GRETCHEN II

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GRETCHEN II
    • Operator : PILING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : TEXAS CITY
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 343
    • Full Load Capacity : 690 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 130 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 45 Feet
    • Overall Length : 130 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 45 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP1 : CRANE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1076092

PILING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY - MATAGORDA, TX TO BEAUMONT, TX; GALVESTON AND HOUSTON SHIP CHANNELS
  • Principal Commodity : OWN COMPANY EQUIPMENT

KRISTIAN D II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCKY LADY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT J

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM J.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Stonepeak to Buy Teekay LNG in $6.2 Billion Deal

Investment firm Stonepeak said on Monday it would buy Teekay LNG Partners in a deal worth $6.2 billion, as it looks to take advantage of rising global demand for LNG amid a push towards cleaner sources of energy.Prices of the benchmark U.S. natural gas contract have been on the rise, hitting seven-year highs recently. On Monday, the front-month gas futures contract was up 6.3% at $5.

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

Nine Injured on Noble Drillship During Ida

Nine Injured on Noble Drillship During Ida

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating damage to a Noble Corp drillship hit by Hurricane Ida while operating in the Gulf of Mexico, a spokesperson said on Thursday.Nine crew members suffered minor injuries when the storm hit on Sunday, Noble said. Workers were treated onboard and four were taken to shore for evaluation

Noble Drillship Damaged by Hurricane Ida

Noble Drillship Damaged by Hurricane Ida

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday it is responding to a drillship that reportedly sustained damage as Hurricane Ida ripped through the Gulf of Mexico and into Louisiana as a Category 4 storm.The agency said it was notified during the storm that the ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Globetrotter II had been damaged

PHOTO: Heerema's Sleipnir Installs First Tyra Topsides

PHOTO: Heerema's Sleipnir Installs First Tyra Topsides

Heerema Marine Contractors' giant semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has lifted and installed the first new topside for TotalEnergies' Tyra redevelopment in the Danish North Sea.Noreco, TotalEnergies' partner in the project, shared the photos of the installation via social media on Tuesday.

Dredge Barge Capsizes in Charleston

Dredge Barge Capsizes in Charleston

A 120-foot dredge barge capsized in the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received a call at 3:34 a.m. from the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina staff stating the dredge barge rolled over on its side in the marina.

Fincantieri Delivers New Cruise Ship to Holland America Line

Fincantieri Delivers New Cruise Ship to Holland America Line

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri on has delivered a new cruise ship 'Rotterdam' to the cruise line Holland America Line, part of Carnival Corporation.This is Holland America Line's eleventh ship in the fleet. A handover ceremony took place at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Italy on the evening of July 29.

Moving Forward with Emissions - Is it Tiers, Tears or Fears?

Moving Forward with Emissions - Is it Tiers, Tears or Fears?

As International Maritime Organization (IMO) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions requirements continue throughout the IMO Emission Control Areas (ECA), they are also forcing postponement of many new construction decisions as vessel owners and operators continue to tread cautiously along the path forward.

Humanitarian Aid: Mexico Sends Fuel Tanker to Cuba

Humanitarian Aid: Mexico Sends Fuel Tanker to Cuba

A diesel cargo sent by Mexico's state-run Pemex [was] due to arrive in Cuba's Havana port on Monday, according to Refinitiv Eikon data and sources, after Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador promised humanitarian aid to the Communist-run island, [Reuters reported Monday.]The Jose Maria Morelos II, a tanker owned and managed by a Pemex unit

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

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan's Nippon Yusen subsidiary NYK Cruises Co said on Friday that its luxury cruise ship Asuka II was returning to port after a passenger tested positive for the coronavirus.The ship's 295 passengers and 425 crew members will reach Yokohama, just south of Tokyo, around Saturday noon, an NYK Cruises spokeswoman said.

The Estonia Disaster: A Bottomless Source of Learning

The Estonia Disaster: A Bottomless Source of Learning

The sinking of the Estonia ro-ro passenger ferry stands out as one of the most disastrous accidents in modern times. The tragedy claimed 852 lives and the wreck was declared a marine graveyard. At first glance, the sinking seems to have been triggered by a single technical failure only minutes before the point of no return, with no warning signs.