GEORGE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GEORGE
    • Operator : DERRICK CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : ROCKPORT
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 350
    • Full Load Capacity : 860 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 120 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
    • Overall Length : 120 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1 Feet
    • Height : 10 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2008
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

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

FISH TALE

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

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

RP

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

A court in Lagos sentenced 10 men to 12 years in prison on Friday for kidnapping the crew of a Chinese-flagged merchant vessel last year, the navy said, a verdict that officials hope will help tackle piracy in the waters off Nigeria's coast.Federal high court Justice Ayokunle Faji, who also fined each man 250,000 naira ($608) for each of the three counts for which they were charged

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

A widely-shared meme has taken several facts about the Titanic out of context to make unsubstantiated claims that imply the ship’s sinking was a deliberate act. This is not true—experts widely agree the sinking of the Titanic was an accident. The meme was posted to Facebook on March 1 and has been shared more than 600 times (here).

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

Inside Cruise Shipping's Fight for Survival

Inside Cruise Shipping's Fight for Survival

In early 2021, the somber news from the cruise sector continued. For some cruise brands, their own version of “lockdowns” will have spanned an entire year. By late January, 2021, Carnival and others were hesitantly pegging their restarts for April/May 2021, and for some markets, late summer

Nigeria's Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

Nigeria's Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

Nigeria’s navy plans to strengthen its measures to root out and punish personnel who collude with kidnappers and criminals, its new naval chief said.Kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea, which covers 2.3 million square kilometers and borders some 20 countries, hit a record last year, according to the International Maritime Bureau.

Historic Steam-driven Tug Returns to Service

Historic Steam-driven Tug Returns to Service

One of the world’s oldest tugboats, the 117-year-old, steam-driven Daniel Adamson, is set to return to service offering short cruises along the River Weaver, a tributary of the fabled Mersey River in England, after the completion of a project to install new propeller shaft bearings.

TikTok’s Sea Chanteys: How Pandemic Life Has Mirrored Months at Sea

TikTok’s Sea Chanteys: How Pandemic Life Has Mirrored Months at Sea

If you’ve perused social media in recent weeks, you may have come across people singing chanteys, which were work songs employed on merchant sailing ships.Historically, chanteys – which are also spelled as “shanties” or “chanties” – began with a sing-out by a crew member recognized as “the chanteyman,” usually someone prized for his voice and ability to extemporize.

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order aiming to use government spending to strengthen domestic manufacturing and create markets for new technologies, in a move widely praised by America's maritime industry.The executive order, titled Strengthening "Buy American" Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers"

Beirut Blast Chemicals Possibly Linked to Syrian Businessmen

Beirut Blast Chemicals Possibly Linked to Syrian Businessmen

The company that bought the ammonium nitrate which exploded in Beirut last August had possible links to two Syrian businessmen under U.S. sanctions for ties to President Bashar al-Assad, according to a report by a Lebanese journalist and London company filings.Savaro Ltd, the trading firm which procured the chemicals in 2013

Digital Twins:  Rivers, Oceans, Harbors Recreated

Digital Twins: Rivers, Oceans, Harbors Recreated

In 2001, George Burkley, a maritime educator, wrote a look-ahead article for Maritime Reporter and Engineering News, presenting the benefits and real-world payoffs from using simulators in maritime education. In the late 1990s, new tech and software advances were creating scenario programs that moved a student closer and closer to the realities demanded by, well, reality.

Marathon Mariner Belcher Trains on Ship, Runs London 26.2 to Honor Crewmates

Marathon Mariner Belcher Trains on Ship, Runs London 26.2 to Honor Crewmates

As the maritime world laments the treatment of seafarers during the COVID pandemic, and the general public generally ignores the call to designate seafarers as "key workers" to help facilitate efficient crew changes globally, one British seafarer recently trained onboard his ship for months to prepare for the London Marathon, a race he recently completed to aid maritime welfare charity

Greece Completes Transfer of 16% Stake in Piraeus Port to COSCO

Greece Completes Transfer of 16% Stake in Piraeus Port to COSCO

Greece's privatizations agency transferred shares corresponding to a 16% stake in Piraeus Port Authority to Chinese port operator COSCO Shipping after an amendment to a previous concession agreement, it said on Thursday.Last month Greek lawmakers amended a deal with COSCO allowing it to raise its stake in Greece's biggest port of Piraeus, paving the way for Greece to secure a major investment.