DIAMOND BACK

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DIAMOND BACK
    • Operator : PENINSULA BAY ENTERPRISES LTD. CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : PORT BOLIVAR
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 71
  • Size
    • Register length : 56.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 28 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1976
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 579565

PENINSULA BAY ENTERPRISES LTD. CO.

  • Area of Operation : PORT BOLIVAR, GALVESTON BAY AND FEW TIMES INTERCOASTAL TO CAMERON, LA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ANCHOR DOCK

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

CAPT. BOB

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

THE OPPORTUNITY

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

BAD DOG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. BRANDON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. WAYNE TAYLOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DIAMOND ANNIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESSICA LYN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS VICKI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIGER II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CMS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GRETCHEN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

IBR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MTM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PM

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

News

Seatrium Scoops $259M Worth of Repairs and Upgrades Work

Seatrium Scoops $259M Worth of Repairs and Upgrades Work

Singapore-based Seatrium has secured a series of major contracts for vessel repairs, upgrades and conversions, set for completion by the end of 2025.With an aggregate value of S$350 million ($259 million), the contracts have reinforced Seatrium’s reputation as a one of the market leaders in vessel repairs, upgrades and conversions.

US Military Destroys Four Houthi Drones

US Military Destroys Four Houthi Drones

The U.S. military said on Thursday that it had destroyed four unmanned drones launched by Iran-backed Houthi forces in Yemen.The U.S. Central Command said on the social media site X that the drones "presented an imminent threat to merchant vessels and U.S. Navy ships in the region."The drones were aimed at a coalition vessel and a U.S.

Who Are Yemen's Houthis and Why Are They Attacking Ships in the Red Sea?

Who Are Yemen's Houthis and Why Are They Attacking Ships in the Red Sea?

Yemen's Houthis have been attacking ships in the Red Sea since November, in what they say is a campaign of solidarity with Palestinians during the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza, prompting retaliatory U.S. and U.K. strikes against the Iran-aligned group.In the first fatalities reported since the Houthis began their attacks on shipping in one of the world's busiest trade lanes

US Shoots Down Missile Fired by Houthis Toward Red Sea

US Shoots Down Missile Fired by Houthis Toward Red Sea

Iranian-backed Houthi militants fired one anti-ship cruise missile from Yemen toward the Red Sea on Tuesday, the U.S. military's Central Command said, adding that a U.S. destroyer in the area shot it down.No injuries or damage were reported, the Central Command said.(Reuters - Reporting by Jasper Ward; editing by Rami

COSCO Halts Shipping to Israel

COSCO Halts Shipping to Israel

Chinese shipping firm COSCO has suspended shipping to Israel, Israeli financial news website Globes reported on Sunday.The report, which did not include details behind the decision, came as shipping lanes in the Red Sea have been disrupted by attacks carried out by Iranian-backed Houthi militants in Yemen.COSCO offices in Israel declined comment.

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

The November edition of Marine News magazine highlighted a selection of the most notable American newbuilds delivered of 2023—from a first-of-its-kind green towboat, to the lead vessel in a series of game-changing ships to train U.S. mariners.Empire StateAs the lead vessel in a series of five new training ships being constructed to serve America's state maritime academies

Greek Shipping Minister Resigns Following Comments over Ferry Death

Greek Shipping Minister Resigns Following Comments over Ferry Death

Greece's shipping minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis has resigned following a controversy over his comments about the death last Tuesday of a 36-year-old man who had fallen into the sea after being pushed back by crew members of a ship he was trying to board.Varvitsiotis announced his resignation on social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, on Monday.

Man Drowns After Being Pushed off Ferry Departing Piraeus

A 36-year-old man who tried to board a passenger ship as it sailed from Greece's Piraeus port on Tuesday drowned after being pushed back by crew members off the vessel's stern ramp, the country's shipping minister said on Wednesday.The incident has shocked the country. Video footage released on social media showed crew members arguing with the man on the stern ramp just as the ferry Blue Horizon

Kirby Christens the US' First Plug-in Hybrid Electric Inland Towboat

Kirby Christens the US' First Plug-in Hybrid Electric Inland Towboat

The United States' first plug-in hybrid electric inland towing vessel was christened at a ceremony in Houston on Friday as the commercial marine industry continues to implement new technologies to reduce its environmental footprint.Kirby Inland Marine's Green Diamond will be time chartered by Shell Trading (US) Company, which will use the vessel to push barges throughout the Houston port region.

Ships Backed Up in Black Sea Lanes as Russia Warning Shots Raise Tensions

Ships Backed Up in Black Sea Lanes as Russia Warning Shots Raise Tensions

Merchant ships remained backed up in lanes around the Black Sea on Monday as ports struggled to clear backlogs amid growing unease among insurers and shipping companies a day after a Russian warship fired warning shots at a cargo vessel.Russia said its Vasily Bykov patrol ship on Sunday fired on the Palau-flagged Sukru Okan vessel after the ship's captain failed to respond to a request to halt

Countries Push for CO2 Shipping Levy as Crunch Talks Loom

Countries Push for CO2 Shipping Levy as Crunch Talks Loom

Maritime nations including Denmark and the Marshall Islands are rallying support for a global carbon dioxide emissions levy on shipping, with talks at a critical stage ahead of a U.N. agency meeting next month that could back the measure.The levy could provide funds to help countries cope with climate change and help curb emissions from shipping - a sector that transports about 90% of world

Tentative US West Coast Port Contract Deal Reached

Tentative US West Coast Port Contract Deal Reached

The Longshore union and employers of 22,000 dockworkers at U.S. West Coast ports on Wednesday said they have reached a tentative deal on a new six-year contract, ending 13 months of talks and easing supply chain worries.The deal was reached with assistance from Acting U.S. Labor Secretary Julie Su