DIRK TAYLOR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DIRK TAYLOR
    • Operator : S.M.I. MARINE TRANSPORTATION, L.P.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1020
  • Location
    • City : BELPRE
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 80
  • Size
    • Register length : 56.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.4 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 608017

S.M.I. MARINE TRANSPORTATION, L.P.

  • Area of Operation : MILE 233.8 OHIO RIVER; RACINE, OH AND OHIO RIVER SYSTEM
  • Principal Commodity : SAND AND GRAVEL

ELGERCLIFF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES MURPHY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIMOTHY "BO" TAYLOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

R

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RESERVE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SMI

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Elizabeth Klein Named BOEM Director

Elizabeth Klein Named BOEM Director

The U.S. Interior Department on Tuesday named Elizabeth Klein, a lawyer who worked in the Obama and Clinton administrations, to head the bureau that oversees offshore oil, gas and wind development.Klein will take over for the current head of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Amanda Lefton, who has resigned from the post effective Jan. 19.

Carnival's AIDA Cruises Makes Biofuels Foray

Carnival's AIDA Cruises Makes Biofuels Foray

German cruise operator AIDA Cruises, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carnival Corporation, has for the first time started to use biofuels in regular ship operations as part of its CO2 emissions reduction efforts.On July 21, 2022, during its layover in Rotterdam, AIDAprima became the first larger scale cruise ship to be bunkered with a blend of marine biofuel from Dutch supplier GoodFuels made from

One Million Gallons Collected from US' Longest Running Oil Spill

One Million Gallons Collected from US' Longest Running Oil Spill

Response crews have collected more than one million gallons of oil from a Gulf of Mexico spill that has been ongoing for nearly 20 years.The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and partner agencies have been working to contain oil that continues to leak from damaged wells in Mississippi Canyon Block 20 (MC-20), located 11 miles south of the Louisiana shoreline

Dirk Lesko Named President of Irving Shipbuilding

Dirk Lesko Named President of Irving Shipbuilding

Dirk Lesko will assume the role of President of Irving Shipbuilding Inc., effective September 1, 2022, the Canadian shipbuilder announced.Ross Langley, Vice Chairman of Irving Shipbuilding, will continue as interim President until Lesko joins the company.Lesko retired in April 2022 as a Vice President of the General Dynamics Corporation and President of Bath Iron Works (BIW).

NATO Leaves Black Sea Exposed as Russia Invades Ukraine

NATO Leaves Black Sea Exposed as Russia Invades Ukraine

When Russia attacked Ukraine, the nearest naval vessel of a major NATO ally was in the Mediterranean. The last such ship from a major naval member of the Western military alliance left the Black Sea – an area roughly the size of California bordering Russia, Ukraine and NATO members Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania – over a month ago.

Runaway Barge Near Corpus Christi

Runaway Barge Near Corpus Christi

A barge has gone adrift and ran aground near the Packery Channel in Corpus Christi, Texas on Thursday.The U.S. Coast Guard said it received a call at 7:45 a.m. from a driver on Texas State Highway 361 stating they saw an adrift barge floating in the Packery Channel between the boat ramp and the jetties. The barge was loaded with rocks and drifting outbound.

Wabtec's Power Play

Wabtec's Power Play

With shipowners pressed to upgrade machinery to meet strict new emission targets, there’s much confusion with chatter surrounding ‘decarbonization’ and ‘future fuels’, solutions that don’t exist today – and may not exist in mass for another generation – cluttering the conversation. Enter Wabtec, formerly GE Transportation, which today offers a Tier 4 compliant engine with no need for urea.

SAAM to Buy 21 Starnav Tugs for $198M

SAAM to Buy 21 Starnav Tugs for $198M

SAAM's Towage Division has agreed to buy 17 tugs operating in Brazil from the Brazilian company Starnav. The deal also involves the purchase of four additional tugs currently under construction.SAAM CEO Macario Valdés said the deal was one of the largest transactions in SAAM’s history.

SAAM Closes Ian Taylor Acquisition in Peru

SAAM Closes Ian Taylor Acquisition in Peru

SAAM concluded the purchase of Ian Taylor’s towage operations in Peru."This transaction will allow us to continue consolidating our presence in Peru, with the service offering we are known for and extensive geographic coverage. We are committed to continuing to operate with excellence and safety once we add this first-rate fleet," said SAAM Towage Managing Director Hernán Gómez.

Donald L Blount: 1935 - 2022

Donald L Blount: 1935 - 2022

Donald L. Blount, an international esteemed technical expert in the field of high-speed craft hydrodynamics died on July 14, 2022 at the age of 87.Donald was driven all his life to do one job: design high-speed powerboats that could comfortably and efficiently run through rough water.

SAAM Buys Ian Taylor Towage Business in Peru

SAAM Buys Ian Taylor Towage Business in Peru

SAAM Towage reported that it has signed an agreement with Ian Taylor to acquire the company's towage operations in Peru, which currently provides services with four tugs at the ports of Callao and Paita.“This agreement, just like the acquisition in Canada of Standard Towing and Davies Tugboats formalized a few weeks ago

PTL Marine Hires Taylor as Business Development Manager

PTL Marine Hires Taylor as Business Development Manager

PTL Marine announced the recent hiring of Steven Taylor as its Manager of Business Development with responsibility for the California markets. With operations in major ports including Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles, the company has continued growing its network along the U.S. West Coast.