FREEPORT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FREEPORT
    • Operator : HIGMAN BARGE LINES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : HOUSTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 115
  • 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 : 31 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2006
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1186064

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

EMPIRE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ERIK SALEN

  • 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

Shell Says Prelude LNG Shipments Disrupted Until at Least Mid-July

Shell Says Prelude LNG Shipments Disrupted Until at Least Mid-July

Shell Plc said on Wednesday liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments from its Prelude floating facility off northwest Australia would be disrupted for at least two weeks due to work bans by unions fighting for better pay.Loading disruption at the 3.6-million-tonnes-a-year facility adds to tightness in a global LNG market just as Europe scrambles to secure cargoes to make up for lost Russian gas

Old is Gold: Sky-high Cost of Ageing Containerships Sounds Inflation SOS

Old is Gold: Sky-high Cost of Ageing Containerships Sounds Inflation SOS

Shipping companies are transforming rust buckets into gold mines in a modern-day alchemy that could fuel already rampant inflation for years to come.The disruption to world trade caused by pandemic lockdowns and a shortage of new cargo vessels has pushed freight rates for ageing containerships to record highs.

LNG Carrier Spot Charter Rates Hit Record Highs

LNG Carrier Spot Charter Rates Hit Record Highs

Spot-market rates for liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers this week set annual records as traders bid up available vessels to meet rising global demand for the chilled gas, according to brokers.Soaring demand for LNG and buyers shunning Russian cargoes and vessels over its invasion of Ukraine have led to more long-term charters, limiting the supply of vessels to the spot market

LNG Carrier Sails from US to South Korea Using Autonomous Navigation

LNG Carrier Sails from US to South Korea Using Autonomous Navigation

A 180,000-square-meter-capacity liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier is said to be the world's first large cargo ship to cross the Pacific using autonomous navigation.Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in 2021 and delivered to SK Shipping in South Korea, the vessel Prism Courage is equipped with HiNAS 2.

U.S. LNG Exports Drop. Europe Remains Top Destination

U.S. LNG Exports Drop. Europe Remains Top Destination

U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fell about 8% last month, according to preliminary Refinitiv vessel tracking data on Monday, but Europe remained the top importer as the continent secures alternate supply following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.U.S. LNG exports to all destinations came to about 7.10 million tonnes (MT) last month, according to Refinitiv, down from a record high 7.

Oil Output, Vessel Traffic Halted as Nicholas Lashes Texas

Oil Output, Vessel Traffic Halted as Nicholas Lashes Texas

Hurricane Nicholas on Tuesday took another swipe at U.S. Gulf Coast energy facilities, cutting offshore oil and gas output gradually recovering from the last storm and disrupting power to onshore pipeline, gas and chemical plants.Royal Dutch Shell halted production its Perdido offshore oil platform due to heavy winds, and U.S.

Energy Firms Face Another Storm in US Gulf

Energy Firms Face Another Storm in US Gulf

Royal Dutch Shell on Monday began evacuating staff from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil platform, and other energy companies began preparing for hurricane-force winds from a second Gulf Coast storm in as many weeks.Tropical Storm Nicholas was about 105 miles (115 km) south of Port O'Connor, Texas, and moving north with winds of 60 miles per hour (97 kph).

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

A cargo ship was ordered to leave the U.S waters after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at the Port of New Orleans discovered invasive insects found in the wood used to secure its previous cargo offloaded earlier in Mexico. The ship, named Pan Jasmine, arrived at the anchorage of Davant, downriver from New Orleans at mile marker 54, on July 17

Freeport LNG Targets Year End for Full Operations After Fire

Freeport LNG Targets Year End for Full Operations After Fire

Freeport LNG, one of the largest operators of liquefied natural gas export plants in the United States,on Tuesday said last week's fire damage to its Texas plant would keep it fully offline until September with only partial operation through to the year end.Natural gas prices slumped in the United States and soared in Europe on the lengthier shutdown as the Quintana, Texas

Freeport LNG Plant Suffers Explosion

Freeport LNG Plant Suffers Explosion

A explosion occurred on Wednesday at the Freeport LNG liquefied natural gas plant on the Texas Gulf Coast, according to police, and prompting an evacuation of nearby residents in Quintana, Texas.The plant can process up to 2.1 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day into a supercooled liquid for export.Freeport LNG acknowledged an incident occurred around 11:40 a.m.

Tugboat Taking On Water Near Freeport, Texas

Tugboat Taking On Water Near Freeport, Texas

Four crew members have been rescued from a tugboat taking on water in the Intracoastal Waterway near Freeport, Texas, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a phone call at 6:02 a.m. on Sunday from the captain of the 52-foot tugboat Captain Mark stating the vessel was taking on water near the Brazos River Flood Gates while pushing two

Texas Ports Reopen for Vessel Traffic After Nicholas

Texas Ports Reopen for Vessel Traffic After Nicholas

The ports of Houston, Galveston, Freeport and Texas City in Texas on Wednesday lifted the "yankee" status they had set ahead of Hurricane Nicholas, which made landfall on Monday, allowing the resumption of inbound vessel traffic, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Nicholas passed through the Texas coast on Tuesday on its way to Louisiana, causing minor floods and leaving over 400