GREGORY J. BUSCH

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GREGORY J. BUSCH
    • Operator : BUSCH MARINE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4000
  • Location
    • City : SAGINAW
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 163
  • Size
    • Register length : 143 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 27.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 151 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28 Feet
    • Load draft : 14.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 67 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1981
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 218071
    • REBLT : *

BUSCH MARINE

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES
  • Principal Commodity : STONE

EDWIN C. BUSCH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BMT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

How Climate Change is Altering River Shipping

How Climate Change is Altering River Shipping

Rivers are critical corridors that connect cities and ecosystems alike. When drought develops, water levels fall, making river navigation harder and more expensive.In 2022, water levels in some of the world’s largest rivers, including the Rhine in Europe and the Yangtze in China, fell to historically low levels.

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2022

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2022

The November edition of Marine News magazine highlighted the most notable newbuilds delivered in 2022. From sturdy and nimble workboats, to the first new Jones Act laker in a generation, each vessel on display showcases the industry’s engineering prowess and technological ingenuity, with the focus on improving efficiency in operations.

US DARPA to Build, Test, Demonstrate Uncrewed Ship

US DARPA to Build, Test, Demonstrate Uncrewed Ship

The U.S. Department of Defense's research and development agency is moving into the second phase of a project to to build and demonstrate a new seagoing unmanned surface vessel.The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) on Monday announced  it is moving into Phase 2 of the No Manning Required Ship (NOMARS) program

Shipyards Adapt to help Navy, Coast Guard Recapitalize Fleets

Shipyards Adapt to help Navy, Coast Guard Recapitalize Fleets

U.S. shipyards are making improvements to building ships for the Navy and Coast Guard today and in the future.  In some cases, it means phasing out one class of ship and getting ready for the next.  Or, it can be a drastic make-over.The yards include mid-tier yards all the way up to very large facilities devoted exclusively to warships.

'Midshipman-X' Revealed, Files Suit Against Maersk

'Midshipman-X' Revealed, Files Suit Against Maersk

A U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) midshipman who shook the maritime industry last year when, under the moniker "Midshipman-X," publicly described how she was raped by her superior officer while serving as an engine cadet aboard a Maersk cargo ship, has been revealed as Hope Hicks.

Ship Fuel and Lube Costs Are Skyrocketing

Ship Fuel and Lube Costs Are Skyrocketing

The $300 billion bunkering market is at a critical juncture due to the double whammy of the geopolitical crisis and the uncertainty surrounding the regulatory framework pertaining to the decarbonization of the shipping industry.“Bunkering has been hit from the trickledown effect of the sanctions against Russia, and this of course has had a serious impact on prices.

Recovery, Resilience and Demand Shifts to Drive Inland Waterway Cargo Flows

Recovery, Resilience and Demand Shifts to Drive Inland Waterway Cargo Flows

Waterway traffic is coming back. November 2021 saw 52.1 million tons moving on the U.S. inland waterway system, the highest monthly tonnage since October 2019, a few months before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the shutdowns and stoppages of early 2020. Flows estimated by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), part of the U.S.

Meet SHADOWLARK: The $10M Personal Vessel Plus Submarine Package

Meet SHADOWLARK: The $10M Personal Vessel Plus Submarine Package

SHADOWCAT and Triton Submarines have collaborated to develop and introduce a new Launch and Recovery Craft (LARC) dubbed SHADOWLARK. Designed by Incat Crowther, SHADOWLARK is a package priced under $10m for delivery in less than 14 months, a package that includes a 24-m LARC designed to carry a Triton 3300/3 MKII submersible

'New Era in Dry Bulk Shipping': First Bunker Fueling for EPS' LNG-Fueled Bulker

'New Era in Dry Bulk Shipping': First Bunker Fueling for EPS' LNG-Fueled Bulker

Eastern Pacific Shipping's first LNG-fueled Newcastlemax bulk carrier in an order of 13 ABS-Classed vessels, has recently taken on its first load of LNG bunker fuel at Singapore.The 209,936 DWT dual-fuel vessel, Mount Tourmaline, was built by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., China, and delivered to EPS on January 28, 2022.

US Navy Relieves Two Commanding Officers

US Navy Relieves Two Commanding Officers

The U.S. Navy on Thursday announced it has relieved the commanding officers of two of its U.S. East Coast warships, USS Carney (DDG 64) and USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).In separate statements, the Navy said it relieved Cmdr. Alexa Jenkins and Capt. Michael D. Nordeen, citing loss of confidence in their ability to command.

Tidewater to Expand Columbia River Barge Service

Tidewater to Expand Columbia River Barge Service

Tidewater Barge Lines, Inc will expand its regional barge service on the Columbia River after being awarded grant funding from the U.S. Department Maritime Administration (MARAD).The $4,168,759 from MARAD, combined with nearly $2 million in matching funds from Tidewater, will provide two new low and zero emission cranes that will enable the loading of additional solid waste containers on barges

Inmate Dies After Leap from NYC Jail Barge

Inmate Dies After Leap from NYC Jail Barge

An inmate has died after jumping overboard from a New York City jail barge, the city Department of Correction announced.Police officers pulled Gregory Acevedo from the after after he reportedly climbed a fence at the Vernon C. Bain Center and jumped into the East River on Tuesday. The man was taken to the hospital but was pronounced dead after efforts to revive him were unsuccessful