EASY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : EASY
    • Operator : APOLLO ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGIES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 140
  • Location
    • City : GALVESTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 5
  • Size
    • Register length : 24.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 10 Feet
    • Overall Length : 24.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 10 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.9 Feet
    • Height : 13 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1976
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 579283

APOLLO ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGIES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF TEXAS AND LOUISIANA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

MISS MICHELLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Battery-Electric Surge: ESS Scales Up in Maritime

Battery-Electric Surge: ESS Scales Up in Maritime

Ask the right government department in any G7 state and you’ll find funding to put battery power for your vessel. Beyond funds, new battery makers and system integrators are ironing out safety issues, and a growing number of giga-sized cell factories offer hope that costs will fall for marine energy storage, as ESS choice grows.

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

Maritime Communications: Easier, Faster, Cheaper

Maritime Communications: Easier, Faster, Cheaper

In November 2021, GTMaritime published a white paper: “Maritime Communications - A look over the horizon.” The report, available here, is built around three broad Sections – 1. “Basics of marine Communications;” 2. “The connected ship;” and 3. “Special services.”Then, each Section presents a closer look at various topics.

CTO in Focus: Henrik Stiesdal, Wind Power Pioneer

CTO in Focus: Henrik Stiesdal, Wind Power Pioneer

Wind power pioneer Henrik Stiesdal built his first wind turbine in 1978. It was one of Denmark’s first step towards becoming a wind energy powerhouse, with Stiesdal regularly at the helm. He’s now got wider climate initiatives in his sights, including industrializing floating offshore wind. He reflected with OE’s Elaine Maslin.

First Emissions-free Pusher Tug Elektra Delivered

First Emissions-free Pusher Tug Elektra Delivered

A first-of-its-kind emissions-free push boat has been christened and delivered in Germany.The unique and innovative vessel, Elektra, was built over the course of nearly 2.5 years at Hermann Barthel GmbH in Derben and features battery-electric propulsion system combined with hydrogen and fuel cell technology, reportedly the world's first for a push boat.

US Makes it Easier for Cruise Passengers to Get Refunds

US Makes it Easier for Cruise Passengers to Get Refunds

A rule change in the United States aims to make it easier for cruise ship passengers to receive refunds after their voyages have been canceled or delayed.The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced on Wednesday it is amending its regulations governing "non-performance" by passenger vessel operators to establish new requirements for when cruise passengers should be provided refunds.

Prelude FLNG to Stay Shut in 1Q 2022

Prelude FLNG to Stay Shut in 1Q 2022

Oil major Shell expects its Prelude FLNG unit in Australia, the world's largest unit of the type, will remain shut for most of the first quarter of 2022.The world's largest FLNG facility had in January 2021 resumed LNG cargo shipments, almost one year after a shutdown caused by an electrical trip, only to be shut down again in December 2021 after a sudden loss of power

Cranes: Mammoet Investigating Potential Patent Infringement by Huisman and BMS

Cranes: Mammoet Investigating Potential Patent Infringement by Huisman and BMS

Update (April 29, 2022): A court has ruled that Mammoet unlawfully accused Huisman of crane patent violation. Read more here:  https://bit.ly/3y1bmeFDutch heavy lifting and transportation company Mammoet said Thursday it was investigating a possible violation of its intellectual property rights by Dutch crane maker Huisman and Danish crane specialist BMS.

New Quarantine Program Aims to Combat Shipping Industry Crew Crunch

New Quarantine Program Aims to Combat Shipping Industry Crew Crunch

The maritime industry is establishing its own approved international network of quarantine facilities to ensure safe crew changes as the Omicron variant spurs governments to close their borders to seafarers needing to leave and join ships.The Crew Enhanced Quarantine International Program (#CrewEQUIP) is a partnership between the International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC); the

USCG Says Sexual Assault Offenders Will Be Held Accountable

USCG Says Sexual Assault Offenders Will Be Held Accountable

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday issued a statement expressing its commitment to crack down on sexual assault offenders in the maritime industry.The statement comes as the Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) and lawmakers grappled with a raft of new sexual assault and harassment allegations revealed online by current and former cadets at America's

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Announces Leadership Change

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Announces Leadership Change

U.S. shipyard Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding announced a change of leadership. Todd Thayse, who began working at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding more than 37 years ago and he has spent the last 10 years as the vice president and general manager, has decided to retire.“The timing of one’s retirement is not an easy decision,” Thayse said.

Ship of the Month: Mercy Ships and the Quest to Build Global Mercy

Ship of the Month: Mercy Ships and the Quest to Build Global Mercy

Mercy Ships is known globally for its charitable work performing medical procedures in developing countries. For the first time, the organization has a new ship, Global Mercy, recently delivered from a shipyard in China. Jim Paterson, Marine Executive Consultant, Mercy Ships takes Maritime Reporter & Engineering News inside the construction of the world’s largest civilian hospital ship.