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

MODEC Hits Milestone: First Steel Cut in China for Guyana-Bound FPSO Errea Wittu

MODEC Hits Milestone: First Steel Cut in China for Guyana-Bound FPSO Errea Wittu

Japanese FPSO leasing firm MODEC said Thursday that the first steel-cutting ceremony for the Guyana-bound FPSO Errea Wittu had been held in China.MODEC secured its first order to supply an FPSO to Guyana in May 2023. The order came from an ExxonMobil-led consortium and is for the deployment of the FPSO to the giant Stabroek offshore block in Guyana

Denmark Could Block Tankers with Russian Oil from Reaching Markets - FT

Denmark Could Block Tankers with Russian Oil from Reaching Markets - FT

Denmark will be tasked with inspecting and potentially blocking tankers carrying Russian oil through its waters under new European Union plans, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing three unidentified sources.Russia sends about a third of its seaborne oil exports, or 1.

Australia Says 'Not Necessary' to Cancel Chinese Firm's Lease on Darwin Port

Australia Says 'Not Necessary' to Cancel Chinese Firm's Lease on Darwin Port

Australia said a security review of a 99-year lease held by Chinese company Landbridge on the northern port of Darwin, a key focus of its defense strategy, found it was "not necessary to vary or cancel the lease".In a statement, the prime minister's department said: "Australians can have confidence that their safety will not be compromised

First Ship to Use Ukraine's Corridor Arrives in Istanbul

First Ship to Use Ukraine's Corridor Arrives in Istanbul

The first vessel that used Ukraine's Black Sea corridor is crossing through Turkey's Bosphorus Strait, a Reuters witness said on Friday.The Hong-Kong-flagged Joseph Schulte container ship that left the Russian-blocked Ukrainian Black Sea port of Odesa earlier this week had been in the port since Feb. 23, 2022, the day before the start of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

World’s First Methanol-fueled Containership Bunkers in Korea

World’s First Methanol-fueled Containership Bunkers in Korea

Maersk's first-of-its-kind methanol dual-fuel containership made history on July 16 when it became the first to bunker methanol.The newly built vessel bunkered 1,000 metric tonnes of the cleaner burning fuel at Odfjell Terminals Korea in Ulsan  before embarking on its 21,500-kilometer maiden voyage toward Copenhagen, where she will be officially named in September.

Titanic Exploration Submersible Missing, Rescue Efforts Underway

Titanic Exploration Submersible Missing, Rescue Efforts Underway

A submarine on a tourism expedition to explore the wreckage of the Titanic has gone missing off the coast of southeastern Canada, according to the private company that operates the vessel and the U.S. Coast Guard.OceanGate Expeditions said in a statement on Monday that it was "mobilizing all options" to rescue those on the underwater vessel, which typically has five people on board.

Kakhovka Dam Collapse Blocks Gateway for Ukrainian Exports

Kakhovka Dam Collapse Blocks Gateway for Ukrainian Exports

The destruction of the Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine has made it impossible to navigate parts of the Dnipro River and deprived Kyiv of an important agricultural export route, shipping authorities said.The loss of the route is another problem for Ukraine as uncertainty hangs over the future of a U.N.-brokered deal allowing the safe export of grain from three Ukrainian ports.

Seaspan Cuts Steel on ‘Prototype Block’ for Canada's New Polar Icebreaker

Seaspan Cuts Steel on ‘Prototype Block’ for Canada's New Polar Icebreaker

Seaspan Shipyards on Tuesday cut steel to build a “prototype block” marking a critical step in the Vancouver, B.C. shipyard’s Polar Icebreaker Program.Seaspan, which is designing and building the first heavy Polar Icebreaker in Canada in more than 60 years, said assembling the prototype block before full rate construction will allow it to test the new systems, processes

MODEC Confirms Its First FPSO Order in Guyana

MODEC Confirms Its First FPSO Order in Guyana

Japan's MODEC said Monday it would proceed with engineering, procurement, and construction on the Uaru FPSO vessel following a final investment decision on the Uaru offshore oil project by ExxonMobil in Guyana last month.The Uaru FPSO is named ‘Errea Wittu’, which means ‘abundance,’ and will be the fifth offshore FPSO in Guyana and the first to be supplied by MODEC.

War Games: US and Philippines Sink Mock Enemy Warship

War Games: US and Philippines Sink Mock Enemy Warship

U.S. and Philippine armed forces unleashed a volley of missiles on a mock enemy warship in the South China Sea on Wednesday, in a show of military power and a strengthening alliance at a time of rising regional tension.Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr watched from a four-storey tower as a high mobility artillery rocket system (HIMARS) fired rockets at a decommissioned navy corvette in

Gallery: Third FPSO Arrives in Guyana's Stabroek Block

Gallery: Third FPSO Arrives in Guyana's Stabroek Block

Dutch FPSO specialist SBM Offshore on Tuesday announced the arrival of the FPSO Prosperity at the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.The FPSO traveled just over 11,000 nautical miles – or just over 20,000 kilometers - from Singapore to Guyana in just under 50 days.On track for first oil later this year, Prosperity becomes Guyana’s third FPSO, joining two other SBM Offshore-delivered FPSOs

VIDEO: Hull of Giant Guyana-bound FPSO Enters Drydock in Singapore

VIDEO: Hull of Giant Guyana-bound FPSO Enters Drydock in Singapore

Dutch FPSO leasing company SBM Offshore said Friday that the China-built hull of the FPSO ONE Guyana had entered drydock at Keppel Shipyard in Singapore.   One Guyana is one of SBM Offshore's largest-ever FPSO Units and is being built for deployment at ExxonMobil-operated Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.