KAREN W.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KAREN W.
    • Operator : HOT ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 300
  • Location
    • City : HOUMA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 24
  • Size
    • Register length : 49.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 15.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 49.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1958
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 276181

HOT ENERGY SERVICES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : LAKES, BAYS AND SOUNDS IN SOUTH LOUISIANA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ANDREA P

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JIM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY ANNE MC

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS LUCY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MS. AVA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MS. SUZANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATTY L

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2022

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2022

The November edition of Marine News magazine highlighted the most notable newbuilds delivered in 2022. From sturdy and nimble workboats, to the first new Jones Act laker in a generation, each vessel on display showcases the industry’s engineering prowess and technological ingenuity, with the focus on improving efficiency in operations.

Crude Exports Lift Port of Corpus Christi to Q3 Tonnage Record

Crude Exports Lift Port of Corpus Christi to Q3 Tonnage Record

The Port of Corpus Christi reports it set another tonnage record in the third quarter of 2022, driven in large part by record exports of crude oil.The new quarterly tonnage record of 48.3 million tons surpassed the previous tonnage record set in the second quarter of 2022 of 46.4 million tons, a 4% increase on overall tonnage.

Philippine Legislator Proposes Law to Keep Chinese Boats in Check

Philippine Legislator Proposes Law to Keep Chinese Boats in Check

A lawmaker in the Philippines has reintroduced legislation to prevent maritime and airspace encroachment by Chinese vessels, by restricting them to designated sea lanes and air routes and prescribing jail time for captains or vessel owners.The Philippines has complained repeatedly about Chinese activities in its 200 mile (322 km) exclusive economic zone (EEZ)

Inland Waterways Report: Columbia-Snake River System

Inland Waterways Report: Columbia-Snake River System

It’s amazing to consider that a commercial vessel in the Pacific Ocean, approaching the mouth of the Columbia River, can continue its eastward journey to finally tie up at the Port of Lewiston, in Lewiston, Idaho, America’s most inland West Coast port, 465 miles from the Pacific Ocean.

Interlake Steamship Christens First New US-flagged Laker in Nearly 40 Years

Interlake Steamship Christens First New US-flagged Laker in Nearly 40 Years

The Interlake Steamship Company held a christening ceremony in Cleveland on Thursday for its new vessel, Mark W. Barker, the first U.S.-flagged freighter built on the Great lakes in nearly four decades.“This is truly a historic celebration for our company and for the United States maritime industry as we proudly christen the newest vessel to join the U.S.

US' First Modern Laker Begins Maiden Voyage

US' First Modern Laker Begins Maiden Voyage

The newly built Mark W. Barker, the United States' first new Great Lakes bulk carrier in nearly 40 years, has embarked on its maiden voyage from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.“This is a monumental day for our company and the U.S. flag fleet as our much-anticipated freighter departs on her first voyage in what will be a long life of service on the Great Lakes,” said Mark W.

Subchapter M Phase-in Period Draws to a Close

Subchapter M Phase-in Period Draws to a Close

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday marked the end of the four-year Subchapter M certificate of inspection (COI) phase-in period for U.S.-registered towing vessels. Subchapter M, the United States regulatory code dealing with towing vessels and requirements for towing vessel safety, has officially been in place since July 2016, when the U.S. Coast Guard finalized the long-awaited Sub M rulemaking.

First Modern US-built Laker Begins Sea Trials

First Modern US-built Laker Begins Sea Trials

The Interlake Steamship Company said its new vessel, the Mark W. Barker, departed from Sturgeon Bay, Wis. shipyard Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding last week for the first stage of underway testing.The 639-foot-long vessel is the first new Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in the U.S. in nearly four decades.The builders trial marks the first time the ship has sailed under its own power.

At Least Seven Dead after Fire on Philippine Passenger Ferry

At Least Seven Dead after Fire on Philippine Passenger Ferry

Seven people have died after a high-speed Philippine ferry carrying 134 people caught fire on Monday, with seven passengers still missing, the coast guard said.The ship caught fire just before reaching the port of Real in Quezon province, about 60 km (37.28 miles) east of the capital Manila. It had left Polilio Island at 5:00 a.m. local time (2100 GMT Sunday) and made a distress call at 6:30 a.m.

Australia to Lift Entry Ban for Cruise Ships After Two Years

Australia to Lift Entry Ban for Cruise Ships After Two Years

Australia on Tuesday said it would lift its entry ban for international cruise ships next month, effectively ending all major COVID-related travel bans after two years and boosting a tourism industry hit hard by the pandemic restrictions.Australia banned the entry of cruise ships in March 2020, when they were the source of about 20% of Australia's early coronavirus infections.

2022 US Shipbuilding Report

2022 US Shipbuilding Report

It’s a common story in the U.S. shipbuilding industry today. A piece of equipment that used to be available for delivery on short notice—maybe in one or two weeks—now must be ordered months or more in advance, and it costs double. Add to this rising steel prices and the labor issues that have pervaded nearly all industrial sectors since the early days of the pandemic

“Welcome to a Dying Industry (1988)”

“Welcome to a Dying Industry (1988)”

While pundits have long proclaimed the U.S. maritime industry dying or dead, the recent delivery of Great Lakes laker Mark W. Barker suggests an innovative future instead.Jacksonville Shipyard was a well-known repair yard that was particularly well known for servicing the Jones Act tanker fleet and Gino Ferrari was its New York representative.