BILL JR.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BILL JR.
    • Operator : NORFOLK TOWING & LIGHTERAGE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 700
    • Full Load Capacity : 700 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 150 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 45 Feet
    • Overall Length : 150 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 45 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1086478

NORFOLK TOWING & LIGHTERAGE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERWAYS, WEST OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL
  • Principal Commodity : PROPELLERS FOR SHIPS, PILINGS AND ANCHOR CHAIN

HALF HITCH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BILLINDA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BILLY IV

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BOBBY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLIE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HEATH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JUNIOR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LINDA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARTINA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

QUINN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RANDALL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TRAVIS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VIRGINIA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Tanker Ablaze After Being Struck by Houthis in the Red Sea

Tanker Ablaze After Being Struck by Houthis in the Red Sea

Yemen's Houthi rebels on Friday stepped up attacks on vessels transiting the Red Sea, including a hit on a fuel tanker operated on behalf of trading firm Trafigura that sparked a fire.Trafigura said that the fuel tanker Marlin Luanda, which was operating on its behalf, was struck by a missile as it transited the Red Sea.

China to Conduct Sea Trials for Its First Ultra-deepwater Drilling Ship

China to Conduct Sea Trials for Its First Ultra-deepwater Drilling Ship

China will on Friday conduct sea trials for its first ocean research drilling vessel, capable of drilling at depths of more than 10,000 meters (32,800 feet), a key step towards beefing up the country's deep-sea oil and gas exploration capabilities.It is China's first vessel capable of ultra-deepwater research and drilling, Chinese state media reported on Monday.

Philippine President Skips COP28, Focuses on Seafarers

Philippine President Skips COP28, Focuses on Seafarers

Philippine President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has skipped COP28 in Dubai to personally address “important developments” in the hostage situation involving 17 Filipino seafarers.He is convening a meeting to facilitate the dispatch of a high-level delegation to Tehran, Iran, with the aim of providing necessary assistance to the seafarers.

Finland Says Gas Pipeline Likely Broken by Ship Dragging Anchor

Finland Says Gas Pipeline Likely Broken by Ship Dragging Anchor

Damage to a Baltic Sea gas pipeline earlier this month is believed to have been caused by a ship dragging a large anchor along the seabed, but it was too early to tell if this was an accident or a deliberate act, Finnish police said on Tuesday.Investigators said they had now retrieved a lost anchor from the seabed location where the pipeline ruptured on Oct.

Philippines Says Chinese Coastguard 'Intentionally' Collided with Its Boats

Philippines Says Chinese Coastguard 'Intentionally' Collided with Its Boats

The Philippines on Monday accused Chinese coastguard vessels of "intentionally" colliding with its vessels on a resupply mission in a disputed part of the South China Sea, as ties deteriorated between the Southeast Asian U.S. ally and Beijing.Both sides traded accusations after the latest incident on Sunday, which was the most serious yet in the waters around the disputed Second Thomas shoal

US Senators Ready Bill to Fund Office Helping Iran Oil Seizures

US Senators Ready Bill to Fund Office Helping Iran Oil Seizures

U.S. senators from both parties are readying legislation to help the federal government enforce oil sanctions on Iran, the office of Senator Joni Ernst, a Republican, told Reuters on Thursday.Ernst is spear-heading the bill slated for release on Monday to create a $150 million Iranian sanctions enforcement fund for the Department of Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) office

Philippines Says Marshall Islands-flagged Tanker May Have Been Involved in Deadly Sea Collision

An oil tanker registered under the flag of the Marshall Islands was suspected to have been involved in an 'accidental collision' with a Philippine boat in the South China Sea that killed three fishermen, the Philippine coast guard said on Wednesday.Philippine coast guard spokesperson Armando Balilo said that the incident was under investigation but that coast guard monitoring pointed to the

Capital Construction Funds: A New Opportunity For Vessel Financing On The Inland Waterways

Capital Construction Funds: A New Opportunity For Vessel Financing On The Inland Waterways

Recent changes have opened up the Capital Construction Fund program to owners and operators of vessels on the U.S. inland waterways.Among the programs offered by the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Maritime Administration (MARAD) to promote the growth and modernization of the U.S.

Bunker Fuel Contamination Hits US Gulf Coast

Bunker Fuel Contamination Hits US Gulf Coast

Contaminated marine fuels from several suppliers led to fouled engines on about a dozen vessels operating from the U.S. Gulf Coast this spring, according to Lloyd's Register and marine fuel testing service VPS.The tainted fuel was the first major occurrence along the U.S. Gulf Coast since 2018, when about 200 ships had engines fouled by fuel containing an epoxy, said Steve Bee

Indigenous Protesters in Peru's Amazon Release Captured Oil Tankers

Indigenous Protesters in Peru's Amazon Release Captured Oil Tankers

Indigenous protesters in the Peruvian Amazon have released two oil tankers and their crew members being held since last week in protest over changes to a development fund, a source at the company operating the vessels, PetroTal, said on Monday.The firm's marine shipments in the area also resumed earlier on Monday, the source added.

Operation to Empty Yemen Safer Oil Tanker Set to Begin

Operation to Empty Yemen Safer Oil Tanker Set to Begin

Operations to salvage 1.1 million barrels of oil from a decaying tanker moored off Yemen's coast will soon begin after a technical support ship arrived on site on Tuesday, the United Nations said.U.N. officials have been warning for years that the Red Sea and Yemen's coastline was at risk as the Safer tanker could spill four times as much oil as the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster off Alaska.

War Games: US and Philippines Sink Mock Enemy Warship

War Games: US and Philippines Sink Mock Enemy Warship

U.S. and Philippine armed forces unleashed a volley of missiles on a mock enemy warship in the South China Sea on Wednesday, in a show of military power and a strengthening alliance at a time of rising regional tension.Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr watched from a four-storey tower as a high mobility artillery rocket system (HIMARS) fired rockets at a decommissioned navy corvette in