and Shell have all outlined plans to speed up investments in renewables, including offshore wind

Traders Book Tankers in Europe to Ship Gasoline Across Atlantic After Colonial Shutdown

Traders Book Tankers in Europe to Ship Gasoline Across Atlantic After Colonial Shutdown

Traders provisionally booked at least six tankers to ship gasoline from Europe to U.S. destinations following a cyber attack that shut the United States' top fuel pipeline network, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Monday.The attack forced the Colonial Pipeline to shut down its entire system on Friday, stoking expectations of gasoline shortages along the U.S. East Coast.

Port of Rotterdam Freight Volumes See Biggest Drop in Decade, But Smaller Than Expected

Port of Rotterdam Freight Volumes See Biggest Drop in Decade, But Smaller Than Expected

Freight volumes in the Port of Rotterdam fell 6.9% in 2020 because of the coronavirus crisis, the biggest drop in about a decade but smaller than had been expected, Europe’s largest sea port said on Friday.The port's Chief Executive Allard Castelein told reporters he expected a recovery that began in the second half of 2020 to continue this year but said throughput was not expected to reach

Cold Snap Shuts Houston Ship Channel

Cold Snap Shuts Houston Ship Channel

A deep freeze that hit Texas over the weekend wrought more havoc on the U.S. energy sector on Tuesday, curbing output in the largest U.S. oil field, knocking out a fifth of the nation's refining capacity, and shutting a key shipping channel in Houston.Historic cold has knocked out roughly 4 million barrels per day of refining capacity, more than one-fifth of national capacity

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

The global offshore wind industry has been picking up pace unabated by the global pandemic, with industry investments growing and offshore wind turbine makers competing on who'll build a larger turbine. With offshore wind turbines, bigger is better, Rystad said recently.Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa in May 2020 announced it was working on developing wind turbines with up to 15MW