FISH TALE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FISH TALE
    • Operator : DERRICK CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 540
  • Location
    • City : ROCKPORT
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 23
    • Full Load Capacity : 18 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 34 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 13.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 34 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 13.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 2.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.4 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1123928

DERRICK CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC.

  • Area of Operation : NUECES BAY, ARANSAS BAY, COPANO BAY, SAN ANTONIO BAY AND MATAGORDA BAY
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING SPEED BARGES TO OWN MARINE CONSTRUCTION JOBS

MR. CRICK

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

RICHARD

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

ANDY GARRETT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ASHLEY RENEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOGAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS FRANKIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MADALYN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. BILL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NATHAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PEARL JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RP

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

U.S. Looking at Ways to Compensate Fishing Industry for Offshore Wind Impacts

U.S. Looking at Ways to Compensate Fishing Industry for Offshore Wind Impacts

The Biden administration is considering ways to ensure the U.S. commercial fishing industry is paid for any losses it incurs from the planned expansion of offshore wind power in the Atlantic Ocean, according to state and federal officials involved in the matter, [Reuters reported in an exclusive on Thursday.

UK MCA to Conduct Surprise Inspections of Fishing Vessels after Fatalities Spike

UK MCA to Conduct Surprise Inspections of Fishing Vessels after Fatalities Spike

Surveyors from the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency are to carry out unannounced inspections of fishing vessels across the UK with the aim of increasing safety in the industry after a growing number of fatalities."The inspections are being carried out as part of ongoing work around fishing vessel safety in an industry-recognized to be one of the dangers in the world," the MCA said.

Sri Lankan Fishermen 'Helpless' After Ship Sinking Leads to Fishing Ban

Sri Lankan Fishermen 'Helpless' After Ship Sinking Leads to Fishing Ban

Sri Lankan fishermen say they feel helpless after a cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals and plastics caught fire and later sank, resulting in a ban on fishing along an 80 km (50 mile) stretch of the island nation's west coast.The Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl, carrying 1,486 containers, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid along with other chemicals and cosmetics

Fire-hit Cargo Ship Loaded with Chemicals Sinks Off Sri Lanka

Fire-hit Cargo Ship Loaded with Chemicals Sinks Off Sri Lanka

A cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals sank off Sri Lanka's west coast, its navy said on Wednesday, and tonnes of plastic pellets have fouled the country's rich fishing waters in one of its worst-ever marine disasters.The government on Wednesday suspended fishing along an 80-km (50-mile) stretch of the island's coastline, affecting 5,600 fishing boats

US Greenlights Its First Major Offshore Wind Farm

US Greenlights Its First Major Offshore Wind Farm

The Biden administration on Tuesday said it has approved the nation's first major offshore wind farm, billing it as the launch of a new domestic energy industry that will help eliminate emissions from the power sector.The move, however, was quickly condemned by fishing industry interests who said their concerns about the project's impact on things like fish stocks and vessel traffic had been

Chinese Fishing Vessel Refloated and Detained in Mauritius

Chinese Fishing Vessel Refloated and Detained in Mauritius

A Chinese fishing vessel that ran aground and spilled oil off Mauritius has been refloated and detained, local officials said on Thursday. The Lurong Yuan Yu struck a reef facing Pointe-aux-Sables near Port-Louis on Sunday evening in poor weather conditions. A minor oil spill was contained, and the vessel's crew was evacuated by helicopter without reported injuries.

Chinese Fishing Vessel Runs Aground off Mauritius

Chinese Fishing Vessel Runs Aground off Mauritius

A Chinese-flagged fishing vessel with 16 crew members carrying 130 tonnes of oil has run aground off Mauritius, causing a minor spill, a minister said on Monday.“Nothing to be worried about,” Sudheer Maudhoo, whose Blue Economy Ministry looks after maritime affairs, told Reuters, saying 310 metres of floating booms were controlling the leak.

Video: Thirty-one Rescued from Sinking Vessel off Eastern Canada

Video: Thirty-one Rescued from Sinking Vessel off Eastern Canada

Thirty-one fisherman have been rescued from a fishing vessel that caught fire and began to sink off the coast of Eastern Canada.At 7:05 p.m., Tuesday, the Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Halifax notified watchstanders at the U.S. Coast Guard First District Command Center that the 143-foot Atlantic Destiny was disabled with a fire on board

Russian Fishing Trawler Sinks in Barents Sea, 17 Feared Dead

Russian Fishing Trawler Sinks in Barents Sea, 17 Feared Dead

A Russian fishing trawler capsized and sank in the freezing waters of the northern Barents Sea on Monday, with 17 of its 19 crew members feared dead.The Emergency Situations Ministry attributed the sinking to a heavy build-up of ice on the trawler, which sank off the coast of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago.

Tanker Rescues 18 from Sinking Fishing Vessel

Tanker Rescues 18 from Sinking Fishing Vessel

A tanker vessel rescued of 18 Ecuadorians after their 72-foot commercial fishing vessel sank Friday approximately 350 miles north of the Galapagos Islands, the U.S. Coast Guard said.USCG 11th District watchstanders received an alert from an emergency position-indicating radio beacon from an unknown vessel north of the Galapagos Islands at 4:30 a.m. Friday.

Damen Converts PSV into Fish Feed Carrier for Eidsvaag

Damen Converts PSV into Fish Feed Carrier for Eidsvaag

Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) completed a conversion project for Norwegian company Eidsvaag which saw a platform supply vessel (PSV) transformed into a fish feed carrier dubbed Eidsvaag Opal.Among other things, Damen was required to extend the vessel by 5 meters, which involved the yard cutting the hull in two and inserting in new steel sections.

Coral Reef Health Report: Palau’s Coral Reefs - A Jewel of the Ocean

Coral Reef Health Report: Palau’s Coral Reefs - A Jewel of the Ocean

The latest report from the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation finds Palau’s reefs had the highest coral cover observed on the Global Reef Expedition—the largest coral reef survey and mapping expedition in history.Scientists at the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) have released their findings on the state of coral reefs in Palau.