HALF HITCH

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HALF HITCH
    • Operator : NORFOLK TOWING & LIGHTERAGE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 300
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 24
  • Size
    • Register length : 50 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 13 Feet
    • Overall Length : 50 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 13 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 22 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1957
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 274931

NORFOLK TOWING & LIGHTERAGE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERWAYS, WEST OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL
  • Principal Commodity : PROPELLERS FOR SHIPS, PILINGS AND ANCHOR CHAIN

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BILL JR.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BILLINDA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BILLY IV

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BOBBY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLIE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HEATH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JUNIOR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LINDA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARTINA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

QUINN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RANDALL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TRAVIS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VIRGINIA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Hapag-Lloyd Net Profit More Than Triples

Hapag-Lloyd Net Profit More Than Triples

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Keppel O&M Wins FPSO Integration Work Worth $180.4M

Keppel O&M Wins FPSO Integration Work Worth $180.4M

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Maersk Raises Full-year Guidance, But Says Shipping Boom Will Stabilize in H2

Maersk Raises Full-year Guidance, But Says Shipping Boom Will Stabilize in H2

Shipping group Maersk, often seen as a barometer for global trade, on Tuesday cautioned the container market may normalize in the second half of the year, even as it raised full-year guidance driven by high container freight rates.The shipping industry has seen record profits in recent quarters as a surge in consumer demand, pandemic-related bottlenecks in U.S.

Maersk Warns Shanghai Lockdown to Boost  Shipping Costs Further

Maersk Warns Shanghai Lockdown to Boost Shipping Costs Further

Danish shipper Maersk said the Shanghai lockdown will severely hurt trucking services and increase transport costs, as China's intensifying efforts to fight the spread of COVID-19 further rattles global supply chains.The Chinese coastal city, home to some of the world's busiest sea and airports

Japanese Shipping Companies Reap Big Profits Amid Supply Chain Chaos

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Nippon Yusen and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Japan's biggest and third-biggest shipping companies, reported record quarterly profits as they benefited from higher freight rates amid the chaos hitting global supply chains.The logjams and bottlenecks in the world's trade system, which threatens to derail a recovery from the worst health crisis in a century

Oil Tanker Market Set to Endure Low Earnings for Another Year -BIMCO

Oil Tanker Market Set to Endure Low Earnings for Another Year -BIMCO

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Profitability Still a Way Off for Tanker Shipping -BIMCO

Profitability Still a Way Off for Tanker Shipping -BIMCO

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Hurricane Ida's Fury Cuts Deep into U.S. Oil Output, Gasoline Supplies

Hurricane Ida's Fury Cuts Deep into U.S. Oil Output, Gasoline Supplies

Hurricane Ida pummeled U.S. Gulf Coast energy suppliers, knocking out most of the region's offshore wells and nearly half its motor fuel production and drove prices broadly higher.The storm crashed on Sunday into the Louisiana coast, tearing through U.S. offshore oil and gas fields with 150 mile per hour (241 kph) winds and pushing up to 12 feet (3.7 meters) of water ashore.

Container Shipping Giant Hapag-Lloyd Posts Near 10-fold Profit Rise in H1

Container Shipping Giant Hapag-Lloyd Posts Near 10-fold Profit Rise in H1

German container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd on Thursday reported a nearly 10-fold increase in first-half net profit, citing surging freight rates amid scarce transport capacities.The group, the world's number five in the industry, said net profit climbed to 2.7 billion euros ($3.28 billion) from 285 million euros a year earlier.

China Goes from Driver to Brake for Crude Oil, Iron Ore and Copper

China Goes from Driver to Brake for Crude Oil, Iron Ore and Copper

China has switched from driving global demand for major commodities to being a drag on growth, with July's customs data confirming the weakening trend for imports of crude oil, iron ore and copper.The exception to the trend was coal, but the sharp gain in July's imports of the polluting fuel are more a result of China having to go the seaborne market because of domestic policies that curbed

Trade Recovery: Port of Rotterdam Freight Volumes Rise

Trade Recovery: Port of Rotterdam Freight Volumes Rise

Freight volumes in the port of Rotterdam rose 5.8% on a yearly basis in the first half of 2021, as international trade recovered from its coronavirus slump, Europe's largest sea port said on Thursday.Traffic took a big hit from COVID-19 in the first half of 2020, and despite its recovery, throughput is still not back at levels seen before the outbreak of the pandemic, port authorities said.