HELEN VIRGINIA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HELEN VIRGINIA
    • Operator : J B MARINE SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 520
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 28
  • Size
    • Register length : 50 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 50 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 637050

J B MARINE SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER - ST. LOUIS, MO AREA
  • Principal Commodity : CLEAN AND REPAIR BARGES; AND CHARTER TO OTHERS

AMANDA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LINDA J

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISTER MIKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRICK KAPPER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIR RICHARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSAN KAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

D

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

N

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Bulk Carrier Grounds Near Norfolk, Va.

Bulk Carrier Grounds Near Norfolk, Va.

U.S. Coast Guard and Port of Virginia personnel are assisting the crew of a bulk carrier that ran aground near Norfolk, Va. on Wednesday night.Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Virginia command center received notification from crewmembers aboard the the Panamanian-flagged Hong Dai stating the 738-foot bulk carrier ran aground on a soft sandy bottom approximately 400 meters Northwest of

Huntington Ingalls Industries Building Unmanned Systems Hub

Huntington Ingalls Industries Building Unmanned Systems Hub

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) is building a new hub for unmanned systems prototyping, production and testing to meet growing demand from the U.S. Navy for autonomous and uncrewed systems.The purpose-built Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence will include two buildings totaling over 150,000 square feet constructed on a 20-acre campus in Hampton, Va., the U.S.

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

Norwegian Cruise Line Flags Doubts About Its Ability to Stay Afloat

Norwegian Cruise Line Flags Doubts About Its Ability to Stay Afloat

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd, the world’s third-largest cruise operator, raised doubts about its ability to continue operating on Tuesday, the first in the sector to signal it may succumb to the coronavirus crisis.The company’s shares closed down more than 20% as it launched a $1.

USNS Comfort Leaves New York

USNS Comfort Leaves New York

The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort departed New York harbor on Thursday, just a month after arriving to help ease the strain on overburdened city hospitals dealing with the novel coronavirus outbreak.The 1,000-bed Navy vessel, headed back to its home base in Norfolk, Virginia, never neared its capacity, even as the city quickly became the world’s epicenter for COVID-19 infections.

Trump Says USNS Comfort Will Return to Virginia

Trump Says USNS Comfort Will Return to Virginia

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) will soon return to Norfolk, Va., President Trump said Tuesday, less than a month after the ship was deployed to New York to support COVID-19 response efforts."I’ve asked [New York Governer] Andrew [Cuomo] if we could bring the Comfort back to its base in Virginia so that we can have it for other locations, and he said we would be able to do that

Big Ship Ready Port Dredging Kicks off 2020

Big Ship Ready Port Dredging Kicks off 2020

The end of the 2019 saw some unprecedented funding measure pass through Congress and signed into law by President Trump.  The Gulf and East Coast have continued to receive significant funding to help deepen and widen navigational channels and gateways.  One of the projects passed into law included the Gulf Coast Regional Demonstration Project.

Maritime Schools Must Prep for Offshore Wind Jobs

Maritime Schools Must Prep for Offshore Wind Jobs

The offshore wind industry in the United States is growing exponentially, with multiple projects in the development stages off of the Atlantic coast. The total megawatt capacity of U.S. offshore wind farms is anticipated to reach 22,000 by 2030 and 43,000 by 2050. To support this growth, U.S. Department of Energy reports estimate over 40,000 new jobs will be created by 2030.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Founder Dies

Royal Caribbean Cruise Founder Dies

Army veteran-turned-Royal Caribbean Cruise Line founder Edwin W. Stephan passed away on Friday at 87 years old."We at Royal Caribbean mourn his loss and extend our deepest sympathies to the Stephan family," said a statement from the global cruise company said.In 1969 Stephan founded the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, and his contributions helped create the modern cruise industry we know today.