BIG AL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BIG AL
    • Operator : EPL OIL & GAS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 660
  • Location
    • City : VENICE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 4
    • Full Load Capacity : 4 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 10
  • Size
    • Register length : 36 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 11.7 Feet
    • Overall Length : 36 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 11.7 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 10.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2006
    • EQUIP2 : CREW
    • EQUIP1 : SUPPLIES
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

EPL OIL & GAS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : EAST BAY MOUTH OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO VENICE, LA
  • Principal Commodity : GENERAL MATERIAL AND WATER

CROKER

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

GOLDEN SHELL

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

NAVAID

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

SUPERVISOR

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

TJ

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CB

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

News

First Jack-up Rig Built for IMI Loaded Out

First Jack-up Rig Built for IMI Loaded Out

International Maritime Industries (IMI), which describes itself as the largest shipyard in the MENA region, and offshore construction firm Lamprell on Tuesday announced the successful completion of the load-out and float-off of the first jackup drilling unit being constructed for IMI.

UN Seeks $144 Million to Offload Decaying Yemen Oil Tanker

UN Seeks $144 Million to Offload Decaying Yemen Oil Tanker

The United Nations will launch a $144 million appeal on Wednesday for an operation to offload a million barrels of crude oil from a tanker stranded off the coast of war-torn Yemen for years which threatens a major environmental disaster.David Gressly, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen

Shipowners Wary of Moving Russian Oil

Shipowners Wary of Moving Russian Oil

Foreign ship owners are becoming increasingly wary of moving cargoes of Russian oil due to the conflict in Ukraine and the impact of Western sanctions on Moscow, the head of leading private Greek shipping group Angelicoussis said on Wednesday.U.S. President Joe Biden has imposed a ban on Russian oil and other energy imports following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and there is growing uncertainty

Cargo Ships Sinks Off Iran. Most Crew Members Rescued

Cargo Ships Sinks Off Iran. Most Crew Members Rescued

All but one of the 30 crew members of a United Arab Emirates cargo ship that sank off Iran have been rescued, Iran's official IRNA news agency said on Thursday."Twenty-nine crew members have so far been saved, and rescue operations are continuing to find another team member," an official from Iran's Bushehr Province told IRNA.

Interview: Inside Cadeler X-Class WTIVs with  CEO Mikkel Gleerup

Interview: Inside Cadeler X-Class WTIVs with CEO Mikkel Gleerup

Cadeler CEO Mikkel Gleerup shares insights on the path ahead for his company in the fast-growing offshore wind sector, with details on Cadeler’s new X-Class Wind Turbine Installation Vessels.The last two years were big year for your company, with a name change from Swire Blue Ocean and IPO at the end of 2020 and a rebranding through 2021.

Appeals Court Revives BP’s Fight Over Deepwater Cleanup Workers’ Claims

Appeals Court Revives BP’s Fight Over Deepwater Cleanup Workers’ Claims

A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a fight between BP, two contractors, and an insurance company over who should pay for thousands of personal injury claims brought by cleanup workers after the Deepwater Horizon explosion and fire in 2010.The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed most of a lower court’s rulings for contractors National Response Corp and O’Brien’s Resource

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

North Field Expansion: Qatar Petroleum Orders LNG Carrier Quartet in China

North Field Expansion: Qatar Petroleum Orders LNG Carrier Quartet in China

Qatar Petroleum has ordered four new LNG carriers from Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group, a subsidiary of China's CSSC, as part of its North Field expansion project."These four carriers are the first batch of orders in Qatar Petroleum’s massive LNG shipbuilding program, which will cater for future LNG fleet requirements for the North Field expansion projects as well as for existing vessel

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: Ship Explosion Rocks Dubai's Jebel Ali Port. Fire Under Control

VIDEO: Ship Explosion Rocks Dubai's Jebel Ali Port. Fire Under Control

A fire caused by an explosion on a ship at Dubai's Jebel Ali Port, the Middle East's largest transshipment hub, has been brought under control, the government's Dubai Media Office (DMO) said on Wednesday.The explosion was a "normal accident" in a container holding flammable material, DMO Director General Mona Al Marri told Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television channel.

Israel Says Cargo Ship Possibly Attacked En Route to UAE

Israel Says Cargo Ship Possibly Attacked En Route to UAE

Israeli defense officials were checking whether Iranian forces were behind a possible attack on a cargo ship under partial Israeli ownership on Saturday on its way from Jeddah to the United Arab Emirates, Israel's N12 Television News reported.The crew was not hurt and the ship, possibly hit by a missile, was not badly damaged and continued on its journey after the incident, N12 said