EMPIRE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : EMPIRE
    • Operator : HIGMAN BARGE LINES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : HOUSTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 145
  • Size
    • Register length : 72 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 72 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.9 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1997
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1061807

HIGMAN BARGE LINES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : HOUSTON, GIWW, NEW ORLEANS AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : LUBE OIL AND PETRO CHEMICALS

HTCO

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

LOGICON

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

MMI

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

ABERDEEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALLIANCE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANNAPOLIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANTIETAM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARANSAS PASS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARUNDEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAFFIN BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BALTIMORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BELLE CHASSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BETHESDA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOLIVAR POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CALCASIEU

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JACK HIGMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CECIL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHESAPEAKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLIFFORD L. CARRAWAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLT CLARY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COVE POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CUMBERLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DECATUR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DRUM POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ERIK SALEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FREEPORT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE H. THOMAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GORDON A. KEENAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GRETCHEN C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GUADALUPE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIGH ISLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIGMAN LEADER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIGMAN LEGACY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HORN ISLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

INGLESIDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESSE B. GUNSTREAM, JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN T MCMAHAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KARL G. ANDREN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KYLE A SHAW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAVACA BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISIANAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK E. FLYNN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARRERO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MATAGORDA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS CYNTHIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MARIANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS SARAH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ORANGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PALACIOS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PEDERNALES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PELICAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PIMLICO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT COMFORT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT ISABEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT MALLARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PORT NECHES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POTOMAC

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PRESTON N. SHUFORD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RED FISH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RED RIVER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RIO GRANDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROCKFISH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SABINE PASS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAINT CHARLES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN ANTONIO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN BERNARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN MARCOS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN SABA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SANDY POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEVERN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SKIPJACK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPINDLETOP

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST ROSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SWEENEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEXIAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THREE RIVERS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRINITY BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EBL

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

News

Edison Chouest Offshore to Provide SOV for U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Owned by Equinor, BP

Edison Chouest Offshore to Provide SOV for U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Owned by Equinor, BP

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, has awarded Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) a long-term service operations vessel charter. The vessel will service the Empire Wind offshore wind farm project located 15-30 miles southeast of Long Island.Edison Chouest Offshore's plug-in hybrid service operations vessel (SOV) will be the first in the US offshore wind sector capable of

Offshore Wind: Empire Wind Taps Maersk to Build Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (VIDEO)

Offshore Wind: Empire Wind Taps Maersk to Build Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (VIDEO)

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, awarded a contract to Maersk Supply Service for charter of its newbuild wind installation vessel (WIV). This vessel, together with US constructed barges and tugs built and operated by Kirby Offshore Wind, will be used for the installation of the project’s Vestas V236-15MW turbines.

Crowley Takes Large & Leading Role In U.S. Offshore Wind

Crowley Takes Large & Leading Role In U.S. Offshore Wind

There’s often an upside to being among first-movers in an emerging industry, but many are often stifled by the risk inherent to new ventures. For Crowley, which today is leading the charge on a number of maritime fronts such as sustainability and decarbonization, the jump into U.S.

Greek Manager of Oaktree-backed Tanker Says Probing Possible Iran Oil Transfer

Greek Manager of Oaktree-backed Tanker Says Probing Possible Iran Oil Transfer

Greece-based Empire Navigation is investigating whether Iranian oil was transferred onto one of the vessels it manages, the company said in a statement, after a U.S. advocacy group first made such allegation last week.Top oil shipping companies say they are grappling with a growing risk of handling oil shipments originating from countries that have been targeted by U.S.

Demand for Vessels Capable of Installing Giant Offshore Wind Turbines to Outpace Supply by 2024, Rystad Says

Demand for Vessels Capable of Installing Giant Offshore Wind Turbines to Outpace Supply by 2024, Rystad Says

Offshore wind turbine makers have been working to build increasingly bigger turbines, and the likes of GE, Siemens Gamesa, Vestas, and MingYang have in the past two years or so unveiled designs for giant 14-16MW rated units.It has been said that larger turbines, while more expensive per unit

Equinor, BP Hit Key Milestone for New York Offshore Wind Projects

Equinor, BP Hit Key Milestone for New York Offshore Wind Projects

Equinor and BP on Friday announced the finalization of the Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), for Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1 offshore wind projects.Empire Wind is located 15-30 miles southeast of Long Island and spans 80,000 acres, with water depths of between 65 and 131 feet.

Equinor, BP JV Picks Vestas' Giant 15MW Turbines for New York Offshore Wind Projects

Equinor, BP JV Picks Vestas' Giant 15MW Turbines for New York Offshore Wind Projects

Offshore wind turbine maker will deliver its giant 15MW wind turbines for Equinor and BP joint venture's offshore wind farms in New York.Vestas said Monday that, Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP,  had named it as the preferred turbine supplier for the 2.1 GW Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind projects in New York, USA.

US Supply Chain Too Snarled for Biden Christmas Fix, Experts Say

US Supply Chain Too Snarled for Biden Christmas Fix, Experts Say

President Joe Biden is pushing to ease supply shortages and tame rising prices in time for Christmas, but unsnarling U.S. supply lines could take far longer, experts told Reuters.Biden brought together powerbrokers from ports, unions and big business on Wednesday to address shipping, labor and warehousing pain in the U.S.

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

“30 by 30” is the rallying cry for all concerned with the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind business. In Spring 2021, the Secretaries of Energy, Interior and Commerce resolved to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of electricity generated from offshore turbines by 2030. Consultants McKinsey, in a recent article frame the value proposition for this clean fuel source

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Van Oord Win Empire Wind Rock Installation Project

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Van Oord Win Empire Wind Rock Installation Project

Houston-based Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation on Monday announced it has been selected with Dutch offshore services firm Van Oord to perform the subsea rock installation work for Equinor and bp's Empire Wind I and II wind farms off the U.S. East Coast.Great Lakes will use the first Jones Act compliant subsea rock installation vessel

Shipbuilding: Nexans Names New Flagship Cable Layer CLV Nexans Aurora

Shipbuilding: Nexans Names New Flagship Cable Layer CLV Nexans Aurora

Nexans named its new flagship CLV Nexans Aurora. Built at Ulstein Verft in Norway and designed by Skipsteknisk, the ship is designed to operate near shore in shallow waters as well as deepsea cable operations with cable laying equipment delivered from Maats Tech.“The delivery of the CLV Nexans Aurora is an important step to fulfill our purpose “Electrify the Future”; creating a safer

Ulstein Delivers Nexans Aurora Cable Layer

Ulstein Delivers Nexans Aurora Cable Layer

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has this week delivered the cable-laying vessel Nexans Aurora to its owner Nexans.The vessel will be used for the transfer and installation of subsea high voltage cables and a variety of subsea construction jobs.The 149.9 meters long and 31 meters wide vessel is equipped for cable and umbilical transport and laying, including bundle laying, protection, and jointing.