FLOAT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FLOAT
    • Operator : BOGGS, MERDIE & SONS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : ASHLAND
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 822
    • Full Load Capacity : 1500 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.5 Feet
    • Height : 16 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1965
    • EQUIP2 : HEATING COILS
    • EQUIP1 : DIESEL PUMP,
    • Coast Guard Number : CG000604

BOGGS, MERDIE & SONS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO, BIG SANDY AND KANAWHA RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ALBERT B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

C. D. WILSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN MERDIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRANKLIN B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRISTAN B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MBS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Altera Hires DOF to Install Voyageur Spirit FPSO Offshore Ivory Coast

Altera Hires DOF to Install Voyageur Spirit FPSO Offshore Ivory Coast

Altera Infrastructure has hired DOF to install Voyageur Spirit floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit as well as one floating storage unit (FSO) at Eni-operated Baleine oil field offshore Ivory Coast.The project includes the complete installation of seabed mooring systems, flowline between the FSO – a converted shuttle tanker Nordic Brasilia - and the Voyageur Spirit FPSO

Californian Port Gets $427M Boost for New Offshore Wind Infrastructure

Californian Port Gets $427M Boost for New Offshore Wind Infrastructure

The U.S. government has awarded a major grant to the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservation District for the construction of a new marine terminal to be primarily used for floating offshore wind-related activities.The grant for the Humboldt Bay Offshore Wind MVP (Minimum Viable Port) project comes through the U.S.

Containership Strikes Floating Bridge in the Suez Canal

Containership Strikes Floating Bridge in the Suez Canal

A container ship collided with a floating bridge in the eastern lane of the Suez Canal on Wednesday but the passage of ships through the waterway was not interrupted, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said.Tugboats helped the One Orpheus after it suffered a fault with its rudder while transiting the canal on its way from Singapore to the Netherlands, the authority said in a statement.

Shell's Prelude LNG Facility Expected to Resume Exports Next Month

Shell's Prelude LNG Facility Expected to Resume Exports Next Month

Shell has almost finished extensive maintenance at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility off Australia and is set to resume exports next month, according to industry sources and shipping data.The timing of the giant floating facility's return to operations is likely to coincide with peak consumption in major markets, including China and Europe

Tango FLNG and Excalibur FSU Set to Begin Journey from Dubai to Eni's Congo LNG Project

Tango FLNG and Excalibur FSU Set to Begin Journey from Dubai to Eni's Congo LNG Project

The sailaway ceremony for the Tango floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit and Excalibur floating storage unit (FSU) was held Saturday to mark the vessels' sail away from Dubai to Congo, where they will serve Eni's Congo LNG project, whose first phase will start in December 2023.

Turkey to Work with Romania, Bulgaria Against Black Sea Mines

Turkey to Work with Romania, Bulgaria Against Black Sea Mines

Turkey, Romania, and Bulgaria will work together against the threat of floating mines in the Black Sea due to war between Russia and Ukraine, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.The ministry gave no details of how it would address the floating mine problem. It said on social media platform X that the three countries had discussed the issue at the NATO Defense Ministers meeting in

ABS Approves Bumi Armada's Floating Concept for Carbon Storage and Injection

ABS Approves Bumi Armada's Floating Concept for Carbon Storage and Injection

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has awarded Approval in Principle (AIP) for Bumi Armada’s pioneering design for a floating carbon storage and injection unit (FCSIU).Bumi Armada’s FCSIU concept is a floating terminal capable of storing and injecting liquified carbon dioxide (LCO2) into depleted oil and gas fields or aquifers.

FLNG Unit for BP's Tortue Ahmeyim Project Nearing Completion

FLNG Unit for BP's Tortue Ahmeyim Project Nearing Completion

The Golar Gimi FLNG unit, being built for BP's Tortue Ahmeyim project in Senegal/Mauritania offshore area, is set to sail away next month.According to Golar LNG, tasked with delivering the unit, the FLNG Gimi conversion works 97% complete. Golar LNG said that FLNG Gimi was scheduled to leave the yard in September 2023.

Israel Accuses Iran of Using Civilian Ships as 'Floating Terror Bases'

Israel Accuses Iran of Using Civilian Ships as 'Floating Terror Bases'

Israel accused the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on Monday of turning commercial ships into platforms for launching missiles, drones and commandos, saying the objective was to spread Tehran's clandestine naval clout well beyond the Gulf.The allegation by Defence Minister Yoav Gallant came as tensions between the regional foes surge afresh over Iran's nuclear drive and support for

Floating Wind Power Gains Traction But Can It Set Sail?

Floating Wind Power Gains Traction But Can It Set Sail?

After a bumper year for floating offshore wind farm tenders, the nascent industry is poised for explosive growth in the coming decade as countries strive to cut their carbon emissions. But it's unlikely to be all plain sailing. Rising costs and supply chain bottlenecks have hit some projects and without investment in infrastructure to launch the vast turbines and tow them to sea

Transocean's Big Move: Adapting Offshore Drilling Vessels to Install Wind Foundations

Transocean's Big Move: Adapting Offshore Drilling Vessels to Install Wind Foundations

Transocean, best known for its deepwater drilling services in the oil and gas space, is looking to expand into the offshore wind sector and is planning to convert some of its offshore drilling vessels into wind foundation installation vessels.The company said Wednesday it had executed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with offshore wind installation services firm Eneti with a plan to

GALLERY: Heerema Installs 24 Turbines at Arcadis Ost 1 Offshore Wind Farm Using Unique Method

GALLERY: Heerema Installs 24 Turbines at Arcadis Ost 1 Offshore Wind Farm Using Unique Method

Heerema Marine Contractors has completed the installation of 24 turbines for Parkwind’s Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm and most turbines are already producing electricity. Three remaining turbines will be installed later this year.The 257 MW offshore wind farm is located in the German section of the Baltic Sea, northeast of the island of Rügen.