HOUSTON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HOUSTON
    • Operator : USS CHARTERING, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Other Tanker
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Bulk Tanker
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 15300
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 13660
    • Full Load Capacity : 36842 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 615 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 90.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 615 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 90.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 36.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 14 Feet
    • Height : 125.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP1 : 10 TON CRANES
    • Coast Guard Number : 684689

USS CHARTERING, LLC

  • Area of Operation : U. S. GULF LOAD PORTS TO U. S. EAST COAST DISCHARGE PORTS, OCCASIONALLY U. S. WEST COAST DISCHARGE PORTS, U. S. JONES ACT COASTWISE TANKER TRADE
  • Principal Commodity : PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, CHEMICAL PARCELS

CHARLESTON

  • Type : Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

CHEMICAL PIONEER

  • Type : Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

BROWNSVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORPUS CHRISTI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FREEPORT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GALVESTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHEMICAL TRANSPORTER

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

PETROCHEM PRODUCER

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

PETROCHEM SUPPLIER

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

PETROCHEM TRADER

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

News

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.

C-Job CEO Basjan Faber was Born to Design

C-Job CEO Basjan Faber was Born to Design

Born and raised on the water by entrepreneurial parents, Basjan Faber knew from a young age that his future and fate was in maritime, specifically ship design. Today the CEO leads a vibrant, diverse and fast-growing naval architecture firm that he co-founded with partners in 2007. Headquartered in Amsterdam, C-Job has a unique approach to its business and is expanding its international footprint

AIS Provide Skidmarks on the Ocean

AIS Provide Skidmarks on the Ocean

Many years ago, I received a call from an attorney who wanted me to get on the plane to Houston right away to take a look at damage on two ships that had collided in the approaches to Houston.He told me that both vessels had become confused, had started to turn and managed to occupy the same bit of ocean at the same time.

#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.

Preparing for IMO 2020: Marine Emission Solutions

Preparing for IMO 2020: Marine Emission Solutions

Part I: Enhancing Engines & Fuels"Wood Mackenzie forecasts a 25 percent increase in price for lower sulfur content fuel based on a SOx scrubber adoption rate of about two percent, but some scenarios could cause LSFO prices to spike by as much as 60 percent."Around 80 percent of global trade is carried by sea.

Protheroe Takes Charge of BV N. America

Protheroe Takes Charge of BV N. America

Tim Protheroe, with more than 40 years of industry experience, was tapped to head North American activities for Bureau Veritas Marine & OffshoreProtheroe was officially named Regional Chief Executive, Marine & Offshore, North America, providing leadership in the United States and Canada.