BILLIE D. MILLER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BILLIE D. MILLER
    • Operator : 2927062
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 450
  • Location
    • City : WOOD RIVER
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 33
  • Size
    • Register length : 53 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 53 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 27.9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1957
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 274040

CHARLIE NEWTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHUB MORRIS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DENNY ANGEL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM ZUPAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CE

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Single Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

EBS

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

FUELER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Single Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

MIDSTREAM FUELER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Single Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Help Wanted: US Maritime Industry Struggles to Fill Key Gaps

Help Wanted: US Maritime Industry Struggles to Fill Key Gaps

A shortage of U.S. mariners presents a major threat to the United States’ national and economic security, and the problem is growing day by day.According to a 2017 study prepared by the Maritime Workforce Working Group and released by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), the estimated pool of U.S. mariners actively sailing with unlimited tonnage credentials was comprised of 11,768 mariners.

China Coastguard Uses Water Cannons Against Philippine Ships

China Coastguard Uses Water Cannons Against Philippine Ships

China's coastguard said it had taken measures against Philippine vessels in disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday, while the Philippines decried the moves, including the use of water cannons, as "irresponsible and provocative".China's actions led to "significant damage" and injury to personnel on a civilian boat hired to resupply troops

Freight Rates for Grain Exports via New Black Sea Route Fall Sharply, Ukraine Says

Freight Rates for Grain Exports via New Black Sea Route Fall Sharply, Ukraine Says

A new corridor allowing cargo vessels to carry Ukrainian grain and iron ore from Black Sea ports has significantly lowered freight rates and they are likely to fall further, Ukraine's farm minister said on Monday.Kyiv launched what it calls a temporary humanitarian corridor in August to allow agricultural exports as an alternative arrangement after Russia blocked the U.N.

Ship Insurance Facility Set Up for Ukraine Grain Exports

Ship Insurance Facility Set Up for Ukraine Grain Exports

A new marine insurance facility for Ukrainian grain exports using the country's sea corridor has been set up in conjunction with Ukraine's authorities, insurance broker Miller said on Tuesday.Russia quit a U.N.-backed deal in July to enable exports from Ukraine to sail from three approved ports.

Crowley and BWXT Working on Nuclear Power Generation Ships for Defense and Disaster Needs

Crowley and BWXT Working on Nuclear Power Generation Ships for Defense and Disaster Needs

Shipping and energy supply chain firm Crowley has teamed with nuclear power specialist BWX Technologies through a memorandum of understanding for a ship concept that, the companies say, has the potential to generate alternative, zero-carbon emission energy for defense and disaster needs by including a microreactor on board.The two U.S.

UN Starts Removing Oil from Decaying FSO in Red Sea

UN Starts Removing Oil from Decaying FSO in Red Sea

The United Nations said on Tuesday it had started the removal of more than 1 million barrels of oil from a decaying supertanker off Yemen's Red Sea coast in a complex operation it hopes will ward off a regional disaster.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

Saltchuk to Acquire Overseas Shipholding Group

Saltchuk to Acquire Overseas Shipholding Group

Seattle-headquartered Saltchuk on Monday announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG), a New York-listed marine transportation company based in Tampa, Fla., in a deal worth $950 million.Privately-held Saltchuk—OSG’s largest shareholder—said the transaction assigns OSG an aggregate equity value of approximately $653 million.

New Cranes & Offshore Wind Efficiency

New Cranes & Offshore Wind Efficiency

The end may be in sight, but the race for bigger cranes is still having an impact on offshore wind project efficiency.The industry has already felt the need for upgrading crane lifting capacity on existing offshore wind installation vessels: NOV is upgrading the cranes on Cadeler’s existing O-class wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs)

US to Reimpose Oil Sanctions on Venezuela

US to Reimpose Oil Sanctions on Venezuela

The Biden administration said it would not renew a license set to expire early on Thursday that had broadly eased Venezuela oil sanctions, moving to reimpose punitive measures in response to President Nicolas Maduro’s failure to meet his election commitments.Just hours before the deadline, the U.S.

Demand for Maritime Shaft Generators Increasing

Demand for Maritime Shaft Generators Increasing

30 years ago shaft generators with PTI capability kept container ships sailing at top speed. That purpose gone, PTI/PTO is making a new comeback in more cargo shipping segments, this time for reducing emissions.Retrofitting a shaft generator is not an insignificant undertaking. Around 50 tons of equipment needs to be installed into the engineroom through a hole in the hull.

Valaris Takes Delivery of Two New Drillships

Valaris Takes Delivery of Two New Drillships

Offshore drilling company Valaris has taken delivery of newbuild drillships VALARIS DS-13 and DS-14 for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $337 million.VALARIS DS-13 and DS-14 will be mobilized from South Korea to Las Palmas in Spain, where the rigs will be stacked until they are contracted for work.

Will the Effort to Reach Zero Emissions Go Nuclear?

Will the Effort to Reach Zero Emissions Go Nuclear?

On December 8, 1953 President Dwight D. Eisenhower addressed the 470th Plenary Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. The speech he delivered is often recognized as his effort to introduce “Atoms for Peace”, a program to move nuclear fission and technology away from weapons development and into clean energy.