BIG BILL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BIG BILL
    • Operator : BISSO TOWBOAT CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1108
    • Full Load Capacity : 2600 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 200 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 54 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 16 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 547800

BISSO TOWBOAT CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : PORT OF NEW ORLEANS- MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING AND FREIGHT

ALLISON S

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALMA S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BECKY S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. BILLY SLATTEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CECILIA B SLATTEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JANE S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIZ ALMA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ISABELLA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCOTT T SLATTEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

B

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Crystal Symphony Diverts to the Bahamas to Avoid Arrest

A luxury cruise ship has skipped its call to Miami and diverted to the Bahamas after a U.S. judge ordered its seizure as part of a lawsuit over unpaid fuel bills.The Crystal Symphony, operated by Genting Hong Kong's Crystal Cruises, was scheduled to conclude a Caribbean voyage in Miami on Saturday

Senator Cruz's Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Bill Fails in U.S. Senate

Senator Cruz's Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Bill Fails in U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to pass a bill to slap sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline sponsored by Republican Senator Ted Cruz, a day after Democrats unveiled their own legislation.The tally was 55 in favor and 44 against the bill that needed 60 votes to pass, a major hurdle in the 50-50 Senate.

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

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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.

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

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US Supply Chain Too Snarled for Biden Christmas Fix, Experts Say

US Supply Chain Too Snarled for Biden Christmas Fix, Experts Say

President Joe Biden is pushing to ease supply shortages and tame rising prices in time for Christmas, but unsnarling U.S. supply lines could take far longer, experts told Reuters.Biden brought together powerbrokers from ports, unions and big business on Wednesday to address shipping, labor and warehousing pain in the U.S.

US Nuclear Sub Hits 'Object' in Asia-Pacific

US Nuclear Sub Hits 'Object' in Asia-Pacific

U.S. Navy submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) hit an "object" while submerged in the Asia-Pacific region, but the incident did not result in any life-threatening injuries, the United States military said on Thursday.The incident took place on Saturday and the submarine's nuclear propulsion plant and spaces were not impacted and remain operational, the Navy said in a statement.

Hurricane Ida Shuts 96% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Crude Output

Hurricane Ida Shuts 96% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Crude Output

Energy firms on Sunday had suspended 1.74 million barrels per day of oil production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, according to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), as Hurricane Ida slammed into the Louisiana coast as a Category 4 storm.Ida made landfall on Sunday near Port Fourchon, the land base for the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP)

New Legislation Seeks Timely Updates for Crew Families During Maritime Emergencies

New Legislation Seeks Timely Updates for Crew Families During Maritime Emergencies

New legislation introduced in the wake of the fatal Seacor Power tragedy would require commercial vessel owners to provide timely notifications to crew members’ families throughout search and rescue operations.The Vessel Response Plan Improvement Act was introduced by Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) after the 234-foot lift boat capsized in the Gulf of Mexico with 19 crewmembers on board last month.

Maritime Groups Pleased with WRDA 2020

Maritime Groups Pleased with WRDA 2020

It was an odd legislative journey, but ultimately one with a happy ending. That’s one way to sum up the rather tortuous process that led to the passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA). For the first time WRDA (usually reauthorized every two years) was not enacted as its own legislative bill.

Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

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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

China Authorizes Coast Guard to Fire on Foreign Vessels if Needed

China Authorizes Coast Guard to Fire on Foreign Vessels if Needed

China passed a law on Friday that for the first time explicitly allows its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels, a move that could make the contested waters around China more choppy.China has maritime sovereignty disputes with Japan in the East China Sea and with several Southeast Asian countries in the South China Sea.