ELWOOD JONES

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ELWOOD JONES
    • Operator : NATIONAL MAINTENANCE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : HARAHAN
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 56
  • Size
    • Register length : 45.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 45.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 28 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1963
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 292192

NATIONAL MAINTENANCE

  • Area of Operation : MILE MARKER 107

News

Second Jones Act Waiver Granted to Citgo After Colonial Outage

Second Jones Act Waiver Granted to Citgo After Colonial Outage

The Biden administration granted oil refiner Citgo Petroleum a maritime shipping waiver allowing it to move fuel between U.S. ports on a foreign flagged vessel, two sources told Reuters on Friday, making it the second company to secure one this week.The waivers are intended to help ease distribution of fuel after a major pipeline serving the U.S.

Jones Act Waiver Granted to Valero After Colonial Shutdown

Jones Act Waiver Granted to Valero After Colonial Shutdown

U.S. refiner Valero Energy Corp was granted a Jones Act waiver, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday, after a cyberattack shut the Colonial Pipeline late last week, creating a fuel crunch in several parts of the U.S. Southeast and Northeast.Jones Act waivers are a key way to ensure fuel supplies reach some of the hardest hit areas as pump prices continue to surge while Colonial

US Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests Amid Pipeline Shutdown

US Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests Amid Pipeline Shutdown

The U.S. Transportation Department has completed its assessment of what ships are available to carry petroleum products from the Gulf to the Eastern Seaboard and is ready to review any Jones Act waiver requests, the White House said on Wednesday after a ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline disrupted supplies.The Jones Act requires goods moved between U.S.

Eneti Orders $330M Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. Eyes U.S. Offshore Wind Market, Too

Eneti Orders $330M Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. Eyes U.S. Offshore Wind Market, Too

Offshore wind installation company Eneti Inc, until recently known as Scorpio Bulkers, has entered into a binding agreement for the construction of one Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. The vessel will be built by South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering.The company also said it was in talks to build another offshore wind installation vessel for the U.S. offshore wind market.

US Considering Jones Act Waivers Amid Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

US Considering Jones Act Waivers Amid Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

The Transportation Department said on Tuesday it was evaluating whether a temporary waiver of the Jones Act is needed to ensure sufficient gasoline supply to some U.S. states after the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline."The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has started the work needed to enable consideration of a temporary and targeted waiver of the Jones Act," the department said.

Enabling America’s Offshore Renewable Energy Opportunity

Enabling America’s Offshore Renewable Energy Opportunity

Offshore wind (OSW) energy is a new focus for the U.S. under President Biden, who highlighted it in his January 27, 2021 Executive Order on climate. Since then, there have been several new supporting developments:Rulings by the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP);Announcement that workers in Alabama and West Virginia are supplying 10

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order aiming to use government spending to strengthen domestic manufacturing and create markets for new technologies, in a move widely praised by America's maritime industry.The executive order, titled Strengthening "Buy American" Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers"

Biden's Transportation Secretary Pick Buttigieg Supports the Jones Act

Biden's Transportation Secretary Pick Buttigieg Supports the Jones Act

Pete Buttigieg, President Joe Biden's nominee to head the U.S. Department of Transportation, has voiced his support for the Jones Act, a federal law that regulates maritime commerce in the United States.Buttigieg's comments came in response to questioning by Sen. Maria Cantwell (Dem.-Wash.

Huisman Crane for First Jones Act Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Huisman Crane for First Jones Act Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Dutch offshore equipment provider Huisman has signed a contract with Keppel AmFELS for the delivery of a Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) for what will be the first Jones Act-compliant wind turbine installation vessel - Dominion Energy’s Charybdis.As reported recently, Dominion Energy contracted with Keppel AmFELS, a U.S.

NETSCo, LR Designing Jones Act Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

NETSCo, LR Designing Jones Act Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Northeast Technical Services Co., Inc. (NETSCo) and Lloyd’s Register North America, Inc. (LR) are working to design and develop a Jones Act compliant wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) capable of serving the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind sector.The current pipeline of state procurement targets along the U.S. East Coast calls for 12 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity installed by 2030 and 29.

Working Out the Election’s Impact on the US Workboat Industry

Working Out the Election’s Impact on the US Workboat Industry

By the time this article is published, voting will have concluded in the 2020 United States presidential election. Based on the possibility of legal challenges to the election, however, it may be some time before we know who will be occupying 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on January 20, 2021. Additional uncertainty may linger with regard to control of the Senate.

Congress Passes Bill Supporting Jones Act Enforcement in Offshore Wind

Congress Passes Bill Supporting Jones Act Enforcement in Offshore Wind

The U.S House of Representatives passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act (H.R. 4447) aiming to reform U.S. energy policy and authorize significant investment in the transition to greater use of low-carbon energy.The legislation, which addresses a wide range of energy topics and initiatives, includes an amendment by Congressman John Garamendi (D-Calif.