BV

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BV
    • Operator : BIG VALLEY EQUIPMENT, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 601
    • Full Load Capacity : 1100 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 13 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2010
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1228717

BIG VALLEY EQUIPMENT, LLC

  • Area of Operation : UPPER AND LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND IT'S TRIBUTARIES, INCLUDING THE GIWW
  • Principal Commodity : CRUSHED LIMESTONE PRODUCTS, RIP-RAP AND HEAVY CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

MICHAEL LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Future Ships: Picture Perfect

Future Ships: Picture Perfect

Big data, advanced computers and AI are allowing vessel designers to prepare models that leave essentially nothing to chance.“Lastly, it may be of considerable importance to form from the draught a block model of the vessel from which a still more accurate judgment may be formed of the fitness and beauty of the body.

Naftomar Shipping Orders Four Ammonia-powered VLGCs

Naftomar Shipping Orders Four Ammonia-powered VLGCs

Shipowner Naftomar Shipping announced an order for four very large ammonia carriers, to be built by South Korean shipbuilder Hanwha Ocean (formerly known as Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering) for scheduled delivery from 2026. With a capacity of 93,000 m3, the ships are among the world’s largest ammonia carriers ordered to date.

Hanwha Ocean Lands $500M Deal to Build Four Very Large Ammonia Carriers

Hanwha Ocean Lands $500M Deal to Build Four Very Large Ammonia Carriers

Hanwha Ocean has secured an order worth approximately $500 million to construct four very large ammonia carriers (VLACs) for Greek shipping company Naftomar Shipping and Trading Co. Ltd. Inc (Naftomar). Each VLAC will be able to transport 93,000 cubic meters (cbm) of ammonia, a carbon-free fuel, making them the largest vessel of their class in the world, Hanwha Ocean.

Stolt Tankers Orders Six Tankers from Wuhu Shipyard

Stolt Tankers Orders Six Tankers from Wuhu Shipyard

London-headquartered Stolt-Nielsen Limited announced its subsidiary Stolt Tankers B.V. has reached an agreement with Chinese shipbuilder  Wuhu Shipyard to construct six 38,000 deadweight tonne stainless steel parcel tankers for delivery between 2026 and 2028, with additional options for a further six newbuildings.

Exmar Orders Ammonia-Powered Midsize Gas Carriers

Exmar Orders Ammonia-Powered Midsize Gas Carriers

Exmar LPG has ordered two ammonia-powered Midsize Gas Carriers (MGCs) from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea.According to the company, a joint venture between EXMAR and Seapeak, the ships will be the first-ever oceangoing vessels to be propelled by dual-fuel ammonia engines, allowing for close to zero emissions trading when using ammonia.

Vroon Offloads 30 Offshore Service Vessels to Britoil

Vroon Offloads 30 Offshore Service Vessels to Britoil

Britoil Offshore Services said this week it had acquired 30 offshore service vessels and supporting offices in Singapore from Dutch shipping firm Vroon."The acquisition will see an expansion of Britoil’s operating footprint into the Mediterranean, the North Sea and Asia Pacific. The operations will also synergise in the Middle East and Africa," Britoil said.

MOL Chemical Tankers to Acquire Fairfield Chemical Carriers

MOL Chemical Tankers to Acquire Fairfield Chemical Carriers

MOL Chemical Tankers has reached a deal to acquire the business of Fairfield-Maxwells' Fairfield Chemical Carriers in an all-cash transaction.Under the agreement, MOL Chemical Tankers would obtain 100% of the shares in Fairfield Chemical Carriers for about $400 million, subject to change depending on the price adjustment under the share purchase agreement.

Norwegian Firm Agrees to Buy Five Vroon Offshore Vessels for $94M

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Golden Energy Offshore Services (GEOS) has entered into a binding Memorandum of Agreement for the acquisition of four platform supply vessels and one subsea support vessel from subsidiaries of Vroon Holding B.V. for a total consideration of $94 million.

Remote Survey is the New End-Game

Remote Survey is the New End-Game

More than remote witnessing, more than remote data analysis, remote survey techniques are now going to aid the shift to full vessel autonomy.The technology that enables a robot to safely navigate an environment it has no prior knowledge of is called Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM). “It is the key to autonomy for any aspiring can-do inspection robot.

Longship Orders Two Newbuilds from GS Yard

Longship Orders Two Newbuilds from GS Yard

Longship Group entered a joint newbuilding project with Wagle Chartering AS for two "GS Eco-Freighter 3700" to be built by GS Yard BV in Waterhuizen, the Netherlands.The general cargo ships feature single open top box shaped holds of about 181,000 cbft intake. The vessels are equipped with two bulkheads that can be used as tweendecks.

HGK Orders "Future-Fuel-Ready" Dry Goods Carrier

HGK Orders "Future-Fuel-Ready" Dry Goods Carrier

HGK Shipping ordered from De Gerlien van Tiem shipyard in Druten, Netherlands, a new, low-emission dry goods vessel, a vessel to be specially tailored to the requirements of Salzgitter Flachstahl. Equipped with a diesel-electric drive system and solar panels and designed to be “future-fuel-ready”

Digitalization: Maritime Charts its Course

Digitalization: Maritime Charts its Course

Maritime players plotting pathways to data collaboration with digital projects in line with new BV-backed research study.Digital technologies are increasingly being leveraged by shipping players to facilitate data collaboration among different actors in areas like ship design, vessel performance and port calls as a new Thetius research study backed by Bureau Veritas (BV) shows this will be vital