KIRBY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KIRBY
    • Operator : NORFOLK DREDGING CO.
    • Vessel Type : Undefined
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1153
    • Full Load Capacity : 2943 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 250 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
    • Overall Length : 250.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 17 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : 2500 B.P.H. PUMP
    • Coast Guard Number : 635755

NORFOLK DREDGING CO.

  • Area of Operation : NORFOLK, VA AND APPROXIMATELY 1000 MILE RADIUS
  • Principal Commodity : DREDGED MATERIAL AND DREDGING PIPELINE

CAPTAIN ED

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN SAM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HILTON HEAD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORDRECO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORFOLK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PUSHER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

R. J. THORNE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBBIE R

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAND FLY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM JR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

B. R.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHOCTAW

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SCOW

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SJ

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN EAGLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN BILLY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

American Commercial Barge Line Names Ellis as CEO

American Commercial Barge Line Names Ellis as CEO

U.S. inland barge transportation company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) has named Mike Ellis as the company’s new chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors, effective August 17, 2020.Ellis will take the helm following ACBL's recently completed Chapter 11 recapitalization and restructuring, succeeding retiring president and CEO Mark Knoy

US Barging Industry Navigating Black Swan Events

US Barging Industry Navigating Black Swan Events

The combination of the coronavirus pandemic and oil price freefall have affected most maritime markets, including inland waterway shipping. Looking at U.S. river transport in particular, the impacts of these two black swan events vary greatly depending on the type of cargo being carried.David Grzebinski, CEO of the America’s largest tank barge operator, Kirby Corp.

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

There’s a barge full of reasons why many operators turn to ATBs.A  mainstay of the U.S. coastwise dirty and refined products trades, articulated tug barges (ATB) have increasingly filled a void left as the fleet of Jones Act tankers (with crew complement requirements exceeding that of tugs) has aged out.

Kirby to Acquire Savage Inland Marine Fleet

Kirby to Acquire Savage Inland Marine Fleet

Houston-based Kirby Corporation said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Savage Inland Marine's towboat and tank barge fleet for approximately $278 million in cash and the assumption of leases.Kirby will acquire Savage's inland fleet consisting of 46 towboats and 90 tank barges with approximately 2.

Interview: Hannan Carmeli & theDOCK: Fertile Grounds for Innovation

Interview: Hannan Carmeli & theDOCK: Fertile Grounds for Innovation

There are many Venture Capital funds helping to drive innovation across industry. theDOCK, co-founded by Hannan Carmeli and Nir Gartzman, is unique in that it is working to connect the ports, shipping and logistics industries with primarily Israeli-based start-ups. We recently interviewed Carmeli for insights on the path and pace of the companies under theDOCK’s guise.

Kirby Reports Q1 Loss, Withdraws 2020 Guidance

Kirby Reports Q1 Loss, Withdraws 2020 Guidance

America's largest tank barge operator Kirby Corporation on Tuesday announced a net loss of $248.5 million for the first quarter, down from $44.3 million earnings for the same period last year. The company also withdrew its full year earnings guidance.The sharp deceline in energy prices and oil and gas activity negatively impacted the revenue and operating income of Kirby's distribution and

Kirby Completes Savage Fleet Acquisition

Kirby Completes Savage Fleet Acquisition

Houston-based Kirby Corporation said Thursday it has completed the acquisition of Savage Inland Marine’s inland towboat and tank barge fleet. The total consideration paid was approximately $278 million and was financed with additional borrowings.  Savage’s fleet consists of 46 inland towboats and 90 tank barges with approximately 2.5 million barrels of capacity.

Two U.S. Flag Tugs Recently Sold

Two U.S. Flag Tugs Recently Sold

Marcon International has announced to report the recent sales of the following two U.S. flag tugs as sellers continue to upgrade their fleets.The U.S. flag, 4,800 HP twin screw, flush-deck, articulated pusher tug “Java Sea” has been sold by Kirby Offshore Marine of Houston, Texas to private buyers.