JOEY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JOEY
    • Operator : VORTEX MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC.
    • Vessel Type : Undefined
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : OAKLAND
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 7
  • Size
    • Register length : 31.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 10.7 Feet
    • Overall Length : 31.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 10.7 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 614159

VORTEX MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC.

  • Area of Operation : SACRAMENTO AND SAN FRANCISCO RIVERS AND BAY
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

DORIS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAGUNA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LARIAT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEQUOYA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MB

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VANTAGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VENGEANCE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VICTORY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VIGOR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VORACIOUS

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

News

Help Wanted: US Maritime Industry Struggles to Fill Key Gaps

Help Wanted: US Maritime Industry Struggles to Fill Key Gaps

A shortage of U.S. mariners presents a major threat to the United States’ national and economic security, and the problem is growing day by day.According to a 2017 study prepared by the Maritime Workforce Working Group and released by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), the estimated pool of U.S. mariners actively sailing with unlimited tonnage credentials was comprised of 11,768 mariners.

New Long Island Ferry Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

New Long Island Ferry Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) on Friday held a launch and christening ceremony for the ferry Long Island at its Allanton Shipyard in Panama City, Fla.Scheduled to be delivered later this year, the new Subchapter H passenger and auto ferry is being built for Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, a subsidiary of McAllister Towing, for operations between Bridgeport, Conn.

Marine News' 2024 US Shipbuilding Report

Marine News' 2024 US Shipbuilding Report

If nothing else, building vessels in the U.S. is a complicated business.In a session on the domestic shipbuilding marketplace, at Marine Money’s late-November 2023 conference held in New Orleans, Ben Bordelon, president and CEO of Bollinger Shipyards (with more than a dozen facilities, in Mississippi and Louisiana)

Eastern Awarded Contract to Complete MPSV Builds for Hornbeck

Eastern Awarded Contract to Complete MPSV Builds for Hornbeck

Panama City Fla. based Eastern Shipbuilding Group announced it has been awarded a contract to complete construction of two ultra high-spec 400 class multipurpose support vessels (MPSVs) for Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS).The newbuilds were originally started by Gulf Island Shipyards in Houma, La. before Hornbeck terminated the contracts in 2018 over what it described as "performance issues".

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

The November edition of Marine News magazine highlighted a selection of the most notable American newbuilds delivered of 2023—from a first-of-its-kind green towboat, to the lead vessel in a series of game-changing ships to train U.S. mariners.Empire StateAs the lead vessel in a series of five new training ships being constructed to serve America's state maritime academies

Eastern Launches First Offshore Patrol Cutter USCGC Argus

Eastern Launches First Offshore Patrol Cutter USCGC Argus

The lead ship in the U.S. Coast Guard's Heritage-class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program, USCGC Argus (WMSM-915), was launched and christened during a ceremony at Eastern Shipbuilding Group's Nelson St. Shipyard in Panama City, Fla.Attended by more than 3,000 guests, the event featured a keynote address delivered by Admiral Linda Fagan, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Eastern Gets Green Light to Build USACE Hopper Dredge

Eastern Gets Green Light to Build USACE Hopper Dredge

Florida-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group announced on Tuesday it has received a notice to proceed after winning a contract to design and build a new hopper dredge for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).The 6,000-cubic-yard-capacity diesel-electric dredge will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton and Port St. Joe facilities and is scheduled for delivery in 2027, the builder said.

Eastern to Build New Tugs for Saltchuk

Eastern to Build New Tugs for Saltchuk

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) on Monday announced it has been awarded a contract to construct four new escort tugs for Saltchuk Marine's Foss Maritime. The vessels will be built at ESG’s Allanton and Port St. Joe facilities, in Florida, with delivery expected in 2026.The order marks the beginning of Saltchuk Marine’s long-term fleet renewal project

ESG Wins Contract to Build Fisher Island Ferry

ESG Wins Contract to Build Fisher Island Ferry

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) won a contract to build a new auto and passenger ferry for the Fisher Island Community Association, Inc. (FICA) in Florida. The vessel will be built at ESG’s Allanton and Port St. Joe facilities and is expected for delivery in Spring 2026.“Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) delivered the vehicle passenger ferry HERON to the Fisher Island Community Association, Inc.

ESG Invests in Shipbuilding Infrastructure

ESG Invests in Shipbuilding Infrastructure

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) commenced phase two of a itsinfrastructure improvement project at its Nelson Street government shipbuilding facility, a phase which includes the construction of 1,000 linear feet of additional bulkhead and berthing space, installation of associated heavy weather mooring infrastructure

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

The naming ceremonies of three new vessels joining ZIM’s fleet were held in Korea and China this week for ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, continuing ZIM’s widescale fleet renovation.The naming ceremony of Zim Mount Elbrus and Zim Mount Vinson, the final additions to the series of ten 15,000 TEUs advanced LNG vessels, took place at the SHI Geoje shipyard in Korea.

Eastern Partners with Royal IHC to Build USACE Hopper Dredge

Eastern Partners with Royal IHC to Build USACE Hopper Dredge

U.S. shipbuilder Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc (ESG) on Wednesday announced it is teaming up with Dutch shipbuilding group Royal IHC to design and construct a highly automated hopper dredge for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).The diesel-electric vessel, contracted for the Department of Defense, will be constructed at ESG's Allanton and Port St.