DC

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DC
    • Operator : PINNACLE III, L. P.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : BRAZORIA COUNTY
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 633
    • Full Load Capacity : 1200 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 39 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1945
    • EQUIP2 : EQUIPMENT
    • EQUIP1 : DIESEL
    • Coast Guard Number : CG018754

PINNACLE III, L. P.

  • Area of Operation : RIVER HARBORS IN THE VICINITY BETWEEN HOUSTON, TX AND VICTORIA, TX USING THE GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY OF TEXAS
  • Principal Commodity : CONCRETE, AGGREGATE, GRAVEL AND SAND

CHIEF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GRACIE LEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEDA J

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

P

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Supply Chain Shocks: Ocean Shipping Challenges Abound

Supply Chain Shocks: Ocean Shipping Challenges Abound

Supply chain issues tied to liner shipping have been front page news throughout 2021; just about everyone agrees that there’s a problem. The underlying cause is right out of Economics 101: a surge in demand for moving containerized cargo, in the face of “inelastic” throughput capacity (which includes vessels and their landside interfaces to surface transportation

PROFILE: Glosten is Meeting the Decarbonization Challenge, by Design

PROFILE: Glosten is Meeting the Decarbonization Challenge, by Design

Naval architects and marine engineers sit on the front lines of the maritime industry’s battle toward decarbonization. Morgan Fanberg, President, Glosten, discusses the challenges and opportunities ahead.Put in context the challenge ahead for ship owners and ship designers to meet emission targets of 2050?I started my career in 1998 and as a young marine engineer

Dredging Up Federal Funding for Inland Ports and Waterways

Dredging Up Federal Funding for Inland Ports and Waterways

All signals from Washington, D.C., indicate that Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 could be a record-breaking year for inland port and waterway investment. The successful opening of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund, a recording-breaking United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) budget request, positive improvements to the Port Infrastructure Development Program

The Shipping Industry Embraces Battery Power

The Shipping Industry Embraces Battery Power

The past decade has seen tight restrictions on emissions from vessels, notably with a 2015 move to a .10% sulfur maximum in Emission Control Areas (ECA) in North America and in northern Europe. As the International Maritime Organization (IMO) now shapes shipping’s decarbonization future, shipowners are looking at transitions away from fossil fuels.

Reflections on the Trends That Have Shaped the Maritime Industry

Reflections on the Trends That Have Shaped the Maritime Industry

This will be my last monthly article for Maritime Reporter & Engineering News. I started writing these articles in early 2002, just over 19 years ago and during that time I have written over 228 articles, missing only one month when my grandson was hospitalized. (I have also written about 6,200 of my (almost) daily newsletters.

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.

Autonomy: Inside the Building of Ocean Infinity’s Armada Fleet

Autonomy: Inside the Building of Ocean Infinity’s Armada Fleet

Back in 2017, Ocean Infinity made a novel move; deploying six autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), instead of just one, from a single vessel, vastly increasing the ground that could be covered in a single survey. Now the firm is taking the use of remote, robotic systems a significant step further.

US Sells Illicit Iranian Fuel, Another Seized Cargo on the Way

US Sells Illicit Iranian Fuel, Another Seized Cargo on the Way

The United States has sold more than a million barrels of Iranian fuel seized under its sanctions program last year, a Department of Justice official said, as another ship with intercepted Iranian crude oil sails to a U.S. port.The seizures are part of Washington's tough economic sanctions on Tehran imposed over its nuclear program and the U.S.

Passenger Vessel Operators Looking Forward

Passenger Vessel Operators Looking Forward

As we take a breath and collectively step into 2021, I’m choosing to be optimistic and focus on the opportunities ahead. Trust me, that’s not easy to say. Even as we are still experiencing a global pandemic which has devastated both the health and financial safety of our families, friends, employees, businesses, and communities. We may be down, but I say don’t lose hope.

World's First LNG-hybrid Tug Will Run mtu Gas Engines

World's First LNG-hybrid Tug Will Run mtu Gas Engines

A new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-hybrid tug—said to be the world's first—will be equipped with two mtu 16V 4000 M55RN gas engines from manufacturer Rolls-Royce.The harbor tug will be built by Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard and operated in Singapore by Jurong Marine Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine.

Will Customers Redefine Design and the Science of Marine Propulsion?

Will Customers Redefine Design and the Science of Marine Propulsion?

It is “pre-COVID ” April of 2018, and 174 member states of IMO adopt a new strategy to reduce greenhouse gases from shipping. The meetings are considered “urgent” and the target is to reduce carbon emissions in half by 2050. Prior to those “targets” shipping dealt with regulations to address SOx and NOx reductions.

Powering the World's First Fleet of Robot Ships

Powering the World's First Fleet of Robot Ships

The maritime and scientific community have set themselves the ambitious target to map the entire ocean floor by 2030. Volvo Penta and Danfoss Editron will play a role by powering a novel fleet of unmanned surface robots for subsea exploration.The companies have been commissioned for the unique venture by Grovfjord Mek.