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

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.

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a part of its Small Shipyard Grant program. The grants enable small shipyards to modernize equipment and processes to fuel future growth.

Inland River Cruising: 2019 Will Be Busy

Inland River Cruising: 2019 Will Be Busy

One year ago, we reported on vacation river cruising, presenting an industry mostly on the optimistic side of growth and expansion for 2018. This year’s review is more geographically limited – to the Mississippi River, heartland cruises centered among New Orleans, Memphis, St. Louis and St. Paul – but with links important for a lot of smaller cities in between.

Kirby Selects Furuno for Towboat Newbuilds

Kirby Selects Furuno for Towboat Newbuilds

Kirby Inland Marine selected Furuno as the electronics of choice for its new generation of Subchapter M towboats. The first of three new vessels, MV Bailey, will soon enter service into the Kirby fleet of over 300 towboats and nearly 1,000 inland barges operating in U.S. waters. The bridge features Furuno electronics including Radar, GPS, AIS, depth sensors and more. This 88-ft.

NAVY: New Class of Ship Named Navajo

NAVY: New Class of Ship Named Navajo

Gulf Island Shipyards was awarded a $63.5 million contract for the detail design and construction of the new Towing, Salvage and Rescue Ship which will be based on existing commercial towing offshore vessel designs and will replace the current T-ATF 166 and T-ARS 50 class ships in service with the US Military Sealift Command.Secretary of the Navy Richard V.

Kirby Inland Marine to Acquire Cenac Fleet

Kirby Inland Marine to Acquire Cenac Fleet

Cenac Marine Services LLC has announced the signing of an agreement with Kirby Inland Marine, LP to acquire Cenac’s fleet.This relationship will continue to enhance Cenac’s marine construction operations, by focusing on its best in class shipyard at Main Iron Works while providing continued security for its loyal maritime employees.

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.

SCHOTTEL Secures NC Ferries Contract

SCHOTTEL Secures NC Ferries Contract

SCHOTTEL said it has secured a contract to provide propulsion units for two new vehicle ferries ordered by North Carolina’s Department of Transportation, which operates the second largest state-run ferry system in the United States. The US-flag vessels designed by Elliott Bay Design Group are under construction at Gulf Island Shipyards in Houma, La.

Gulf Island to Build Navy Vessels

Gulf Island to Build Navy Vessels

Gulf Island Fabrication (GIFI), an American manufacturer of specialized structures and marine vessels used in the energy sector, announced that it received an award for the construction of two additional towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS) for the U.S. Navy.The award represents the Navy’s execution of its second and third options for Gulf Island’s construction of three T-ATS vessels that

Gulf Island to Build OSU Vessel

Gulf Island to Build OSU Vessel

American manufacturer of specialized structures and marine vessels used in the energy sector Gulf Island Fabrication announced that it received an award for the construction of a third Regional Class Research Vessel for Oregon State University (OSU).The fabricator of marine vessels

DMT Marine Equipment Appoints US Sales Rep

DMT Marine Equipment Appoints US Sales Rep

DMT Marine Equipment has announced the appointment of Kurt W. Bullard as partner in the USA for sales and after sales.The service representative in the United States is Onsite Alignment, located in Houma, Louisiana.DMT, a designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty marine winches and other deck equipment is Dutch owned with corporate offices, manufacturing and engineering facilities in Romania.