JOHN AB

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JOHN AB
    • Operator : DIAMOND SERVICES CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1748
  • Location
    • City : MORGAN CITY
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 68
    • Full Load Capacity : 61 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 63
  • Size
    • Register length : 105 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 105 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 647317

DIAMOND SERVICES CORP.

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERS AND GULF OF MEXICO FROM BROWNSVILLE, TX TO FLORIDA
  • Principal Commodity : EQUIPMENT / TOWING

KRISTIN GRACE

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

LISA ANN

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

MARY GRACE

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

MELISA

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

MISS GRACIE

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

MISS JULIE

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

MR. D

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

MR. MEL

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

MR. STEPHEN

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

PAULA KAY

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

RIG RUNNER

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

WALLACE GLENN

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

LADY LA FON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. GLENN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. SCOTT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DIAMOND

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DIAMOND JIM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HOR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MM II

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SF

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Stena RoRo Orders Two More E-Flexer Ferries in China. Charters Secured

Stena RoRo Orders Two More E-Flexer Ferries in China. Charters Secured

A day after it ordered its tenth E-Flexer vessel in the RoPax class, Stena RoRo on Thursday said it had ordered two new ferries from the Chinese shipyard CMI Jinling (Weihai). To remind, the firm on Monday ordered the tenth unit from the same shipyard for a charter in Canada. The 11th and 12th Stena E-Flexer vessels, ordered Thursday, are in the RoPax class developed by Stena RoRo

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

The U.N. shipping agency approved further measures on Thursday to boost the energy efficiency of commercial vessels although critics said the move fell short of what was needed to cut the industry's carbon footprint.The International Maritime Organization (IMO) formally adopted the rules to reduce the carbon intensity of existing ships after member states reached agreement on the plans at a

Enterprise Revisited: Titanium is the USCG Vessel Procurement Magic Bullet

Enterprise Revisited: Titanium is the USCG Vessel Procurement Magic Bullet

In my May 2020 MREN USS Enterprise column I made a reference to the benefits of titanium as a hull structural material.It related to the life of the USCG cutter Bear and I concluded the column with a suggestion that titanium would be a particularly useful and cost-effective structural material for sail training vessels, aircraft carriers, research vessels, cruise vessels

'Nuisance' Tug Scuttled off Alaskan Coast

'Nuisance' Tug Scuttled off Alaskan Coast

A derelict tugboat abandoned near Juneau, Alaska since 2016, has been towed to sea and scuttled in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Lumberman had been causing problems for locals since it was abandoned in the Gastineau channel five years ago, and the decision was made to dispose of the vessel at sea after the 107-foot steel hulled tugboat was determined to be derelict and a

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan's Nippon Yusen subsidiary NYK Cruises Co said on Friday that its luxury cruise ship Asuka II was returning to port after a passenger tested positive for the coronavirus.The ship's 295 passengers and 425 crew members will reach Yokohama, just south of Tokyo, around Saturday noon, an NYK Cruises spokeswoman said.

NTSB Accident Report: Erratic Steering Led to 2019 Sabine Pass Collision

NTSB Accident Report: Erratic Steering Led to 2019 Sabine Pass Collision

The National Transportation Safety Board found that the erratic steering of a supply vessel led to a 2019 collision resulting in more than 6,000 gallons of diesel oil being dumped into the Sabine Pass, a busy waterway between Texas and Louisiana.On Thursday, April 8, 2021, NTSB released Marine Accident Brief 21/08 detailing its investigation of the collision between offshore supply vessel

Finlandia Seaways Engine Fire Linked to Poor Maintenance

Finlandia Seaways Engine Fire Linked to Poor Maintenance

Substandard maintenance was found to be a major contributing factor at the root of a 2018 engine room fire aboard the DFDS ro-ro vessel Finlandia Seaways in April 2018, U.K. accident investigators found.The Lithuanian registered vessel was in transit from Zeebrugge, Belgium to Rosyth, U.K.

Coles Resigns as CEO of Wallem Group

Coles Resigns as CEO of Wallem Group

The board of Wallem Group announced that chief executive Frank Coles has resigned and will be leaving the company shortly.As many will be aware, Coles has been very active in highlighting the plight of seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and he now wishes to become more involved in promoting their welfare, as well as pursuing other opportunities.

EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Trade Deal

EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Trade Deal

Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire.The deal, agreed more than four years after Britain voted narrowly to leave the bloc

Relieved Passengers Leave Singapore Cruise After COVID-19 Scare

Relieved Passengers Leave Singapore Cruise After COVID-19 Scare

A Royal Caribbean “cruise-to-nowhere” from Singapore began disembarking its nearly 1,700 passengers who were confined to their cabins for more than 16 hours on Wednesday after a COVID-19 case was detected onboard, forcing the ship back to port.All passengers aboard the Quantum of the Seas had cleared a mandatory polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for the virus up to three days before the

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.

Timelapse: World's Largest Civilian Hospital Ship Falling into Place

Timelapse: World's Largest Civilian Hospital Ship Falling into Place

Construction of what has been described as the world's largest civilian/NGO hospital ship - the Global Mercy - is making progress and is nearing completion in China.Mercy Ships, an NGO which ordered the ship to deliver free healthcare services to those with little access in the developing world, and Stena RoRo, which leads the construction of the Global Mercy