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

Greek Shipping Tycoon Wins in Legal Battle with Newcastle United Co-owner

Greek Shipping Tycoon Wins in Legal Battle with Newcastle United Co-owner

Newcastle United football club co-owner Amanda Staveley on Monday lost a London High Court battle with a Greek shipping tycoon over a historic debt of nearly 3.5 million pounds ($4.4 million).Staveley, who owns 10% of the Premier League side with her husband, denied she was liable to Victor Restis for a sum that had snowballed with interest to over 36 million pounds.

Seven Deaths Confirmed as Tanker Capsizes Offshore Japan

Seven Deaths Confirmed as Tanker Capsizes Offshore Japan

A South Korean-flagged chemical tanker has capsized off the coast of Yamaguchi prefecture in western Japan, with seven deaths confirmed, public broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday, citing the coastguard.The tanker, Keoyoung Sun, was anchored due to bad weather and requested assistance after 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday (2200 GMT on Tuesday), reporting the vessel was tilting over, NHK reported.

Chemical Tanker Capsizes Off Coast of Japan

Chemical Tanker Capsizes Off Coast of Japan

A South Korean-flagged chemical tanker has capsized off the coast of Yamaguchi prefecture in western Japan, with operations to rescue the crew underway, public broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday, citing the Coast Guard.The tanker, Keoyoung Sun, requested assistance after 0700 local time (2200 GMT), reporting the vessel was tilting over, and had 11 crew onboard with four people rescued so far

Tesla, Volvo Car Pause Output as Red Sea Shipping Crisis Deepens

Tesla, Volvo Car Pause Output as Red Sea Shipping Crisis Deepens

Automakers Tesla and Geely-owned Volvo Car said they were suspending some production in Europe due to a shortage of components, the first clear sign that attacks on shipping in the Red Sea are hitting manufacturers in the region.The United States and Britain launched a series of strikes on Yemen on Thursday

Tacoma, Seattle Ports Ink Deals for Navigation Improvement Projects

Tacoma, Seattle Ports Ink Deals for Navigation Improvement Projects

Pacific Northwest seaports Seattle and Tacoma have signed design agreements with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for a pair of waterway navigation improvement projects.The Seattle Navigation Improvement Project, authorized by Congress in 2018, and the Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement Project, authorized in 2022

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.

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

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 Commissions First Navy Warship in Foreign Port

US Commissions First Navy Warship in Foreign Port

The United States commissioned a warship in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday, the first time a U.S. Navy vessel joined active service at a foreign port, as the two close allies step up their military ties in response to China's expanding regional reach.The Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Canberra (LCS-30)—named after a Royal Australian Navy cruiser that was sunk while supporting the U.S.

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