BIG SAM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BIG SAM
    • Operator : BIG SAM, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1700
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 105
  • Size
    • Register length : 70 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 73.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25.9 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 38.8 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2011
    • Year : 2011
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 559350
    • REBLT : *

BIG SAM, LLC

  • Area of Operation : LOWER MISSISSIPPI MILE 50 - 150 AHP
  • Principal Commodity : DRY TOWING AND LIQUID CARGOS

News

China Fixes First U.S. Crude Cargo Since Latest Tariff Threat

China Fixes First U.S. Crude Cargo Since Latest Tariff Threat

Chinese oil trader Unipec chartered a supertanker to ship U.S. crude to China in September, trading sources said, the first such cargo since U.S. President Donald Trump announced additional tariffs on Chinese import, ending a monthlong trade truce.Unipec, the trading arm of state refiner Sinopec , has fixed the Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) Anne to load U.S.

HDR to Lead $870M Rail Project at PoLB

HDR to Lead $870M Rail Project at PoLB

The Port of Long Beach, one of the greenest ports in the world, has selected HDR to perform the final design as it moves ahead with its $870 million effort to streamline rail operations and reduce bottlenecks at the second-busiest container port in the U.S.The Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility Project will expand the port’s capability for loading shipping containers directly on rail cars

Onex Elefsis Acuires Elefsina Shipyards

Onex Elefsis Acuires Elefsina Shipyards

Greece-based Onex Elefsis Shipyards announced that it will allocate up to $400 million, over a 15-year period, to purchase and finance the operation of the Elefsina Shipyards, west of Piraeus.The Greek shipyard said that the US investment firm Chatsworth Securities has agreed with it to make an investment, as part of efforts to save the complex from bankruptcy.

Interview: Kjeld Aabo, Director New Technologies, MAN ES

Interview: Kjeld Aabo, Director New Technologies, MAN ES

“I think it is very early to project what will be the fuel of the future. I think that it will be much more clear in January 2020 (when the new IMO fuel rules enter force) and we see the direction of fuel costs.”To start, put in perspective the current pressure to reduce emissions in the maritime industry.

Evergas Names The First 85,000m3 VLEC

Evergas Names The First 85,000m3 VLEC

Danish gas ship owner Evergas announced that the worlds first Type-C 85,000m3 very large ethane carrier (VLEC) JS INEOS MARLIN was successfully delivered to INEOS Trading and Shipping.The vessel will carry ethane from US to China, said a press release from the company.The vessel has the largest Type-C tank ever made and Evergas has pushed the limit to 85000 CBM with a newly constructed Trilobe

"Big Three" Korean Yards Vie for Qatari LNG Ships

"Big Three" Korean Yards Vie for Qatari LNG Ships

The state-run Qatar Petroleum (QP)  has revealed plans to order 60 new LNG carriers preferably from South Korean shipyards. Qatar's energy minister, Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, who is also CEO of Qatar Petroleum, said the company plans to order 60 new LNG carriers.QP has sent invitations to tender reserve shipbuilding capacity for LNG carriers to major shipbuilders across the world, including HHI

Trump to Meet with GOP Senators on Jones Act

Trump to Meet with GOP Senators on Jones Act

President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natural gas from American ports to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Northeast.The nearly 100-year-old Jones Act mandates the use of U.S.-flagged vessels to transport merchandise between U.S. coasts.

Trump, Dems to spend $2 trillion on Infrastructure

Trump, Dems to spend $2 trillion on Infrastructure

U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with Democratic leaders on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday after a White House meeting.Trump and Democratic leaders are slated to meet again in three weeks to discuss how the "big and bold" plan - which would need the approval of Congress - would be paid for

World's Largest Shipbuilders in $2 Bln Mega-merger

World's Largest Shipbuilders in $2 Bln Mega-merger

Resulting entity would control about 20 pct of global market; Daewoo shares rally 22 pct; Hyundai Heavy shares fall.Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's biggest shipbuilding group, has announced a share swap deal worth 2.1 trillion won ($1.98 billion) to take over second-ranked Daewoo and create a global heavyweight controlling over 20 percent of the market.

Hyundai Heavy Seeks to Acquire DSME

Hyundai Heavy Seeks to Acquire DSME

South Korea's "Big Three" shipbuilders may soon become the "Big Two". South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has expressed interest to buy its rival Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), the local media has reported.The world’s biggest shipbuilder plans to buy a majority stake in in second-ranked rival from the state-run Korea Development Bank (KDB)

Inland River Cruising: 2019 Will Be Busy

Inland River Cruising: 2019 Will Be Busy

One year ago, we reported on vacation river cruising, presenting an industry mostly on the optimistic side of growth and expansion for 2018. This year’s review is more geographically limited – to the Mississippi River, heartland cruises centered among New Orleans, Memphis, St. Louis and St. Paul – but with links important for a lot of smaller cities in between.

Biggest Spenders of 2018

Biggest Spenders of 2018

With less than a week until Christmas and most of our presents bought, we're feeling the pinch. However, that's nothing compared to the amount that some have been spending this year. VesselsValue's Senior Analyst Court Smith gives a rundown on which countries have splashed the most cash on second hand vessel purchases over 2018.