GROUND ZERO

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GROUND ZERO
    • Operator : ELLIS PROCESSING & MATERIAL HANDLING, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : MEMPHIS
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 10
  • Size
    • Register length : 25.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12 Feet
    • Overall Length : 25.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 14 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2008
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1210162

ELLIS PROCESSING & MATERIAL HANDLING, LLC

  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN MILES 718 - 731 OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : HARBOR TOWING OF SCRAP METAL, ALLOYS AND ROCK BARGES

DAVID STONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

AAM Takes Over Hydrogen Ferry New Build

AAM Takes Over Hydrogen Ferry New Build

All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) won a contract by SWITCH Maritime (SW/TCH) to complete the aluminum construction and outfitting of a 70-foot 84-passenger zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered, electric drive ferry that will operate in the California Bay Area (referred to as the ‘Water-Go-Round’ project).Prior to transfer to AAM, the project had begun at Bay Ship & Yacht shipyard in Alameda, Calif.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Withdraws Dividend, Mothballs Vessels

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Withdraws Dividend, Mothballs Vessels

Shipping firm Wallenius Wilhelmsen, which transports cars and other vehicles from factories to markets, has cut its dividend to zero and will mothball up to 10 vessels as demand plunged amid the coronavirus outbreak, it said on Monday.The company also plans to scrap up to four older vessels, it added.

Maritime's 'Path to Zero': The Case for Ferries

Maritime's 'Path to Zero': The Case for Ferries

Ferries have pioneered zero-emission technology deployment for good reason. Short routes and regular port visits provide opportunities for shipboard stored energy technology, and it is the commercial case that is turning the tide towards zero emissions where the ferry market is concerned.

Red and White and Green All Over

Red and White and Green All Over

INSIGHTS: Thomas C. Escher, Chairman, Red and White FleetIn 1960, Tom Escher, the grandson of the founder and now the current owner, started working as a sweeper and a mechanics helper on the Red and White vessels. In 1997, Escher purchased the Red and White Fleet, becoming the third generation of the family to own and operate the business.

IMO's 2050 Decarbonization Target Has $1 Trillion Pricetag

IMO's 2050 Decarbonization Target Has $1 Trillion Pricetag

At least $1 trillion of investment in new fuel technology is needed to enable the shipping industry to meet U.N. targets for cuts in carbon emissions by 2050, a study published on Monday showed.The global shipping fleet, which accounts for 2.2% of the world's CO2 emissions, is under pressure to reduce those emissions and other pollution. About 90% of world trade is transported by sea.U.N.

Ulstein Debuts Zero-Emission Offshore Ship Design

Ulstein Debuts Zero-Emission Offshore Ship Design

Ulstein Group unveiled a hydrogen-powered ship design that it claims is market-ready, offering zero-emission marine operations.Recently, DNV GL identified the five most promising alternative fuels for shipping, with hydrogen as the ultimate zero-emission solution. The first complete hydrogen fueled prospect has been put together by Ulstein Design & Solutions BV and Nedstack fuel cell technology

Shipping Sector Sets Course for Zero Carbon

Shipping Sector Sets Course for Zero Carbon

Leading ports, banks, oil and shipping companies on Monday launched an initiative which aims to have ships and marine fuels with zero carbon emissions on the high seas by 2030, in another step by the maritime sector to reduce CO2.International shipping accounts for 2.2% of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and the U.N.

Shipbuilding: Norway’s Fjellstrand Rewrites the Book

Shipbuilding: Norway’s Fjellstrand Rewrites the Book

As maritime digests a number of historical changes, Norway’s Fjellstrand shipyard wants to put aside the rule book and look at the whole process in a new way, reducing engineering costs up to 70% and production costs up to 20%.The process of designing and building a ship, even in today’s highly standardized mass manufacturing environment, remains largely a one-off, one-of-a-kind design and build.

Catching Cruise Off-Guard: Norway’s zero-emissions fjord cruises

Catching Cruise Off-Guard: Norway’s zero-emissions fjord cruises

Norway on Jan. 1, 2026, will begin a ban on cruise ships powering through the Unesco-listed heritage fjords on anything but zero-emissions propulsion. For now, that means battery power, but few of the 190 cruise ship calls to these fjords are made with that kind of electro-chemical fuel on board.

Hurtigruten Inks 'Rotten Fish' Biogas Deal

Hurtigruten Inks 'Rotten Fish' Biogas Deal

As the global marine industry aggressively moves to reduce emissions from ships, and Norway in particular has thrown down the gauntlet of zero emission cruise ships in certain fjords along its scenic coast, Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten has signed a 7.5-year deal to buy liquefied biogas (LBG) made from dead fish and other organic waste to help power its vessels.

Grounded Bulker Refloated off Oman

Grounded Bulker Refloated off Oman

A bulk cement carrier that ran aground off beaches of Al-Fazayah Beach, Salalah in Oman has been refloated in one piece and without no damage to the environment, said the company behind the salvage operation, Resolve Marine Group.The partially loaded vessel, RAYSUTT II, departed Port of Salalah in May of last year when the port was evacuated due to adverse weather conditions.

Interview: Sebastiaan Bleuanus, Wärtsilä

Interview: Sebastiaan Bleuanus, Wärtsilä

The May 2019 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News features a 10-page feature section on "Thought Leadership" in the marine power sector. Here we extract and present the interview with Sebastiaan Bleuanus, GM for research coordination and funding, Wärtsilä.Please put in perspective and discuss the current environment and pressure to reduce emissions in the maritime industry.