CAPTAIN BOB

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAPTAIN BOB
    • Operator : MARINE CONTRACTING CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 271
  • Size
    • Register length : 25 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14 Feet
    • Overall Length : 25 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 14 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.5 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2007
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

MARINE CONTRACTING CORP.

  • Area of Operation : HAMPTON ROADS AREA, CHESAPEAKE BAY, INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, CHESAPEAKE AND DELAWARE CANAL, DELAWARE RIVER - C & D CANAL TO WILMINGTON AND POTOMAC RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : FLOATING EQUIPMENT, PILE DRIVERS AND BARGES USED IN CONSTRUCTION WORK

ALFRED A. III

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FALCON

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARCO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SEAHAWK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Obituary: Captain Brian A. McAllister Passes Away

Obituary: Captain Brian A. McAllister Passes Away

Capt. Brian McAllister, a prominent member of the American maritime industry and a true New York area maritime industry icon, has passed away.The following was posted on the mcallistertowing.com website:"It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Captain.  Brian, who changed the future of McAllister Towing when he bought the company with his brothers and cousins

Staten Island Ferry Sandy Ground Commissioned

Staten Island Ferry Sandy Ground Commissioned

Staten Island Ferry's second new Ollis-class vessel, Sandy Ground, was commissioned Friday by New York City Mayor Eric Adams.“I am honored to commission a new Staten Island Ferry named for a community of New Yorkers who represent the best of our city and our country,” said Mayor Adams.

Felicity Ace Still Ablaze, Towing Vessels En Route

Felicity Ace Still Ablaze, Towing Vessels En Route

A ship carrying around 4,000 vehicles, including Porsches, Audis and Bentleys, that caught fire near the coast of the Azores will be towed to another European country or the Bahamas, the captain of the nearest port told Reuters on Friday.Lithium-ion batteries in the electric cars on board the vehicle carrier Felicity Ace have caught fire and the blaze requires specialist equipment to extinguish

Halter Marine Awarded Contract for Second USCG Polar Security Cutter

Halter Marine Awarded Contract for Second USCG Polar Security Cutter

Pascagoula, Miss. shipbuilder Halter Marine has been awarded a contract to build a second U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.The $552.7 million detail design and construction contract follows a $745.9 million contract awarded in 2019 to build the first PSC. There is also an option for a third PSC.

Wakashio Captain and First Officer Sentenced

Wakashio Captain and First Officer Sentenced

Two officers from a bulk carrier that ran aground and broke apart atop a coral reef off Mauritius have been sentenced for endangering safe navigation.Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar, captain of the Japanese-owned Wakashio, and the ship's first officer Hitihanillage Subhoda Janendra Tilakaratna pleaded guilty under the 2007 Merchant shipping act by a court in Port Louis.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen's New RoRo Vessel Nabucco Named in Sweden

Wallenius Wilhelmsen's New RoRo Vessel Nabucco Named in Sweden

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has recently celebrated the naming ceremony of the RoRo vessel MV Nabucco at the Port of Gothenburg.The ceremony was live-streamed from Gothenburg, with only a select group attending due to the recent increase in Covid cases. MV Nabucco is the last in a line of four HERO class sister ships, Wallenius Wilhelmsen said.

Lindblad Expeditions' Second Polar Ship Christened

Lindblad Expeditions' Second Polar Ship Christened

Lindblad Expeditions announced the launch of its second new polar vessel, National Geographic Resolution, on her inaugural voyage to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands. Under Antarctica’s clear blue skies and parked on fast ice in the Weddell Sea’s Duse Bay, guests walked onto the ice to cheer on Captain Heidi Norling as she christened the 126-guest National Geographic Resolution.

Vietnam in Talks with Iran over Seized Oil Tanker

Vietnam in Talks with Iran over Seized Oil Tanker

Vietnam has been in talks with Iranian authorities over the seizure last month of a Vietnamese oil tanker off the Iranian coast, in an effort to guarantee the safety of the crew, the Southeast Asian nation's said on Thursday.Talks had taken place on a diplomatic level in Hanoi and Tehran "to verify information and settle the incident to ensure safety and humane treatment for Vietnamese citizens

'Containergeddon' Drives Sugar, Rice Shippers Back to Bulk Carriers

'Containergeddon' Drives Sugar, Rice Shippers Back to Bulk Carriers

Food traders are switching from containers back to dry bulk vessels to transport refined sugar and rice, hoping to avoid shipping delays caused by container shortages and port congestion that the industry is calling "containergeddon", according to traders.Container-based transportation has been hit by sky-high costs and delays amid booming shipping demand

Pipeline from California Offshore Oil Spill was Moved 32 Meters Along Sea Floor

Pipeline from California Offshore Oil Spill was Moved 32 Meters Along Sea Floor

A section of the oil pipeline that burst off the Southern California coast was displaced 105 feet (32 meters) across the ocean floor, officials said on Tuesday, fueling speculation that a ship's anchor may have caused the environmental disaster.The revelation came as the U.S. Coast Guard and drilling company Amplify Energy Corp came under further scrutiny about the time it took to respond to the

Containership Captain Charged Over Cable Strike in Australia

Containership Captain Charged Over Cable Strike in Australia

The master of a containership has been charged in Australia after his vessel allegedly dragged anchor through a protected zone and damaged a subsea communications cable off the West Australian coast. The Ukrainian national is facing up to three years imprisonment.A section of the Australia Singapore Cable in the Perth Submarine Cable Protection Zone

Hundreds of Dead Turtles Wash Ashore After X-Press Pearl Fire

Hundreds of Dead Turtles Wash Ashore After X-Press Pearl Fire

Hundreds of turtles have washed ashore after a ship caught fire and sank off the west coast of Sri Lanka in June in the country's worst-ever marine disaster, a court in the capital Colombo heard this week.A fire erupted on the Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl on May 20, carrying 1,486 containers, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid along with other chemicals and cosmetics.