JOSH

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JOSH
    • Operator : PORT NECHES TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : PORT NECHES
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 954
    • Full Load Capacity : 1900 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 199 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 51 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1999
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 556651
    • REBLT : *

PORT NECHES TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF TEXAS; NECHES RIVER; TEXAS AND LOUISIANA
  • Principal Commodity : PIPE AND CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

B. J. BARBER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

E. T. BARBER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

E. W. BARBER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LION II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JILL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SID

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STEW

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Smugglers Fake Ship Identities to Evade North Korea Sanctions

Smugglers Fake Ship Identities to Evade North Korea Sanctions

Smugglers suspected of evading sanctions on North Korea have turned to schemes to create fraudulent identities for sanctioned ships, a U.S.-based research group said in a report released on Thursday.Ships suspected of smuggling have long modified their physical appearance or broadcast false position data, said the report from C4ADS, a non-profit group.

The Navy’s Big Fleet of Small Boats

The Navy’s Big Fleet of Small Boats

The Navy is known for its big ships. It has a lot of smaller boats and craft, too—3,200 of them.The three primary stakeholders for these craft are the Surface Fleet, Commander Navy Installations Command and Navy Expeditionary Combat Command. Other stakeholders include Submarine Forces; Air Forces (which own the aircraft carriers); Naval Special Warfare; the Coast Guard; Naval Facilities Command

You’re Going to Need a Bigger Fleet

You’re Going to Need a Bigger Fleet

The U.S. is going to need a fleet of Jones Act-compliant vessels to support its budding offshore wind industry. The good news is that several of these vessels are currently operating or on order. Even better, there are plenty more in the pipeline.In 2016, Rhode Island-based Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) put into service the U.S.’ first-ever vessel purpose-built for offshore wind services.

Iran Denies Seized Korean Ship and Crew Are Being Held as Hostages

Iran Denies Seized Korean Ship and Crew Are Being Held as Hostages

Iran denied on Tuesday it was using a South Korean ship and its crew as hostages, a day after it seized the tanker in the Gulf while pressing a demand for Seoul to release $7 billion in funds frozen under U.S. sanctions.The seizure of the MT Hankuk Chemi and its 20-member crew near the strategic Strait of Hormuz has been seen as an attempt by Tehran to assert its demands

S.Korea Reviewing Planned Diplomat Visit to Tehran After Tanker Seizure

S.Korea Reviewing Planned Diplomat Visit to Tehran After Tanker Seizure

South Korea's foreign ministry is reviewing whether a senior diplomat would be visiting Tehran on Sunday as planned, an official said, after Iranian forces seized a South Korean-flagged chemical tanker in Gulf waters and detained its crew.The incident comes amid tensions between Tehran and Seoul over Iranian funds frozen in South Korean banks due to U.S. sanctions.

Terral RiverService Purchases Vidalia Dock and Storage

Terral RiverService Purchases Vidalia Dock and Storage

Terral RiverService announced September 1 the acquisition of the assets of Vidalia Dock and Storage Company, Two-J Ranch Inc., 363 Dry-Dock & Repair LLC, and Natchez Marine and Towing Inc. the premier fleet and yard operator in the Vidalia La., and Natchez, Miss. areas. According to Terral, the acquisition includes a total of four towboats, a dry dock and rock yard.

PSC Acquires Fryoux Tankerman Service

PSC Acquires Fryoux Tankerman Service

Petroleum Service Corporation (PSC), a provider of tankerman services, product handling and site logistics for the petrochemical and refining industries, announced Tuesday that it signed an agreement to acquire certain assets from shoreside tankerman company Fryoux Tankerman Service.As part of the transaction, PSC will absorb Fryoux’s tankerman operations along the Gulf Coast.