HELEN G

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HELEN G
    • Operator : 166 FLEET, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 57
  • Size
    • Register length : 59.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Height : 33 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1965
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 501485

166 FLEET, LLC

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER OF LOUISIANA ONLY, MILE MARKER 166 LOWER MISSISSIPPI
  • Principal Commodity : BARGE FLEETING

News

Israel Widens Search for Oil Spill Culprit After Ruling Out Ship in Greece

Israel Widens Search for Oil Spill Culprit After Ruling Out Ship in Greece

Israel on Sunday broadened its search for the ship behind an oil spill that blackened its beaches with tar after investigators ruled out one of the suspected tankers.An Israeli team, in coordination with Greek authorities, carried out a surprise inspection of the Minerva Helen while it was docked at Athens’ Piraeus port.

Widow of Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Worker Free to Sue Maran

Widow of Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Worker Free to Sue Maran

A Bangladeshi woman whose husband died while dismantling an oil tanker at a shipbreaking yard in 2018 can file a negligence claim against a British company involved in the vessel’s sale, London’s High Court ruled this week.Khalil Mollah, 32, fell to his death while working on a tanker called the EKTA in the port city of Chattogram in southeastern Bangladesh

Rival Cruise Lines Team Up to Plan Restart

Rival Cruise Lines Team Up to Plan Restart

Cruise industry rivals are teaming up in an effort to sail again.On Monday, Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd announced a joint task force to help develop safety standards for restarting their businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.The “Healthy Sail Panel,” co-chaired by former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt and former U.S.

Carnival Extends Operations Pause to Sept. 30

Carnival Extends Operations Pause to Sept. 30

Carnival Cruise Line said on Monday it has extended its pause in operations for North American voyages until September 30, as it determines how to safely resume service amid the COVID-19 pandemic.The cruise line, owned by Carnival Corp, had previously said it would resume some voyages on August 1.

Norwegian Has Enough Cash to Stay Afloat for 18 Months

Norwegian Has Enough Cash to Stay Afloat for 18 Months

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd’s $3.5 billion in cash on hand will be enough to bankroll the company for “at least 18 months” without any new revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic that has halted voyages, Chief Executive Frank Del Rio said on Thursday.“That’s enough to cover our cash burn under a zero-revenue environment for at least 18 months, not 12, 18 months

US Coast Guard Surf Boats: Service Life Extension

US Coast Guard Surf Boats: Service Life Extension

Since the days of wooden hulls and human power, lifeboat crews have put to sea through dangerous surf to save the lives of their fellow seamen. The first engine powered boats allowed decks and cabins that afforded a greater level of safety. When the U.S. Coast Guard developed its 47-foot surf boat in the late 1990s, a whole new standard for lifeboats was set.

Turkey Extends Seismic Survey in Contested Waters in Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey Extends Seismic Survey in Contested Waters in Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey said it was extending the seismic survey work being carried out by its Oruc Reis ship in a disputed part of the eastern Mediterranean until Nov. 29, a move that could add to tensions in the region.NATO members Turkey and Greece are locked in a dispute over the extent of their continental shelves and conflicting claims to hydrocarbon resources in the eastern Mediterranean.

Fully Loaded Oil Tanker Catches Fire Off Sri Lanka

Fully Loaded Oil Tanker Catches Fire Off Sri Lanka

A fully loaded oil tanker has caught fire off the east coast of Sri Lanka, which has dispatched an aircraft and two navy ships to help in the rescue, a Sri Lankan navy spokesman said on Thursday.The New Diamond, a very large crude carrier (VLCC) chartered by Indian Oil Corp (IOC), was heading to the port of Paradip in India, where the state-run firm operates a 300,000 barrel-per-day refinery.

Italy Sends Help to Banksy's Overcrowded Migrant Rescue Vessel

Italy Sends Help to Banksy's Overcrowded Migrant Rescue Vessel

The Italian coastguard sent help on Saturday to a rescue boat funded by British street artist Banksy after the vessel issued urgent calls for assistance, saying it was stranded in the Mediterranean and overloaded with migrants.The coastguard said a patrol boat dispatched from the southern Italian island of Lampedusa had taken on board 49 of "those considered most vulnerable" among the 219

Deep Sea Mining Could Destroy Undiscovered Species, Says Ocean Panel

Deep Sea Mining Could Destroy Undiscovered Species, Says Ocean Panel

Mining on the sea floor should not begin before a full assessment of likely environmental impacts can be made, a report commissioned by the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel) said on Wednesday.Environmentalists including Britain's David Attenborough have called for a ban on deep-seabed mining that would extract resources including copper, cobalt, nickel, zinc, lithium

CNOOC Buys Two Carbon-neutral LNG Cargoes from Shell

CNOOC Buys Two Carbon-neutral LNG Cargoes from Shell

China National Offshore Oil Corp, or CNOOC, has agreed to buy from Royal Dutch Shell two cargoes of liquefied natural gas with offset carbon emissions, marking China's first gas imports of this kind, said the Shanghai Oil and Gas Exchange.CNOOC and Shell will use carbon credits won in projects in China's northwest Xinjiang and Qinghai region to offset the carbon emissions involved in producing

Disney Suspends Cruises Through July 27

Disney Suspends Cruises Through July 27

Walt Disney Co announced on Wednesday it has suspended all new departures on its Disney Cruise Line through July 27 as the coronavirus outbreak continues.On its website, the company said guests currently booked on affected cruises will be offered either a credit to be used for a future sailing within 15 months of their original sail date, or a full refund.