EASTERN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : EASTERN
    • Operator : AMERICAN BOAT COMPANY, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3500
  • Location
    • City : ALTON
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 599
  • Size
    • Register length : 155 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 36 Feet
    • Overall Length : 167 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 36.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.1 Feet
    • Height : 48.4 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1956
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 271680

AMERICAN BOAT COMPANY, LLC

  • Area of Operation : ST. LOUIS TO NEW ORLEANS, LA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING (CHARTERS TO OTHERS) GRAIN

ARROWHEAD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BETH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLOLINGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Piracy Rises 3% in Asia

Piracy Rises 3% in Asia

A total of 64 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia during January-September 2018, a 3 percent increase compared to the same period for 2017, ReCAAP ISC said in its latest report.Of the 64 incidents so far in 2018 (including 50 actual incidents and 14 attempted incidents), three were incidents of piracy and 61 were incidents of armed robbery against ships.

Rosneft Orders Two Oil Tankers from Zvezda Shipyard

Rosneft Orders Two Oil Tankers from Zvezda Shipyard

Russian oil company Rosneft announced it has ordered two Aframax crude oil tankers to be built at Russia's far eastern Zvezda shipyard for scheduled delivery in 2022.The Russian-flagged vessels will have a deadweight of 114,000 metric tons and a 1A/1B ice class, which makes them able to operate in icy conditions year round, including in sub-Arctic seas and Russian ports of the Baltic region

Bisso Offshore Orders New Tugs from Eastern

Bisso Offshore Orders New Tugs from Eastern

Estern Shipbuilding Group announced it has signed a new contract with Bisso Offshore, LLC for the construction of two Robert Allan Ltd. RApport 2400 Ship Handing Tugs with escort capability. The deal was signed on May 31, 2018.Bisso Offshore is one of Eastern’s long term customers and has taken delivery of four previous modern Z-drive tugs from Eastern since 2006.

Key Oil Export Terminals Reopen in Libya

Key Oil Export Terminals Reopen in Libya

Tripoli-based National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Wednesday four export terminals were being reopened after eastern factions handed over the ports, ending a standoff that had shut down most of Libya's oil output.Production and export operations would be restored "within the next few hours", an NOC statement said, although the restart at Es Sider and Ras Lanuf

Eastern Conducts OPC Final Critical Design Review for USCG

Eastern Conducts OPC Final Critical Design Review for USCG

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) said it has conducted its Final Critical Design Review (FCDR) with the U.S. Coast Guard on June 29, 2018 for the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) Program.This accomplishment comes after a week of discussions, demonstrations and design presentations by ESG’s design team to the USCG and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

East Libyan Forces Advance to Retake Oil Ports

East Libyan Forces Advance to Retake Oil Ports

East Libyan forces said on Thursday they had retaken the shuttered oil ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, though clashes resumed south of Ras Lanuf in the afternoon after a counter-attack by rival factions.Staff were evacuated from terminals in Libya's eastern oil crescent and exports were suspended last Thursday when armed opponents of eastern-based military commander Khalifa Haftar stormed the

New Tug Joins McAllister Towing Fleet

New Tug Joins McAllister Towing Fleet

McAllister Towing has taken delivery of Rosemary McAllister, the second in a series of four 100’ x 40’, 80 metric ton bollard pull tugboats. The new vessel, the 32nd tractor tug in McAllister’s fleet, was completed at Eastern Shipbuilding in Panama City, Fla.The Rosemary is powered by 3516E Tier IV Caterpillar engines with twin Schottel SRP4000FP units.

Russia's First Sea-borne Nuclear Power Plant Arrives in Arctic

Russia's First Sea-borne Nuclear Power Plant Arrives in Arctic

Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant arrived in the Arctic port of Murmansk over the weekend in preparation for its maiden mission, providing electricity to an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska.The state company behind the plant, called the "Akademik Lomonosov", says it could pioneer a new power source for remote regions of the planet

Marine News Boat of the Month: February 2018

Marine News Boat of the Month: February 2018

Ellis Island, largest hopper dredge in United States market built and delivered by Eastern Shipbuilding   In late November 2017, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and infrastructure services, took delivery of the new build ATB hopper dredge Ellis Island and tug Douglas B.

Oil Tanker with 22 Crew Missing in Gulf of Guinea

A ship carrying 22 Indian crew and 13,500 tons of gasoline is missing in the Gulf of Guinea after contact was lost in Benin on Friday, the company and India's minister of external affairs said on Sunday.   The Gulf of Guinea has become an increasing target for pirates who steal cargo and demand ransoms, even as piracy incidents fall worldwide, experts say.

As US Opens Up Offshore Waters, Eastern GoM Beckons

As US Opens Up Offshore Waters, Eastern GoM Beckons

President Donald Trump's administration has proposed opening up nearly all of America's offshore waters to oil and gas drilling, but the industry says it is mainly interested in one part of it, now cordoned off by the Pentagon: the eastern Gulf of Mexico.   The industry's focus on an area located near a sprawling network of existing platforms, pipes and ports could ease the path to new reserves

M/V Harvey Blue-Sea Delivered

M/V Harvey Blue-Sea Delivered

Harvey Gulf International Marine has taken delivery of M/V Harvey Blue-Sea, a new large capacity, Jones Act qualified multipurpose support vessel (MPSV) from Eastern Shipbuilding Group.   With the delivery of the 340-foot Harvey Blue-Sea, which follows sister vessel M/V Harvey Sub-Sea delivered in July 2017, Harvey Gulf said it now owns and operates the two largest U.S.