HOUSTON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HOUSTON
    • Operator : MORAN TOWING CORPORATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NEW YORK
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 6310
    • Full Load Capacity : 18115 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 425 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 78 Feet
    • Overall Length : 425 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 78 Feet
    • Load draft : 26 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2007
    • EQUIP1 : PUMPS
    • Coast Guard Number : 1205750

MORAN TOWING CORPORATION

  • Area of Operation : U. S. EAST COAST AND U. S. GULF
  • Principal Commodity : FUEL OIL PRODUCTS

CAPE HATTERAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE ROMAIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EUGENIA MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GRACE MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HELEN D COPPEDGE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LYNNE MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRACY MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRISTAN K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TURECAMO BOYS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

D.S.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLESTON

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

CONNECTICUT

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

GEORGIA

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

LONG ISLAND

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

MASSACHUSETTS

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

NEW HAMPSHIRE

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

PHILADELPHIA

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

PORTLAND

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

TENNESSEE

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

News

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2020 Postponed

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2020 Postponed

Offshore Technology Conference 2020, one of the world's largest conferences and exhibitions dedicated to the offshore energy industry, will be postponed this year due to the coronavirus outbreak.The OTC 2020 organizers said on Friday that the conference, originally scheduled for May 4-7, 2020, would be delayed.

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.

Kirby to Acquire Savage Inland Marine Fleet

Kirby to Acquire Savage Inland Marine Fleet

Houston-based Kirby Corporation said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Savage Inland Marine's towboat and tank barge fleet for approximately $278 million in cash and the assumption of leases.Kirby will acquire Savage's inland fleet consisting of 46 towboats and 90 tank barges with approximately 2.

Houston Ship Channel Reopens After 7-hour Closure

Houston Ship Channel Reopens After 7-hour Closure

The Houston Ship Channel reopened on Tuesday morning after a seven-hour closure to raise a fishing vessel that sank in mid-January near the waterway's entrance in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Houston ship pilots association.The ship channel, a 53-mile waterway connecting the busiest U.S. petrochemical port with the Gulf of Mexico, reopened at 10:15 a.m.

Search Called Off for Two Missing After Ship Collision

Search Called Off for Two Missing After Ship Collision

Responders have called off a search for two fisherman missing following a fatal ship collision near Galveston, Texas, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday.One crew member has been rescued, one is deceased and two remain missing at the conclusion of a three-day search involving the Coast Guard and local responders that covered more than 49 square miles by aerial flights

One Dead, Two Missing in Galveston Ship Collision

One Dead, Two Missing in Galveston Ship Collision

The US Coast Guard and local authorities on Wednesday continue to search for two fishermen missing after a fatal vessel collision in Galveston, Texas.The Coast Guard said four fisherman were forced into the water on Tuesday afternoon when their 81-foot vessel Pappy's Pride capsized following a collision with the 600-foot chemical tanker Bow Fortune near the Galveston jetties.

Corpus Christi Crude Exports Boom

Corpus Christi Crude Exports Boom

U.S. crude exports from Corpus Christi, Texas, have surged to a record in recent weeks, often surpassing hubs such as Houston and Beaumont, Texas, thanks to faster-than-expected infrastructure additions.The infrastructure boom at Corpus Christi helped push crude exports there to a weekly record of 1.

USCG, ABS Approve Wireless Helm System for ATBs

USCG, ABS Approve Wireless Helm System for ATBs

U.S.-based autonomous marine systems developer Sea Machines announced on Tuesday that it has received class and regulatory approval to install its commercial wireless helm system aboard a class of U.S.-flag tugboats that support articulated tug-barge (ATB) sets, marking an industry first in wireless vessel control.The U.S.

Vard to Design LNG Bunker Barge for Fincantieri

Vard to Design LNG Bunker Barge for Fincantieri

Vard Marine, a naval architecture and marine engineering company, recently completed the concept design of a new 5,400 cubic meter (CBM) LNG bunker barge for Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding.The barge is being designed for Polaris New Energy’s bunkering operations that will support LNG fueled ships in the east coast of the United States.

Aalund Named International Propeller Club's President

Aalund Named International Propeller Club's President

Niels Aalund was elected at the 93rd International Convention and Conference in New Orleans on October 17th.New Orleans, LA: Prominent maritime industry stakeholder Niels Aalund has been elected President of the International Propeller Club. Mr. Aalund will serve a two-year term, commencing from October 17th.

#Oi2020: Drill Bit Rescue from 30,000 ft.

#Oi2020: Drill Bit Rescue from 30,000 ft.

Drilling wells more than three miles deep in the late 1960s was something that GHK Company and partner Lone Star Producing Company believed would product massive amounts of natural gas. The two companies that began this project discovered in 1974 that South of Burns Flat in Washita County their Bertha Rogers No. 1 rig would reach almost six miles deep, following a deep-sea fishing trip.

Fire Erupts at Exxon's Baytown complex; 37 Hurt

Fire Erupts at Exxon's Baytown complex; 37 Hurt

Exxon Mobil Corp said it was fighting a fire that erupted on Wednesday at its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex injuring 37 people and sending nearby residents indoors.As many as 37 people were being treated for non-life threatening injuries amid efforts to put out the fire, according to Exxon spokeswoman Sarah Nordin.