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

BV Approves Design for World's Largest Gas Carrier

BV Approves Design for World's Largest Gas Carrier

Classification society Bureau Veritas said it has issued novel design approval for what will be the world’s largest very large gas carriers (VLGC).The new 93,000-cubic-meter (CBM) capacity Panda 93P VLGC design has been developed by Jiangnan Shipyard, part of the CSSC Group (China State Shipbuilding Corporation), as an evolution of of the shipyard’s Panda gas carrier series

Keel Laid for First Russian-built Arc7 LNG Carrier

Keel Laid for First Russian-built Arc7 LNG Carrier

Russian shipbuilder Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex on Tuesday held a keel laying ceremony for a new Arctic liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier ordered by compatriot shipowner PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group).The newbuild is the lead vessel in a series of 15 carriers ordered from Zvezda for servicing the Arctic LNG 2 project.

Baleària's New High-speed Dual-fuel RoPax Eleanor Roosevelt Enters Service

Baleària's New High-speed Dual-fuel RoPax Eleanor Roosevelt Enters Service

Spanish shipping company Baleària has put into service its newest vessel, Eleanor Roosevelt, said to be the world’s first very large catamaran Ro-Pax ferry powered by dual-fuel reciprocating engines.Designed by Incat Crowther, the 123-meter-long aluminum vessel was built by Astilleros Armon at its Gijon shipyard in Spain using modular construction techniques. It is classed by Bureau Veritas.

Norway's First LNG Bunkering Vessel Enters Service

Norway's First LNG Bunkering Vessel Enters Service

Bergen Tankers’ newly converted liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel—Norway's first—has recently entered service.The 49.25-meter vessel, Bergen LNG, is being operated by Gasnor (Shell) in the Bergen area and on the Norwegian west coast to supply the LNG-fueled passenger ships operated by Hurtigruten and Kystruten.

Inside the Red-Hot Offshore Wind Energy Market

Inside the Red-Hot Offshore Wind Energy Market

As the traditional offshore oil and gas markets continue to struggle, the renewable offshore wind market is hot and getting hotter.As the cumulative maritime, offshore, port and logistics marketplace gears up for offshore wind energy on a huge scale, World Energy Reports (WER), in its report “2021 The Year When Offshore Wind Takes Off in the United States,” shows the anticipated growth trajectory.

You’re Going to Need a Bigger Fleet

You’re Going to Need a Bigger Fleet

The U.S. is going to need a fleet of Jones Act-compliant vessels to support its budding offshore wind industry. The good news is that several of these vessels are currently operating or on order. Even better, there are plenty more in the pipeline.In 2016, Rhode Island-based Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) put into service the U.S.’ first-ever vessel purpose-built for offshore wind services.

Bigger, Stronger:  The U.S. Dredging Fleet is Growing

Bigger, Stronger: The U.S. Dredging Fleet is Growing

The U.S. dredging fleet is growing. Presently on order and under construction is a raft of in-demand equipment that will help to keep America’s ports and waterways open, safeguard coastal communities and maintain the vital flow of maritime commerce to, from and through the U.S.In August

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Plans First Jones Act Rock Installation Vessel

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Plans First Jones Act Rock Installation Vessel

U.S.-based Great Lakes Dredge & Dock is developing a first-of-its-kind vessel to support America's burgeoning offshore wind industry.The nation's largest dredging services provider announced Thursday it is working with Ulstein Design and Solutions B.V. to design and develop the first U.S.-flagged Jones Act compliant, inclined fallpipe vessel for subsea rock installation.

Autonomy: BV AIP for Unmanned Surface Vessel DriX

Autonomy: BV AIP for Unmanned Surface Vessel DriX

Bureau Veritas (BV) delivered an Approval in Principle (AiP) to iXblue for its Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) DriX, an AiP that addresses the safety requirements of the marine drone, which operates under the novel concept of remotely supervised autonomy.With a length of 8m, DriX is an Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) equipped with advanced perception means, including a radar, a lidar and cameras

Pair of Inland Container Vessels for Den Bosch Max BV Named

Pair of Inland Container Vessels for Den Bosch Max BV Named

Two new inland container vessels built by Concordia Damen were named at a ceremony held at BCTN’s inland terminal at Den Bosch on Saturday, July 10, 2021. Den Bosch Max BV is a joint venture between logistics services provider Nedcargo International BV and inland terminal operator BCTN.

KOTUG Invests in the Future, Launching Inland Shipping Unit

KOTUG Invests in the Future, Launching Inland Shipping Unit

KOTUG International B.V. (KOTUG) established an inland shipping division to provide electric powered pusher tugs and smart AI-driven dispatch and route planning applications for the inland water transportation industry, aiming to support the worldwide energy transition and the modal shift from road transport to waterways while meeting the growing demand for electric-powered vessels.

Bureau Veritas Certifies 3D Printed Propeller

Bureau Veritas Certifies 3D Printed Propeller

Bureau Veritas (BV) said it has certified a new-generation 3D printed propeller manufactured by Naval Group for a Tripartite-class minehunter vessel.“This technology is promising and opens the room for further, more complex, innovations in additive manufacturing,” Laurent Leblanc, Senior Vice President Technical & Operations at Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore.With its 2.