BLANCHE MARIE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BLANCHE MARIE
    • Operator : MATTHEWS MARINE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 500
  • Location
    • City : PASS CHRISTIAN
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 29
    • Full Load Capacity : 65 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 48 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 48 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.6 Feet
    • Height : 26 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1962
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 282670

MATTHEWS MARINE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MOBILE, AL TO NEW ORLEANS, LA; RIVER BAYS AND INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND CRANE BARGES

SARAH ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRILBY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Beirut Blast Chemicals Possibly Linked to Syrian Businessmen

Beirut Blast Chemicals Possibly Linked to Syrian Businessmen

The company that bought the ammonium nitrate which exploded in Beirut last August had possible links to two Syrian businessmen under U.S. sanctions for ties to President Bashar al-Assad, according to a report by a Lebanese journalist and London company filings.Savaro Ltd, the trading firm which procured the chemicals in 2013

Filipino Diplomat Tells China to 'Get the F*** Out' of Disputed Waters

Filipino Diplomat Tells China to 'Get the F*** Out' of Disputed Waters

The Philippine foreign minister on Monday demanded in an expletive-laced message on Twitter that China’s vessels get out of disputed waters, marking the latest exchange in a war of words with Beijing over its activities in the South China Sea.The comments by Teodoro Locsin, known for making blunt remarks at times

Maintenance Error Led to $2.2 Million Bulker Accident -NTSB

Maintenance Error Led to $2.2 Million Bulker Accident -NTSB

The incorrect installation of a single set screw led to the loss of propulsion control on the Canadian-flagged, 736-foot-long Atlantic Huron, causing the ship to strike a pier at 6.8 knots, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Tuesday.On July 5, 2020, the self-unloading bulk carrier made contact with a pier associated with the Soo Locks, in Sault Sainte Marie, Mich.

Great Lakes Shipping Companies Navigate Market Challenges Ahead

Great Lakes Shipping Companies Navigate Market Challenges Ahead

For U.S.-flag shipping on the Great Lakes, 2019 was a good year. Total cargos were 90 million net tons, up 7.5% over 2018 and 4.6% over the five-year average. 49.7 million net tons of iron ore were shipped, up 8.5% over 2018 and 11.7% over the five year. Limestone was up 9.7% over 2018 and 10.2% over the five-year average. In 2010 and 2011, coal and limestone were each about 20 million net tons.

Total Joins Maersk-led Shipping Decarbonization Project

Total Joins Maersk-led Shipping Decarbonization Project

French oil major Total said it will contribute to a project led by shipping giant Maersk aiming to develop new alternative fuels and carbon neutral solutions for ships.The nonprofit Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping was formed in 2020 as the maritime industry continues efforts to reduce its environmental footprint.

Canadian Coast Guard Begins Icebreaking on the Great Lakes

Canadian Coast Guard Begins Icebreaking on the Great Lakes

The Canadian Coast Guard’s annual icebreaking season on the Great Lakes, which provides assistance to the shipping industry, is underway. Working in partnership with U.S. Coast Guard District 9, the Canadian Coast Guard has two icebreakers assigned to the Great Lakes for the entire winter season: CCGS Griffon and CCGS Samuel Risley.

Phase Two Contract Awarded for New Soo Lock Project

Phase Two Contract Awarded for New Soo Lock Project

The second phase construction contract for the New Lock at the Soo has been awarded to Kokosing Alberici LLC of Westerville, Ohio, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials announced Thursday.The much-anticipated mega-project will require three phases of construction. Kokosing Alberici's $111 million contract to complete the second phase will stabilize the existing approach walls

New Soo Lock Construction Begins

New Soo Lock Construction Begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) said the New Lock at the Soo project is on schedule as construction resumes on phase one and is initiated on phase two this week.Trade West Construction, Inc., and joint venture Kokosing-Alberici began moving equipment to the site the week of April 12 and 19.