DREW GRIFFIN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DREW GRIFFIN
    • Operator : GRIFFIN, LARRY TOWING CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : GOLDEN MEADOW
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 35
  • Size
    • Register length : 41.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 41.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 28 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 634308

GRIFFIN, LARRY TOWING CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : MORGAN CITY, LA AND PLAQUEMINE
  • Principal Commodity : RIG TENDING

JAKE RYAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Charges former Boxer Over $1 Billion Containership Cocaine Seizure

US Charges former Boxer Over $1 Billion Containership Cocaine Seizure

A former heavyweight boxer from Montenegro was charged by the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday with trafficking in 22 tons of cocaine worth over $1 billion, most of which was part of one of the largest cocaine seizures in American history.Goran Gogic, 43, was arrested on Sunday night while trying to board a flight to Zurich from Miami International Airport

Two Koreas Exchange Warning Shots Near Sea Border

Two Koreas Exchange Warning Shots Near Sea Border

North and South Korea exchanged warning shots off the west coast on Monday, accusing each other of breaching their maritime borders amid heightened military tension.The South's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said it broadcast warnings and fired warning shots to see off a North Korean merchant vessel that crossed the Northern Limit Line (NLL), the de facto sea boundary, at around 3:40 a.m.

Biden Administration Reinstates Bids From 2021 Gulf of Mexico Oil Auction

Biden Administration Reinstates Bids From 2021 Gulf of Mexico Oil Auction

The Biden administration on Wednesday said it had reinstated bids from a November 2021 Gulf of Mexico sale of offshore oil and gas drilling rights, a requirement buried in U.S. President Joe Biden’s new climate change and drug pricing law.The move comes after a federal judge in January vacated the sale’s results

Shell's Giant Prelude FLNG Unit to Remain Shut for Longer as Pay Dispute Continues

Shell's Giant Prelude FLNG Unit to Remain Shut for Longer as Pay Dispute Continues

Unions at Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) site off Australia have extended industrial action to Sept. 1 over a long-running pay dispute, the company said on Thursday. Shell shut down the 3.6-million-tonne-a-year site in July and told customers it would be unable to supply LNG cargoes for the duration of work stoppages approved by Australia's Fair Work Commission

First Ship Under Ukraine Grain Deal Delayed En Route to Lebanon

First Ship Under Ukraine Grain Deal Delayed En Route to Lebanon

The first grain ship to leave a Ukrainian port under a deal brokered last month will not arrive in Lebanon on Sunday as planned, the Ukrainian embassy in Lebanon said.The Razoni left Odesa on the Black Sea early last Monday carrying 26,527 tonnes of corn and was set to dock on Sunday in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli, according to Ukrainian officials and Lebanese port authorities.

Mexico, Venezuela Assisting Cuba Fight Massive Fire in Main Oil Storage Facility

Mexico, Venezuela Assisting Cuba Fight Massive Fire in Main Oil Storage Facility

Cuba sought on Sunday to bring under control a fire at its main oil storage facility that has killed one firefighter, drawing on help from Mexico and Venezuela to fight the raging flames.A lightning strike on Friday ignited one of eight storage tanks at the Matanzas super tanker port 60 miles east of Havana.

Ship Carrying First Ukrainian Grain on Track for Safe Arrival

Ship Carrying First Ukrainian Grain on Track for Safe Arrival

The first ship carrying Ukrainian grain to world markets since Russia's invasion blocked exports more than five months ago is on track to safely arrive in Istanbul on Tuesday night, Turkey said, amid Ukrainian fears it could still run into problems.The vessel's departure on Monday from the Ukrainian port of Odesa for Lebanon via Turkey under a safe passage deal has raised hopes of further such

Subchapter M Phase-in Period Draws to a Close

Subchapter M Phase-in Period Draws to a Close

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday marked the end of the four-year Subchapter M certificate of inspection (COI) phase-in period for U.S.-registered towing vessels. Subchapter M, the United States regulatory code dealing with towing vessels and requirements for towing vessel safety, has officially been in place since July 2016, when the U.S. Coast Guard finalized the long-awaited Sub M rulemaking.

Italy Seizes Luxury Yacht Scheherazade Linked to Putin

Italy Seizes Luxury Yacht Scheherazade Linked to Putin

The Italian government ordered police on Friday to impound a luxury yacht worth some $700 million that has been linked in the media to Russian President Vladimir Putin.The sleek, six-deck Scheherazade had been undergoing repairs in the Italian port of Marina di Carrara since September, but recent activity at the dockside suggested that the crew might be preparing to put to sea.

UK Orders Its Ports to Block All Russian-linked Ships

UK Orders Its Ports to Block All Russian-linked Ships

Britain on Monday ordered its ports to block any vessels that are Russian-flagged or believed to be registered, owned or controlled by any person connected with Russia as it ratcheted up the pressure on Moscow.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said in a letter to all UK ports that further detailed sanctions against Russian shipping were being drawn up following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Marine Insurers Add Russian, Ukrainian Waters to High Risk List

Marine Insurers Add Russian, Ukrainian Waters to High Risk List

London’s marine insurance market on Tuesday added the Ukrainian and Russian waters around the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to its list of areas deemed high risk as tensions persist in the region, a senior official said.Guidance from the Joint War Committee, which comprises syndicate members from the Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) and representatives from the London insurance company market

U.S. Judge Annuls Gulf of Mexico Oil Auction Over Climate Impact

U.S. Judge Annuls Gulf of Mexico Oil Auction Over Climate Impact

A federal judge invalidated the results of an oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday saying the Biden administration failed to properly account for the auction's climate change impact.The decision has cast uncertainty over the future of the U.S. federal offshore drilling program