HOUMA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HOUMA
    • Operator : VANE LINE BUNKERING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1950
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 133
  • Size
    • Register length : 87.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 29 Feet
    • Overall Length : 87.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 29 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 26 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1970
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 528526

VANE LINE BUNKERING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : FROM EASTPORT, ME TO BROWNSVILLE, TX; AND AICWW
  • Principal Commodity : BULK PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

CHRISTIAN

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

BROOKLYN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FALCON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PARADISE CREEK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DOUBLE SKIN

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

RA

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Gulf Island Shipyards Delivers Icebreaking Tug to SLSDC

Gulf Island Shipyards Delivers Icebreaking Tug to SLSDC

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) announced it has taken delivery of its new 118-foot icebreaking tug, the Seaway Guardian, in Massena, N.Y. Built by Gulf Island Shipyards in Houma, La., the vessel is the first new tug to join SLSDC since the Seaway opened 61 years ago.

By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

Small shipyards in the U.S. are critical to the nation’s maritime operations and economic security. Typically family-owned and employing less than 1,200 workers, America’s small shipyards support more than 400,000 jobs, employ more than 100,000 Americans directly and contribute tens of billions in gross domestic product, according to the U.S.

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Nearly 200 towing vessels and 600 barges are queued on the Intracoastal Waterway while salvors work to clear a halved and partially sunken rock barge near Berwick, La., the U.S. Coast Guard said.A section of waterway has been closed since Sunday night, when a towing vessel pushing six rock-filled hopper barges ran aground at mile marker 99.

NOx Control: Should Certain Vessels Get a Break?

NOx Control: Should Certain Vessels Get a Break?

When it comes to the EPA’s recent proposed delay to implementation of Tier 4 marine diesel engines ‘in certain high-speed commercial vessels,’ where you stand probably depends on where you sit.On September 6, the U.S. Environmental Protection agency (EPA) proposed to delay implementation of Tier 4 marine diesel engines “in certain high-speed commercial vessels.

Bisso Towboat Orders Tug at Main Iron Works

Bisso Towboat Orders Tug at Main Iron Works

Luling, La.-based Bisso Towboat said it has signed an agreement with Houma, La. shipbuilder Main Iron Works to begin construction of a new 6,008 BHP azimuthing stern drive (ASD) tractor tug. Construction is scheduled to commence in August 2020 with delivery expected in early fall of 2021.

R/V Gilbert R. Mason Keel Laying

R/V Gilbert R. Mason Keel Laying

On March 3, 2020 a keel laying ceremony was held at the Municipal Auditorium in Houma, LA for the 3rd Regional Class Research Vessel, R/V GILBERT R. MASON. The R/V MASON will be operated by the Gulf - Caribbean Oceanographic Consortium led by the University of Southern Mississippi and the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON). Many of Dr.

Gulf Island to Build Another Two Vessels for the US Navy

Gulf Island to Build Another Two Vessels for the US Navy

The U.S. Navy has exercised its options to order the fourth and fifth towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS) from Houma, La. shipbuilder Gulf Island Fabrication. The Navy has remaining options for three additional vessels.The Navajo-class vessels will provide oceangoing tug, salvage and rescue capabilities to support fleet operations, replacing three T-ATF 166 and two T-ARS 50 class ships

US Navy Names Cherokee Nation

US Navy Names Cherokee Nation

Gulf Island Shipyard held a keel laying ceremony for the USNS Cherokee Nation (T-ATS 7) on Thursday afternoon (February 13) at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center.Cherokee Nation is the second ship of the Navy's Navajo class of Towing, Salvage, and Rescue vessels.According to a press note from the Navy

Caterpillar Supplies Engines for Tier 4 Tug

Caterpillar Supplies Engines for Tier 4 Tug

Caterpillar Marine has supplied two Cat 3516E Tier 4 main engines to the Andrew S. The EPA Tier 4 Final and Subchapter M azimuth stern drive (ASD) tractor tug was delivered to Bisso Towboat Co.Each engine generates 3,004 bhp at 1,800 rpm and a selective catalyst reduction (SCR) system. At 6,008 bhp, Andrew S. is the most powerful Tier 4 tug on the Mississippi River.The Andrew S.

Two U.S. Flag Tugs Recently Sold

Two U.S. Flag Tugs Recently Sold

Marcon International has announced to report the recent sales of the following two U.S. flag tugs as sellers continue to upgrade their fleets.The U.S. flag, 4,800 HP twin screw, flush-deck, articulated pusher tug “Java Sea” has been sold by Kirby Offshore Marine of Houston, Texas to private buyers.