JOSEPH L. BLOCK

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JOSEPH L. BLOCK
    • Operator : INDIANA HARBOR STEAMSHIP CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 7000
  • Location
    • City : GRIFFITH
    • STATE : IN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 12524
    • Full Load Capacity : 37572 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 728 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 78 Feet
    • Overall Length : 728 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 78 Feet
    • Load draft : 30.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 19 Feet
    • Height : 90 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1976
    • EQUIP1 : SELF-UNLOADER
    • Coast Guard Number : 574870

INDIANA HARBOR STEAMSHIP CO.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES: INDIANA HARBOR, IN - TO ESCANABA, MI; PORT INLAND, MI AND DULUTH, MN
  • Principal Commodity : CHARTERS TO OTHERS

STR EDWARD L. RYERSON

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

STR WILFRED SYKES

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

News

Evergreen Marine Orders 24 Container Ships

Evergreen Marine Orders 24 Container Ships

Container shipping firm Evergreen Marine has this week ordered 24 container ships for a total price of up to ~$1.1 billion from CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding in China.In a Taiwan Stock Exchange announcement on Wednesday, Evergreen said the order comprised newly-built 1,800 TEU, 2,300 TEU, and 3,000 TEU container ships.

VIDEO: Guyana's Second FPSO Sets Sail from Singapore

VIDEO: Guyana's Second FPSO Sets Sail from Singapore

Liza Unity FPSO, set to become Guyana's second offshore production unit, has been completed in Singapore and has set sail towards Guyana.Keppel Shipyard, responsible for the construction and integration of the topside modules with the China-built FPSO hull said Thursday it had delivered the FPSO to SBM Offshore. Once in Guyana, the FPSO will be deployed at ExxonMobil's Stabroek offshore block.

VIDEO: Prosperity FPSO Hull Arrives in Singapore

VIDEO: Prosperity FPSO Hull Arrives in Singapore

The hull of the FPSO Prosperity, which will be Guyana's third offshore oil production unit once delivered, has arrived at the Keppel yard in Singapore, where it will be fitted with topside modules.SBM Offshore, which will deliver the FPSO  to end client ExxonMobil, said that despite the various challenges posed by the ongoing global pandemic, the unit remained on schedule to be completed in 2024.

Guyana in Focus: ExxonMobil Finds More Oil; FPSO Appetite 'Huge'

Guyana in Focus: ExxonMobil Finds More Oil; FPSO Appetite 'Huge'

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has made another oil discovery at the prolific Stabroek offshore block in Guyana. This adds to around nine billion barrels of oil equivalent discovered over the past few years and paves way for future development.The discovery was made at Whiptail-1 well at the 6.6 million acres (26,800 square kilometers) offshore block.

Ever Given Operator Says More Time Needed for Ship Release

Ever Given Operator Says More Time Needed for Ship Release

The operator of a giant cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March said on Thursday that it would take more time for the vessel to be released from detainment while a final agreement with Egyptian authorities was being concluded.The Japanese owners and insurers of the ship were locked in a compensation dispute with the Suez Canal Authority (SCA)

Agreement in Principle Reached Over Ever Given

Agreement in Principle Reached Over Ever Given

A representative for the owners and insurers of a giant cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March on Wednesday said that an agreement in principle had been reached in a compensation dispute with the canal authority.Work was under way to finalize a signed settlement agreement as soon as possible and arrangements for the release of the Ever Given vessel would be made after formalities had

Suez Canal Traffic Suspended as Efforts Continue to Dislodge Grounded Ship

Suez Canal Traffic Suspended as Efforts Continue to Dislodge Grounded Ship

The Suez Canal temporarily suspended traffic on Thursday as efforts to dislodge a 400 m (430 yard) long container vessel that has blocked the waterway continued for a third day, with eight tugs working to straighten the ship.The Ever Given vessel, almost as long as the Empire State Building is high

Tugs Working to Free Grounded Containership in the Suez Canal

Tugs Working to Free Grounded Containership in the Suez Canal

The shortest shipping route from Europe to Asia remained blocked on Wednesday as 10 tug boats struggled to free one of the world's largest container ships after it ran aground in the Suez Canal.The 400-metre, 224,000-tonne Ever Given ran aground on Tuesday morning after losing the ability to steer amid high winds and a dust storm, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said in a statement.

Container Ship Runs Aground Blocking Suez Canal Traffic

Container Ship Runs Aground Blocking Suez Canal Traffic

A container ship heading to Rotterdam ran aground in the Suez Canal on Tuesday, blocking other vessels from transiting one of the world's most important waterways, according to shipping company GAC and shipping data on Refinitiv Eikon.The 200,000-tonne vessel en route from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean ran aground at about 7:40 a.m.

Norway Blocks Rolls-Royce's Plan to Sell Bergen Engines to Russian Firm

Norway Blocks Rolls-Royce's Plan to Sell Bergen Engines to Russian Firm

Norway will block Rolls-Royce from selling a Norwegian maritime engine maker to a Russian company on national security grounds, its justice minister told parliament on Tuesday.Based on Norway’s west coast, and owned by Britain’s Rolls-Royce for more than 20 years, Bergen Engines supplies NATO member Norway’s navy as well as the global shipping industry.

VIDEO: Topsides Modules Lifted on Guyana-bound Liza Unity FPSO

VIDEO: Topsides Modules Lifted on Guyana-bound Liza Unity FPSO

SBM Offshore, the Dutch-based FPSO company, said Tuesday that the topsides lifting campaign for the Liza Unity FPSO was recently completed. The FPSO is being built for deployment at ExxonMobil's Stabroek offshore block in Guyana."Thanks to the efforts of the integrated team, over 26

Topside Integration Works Kick Off on Liza Unity FPSO in Singapore

Topside Integration Works Kick Off on Liza Unity FPSO in Singapore

SBM Offshore, a Dutch FPSO specialist, has informed that the topside integration phase has kicked off in Singapore on the Liza Unity FPSO. Once completed the FPSO will be deployed at ExxonMobil's Stabroek offshore block in Guyana, and will be Guyana's second FPSO in production."Progress [with the Liza Unity FPSO] picked up pace when the yards in Singapore re-opened earlier this year.