BIG A

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BIG A
    • Operator : COOPER MARINE & TIMBERLANDS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2400
  • Location
    • City : MOBILE
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 248
  • Size
    • Register length : 107 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 107 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.2 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1966
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 501595

COOPER MARINE & TIMBERLANDS

  • Area of Operation : BAY SPRINGS, MS (MILE 409), ALICEVILLE, AL (MILE 292), COLUMBUS, MS (MILE 332), ANDRY, MS (MILE 369) & FLORENCE, AL (MILE 258) TO MOBILE VIA TENN-TOM; WARRIOR (BIRMINGPORT MILE 389) & TUSCALOOSA, AL (MILE 343) TO MOBILE VIA WARRIOR/TENN-TOM
  • Principal Commodity : HARDWOOD CHIPS, STONE, SCRAP, DRI, MINERAL SAND AND COAL

ASHLEIGH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHIPPEWA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CRIMSON WHITE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GREEN WAVE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HONEST BOB

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOE CAIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JUDSON "B"

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARGARET

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. DAVID

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RONDA S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROSINTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCOTT PRIDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCOTT QUEST

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

T. H. KELLY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THE BLACK BELT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THE DELTA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

IP

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

U

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WGN

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Australian Climate Change Activists Disrupt Shipping at Coal Port

Australian Climate Change Activists Disrupt Shipping at Coal Port

A climate change protest off Australia's east coast disrupted operations at the country's biggest coal export port on Saturday, the port operator said.Climate activist group Rising Tide, which claimed responsibility for the action, said around 1,500 people were at the protest, 300 of them in the shipping channel near the Port of Newcastle, as part of a 30-hour blockade set to run until 4 p.m.

Biggest Chinese Antarctic Fleet Sets Off to Build Research Station

Biggest Chinese Antarctic Fleet Sets Off to Build Research Station

Two Chinese icebreaker research vessels and a cargo ship set sail on Wednesday for the Antarctic with more than 460 personnel on board to help complete construction of China's fifth station on the world's southernmost continent.China's biggest flotilla of research vessels deployed to the Antarctic will focus on building the station on the rocky, windswept Inexpressible Island near the Ross Sea

US Reviews of Gas-export Permits Slow Under Biden Administration

US Reviews of Gas-export Permits Slow Under Biden Administration

U.S. Department of Energy reviews for liquefied natural gas (LNG) export permits have lengthened under President Joe Biden's administration to 11 months or more, from seven weeks, according to government data.The delay could mean nearly completed LNG projects may not being able to supply big European buyers because of a lack of the permit. Increasing LNG exports is opposed by some U.S.

Deutsche Bank Sets Emissions Targets for Shipping Clients

Deutsche Bank Sets Emissions Targets for Shipping Clients

Deutsche Bank has set emissions reduction targets for loans to clients in the coal mining, cement and shipping sectors and now has a net-zero plan for 55% of its financed emissions, its chief sustainability officer told Reuters.A key funder to polluting sectors, Germany's biggest lender, like many of its peers

First Big Grain Ship Leaves Ukraine's Black Sea Port

The first big ship carrying grain from a Ukrainian Black Sea port has set sail since Moscow quit a deal in July to allow exports, a Ukrainian deputy prime minister said on Friday, part of Kyiv's campaign to break Russia's de facto blockade.The Aroyat "left the port Chornomorsk after loading 17,600 (metric tons of) Ukrainian wheat for Egypt," Oleksandr Kubrakov said on the X social media app

Hapag-Lloyd CEO: Counter Offer for HHLA Would Not Be In Our Interest

Hapag-Lloyd CEO: Counter Offer for HHLA Would Not Be In Our Interest

Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen said on Thursday that it would not be in the container shipper's interest to make a counter offer for HHLA, the main operator of Hamburg port, and may instead cut its traffic through the hub.On Wednesday, Switzerland-based MSC, the world's biggest container shipping company, offered to buy almost half of the port operator in a deal that could be worth nearly 1.

Battle Heats Up for Hamburg Port Operator as MSC Makes $1.4 Billion Offer

Battle Heats Up for Hamburg Port Operator as MSC Makes $1.4 Billion Offer

Swiss-based MSC, the world's biggest container shipping company, has offered to buy almost half of the main operator of Hamburg port in a deal that could be worth nearly 1.3 billion euros ($1.4 billion), setting the stage for a potential bidding war.Shares in HHLA, which runs Germany's biggest port

US West Coast Ports Gained Market Share After Labor Deal

US West Coast Ports Gained Market Share After Labor Deal

U.S. West Coast ports, which reached a labor deal with their workers this summer, gained market share in August from the previous month, while their main rivals on the East Coast lost ground, Descartes Systems Group DSG.TO said on Monday.For more than a year, as worker labor talks dragged on, West Coast ports lost market share.

Fire Hits Grain Silos at French Atlantic Port

Fire Hits Grain Silos at French Atlantic Port

More than 100 firefighters fought a huge blaze at grain silos in the French Atlantic port of La Rochelle on Thursday, disrupting shipping activity at one of France's biggest grain export terminals.The fire started on a conveyor belt at around 8:00 a.m. (0600 GMT) in a grain silo complex operated by SICA Atlantique, the local prefecture said.

U.S. Navy Shipbuilders & Disaggregated, Dispersed Production

U.S. Navy Shipbuilders & Disaggregated, Dispersed Production

With a lame-duck CNO, a divided Congress and the impending launch of the next Presidential election cycle, America’s naval market is locked into something of a fragile and fearful autopilot, cruising inexorably towards whatever excitement 2024 might bring.Materially, don’t expect much change: The demand for naval platforms will continue to outstrip available funding

QatarEnergy to Sign Long-term Asian LNG Supply Deal on Thursday - Source

QatarEnergy to Sign Long-term Asian LNG Supply Deal on Thursday - Source

QatarEnergy will sign a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply deal with an Asian entity on Thursday, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.The deal will be one of many to come this year as the major LNG producer secures sales for its North Field expansion project, the source said on Tuesday.

CMA CGM to Buy Bollore Logistics Unit for $5.5 Billion

CMA CGM to Buy Bollore Logistics Unit for $5.5 Billion

French shipping group CMA CGM has committed to buy the logistics operations of family-run conglomerate Bollore for an enterprise value of 5 billion euros ($5.5 billion), the two companies said on Monday.CMA CGM granted the Bollore group an option to sell it the logistics business, which generated more than 7 billion euros in revenue last year and employs 13,500 people.