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

Cargo Vessel Refloated after Grounding off St. Thomas

Cargo Vessel Refloated after Grounding off St. Thomas

A 223-foot cargo vessel that ran aground Tuesday morning near Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands has been refloated, according to local responders.   The Togo-flagged vessel Ocean Spirit I grounded just off of the entrance of the harbor’s East Gregory Channel while reportedly transporting more than $1 million of cargo from St.

Cargo Vessel Runs Aground off St. Thomas

Cargo Vessel Runs Aground off St. Thomas

A 223-foot cargo vessel has run aground near Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.   The U.S. Coast Guard said its watchstanders in San Juan where contacted at approximately 5 a.m. Tuesday by St. Thomas Harbor pilots who reported that the Togo-flagged cargo vessel Ocean Spirit I had run aground just off of the entrance of the harbor’s East Gregory Channel.

AIS, AtoN, MTS – and you

AIS, AtoN, MTS – and you

USACE and USCG collaborate to make inland waterways safer.   The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), supported by Alion Science and Technology (Alion), has put forth considerable effort during the last two years to further extend the capabilities of the existing Automatic Identification System (AIS) network to improve the safety and efficiency of navigation along the inland rivers.

Wah Kwong Maritime's Chao is 2018 CMA Commodore

Wah Kwong Maritime's Chao is 2018 CMA Commodore

Award to be presented March 14, 2018 at the conclusion of the CMA’s Shipping 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition.    Ms. Sabrina S. M. Chao, Executive Chairman of Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings Ltd. has been named as the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Commodore for the year 2018.     Ms. Chao follows a long succession of influential maritime industry leaders as Commodore.

Crowley Restructures Business Units

Crowley Restructures Business Units

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced it has restructured its business units as the company aims to increase its focus on government-related business and better align vessel operations and fuel distribution services. Over the coming months, the 125-year-old company will transition its non-liner and logistics business units into three main service lines: Crowley Shipping

CSA Honors Environmental Achievement Award Winners

CSA Honors Environmental Achievement Award Winners

The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) this week announced the 2017 Environmewntal Achievement Award Winners.   At a dinner ceremony in the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC on November 8, 2017, CSA awarded Certificates of Environmental Achievement to 1,810 ships owned by seventy-two companies with a total of 15,307 years of environmental excellence.

Supporting Silent Ships

Supporting Silent Ships

Measuring underwater radiated noise from cavitating ship propellers   Have you ever had problems talking to someone in a noisy environment such as a busy restaurant? The same happens to marine animals, which use sound to sense and interact with their environment: for communication, navigation, finding prey and even for self-defence.

Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Design Passes ABS Review

Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Design Passes ABS Review

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has completed the design review of the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) documentation for the VolturnUS, a floating offshore wind turbine (FOWT), developed by the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center.   “UMaine is pleased that its innovative design became the first floating wind turbine concrete semisubmersible hull to be

NOAA Teams up with Paul Allen for Deep Ocean Observation

NOAA Teams up with Paul Allen for Deep Ocean Observation

NOAA partners with Paul G. Allen Philanthropies; new Deep Argo buoys to probe ocean currents that drive weather and climate   Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen and NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory will deploy a large array of new deep ocean floats to expand ocean observations in a key area of the western South Atlantic Ocean.

Nakilat, Höegh LNG Ink MoU on FSRU project

Nakilat, Höegh LNG Ink MoU on FSRU project

Nakilat signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Höegh LNG, exploring collaboration for Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) business as part of its diversification strategy for opportunities and solutions to delivering LNG to the global markets, with FSRU being a leading-edge technology for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market.

Steel Cut for Hapag-Lloyd’s New Expedition Ship

Steel Cut for Hapag-Lloyd’s New Expedition Ship

The first steel cut on May 9, 2017 at the VARD shipyard in Tulcea, Romania marks the official start of the construction of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ first of two new-build expedition ships.   In an official ceremony Karl J. Pojer, CEO of the luxury cruise operator, gave the official start signal for the construction process of HANSEATIC nature, and Roger Vassdal

New Fuel Regs Drive Scrubber Business

New Fuel Regs Drive Scrubber Business

The Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association and its members are preparing to meet higher demand for gas scrubbing systems to bring SOx emissions in line with the targets set by the IMO’s 2020 fuel sulfur content proposals. As previously reported by this correspondent in Maritime Reporter and Engineering News (December 2016 issue, page 24; January 2017 issue, page 28)