HMS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HMS
    • Operator : KIVA CONSTRUCTION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Other Barge
    • Vessel Type : Other
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : ANAHUAC
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 446
    • Full Load Capacity : 446 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 170 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34 Feet
    • Overall Length : 170 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 8 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1972
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 543275

KIVA CONSTRUCTION

  • Area of Operation : GALVESTON BAY, TX; MATAGORDA BAY, TX; ICW WATERWAY; HOUSTON AREA SHIP CHANNEL; TRINITY BAY, TX AND EAST GALVESTON BAY, TX
  • Principal Commodity : PILE DRIVING & PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

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  • Construction : Steel

EXXON

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  • Construction : Steel

KS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RG

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

UK Navy Rescues Five from Sinking Tug

UK Navy Rescues Five from Sinking Tug

Five mariners were rescued by the crew of a U.K. Royal Navy patrol ship after their tug started to sink in rough seas last week in the Caribbean.The oceangoing tug began taking on water after suffering an engine failure some 20 miles west of Sint Maarten. The vessel's crew sent out a distress call around 1 p.m. on Friday and took refuge on the large sand barge their vessel had been towing.

BAE Systems Wins $5 Billion Naval Shipbuilding Contract

BAE Systems Wins $5 Billion Naval Shipbuilding Contract

Multinational defense contractor and shipbuilder BAE Systems announced it has been awarded a £4.2 billion (approx. $5 billion) contract from the U.K. Ministry of Defense to build the next five City Class Type 26 frigates for the U.K. Royal Navy in Glasgow.Ships of the class will be advanced warships designed for anti-submarine warfare and high-intensity air defense

UK Navy Rescues Four From Sinking Yacht

UK Navy Rescues Four From Sinking Yacht

A U.K. Royal Navy warship assisted in the rescue of four people from a yacht that was taking on water and at risk of sinking in the English Channel near the Isle of Wight.Last week, the Portsmouth-based Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond answered a Mayday call from a civilian yacht that was taking on a significant amount of water while sailing from Beaulieu River in the New Forest toward Honfleur in

UK Royal Navy Aircraft Carrier Heads to Rosyth for Repairs

UK Royal Navy Aircraft Carrier Heads to Rosyth for Repairs

The U.K. Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales has left Portsmouth en route to Rosyth where the £3 billion aircraft carrier will receive repairs after breaking down off the Isle of Wight in August.The 65,000-tonne warship will enter Babcock's dry dock in Rosyth where it will undergo repairs to its starboard propeller shaft which suffered a mechanical defect as the ship left for New York.

Sweden Sends Diving Vessel to Inspect Leaking Nord Stream Pipelines

Sweden Sends Diving Vessel to Inspect Leaking Nord Stream Pipelines

Sweden sent a diving vessel on Monday to the site of Russian gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea that ruptured last week following blasts in the area, to probe an incident that has added new tension to Europe's energy crisis.Europe is investigating what caused three pipelines in the Nord Stream network to burst in an act of suspected sabotage near Swedish and Danish waters that Moscow quickly sought

Harland & Wolff to Restore HMS Quorn Mine-hunter

Harland & Wolff to Restore HMS Quorn Mine-hunter

Harland & Wolff's Appledore site in the UK's southwest has won a £55 million (around $65 million) contract to regenerate a former Royal Navy mine-hunting vessel, HMS Quorn. "On behalf of the Lithuanian Government, the Defence Equipment Sales Authority (DESA) awarded the contract that will see HMS Quorn renovated and restored, bolstering NATO maritime capability in Europe

Harland & Wolff Returns to Action with First Newbuild Order

Harland & Wolff Returns to Action with First Newbuild Order

The historic Belfast shipyard Harland & Wolff announced it has secured its first newbuild order since being bought out of administration in 2019.The shipyard, best known for having built the Titanic, is returning to action after being purchased by London-based InfraStrata. The yard said on Wednesday that it was awarded an initial contract worth approximately £8.5 million to build 11 barges for U.

US Says Iran Responsible for Drone Attack on Tanker

US Says Iran Responsible for Drone Attack on Tanker

An attack on a tanker off the coast of Oman on Tuesday was carried out by an Iranian-made drone, U.S. Central Command said in a statement, adding that a multilateral maritime operation led by a British Royal Navy frigate had responded to the area.An Israeli official had blamed Iran for the strike on the Pacific Zircon tanker managed by Israeli-controlled Eastern Pacific Shipping.

Babcock Wins 10-year Contract for HMS Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers Dockings

Babcock Wins 10-year Contract for HMS Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers Dockings

Babcock announced on Monday it has been awarded a 10-year contract to provide dry-dock maintenance for the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth class (QEC) aircraft carriers.The £30 million contract follows a previous maintenance period where Babcock completed the first docking for HMS Queen Elizabeth at the Rosyth site in 2019 and includes all routine maintenance and repairs that cannot be done when

Babcock inks deal for HMS Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers Dockings

Babcock inks deal for HMS Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers Dockings

Babcock won a 10-year contract to provide dry-dock maintenance for the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth class (QEC) aircraft carriers.The new £30m contract follows a previous maintenance period where Babcock completed the first docking for HMS Queen Elizabeth at the Rosyth site in 2019 and includes all routine maintenance and repairs that cannot be done when the vessel is afloat.

Green Marine: Electrification is the Power behind ‘Future-Proofing’

Green Marine: Electrification is the Power behind ‘Future-Proofing’

There's an “electrification of the seas” happening for navies around the world.Whether it's to achieve greater military capabilities, operational economics and efficiencies or to be better stewards of the environment.There's a trend moving from direct mechanical drives towards more flexible electrical propulsion systems.

Babcock Starts Building First of Five Royal Navy Type 31 Frigates

Babcock Starts Building First of Five Royal Navy Type 31 Frigates

Babcock has started construction of the first of five Royal Navy Type 31 frigates, HMS Venturer, at its Rosyth facility in the UK.After cutting the first steel on the program in September 2021, the traditional keel-laying event formally recognized the start of the build, including placing a specially commissioned coin under the keel.