GALVESTON BAY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GALVESTON BAY
    • Operator : MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY, LP
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3300
  • Location
    • City : ASHLAND
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 243
  • Size
    • Register length : 105.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 110 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 11 Feet
    • Light Draft : 11 Feet
    • Height : 41.7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2010
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1225576

MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY, LP

  • Area of Operation : GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO RIVER SYSTEMS
  • Principal Commodity : BULK PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

CANTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CATLETTSBURG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CINCINNATI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DETROIT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FINDLAY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GARYVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENTUCKY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KYOVA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAP RUNNER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARATHON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NASHVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OHIO VALLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAUL G. BLAZER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBINSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPEEDWAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEXAS CITY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

AI

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

AO

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

CHEM

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

EBL

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

ES

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

HBL

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

HWS

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

LOGICON

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

MAP

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

MPC

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

RBT

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

News

95-year-old Laker S.T. Crapo to Be Scrapped

95-year-old Laker S.T. Crapo to Be Scrapped

A nearly century-old vessel used as cement storage at the LaFargeHolcim terminal on the Fox River for the past 25 years is set to be scrapped.On Friday at sunrise, the S.T. Crapo began its journey under tow from the Port of Green Bay to be scrapped at Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada.Built in River Rouge, Mich., the S.T.

Passenger Jumps from San Francisco Bay Ferry

Passenger Jumps from San Francisco Bay Ferry

A passenger is missing after reportedly jumping from a ferry that was underway in the Oakland Estuary on Sunday afternoon.A witness alerted the captain of the 400-passenger ferry Carina, who immediately turned the vessel around to initiate rescue procedures, San Francisco Bay Area's Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) said.

US' First Modern Laker Begins Maiden Voyage

US' First Modern Laker Begins Maiden Voyage

The newly built Mark W. Barker, the United States' first new Great Lakes bulk carrier in nearly 40 years, has embarked on its maiden voyage from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.“This is a monumental day for our company and the U.S. flag fleet as our much-anticipated freighter departs on her first voyage in what will be a long life of service on the Great Lakes,” said Mark W.

Disabled Bulk Carrier Towed into Botany Bay

Disabled Bulk Carrier Towed into Botany Bay

A bulk carrier that lost power in bad weather off Australia's east coast has been towed into Botany Bay, near Sydney, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.The Hong Kong-registered Portland Bay left Port Kembla on Sunday and experienced engine failure with 21 people on board, about 1.2 kilometers east of Garie Beach, NSW on Monday morning.

Port Houston Begins $1 Billion Ship Channel Expansion Project

Port Houston Begins $1 Billion Ship Channel Expansion Project

A $1 billion project to expand the Houston Ship Channel kicked off with an official ceremony last week, leading the way for greater safely, efficiency and economic growth in one of America’s busiest waterways.Known locally as Project 11 because it is the eleventh major construction project of the waterway in its more than 100-year history

4500 Years Old & 180km: World's Largest Known Plant Discovered in Shark Bay

4500 Years Old & 180km: World's Largest Known Plant Discovered in Shark Bay

Largest known plant on earth discovered at Shark Bay, and it's 4,500 years old.Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Flinders University have located what is believed to be the largest plant in the world – an ancient and incredibly resilient seagrass stretching across 180km that is estimated to be at least 4,500 years old.

Carolina Long Bay Offshore Wind Lease Auction Results Send Mixed Signals

Carolina Long Bay Offshore Wind Lease Auction Results Send Mixed Signals

On Wednesday, French oil & gas major TotalEnergies and U.S. utility Duke Energy were declared provisional winners of the two lease areas auctioned by BOEM, the federal agency in charge of offshore wind area leasing and project permitting. Whilst the results can be seen as a positive indicator of the health of U.S.

Elliott Bay Design Group, Silverback Marine Design 'Truckable' Tugboat

Elliott Bay Design Group, Silverback Marine Design 'Truckable' Tugboat

Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has partnered with Tacoma-based workboat builder  Silverback Marine to design what it says is a compact yet mighty tugboat that can be transported by truck over the road. The truckable tug has an overall length of 25' - 10 ⅞", a beam of 14' - 6" and a draft of 3' - 4".

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Nine People From Burning Jack-up Rig in Texas

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Nine People From Burning Jack-up Rig in Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued nine people Thursday from a burning jack-up drilling rig near Sabine Pass, Texas.Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification at 12:51 p.m. from the dredging vessel Ohio that the Pride Wisconsin offshore drilling rig was on fire in Sabine Pass with nine people aboard.

Bay Shipbuilding Begins Building US' Largest LNG Bunker Barge

Bay Shipbuilding Begins Building US' Largest LNG Bunker Barge

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding announced it has started construction on the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering barge ever built in the U.S.The newbuild, expected to be completed in late 2023, is being built for Crowley, the largest independent operator of tank vessels in the U.S., who will operate the vessel under a long-term charter with Shell NA LNG, LLC.

LNG Bunker Barge Clean Canaveral Delivered

LNG Bunker Barge Clean Canaveral Delivered

Sturgeon Bay, Wis. shipyard Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding said it has delivered the 340-ft. liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering barge, Clean Canaveral, to Polaris New Energy on Friday, December 3.Built as part of an articulated tug and barge unit (ATB), the 5,500 cubic meter capacity barge is the largest of its kind ever built in the U.S.

Kirby Inland Marine to Pay $15.3M in Damages Over 2014 Oil Spill

Kirby Inland Marine to Pay $15.3M in Damages Over 2014 Oil Spill

Houston, Texas-based Kirby Inland Marine agreed to pay $15.3 million in damages and assessment costs to resolve federal and state claims for harm to natural resources resulting from a 2014 oil spill from a Kirby barge in the Houston Ship Channel, the U.S. Justice Department said.In a related enforcement action in 2016, the United States secured a settlement with Kirby for $4.