BIG STONE EXPRESS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BIG STONE EXPRESS
    • Operator : DELAWARE BAY LAUNCH SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1500
  • Location
    • City : MILFORD
    • STATE : DE
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 53
    • Full Load Capacity : 78 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 28
  • Size
    • Register length : 73.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17.9 Feet
    • Overall Length : 73.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17.9 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 26 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1997
    • Year : 1997
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 544458
    • REBLT : *

DELAWARE BAY LAUNCH SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CEDAR CREEK, DE - MISPILLION RIVER, DE - DELAWARE BAY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS SHIP STORES AND SPARES

BIG STONE 5

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

BIG STONE PRIDE

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

BREAKWATER

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

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Over 80% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Output Still Offline

Over 80% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Output Still Offline

More than 80% of oil production in the Gulf of Mexico remains shut in after Hurricane Ida, a U.S. regulator said on Monday, more than a week after the storm made landfall and hit critical infrastructure in the region.Energy companies have been struggling to resume production after Ida damaged platforms and caused onshore power outages. About 1.

Three Charged with Manslaughter over Deadly 2018 Missouri 'Duck Boat' Incident

Three Charged with Manslaughter over Deadly 2018 Missouri 'Duck Boat' Incident

Missouri prosecutors filed state charges on Friday against three employees involved in a 2018 boat accident on a lake in the tourist town of Branson in which 17 people were killed.Kenneth McKee, the boat's captain, and managers Curtis Lanham and Charles Baltzell each face 17 counts of first-degree involuntary manslaughter for taking the World War Two-style duck boat out in stormy weather.

Shipbuilding and The Navy Of Tomorrow

Shipbuilding and The Navy Of Tomorrow

In the United States, it is a frustrating time to be in the government shipbuilding business. Even though America depends upon maritime commerce and faces growing security risks at sea, shipbuilding is just not a major national focus.Up to now, shipbuilders have had it pretty good. For the past several years, big naval shipbuilders have enjoyed steady growth and strong performance.

Congestion at Container Shipping Ports in Southern China Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

Congestion at Container Shipping Ports in Southern China Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

Congestion at container shipping ports in southern China is worsening as authorities step up disinfection measures amid a flare-up in COVID-19 cases, causing the biggest backlog since at least 2019.More than 150 coronavirus cases have been reported in Guangdong province, a key manufacturing and exporting hub in southern China, since the latest wave of cases struck in late May

World’s First Large Containership Converted to LNG Propulsion

World’s First Large Containership Converted to LNG Propulsion

The 15,000 TEU Brussels Express is the first large containership in the world to have been converted to liquefied natural gas (LNG) propulsion, German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd said on Monday, as operators look to LNG fuel to reduce their environmental footprint.In September 2020, the ship went into the Huarun Dadong Dockyard in Shanghai where the conversion was performed.

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

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

The global offshore wind industry has been picking up pace unabated by the global pandemic, with industry investments growing and offshore wind turbine makers competing on who'll build a larger turbine. With offshore wind turbines, bigger is better, Rystad said recently.Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa in May 2020 announced it was working on developing wind turbines with up to 15MW

Training Tips for Ships - Tip #20: Training in the Age of Data

Training Tips for Ships - Tip #20: Training in the Age of Data

As we greet 2021, it seems fitting to address a “big” topic - a topic that is ultimately going to change everything, including (and perhaps especially) training. The topic is “big data”. The goal  of today’s Training Tip for Ships is to get us thinking about big data in training. If we understand it, we can lay the groundwork to take advantage of it.

Video: Interlake Steamship's New Laker Floated Out

Video: Interlake Steamship's New Laker Floated Out

The first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in more than 35 years was launched at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. on December 17.Scheduled for completion in mid-2022, the Interlake Steamship Company's new River-Class, self-unloading bulk carrier Mark W. Barker is believed to be the first ship for U.S. Great Lakes service built on the Great Lakes since 1983.

Asian Piracy Is on the Rise

Asian Piracy Is on the Rise

Piracy and armed robbery against ships is on the rise in Asia, ReCAAP ISC reveals in its latest monthly report. In October, nine incidents of armed robbery against ships and no piracy incidents were reported in Asia. With these, the total number of incidents from January to October was 84, a 35% increase from 62 over the same period in 2019, and the most reported since 2016.

Ingalls Delivers National Security Cutter Stone

Ingalls Delivers National Security Cutter Stone

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has delivered National Security Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) to the U.S. Coast Guard.Documents signed Monday mark the official transfer of custody of the ship from HII to the Coast Guard. Stone is scheduled to sail away from the Pascagoula, Miss. shipyard at the end of this year to its homeport in Charleston, S.C.

General Dynamics Awarded $9.47 Bln Submarine Construction Contract

General Dynamics Awarded $9.47 Bln Submarine Construction Contract

General Dynamics Corp was awarded a $9.47 billion contract for the construction of Columbia class submarines, moving the U.S. Navy's top procurement priority out of the early-construction phase, the Pentagon said on Thursday.The contract for the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines covers the move to full construction of the first ship in the class, the USS Columbia