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

German Government Considers Lifeline for Embattled Shipbuilder Meyer Werft

German Government Considers Lifeline for Embattled Shipbuilder Meyer Werft

The German government is considering support for Meyer Werft, one of the world's biggest cruise ship builders, an economy ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday, as the cash-strapped company mapped out hundreds of planned job cuts to stem costs.The government is considering federal assistance for Meyer Werft together with the state of Lower Saxony

Noble Corporation and Diamond Offshore Enter Merger Creating 41 Rig Units Fleet

Noble Corporation and Diamond Offshore Enter Merger Creating 41 Rig Units Fleet

Noble Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Diamond Offshore, creating a fleet of 41 rigs - including 28 floaters and 13 jack-ups, and a combined backlog of approximately $6.5 billion.Noble will acquire Diamond in a stock plus cash transaction, whereby Diamond shareholders will receive 0.2316 shares of Noble, plus cash consideration of $5.

Red Sea Diversions, Tariff Risks Send Ocean Shipping Soaring

Red Sea Diversions, Tariff Risks Send Ocean Shipping Soaring

Spiking ocean shipping rates, vessel backups at seaports and empty container shortages - issues that wreaked havoc on global trade during the COVID pandemic supply-chain crisis - are back as the industry enters its busy season."There is a cocktail of uncertainty and disruption across global ocean freight supply chains," said Peter Sand, chief analyst at pricing platform Xeneta.

Fincantieri to Establish Shipbuilding Subsidiary in Saudi Arabia

Fincantieri to Establish Shipbuilding Subsidiary in Saudi Arabia

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri will expand its cooperation with Saudi Arabia through its new unit Fincantieri Arabia, the group said on Wednesday.The Saudi unit will support the kingdom's Vision 2030 development agenda in the cruise, defense and offshore sectors, Fincantieri said in a press release, released on the margins of an industrial conference.

Hapag Lloyd CEO Expects Red Sea Crisis to End This Year

Hapag Lloyd CEO Expects Red Sea Crisis to End This Year

The CEO of German container shipper Hapag-Lloyd said on Monday he expects that the Red Sea crisis can be overcome before the end of the year.Ship operators face prolonged disruption as Yemen-based Houthi militants attack vessels travelling on one of the world's busiest routes, causing costly redirections around Africa.

Hapag-Lloyd and Seaspan to Retrofit Five Vessels to Methanol Propulsion

Hapag-Lloyd and Seaspan to Retrofit Five Vessels to Methanol Propulsion

Hapag-Lloyd and Seaspan Corporation announced plans to retrofit and convert five 10,100 TEU containerships powered by conventional MAN S90 engines to dual-fuel engines capable of operating on methanol. Following the engine retrofit, the vessels will continue to be on long-term charter from Seaspan to Hapag-Lloyd.

Red Sea Crisis Forces Operators to Use More Containerships, Adding to Emission Concerns

Red Sea Crisis Forces Operators to Use More Containerships, Adding to Emission Concerns

The shipping industry's pledge to limit its carbon footprint may suffer a setback as the current Red Sea crisis prompts it to use more vessels and take longer routes to ensure the smooth sailing of global maritime trade.Iranian-backed Houthi militants' attacks on vessels passing through the southern Red Sea have choked trade through the Suez Canal

Houthis Promise Safe Passage for Chinese and Russian Ships

Houthis Promise Safe Passage for Chinese and Russian Ships

Yemen's Houthis have provided assurances to both China and Russia that their vessels will pass safely through the Red Sea, the chief negotiator for the Houthi movement, Mohammed Abdulsalam, told Reuters on Thursday.(Reuetrs - Reporting by Mohammad Ghobari; Writing by Enas Alashray; Editing by Hugh

Sunken Ship Spilling Oil in Trinidad and Tobago

Sunken Ship Spilling Oil in Trinidad and Tobago

First responders and volunteers from Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday sought to contain an oil spill detected last week in the Caribbean country's waters and clean areas of Tobago island's coast already affected by the incident.Trinidad and Tobago's coast guard first spotted the spill on Feb.

Samsung Heavy Industries Gets $1.5B FLNG Order

Samsung Heavy Industries Gets $1.5B FLNG Order

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a new floating LNG production unit worth $1.5 billion.SHI formed a consortium with Black & Veatch for the delivery of the new FLNG unit, subject to final investment decision for the project (FID) being developed by the 'North American client'.

Shipping CEOs Call for End to Fossil-Only Newbuilds

Shipping CEOs Call for End to Fossil-Only Newbuilds

The CEOs of leading global shipping lines issued a joint declaration at COP 28 calling for an end date for fossil-only powered newbuilds and urging the IMO to create the regulatory conditions to accelerate the transition to green fuels.The only realistic way of meeting the IMO’s 2030, 2040 and net-zero 2050 goals is to transition from fossil to green fuels at scale and at pace, they say.

ABS Approves Bumi Armada's Floating Concept for Carbon Storage and Injection

ABS Approves Bumi Armada's Floating Concept for Carbon Storage and Injection

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has awarded Approval in Principle (AIP) for Bumi Armada’s pioneering design for a floating carbon storage and injection unit (FCSIU).Bumi Armada’s FCSIU concept is a floating terminal capable of storing and injecting liquified carbon dioxide (LCO2) into depleted oil and gas fields or aquifers.