BRENDA ANN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BRENDA ANN
    • Operator : T K TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 900
  • Location
    • City : MORGAN CITY
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 34
  • Size
    • Register length : 47 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 47 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Height : 18 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1998
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 523102
    • REBLT : *

T K TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : THEODORE, AL TO CAMERON, LA; MOBILE BAY AND ICW ONLY
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING OIL FIELD PRODUCTS

DOUGLAS B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAMA ROSIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VICKI LYNN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Subchapter M Phase-in Period Draws to a Close

Subchapter M Phase-in Period Draws to a Close

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday marked the end of the four-year Subchapter M certificate of inspection (COI) phase-in period for U.S.-registered towing vessels. Subchapter M, the United States regulatory code dealing with towing vessels and requirements for towing vessel safety, has officially been in place since July 2016, when the U.S. Coast Guard finalized the long-awaited Sub M rulemaking.

Miller Boat Line Adds New Ferry Mary Ann Market

Miller Boat Line Adds New Ferry Mary Ann Market

Ohio-based Miller Boat Line has taken delivery of its newest passenger and vehicle ferry Mary Ann Market from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding.The ferry left the Sturgeon Bay, Wis. shipyard on July 8 and arrived to her home port Put-in-Bay, on Ohio's South Bass Island, on July 10. The vessel is expected to enter service following its U.S. Coast Guard inspection later this month.

Offshore Wind Vessels Get 'Vessel of National Interest' Designation by U.S. MARAD

Offshore Wind Vessels Get 'Vessel of National Interest' Designation by U.S. MARAD

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) last Friday designated offshore wind vessels as vessels of national interest making them eligible for financial support through the Title XI Federal Ship Financing Program (Title XI). The Federal Ship Financing Program - commonly referred to as "Title XI" based on the part of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936 that established the program - provides for a

Ann Phillips Sworn In As MARAD Administrator

Ann Phillips Sworn In As MARAD Administrator

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that Rear Admiral (Rear Adm.) Ann Phillips, USN, Ret., has been confirmed and sworn in as the 20th Administrator of the Maritime Administration (MARAD). Nominated by President Biden on October 21, 2021, Rear Adm. Phillips was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 10, 2022. She is the first woman to lead MARAD as administrator.

Ann Phillips Confirmed as Next MARAD Administrator

Ann Phillips Confirmed as Next MARAD Administrator

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Ann C. Phillips as Administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), filling a position that has been left vacant at the Department of Transportation (DOT) since January 2021. Phillips was confirmed by a vote of 75-22.Phillips, a retired U.S.

Maersk Warns Shanghai Lockdown to Boost  Shipping Costs Further

Maersk Warns Shanghai Lockdown to Boost Shipping Costs Further

Danish shipper Maersk said the Shanghai lockdown will severely hurt trucking services and increase transport costs, as China's intensifying efforts to fight the spread of COVID-19 further rattles global supply chains.The Chinese coastal city, home to some of the world's busiest sea and airports

COVID Curbs Bite at Chinese Ports, Threatening Global Supply Chains

COVID Curbs Bite at Chinese Ports, Threatening Global Supply Chains

The queues of container ships outside major Chinese ports are lengthening by the day as COVID-19 outbreaks in manufacturing export hubs threaten to unleash a fresh wave of global supply chain shocks, ship owners, logistics firms and analysts say.China is experiencing its biggest spike in COVID-19 infections since an initial outbreak in the central city of Wuhan was contained in early 2020.

Biden Appoints Ann Phillips as MARAD Administrator

Biden Appoints Ann Phillips as MARAD Administrator

President Joe Biden intends to nominate Ann Phillips to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) at the Department of Transportation (DOT), the White House announced Thursday. The position has been vacant since Mark Buzby resigned from the role in the wake of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in January.If confirmed, Phillips, a retired U.S.

MARAD Awards $19.6 Million in Small Shipyard Grants

MARAD Awards $19.6 Million in Small Shipyard Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grant awards to 24 small shipyards in 19 states through the Small Shipyard Grant Program.The funds will help awardees—many of which being family-run businesses—modernize, increase productivity and expand local employment opportunities while competing in the global marketplace, MARAD said.

Norwegian Cruise Ship Detects Probable Case of Omicron Variant

Norwegian Cruise Ship Detects Probable Case of Omicron Variant

A probable case of the Omicron variant has been identified in a crew member of a Norwegian Cruise ship that reached New Orleans on Sunday after detecting COVID-19 among some crew and guests, the Louisiana Department of Health said.The probable case was found among 10 people who tested positive for the virus on Saturday, the health agency said in a tweet on Sunday.

Feds Struggle to Address  Supply Chain Capacity Issues

Feds Struggle to Address Supply Chain Capacity Issues

The Biden Administration’s struggles to alleviate supply chain capacity issues appear to be continuing with no end in sight. Part of the issue arises from the Administration’s limited focus on ports and another part arises from Congressional stalemates. Could the much-needed beltway leadership on these issues come in the form of the newly-tapped Maritime Administrator?Biden focuses on ports to

Tugboat Crew Member Medevaced off Galveston

Tugboat Crew Member Medevaced off Galveston

An ailing mariner was medically evacuated from an articulated tug and barge approximately 65 miles off Galveston, Texas, Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call at about 4 p.m. from the 116-foot U.S.-flagged tugboat Leigh Ann Moran stating a 60-year-old crew member was ailing and disoriented.