CHIEF

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHIEF
    • Operator : TIDEWATER BARGE LINES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4520
  • Location
    • City : VANCOUVER
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 365
  • Size
    • Register length : 114.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 121.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9.8 Feet
    • Height : 49.9 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2007
    • Year : 2007
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 514987
    • REBLT : *

TIDEWATER BARGE LINES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : WILLAMETTE, COLUMBIA AND SNAKE RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : PETROLEUM, WOODCHIPS, GRAIN, FERTILIZERS AND GENERAL CARGO CONTAINERS

BETTY LOU

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. BOB

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHALLENGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLARKSTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CROWN POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DEFIANCE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HURRICANE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

INVADER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LEGEND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY GAIL II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAVERICK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

REBEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUNDIAL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIDEWATER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BIG BIN

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HUMBOLDT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SILETZ

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WL

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NEW DAWN

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

NEW ENDEAVOR

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

NEW FRONTIER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

NEW VISION

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

THE EXPLORER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

THE PIONEER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

THE PROSPECTOR

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

TRI-CITIES VOYAGER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Maersk Expects Pre-COVID Container Demand in 2021

Maersk Expects Pre-COVID Container Demand in 2021

Shipping group Maersk on Wednesday issued full-year earnings guidance above its forecast at the beginning of the year and said it expects demand for moving containers at sea to return to pre-COVID levels in the first half of next year.The company's share price jumped more than 7% in early trade to an eight-month high, and has doubled in value since March

Opedal Tapped for Top Spot at Equinor

Opedal Tapped for Top Spot at Equinor

The Equinor Board of Directors appointed Anders Opedal as its new president and CEO starting November 2, 2020. Eldar Sætre will retire after six years as CEO and more than 40 years in the company.Opedal ascends to the top spot coming from the position as Executive Vice President Technology, Projects and Drilling.

Pandemic Forces Ship Owners to Shelve Scrubber Installs

Pandemic Forces Ship Owners to Shelve Scrubber Installs

Ship owners are postponing or canceling the installation of “scrubbers” that extract harmful sulphur emissions from their vessels as the coronavirus pandemic tightens finances.Regulations from United Nations agency the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which took effect in January

Genco Makes First Full Crew Change Under Singapore's New Rules

Genco Makes First Full Crew Change Under Singapore's New Rules

U.S.-based drybulk shipowner Genco Shipping & Trading Limited announced the successful full crew change of the Genco Liberty, a 180,032 DWT Capesize vessel, marking the first full crew change under new COVID-19 protocols in Singapore.  A total of 37 seafarers were involved in this crew change, which was completed on June 6, 2020 and executed in accordance with protocols established by Genco

Shipping Industry Goes Digital in Lockdown

Shipping Industry Goes Digital in Lockdown

The coronavirus lockdown has accelerated a digitalization drive in a global shipping and logistics sector that still routinely delivers many documents by bike messenger in some countries, according to industry leaders.Ports operator DP World said on Thursday it would join shipping company Maersk and other peers in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting the sector's costly paper trail.

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Dredging contractor Weeks Marine has ordered a new trailer suction hopper dredger from Eastern Shipbuilding Group, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2023.The new dredge, RB Weeks, to be constructed at Eastern's Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla. will be a sister ship to the Eastern-built twin screw TSHD Magdalen placed into service in 2018.

An NYK First: Internally Trained Seafarer Promoted to Captain

An NYK First: Internally Trained Seafarer Promoted to Captain

In its storied 135-year history of NYK, Akihiro Mori now holds a distinguished place in the company, as effective April 1, 2020, Mori becomes the first internally trained seafarer promoted to captain.The story is an important one for the maritime industry as a whole, as the plight of the seafarer and the ongoing quest to find and groom the ‘next generation’ is universally shared in 2020.

Oil Storage at Sea Approaching Record Levels

Oil Storage at Sea Approaching Record Levels

Oil traders are storing as much as 80 million barrels of oil on tankers at sea, with further ships being sought as land storage sites fill up fast due to a global glut of stocks, shipping industry sources say.Traders rushed for storage after global oil demand collapsed by a third due to the coronavirus outbreak, and as top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia have refused to curb output so far

Dredgers Make Way for USNS Comfort in New York

Dredgers Make Way for USNS Comfort in New York

Dredgers are expediting operations in New York to make way for the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort, which will dock in the epicenter of America's COVID-19 outbreak to assist hospitals that become overrun by the pandemic.Dredging contractor Donjon Marine Co., Inc. was contacted last week and asked to begin dredging Manhattan Cruise Terminal’s Berth 4 in anticipation of the arrival of the ship

Mammoet Completes ALE Acquisition

Mammoet Completes ALE Acquisition

The Netherlands-based Mammoet confirmed it has completed its acquisition of UK-based rival ALE, creating the industry’s largest engineered heavy lifting and transport services provider.The businesses will operate as one company under the Mammoet brand with more than 140 offices and branches worldwide, Mammoet said in a press release on Wednesday.

Maersk Tankers to Add 11 Vessels to Fleet

Maersk Tankers to Add 11 Vessels to Fleet

Danish tanker owner and operator Maersk Tankers is set to add 11 ships to its managed fleet in a deal with BP Shipping and ICBC Financial Leasing.Under the terms of the agreement, Maersk Tankers will take each vessel from the owner under a bare-boat charter arrangement, which it will then hire out to BP under a time charter deal for a period of three years.

US-flagged LNG Bunker Barge Launched

US-flagged LNG Bunker Barge Launched

America’s first offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) barge has been launched for owner Q-LNG Transport, Mississippi shipbuilder VT Halter Marine announced on Wednesday.The Q-LNG 4000 barge, designed to carry 4,000 cubic meters of LNG, with dimensions of 324’ x 64’ x 32’.6”, will be operated as part of an articulated tug and barge (ATB) unit designed to meet the requirements of American Bureau of