BIG JOHN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BIG JOHN
    • Operator : BIG F MARINE, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : AMELIA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 35
    • Full Load Capacity : 53 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 50.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 50.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 15 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 507159

BIG F MARINE, LLC

  • Area of Operation : LAKES AND RIVER HARBORS IN VICINITY OF LOUISIANA, TEXAS AND FLORIDA
  • Principal Commodity : DREDGE TENDING / P & A WORK

MISS FAYE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS NICOLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Shipyards Adapt to help Navy, Coast Guard Recapitalize Fleets

Shipyards Adapt to help Navy, Coast Guard Recapitalize Fleets

U.S. shipyards are making improvements to building ships for the Navy and Coast Guard today and in the future.  In some cases, it means phasing out one class of ship and getting ready for the next.  Or, it can be a drastic make-over.The yards include mid-tier yards all the way up to very large facilities devoted exclusively to warships.

US Navy Takes Delivery of USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205)

US Navy Takes Delivery of USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205)

The U.S. Navy announced it has accepted delivery of the lead ship of its new class of fleet replenishment oilers, USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), built by General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego.T-AO 205’s July 26 delivery follows the completion of Acceptance Trials with the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey to test the readiness and capability of the craft and to validate requirements.

Mitsubishi Bulker Set to Be First with BAR Tech's WindWings

Mitsubishi Bulker Set to Be First with BAR Tech's WindWings

Mitsubishi Corporation’s Pyxis Ocean is slated to be the first vessel fitted with BAR Technologies’ (BAR Tech) pioneering wind propulsion technology WindWings.The installation, anticipated for deployment at the beginning of 2023, comes as the next step in a collaboration launched in 2019 between Cargill and MC Shipping Ltd.

Two Days After Deadly Blasts, Bangladesh Container Depot Still Burns

Two Days After Deadly Blasts, Bangladesh Container Depot Still Burns

Firefighters battled for a third day on Monday to control a huge fire that killed dozens when it triggered explosions at a Bangladesh container depot, as officials warned of the risk of further blasts if the flames spread to chemicals stored nearby.Drone footage from the BM Container Depot at Sitakunda, 40 km (25 miles) from the southeastern port city of Chittagong

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

Shackleton's Ship Endurance Found Beneath Antarctic Ice

Shackleton's Ship Endurance Found Beneath Antarctic Ice

The wreckage of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance, which was crushed by Antarctic ice and sank some 10,000 feet (3,000 m) to the ocean floor more than a century ago, has been found, a team searching for it said on Wednesday.The three-masted sailing ship was lost in November 1915 during Shackleton’s failed attempt to make the first land crossing of Antarctica.

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.

Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy Decommissioned Staten Island Ferry

Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy Decommissioned Staten Island Ferry

An out-of-service Staten Island Ferry vessel has reportedly been purchased by Saturday Night Live stars Pete Davidson and Colin Jost.The Staten Island natives bought the decommissioned 277-foot ferry John F. Kennedy at auction in partnership with Manhattan real estate broker and comedy club owner Paul Italia, the New York Post reported.

Ingram CEO O’Loughlin to Retire; Roberts to Take the Helm

Ingram CEO O’Loughlin to Retire; Roberts to Take the Helm

Nashville-based Ingram Marine Group, one of the largest barging companies in the U.S., announced Monday that David O’Loughlin will retire from his role as CEO. He will be succeeded by John Roberts, the company’s current chief operating officer, who will take the helm as the new president and CEO on February 1.

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.

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.

'Containergeddon': Supply Crisis Drives Walmart and Rivals to Hire Their Own Ships

'Containergeddon': Supply Crisis Drives Walmart and Rivals to Hire Their Own Ships

The Flying Buttress once glided across the oceans carrying vital commodities like grain to all corners of the world.Now it bears a different treasure: Paw Patrol Movie Towers, Batmobile Transformers and Baby Alive Lulu Achoo dolls.The dry bulk cargo ship has been drafted into the service of retail giant Walmart