BLACK GOLD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BLACK GOLD
    • Operator : WAR ADMIRAL, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 360
  • Location
    • City : MYRTLE GROVE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 10
    • Full Load Capacity : 15 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 29.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 32 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 561220

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

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

BLACK BEARD

  • 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.

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

Gunvor Invests in Artemis to Build Zero-emissions Ferries

Gunvor Invests in Artemis to Build Zero-emissions Ferries

Energy trader Gunvor Group has bought a minority stake in Artemis Technologies to build high-speed ferries capable of carrying up to 350 passengers with zero emissions, the company said on Thursday.The new vessel, called the Artemis eFoiler, will produce savings of up to 90% on fuel compared with traditional diesel ferries.

Iran Uses Disguised Tanker to Export Venezuelan Oil

Iran Uses Disguised Tanker to Export Venezuelan Oil

A tanker chartered by the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) is loading Venezuelan crude for export, documents from state-run PDVSA show, providing evidence of the two countries’ latest tactics to expand their trade in defiance of U.S. sanctions.Venezuela and Iran have deepened their cooperation this year as Venezuela has exchanged gold and other commodities for Iranian food, condensate and fuel.

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

New Staten Island Ferry Launched at Eastern

New Staten Island Ferry Launched at Eastern

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) launched the second of three new Staten Island “Ollis Class” Ferries for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. The Sandy Ground was launched Friday at Eastern’s Allanton facility in Panama City, Fla.

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.

Venezuela's Military to Escort Iranian Tankers

Venezuela's Military to Escort Iranian Tankers

Venezuela's military will escort Iranian tankers bringing fuel to the gasoline-starved country as soon as they enter its exclusive economic zone, Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said on Wednesday.His comments came after Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said the shipment should "alarm" Latin America. Both OPEC members are U.S. adversaries whose oil industries are under U.S. sanctions.

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