BLACK BEARD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BLACK BEARD
    • Operator : WAR ADMIRAL, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1410
  • Location
    • City : MYRTLE GROVE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 124
  • Size
    • Register length : 65.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 28 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 41 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 641525

WAR ADMIRAL, LLC

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AROUND MYRTLE GROVE, LA (MILE 57 AHP LDB) AND MERAUX, LA (MILE 86.5 AHP LDB) AND RDB; NEW ORLEANS AND BATON ROUGE HARBORS; WELCOME, LA (MILE 163 AHP RDB) AND ST. JOHN FLEET (MILE 141 AHP LDB)
  • Principal Commodity : SHIFT BARGES AND DRY CARGO

BLACK GOLD

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

DIXIELAND HEAT

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

RISEN STAR

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

WISE FOX

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

ASSAULT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GALLANT FOX

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JEAN LAFITTE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOLLY ROGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OMAHA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEATTLE SLEW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIR BARTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WAR ADMIRAL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WHIRLAWAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CBY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TSI

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TS

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

News

MSC Reaffirms Commitment to Avoid Arctic Shipping Routes

MSC Reaffirms Commitment to Avoid Arctic Shipping Routes

Container shipping giant MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company doubled down on its position to avoid sending its vessels through the Northern Sea Route and urged others to follow suit, citing environmental concerns.“As a responsible company, this was an obvious decision for us,” said MSC CEO, Soren Toft.

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

The Suez Canal stepped up efforts on Friday to free a giant container ship blocking the vital trade waterway that has sent shipping rates for oil product tankers soaring and disrupted the global supply chains for everything from grains to baby clothes.Shipping rates for oil product tankers have nearly doubled after the 400 meter long Ever Given, almost as long as the Empire State Building is high

Video: Cruise Ship MSC Lirica Catches Fire in Corfu

Video: Cruise Ship MSC Lirica Catches Fire in Corfu

MSC Cruises said a fire broke out aboard one of its vessels idled in Greece, on Thursday.The fire was reported at 3:42 p.m. local time aboard the MSC Lirica, currently in warm layup without passengers on the Greek island Corfu, and was put out by the ship’s two fire brigades and local emergency services teams by 6:58 p.m.

Cargo Ship Sinks in Black Sea, Off Turkey

Cargo Ship Sinks in Black Sea, Off Turkey

A Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey's Black Sea province of Bartin, killing two crew members, the coast guard said on Sunday, adding that search and rescue operations for more crew members were continuing.Bartin Governor Sinan Guner had initially said the ship, the ARVIN, was a Russian dry freight vessel that sank off the coast of the Inkumu region in poor weather

Ships Make Record Number of Arctic Sailings in 2020

Ships Make Record Number of Arctic Sailings in 2020

Ships sailing through the Arctic region’s busiest lane along the Siberian coast made the highest number of trips on record this year as a quicker-than-expected melting of ice enabled more traffic, data showed.The Arctic has warmed at least twice as quickly as the rest of the world over the last three decades and shipping activity has picked up.

UN's IMO Approves Ban on Heavy Ship Fuel in Arctic after July 2024

UN's IMO Approves Ban on Heavy Ship Fuel in Arctic after July 2024

The United Nations shipping agency on Friday approved a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic region in a move criticized by green groups which said loopholes will allow many vessels to keep sailing without enough regulatory control.Antarctic waters are protected by stringent regulations, including a ban on heavy oil fuel (HFO) adopted in 2011

Video: Iranian Forces Board Liberian-flagged Tanker in International Waters

Video: Iranian Forces Board Liberian-flagged Tanker in International Waters

The United States military on Wednesday said that Iranian forces had boarded a civilian vessel in international waters in the Gulf.The U.S. military's Central Command released a grainy black-and-white video on Twitter showing a helicopter near a large ship."Today in international waters, Iranian forces, including two ships and an Iranian 'Sea King' helicopter

Wakashio Spill Leads Mauritius to Declare Emergency

Wakashio Spill Leads Mauritius to Declare Emergency

Fuel spilling from a Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius two weeks ago is creating an ecological disaster, endangering corals, fish and other marine life around the Indian Ocean island, officials and environmentalists say.The MV Wakashio, owned by the Nagashiki Shipping Company, struck the reef on Mauritius' southeast coast on July 25.

Australia's New Icebreaker is Being Towed to the Netherlands

Australia's New Icebreaker is Being Towed to the Netherlands

Australia’s new, nearly completed icebreaker built at Damen's Galati shipyard in Romania is traveling to the Netherlands to undergo final commissioning and sea trials that had been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.The Nuyina is currently under a month-long tow from Romania to the Dutch port of Vlissingen

Ingalls Shipbuilding Reopens Facility Wrecked by Katrina

Ingalls Shipbuilding Reopens Facility Wrecked by Katrina

Ingalls Shipbuilding has reopened its rebuilt and modernized facility on the east bank of the Pascagoula River after much of the site was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.The Pascagoula, Miss. shipbuilder announced Friday that it moved the newly built destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to the east bank's Pier Four, signifying the site's official reactivation.

Ukraine's Odessa Gets First WTI Oil Cargo from US

Ukraine's Odessa Gets First WTI Oil Cargo from US

Ukraine's Black Sea port of Odessa is set to receive on Wednesday its first ever West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil cargo from the United States, according to industry sources and shipping data, just a month after the front-month futures for the blend turned negative.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) May crude futures sank to minus $38 per barrel on April 20, just days before their expiration

US Barging Industry Navigating Black Swan Events

US Barging Industry Navigating Black Swan Events

The combination of the coronavirus pandemic and oil price freefall have affected most maritime markets, including inland waterway shipping. Looking at U.S. river transport in particular, the impacts of these two black swan events vary greatly depending on the type of cargo being carried.David Grzebinski, CEO of the America’s largest tank barge operator, Kirby Corp.