KIRBY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KIRBY
    • Operator : MELODY MARINE IV, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 716
    • Full Load Capacity : 1680 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 24.1 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP1 : CARGO PUMP/DH
    • Coast Guard Number : 1062525

MELODY 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

Kirby To Buy Higman Marine

Kirby To Buy Higman Marine

Kirby Corporation announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Higman Marine, Inc. and its affiliated companies (“Higman”), for approximately $419 million in cash, subject to certain closing adjustments.   The purchase will be financed through additional borrowings. Higman’s marine transportation fleet consists of 159 inland tank barges with 4.

Premier Oil Looking into PB3 PowerBuoy

Premier Oil Looking into PB3 PowerBuoy

Premier Oil inks contract to study the use of the PB3 PowerBuoy for offshore decommissioning operations   Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) said it has signed an agreement with an international oil and gas company Premier Oil to conduct a three-month study into the feasibility of using OPT’s PB3 PowerBuoy for decommissioning operations in the North Sea.

Marine Finance for Brown Water Operators

Marine Finance for Brown Water Operators

A primer for navigating the ‘ups and downs’ of marine money for domestic stakeholders.   Vessel financiers are resourceful and adaptable to changing markets. On the domestic side, financiers of Jones Act and “brown water” assets have continued to serve their customers through shifting shoals in both broader capital markets and in the marine markets – both known for their ups and downs.

The Evolving ATB Jones Act Business Model

The Evolving ATB Jones Act Business Model

Today’s ATB play seemingly has legs for the long haul, as operators build and market needs fluctuate.   The refined product trades are always in flux. Similarly, the supply patterns for products (and for chemicals derived from oil refining) are subject to constant change. At the same time

ATB Newbuild Delivered to Kirby Corporation

ATB Newbuild Delivered to Kirby Corporation

A second Articulated Tug Barge unit (ATB) Paul McLernan and the 155,000-barrel barge 155-02 for Houston-based tank barge operator Kirby Corporation has been delivered by Sturgeon Bay, Wisc. shipyard Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS), a subsidiary of Fincantieri Marine Group.   Following the delivery of the first ATB in the fall of 2016

Kirby Corp Acquires Stewart & Stevenson

Kirby Corp Acquires Stewart & Stevenson

Houston based tank barge operator Kirby Corporation said it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets and businesses of Stewart & Stevenson LLC for approximately $710 million. The agreement was signed on June 13 by the companies’ executive chairmen, Joseph H. Pyne of Kirby Corporation and Hushang Ansary of Stewart & Stevenson.

Kirby Closes Acquisition of Higman Marine

Kirby Closes Acquisition of Higman Marine

Kirby Corporation has announced the completion of the acquisition of Higman Marine, Inc. and its affiliated companies (“Higman”), an operator of tank barges and towboats participating in the inland tank barge transportation industry in the United States.   The total value of the transaction was approximately $419 million in cash before post-closing adjustments and transaction fees.

Hedge Funds Hook Shipping Stocks Grappling for Recovery

Emerging recovery for segments of global shipping industry; Nordic American Tanker and Dryships Inc among popular stocks.   Shipping stocks may still be in the doldrums in the view of many investors, but hedge funds have bet at least $675 million on signs of renewed buoyancy in the industry.

California to Ban Crude from Trump Offshore Drilling Plan

California to Ban Crude from Trump Offshore Drilling Plan

California will block the transport of petroleum from new offshore oil rigs through its state, officials told Reuters, a move meant to hobble the Trump administration’s effort to vastly expand drilling in U.S. federal waters.   California's threat to deny pipeline permits for transporting oil from new leases off the Pacific Coast is the latest step by states trying to halt the biggest proposed

UN: Fresh Oil Import Sanctions on North Korea

UN: Fresh Oil Import Sanctions on North Korea

(Reuters) -- The U.N. Security Council on Friday unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea following its latest intercontinental ballistic missile test, a move that analysts said could have a significant impact on the isolated country's struggling economy.   The resolution seeks to ban nearly 90 percent of refined petroleum product exports to North Korea by capping them at 500

Kirby Announces 2Q Results

Kirby Announces 2Q Results

Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) has announced net earnings attributable to Kirby for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017 of $25.8 million, or $0.48 per share, compared with $38.9 million, or $0.72 per share, for the 2016 second quarter.    Second quarter net earnings includes pre-tax expenses of $0.7 million, or approximately $0.

ABS Mobile App Simplifies Subchapter M Compliance

ABS Mobile App Simplifies Subchapter M Compliance

NS Workboat, a new mobile application from ABS Nautical Systems (NS) purpose-built for the workboat/inland sector, aims to streamline onboard tasks for Subchapter M compliance.   “This app answers the growing demand for easy-to-use point solutions – a need that is particularly pronounced in the workboat sector, where many companies have little to no IT support on their boats