KIRBY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KIRBY
    • Operator : AUSTIN MARINE IV, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : HOUSTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 705
    • Full Load Capacity : 1505 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 200 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 19 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1991
    • EQUIP1 : CARGO PUMP
    • Coast Guard Number : 976736

AUSTIN MARINE IV, LLC

  • Area of Operation : ALL WESTERN RIVERS AND ICW
  • Principal Commodity : CHARTERS TO OTHERS

GBL

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

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US Inland Waterways: High Waters & Swirling Currents

US Inland Waterways: High Waters & Swirling Currents

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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

McAllister to Operate ATB for Polaris New Energy LNG Bunkering Ops

McAllister to Operate ATB for Polaris New Energy LNG Bunkering Ops

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US Coast Guard Fires Warning Shots in Swarm of Iranian Vessels

US Coast Guard Fires Warning Shots in Swarm of Iranian Vessels

A U.S. Coast Guard ship fired about 30 warning shots after 13 vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) came close to it and other American Navy vessels in the Strait of Hormuz, the Pentagon said on Monday.This is the second time within the last month that U.S.

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.

C&C Delivers New Towboat to Kirby

C&C Delivers New Towboat to Kirby

Belle Chasse, La. shipbuilder C&C Marine and Repair has delivered the new towboat Bowling Green to Kirby Inland Marine, L.P.The newbuild—the second in a three-boat series for Kirby, delivered six months after the first vessel—will operate it under a long-term lease from Hines Furlong Line.