ET

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ET
    • Operator : ARTCO
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : DECATUR
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 823
    • Full Load Capacity : 1732 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 200 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.7 Feet
    • Height : 20.8 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1997
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1050146

ARTCO

  • Area of Operation : UMR/LMR/ILR
  • Principal Commodity : GRAIN/GRAIN PRODUCTS

ART

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GOPV

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PVBL

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PVHC

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Appeals Court Revives BP’s Fight Over Deepwater Cleanup Workers’ Claims

Appeals Court Revives BP’s Fight Over Deepwater Cleanup Workers’ Claims

A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a fight between BP, two contractors, and an insurance company over who should pay for thousands of personal injury claims brought by cleanup workers after the Deepwater Horizon explosion and fire in 2010.The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed most of a lower court’s rulings for contractors National Response Corp and O’Brien’s Resource

US CDC Says to Avoid Cruise Travel as Omicron Cases Surge

US CDC Says to Avoid Cruise Travel as Omicron Cases Surge

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said people should avoid traveling on cruise ships regardless of their vaccination status, as daily COVID-19 cases in the country climb to record highs due to the fast-spreading Omicron variant.The move delivers another blow to the cruise industry that had just started returning to the seas in June after a months-long suspension of

White House Working to Ease Shipping Bottlenecks

White House Working to Ease Shipping Bottlenecks

President Joe Biden will host a meeting on Wednesday to hail progress in addressing supply chain problems weighing on the economy and threatening the holiday season, while he asks business and union leaders to do more to ease shipping backlogs.The Port of Los Angeles is going to 24/7 operations to ease the shipping snarl there and at the Port of Long Beach

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

Subsea Munitions Response: Government Funding Available for Environmental R&D

Subsea Munitions Response: Government Funding Available for Environmental R&D

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is seeking to fund environmental research and development in the Munitions Response program area. SERDP invests across the broad spectrum of basic and applied research, as well as advanced technology development.

Marine Biofouling in Ports: Wet Docks Acting as ‘Hot Spot’ Biofouling Transfer Stations

Marine Biofouling in Ports: Wet Docks Acting as ‘Hot Spot’ Biofouling Transfer Stations

The GEF-UNDP-IMO Glofouling partnership (2017) is a global initiative to counter the environmental issue of invasive aquatic species (IAS) and the resulting harmful ecological and financial damage that can occur when such invasion events are introduced through the medium of biofouling on ships hulls and other marine structures such as those found in the oil and gas industries.

Legal Beat: Rule B Alter-Ego Vessel Seizures

Legal Beat: Rule B Alter-Ego Vessel Seizures

Plaintiffs seeking to recover from ship managers or the vessels they operate but lacking a direct claim against a particular vessel have developed a clever strategy under U.S. maritime law.  They seize a managed vessel under Supplemental Admiralty Rule B and claim the vessel-owning company is an alter ego of the defendant with whom the dispute really exists.

UK, France Sign Treaty to Protect Ferry Passengers in the Channel

UK, France Sign Treaty to Protect Ferry Passengers in the Channel

France and UK signed a new maritime security treaty to protect passengers on ferries in the Channel from terrorist attacks."This new treaty strengthens UK security by fully equipping law enforcement and emergency responders to respond to terrorist incidents, no matter where they occur," the UK government said.

Oil Surges After OPEC+ Extends Cuts

Oil Surges After OPEC+ Extends Cuts

Oil prices jumped about 3% on Friday, hitting their highest levels in over a year, following a stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report and decision by OPEC and its allies not to increase supply in April.Brent futures rose $2.10, or 3.2%, to $68.84 a barrel by 11:25 a.m. EST (1625 GMT). Earlier in the session, the global benchmark hit its highest since January 2020.U.S.

Biofouling in Niche Areas: Addressing the Blind Spots

Biofouling in Niche Areas: Addressing the Blind Spots

In a recent study that I-Tech conducted with U.K. independent marine coatings consultants, Safinah Group, we estimated that unacceptable levels of hard fouling, predominantly barnacles, across the global commercial could be responsible for at least 110 million tons of excess carbon emissions, with a significant proportion of the fleet suffering from a severe level of hard fouling.

First Offshore Wind Substation Installed in France

First Offshore Wind Substation Installed in France

Belgian offshore installation firm DEME Offshore said Thursday it had installed the first offshore wind substation in France, at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm site. The installation of the 2,100-ton substation was carried out by Allseas' giant Pioneering Spirit vessel.This was also Allseas’ first job for the offshore wind industry

Austal Vietnam Delivers New Ferry to Mauritius

Austal Vietnam Delivers New Ferry to Mauritius

Shipbuilding group Austal announced its Austal Vietnam arm has delivered the new catamaran ferry Maria Galanta Express to Oceanoi Limited of Mauritius. The 41-meter high-speed ferry will be operated by Société de Gestion et de Transport Maritime (SGTM) in the Comoros Islands, situated off the southeastern coast of Africa.Austal was awarded the A$15.5 million (US$10.