GOLDEN SHELL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GOLDEN SHELL
    • Operator : EPL OIL & GAS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 660
  • Location
    • City : VENICE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 2
    • Full Load Capacity : 2 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 4
  • Size
    • Register length : 30 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 30 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.5 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1984
    • EQUIP2 : CREW
    • EQUIP1 : SUPPLIES
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

EPL OIL & GAS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : EAST BAY MOUTH OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO VENICE, LA
  • Principal Commodity : GENERAL MATERIAL AND WATER

BIG AL

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

CROKER

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

NAVAID

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

SUPERVISOR

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

TJ

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CB

  • 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

Workers on Shell's Prelude FLNG to Start 12-day Strike on Friday

Workers on Shell's Prelude FLNG to Start 12-day Strike on Friday

Workers on Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility off Western Australia are set to begin 12 days of industrial action on Friday over a pay fight, a union alliance said on Thursday.Shell did not comment on what impact the mix of short work stoppages and bans on certain tasks, to run through June 21 might have on output at the 3.6 million-tonnes-a-year LNG facility.

Shell Restarts LNG Shipping from Prelude FLNG

Shell Restarts LNG Shipping from Prelude FLNG

Shell Plc said on Monday it has resumed shipping liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Prelude floating LNG facility off northwest Australia after a four-month shutdown due to a major power failure.A cargo completed loading and left the site on Sunday night, a Shell spokesperson said, declining to disclose the destination.

Funding Secured for Cal Maritime’s New Training Ship

Funding Secured for Cal Maritime’s New Training Ship

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed the $1.5 billion Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) omnibus appropriations package that includes a funding provision for the California State University Maritime Academy's new state-of-the-art training ship.The newly funded ship, which has yet to be named, is the fifth in a series of 524.

Prelude FLNG to Stay Shut in 1Q 2022

Prelude FLNG to Stay Shut in 1Q 2022

Oil major Shell expects its Prelude FLNG unit in Australia, the world's largest unit of the type, will remain shut for most of the first quarter of 2022.The world's largest FLNG facility had in January 2021 resumed LNG cargo shipments, almost one year after a shutdown caused by an electrical trip, only to be shut down again in December 2021 after a sudden loss of power

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.

Sembcorp Marine Delivers Vito Floater to Shell

Sembcorp Marine Delivers Vito Floater to Shell

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine said Thursday it had completed the construction of the Vito floating production facility, bound for deployment in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico for Shell.The integration of Vito’s topside structure with its hull was executed by a pair of goliath cranes with 30,000-tonne combined lifting capacity and 100-meter hook height in Tuas Boulevard Yard in Singapore.

Regulator Orders Shell to Keep Prelude FLNG Output Shut Until it Can Prove It Is Safe

Regulator Orders Shell to Keep Prelude FLNG Output Shut Until it Can Prove It Is Safe

Australian oil and gas industry safety regulator NOPSEMA has ordered Shell to keep the giant Prelude FLNG facility off W. Australia shut until it can convince the regulator that it can keep the facility properly powered and that the safety systems are operational.The order comes after production from the floating facility was shut earlier this month after a sudden loss of power

Final Section of Golden Ray Shipwreck Removed

Final Section of Golden Ray Shipwreck Removed

The largest shipwreck removal project in American history is drawing to a close.On Monday, salvage personnel removed the final section of the overturned car carrier Golden Ray, which capsized in the St. Simons Sound near Georgia's Port of Brunswick in September 2019.The ensuing salvage project—considered to be the largest and most complex in U.S.

Inaccurate Stability Calculations Caused Golden Ray Capsizing -NTSB

Inaccurate Stability Calculations Caused Golden Ray Capsizing -NTSB

Inaccurate stability calculations caused the capsizing of vehicle carrier Golden Ray that resulted in $200 million worth of damages, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Tuesday.The Marine Accident Report details the NTSB’s investigation of the September 8, 2019, capsizing of the roll-on/roll-off vehicle carrier Golden Ray as it transited outbound through St.

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.

Noble Corp. Sends Force Majeure Notice to Shell over Drillship Damaged in Storm

Noble Corp. Sends Force Majeure Notice to Shell over Drillship Damaged in Storm

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has sent a force majeure notice to its client Shell over the Noble Globetrotter II drillship contract after the rig was damaged earlier this week in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico in severe weather during Hurricane Ida. The 2013-built ultra-deepwater drillship has a contract with Shell lasting until early September 2023 at a flexible day rate of at least