KIRBY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KIRBY
    • Operator : REID, JOHN MARINE I, 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 : 2002 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 : 1992
    • EQUIP1 : CARGO PUMP/DH
    • Coast Guard Number : 981883

REID, JOHN MARINE I, LLC

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

GBL

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

News

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.

Kirby Announces 2019 Q2 Financials

Kirby Announces 2019 Q2 Financials

Kirby Corporation (“Kirby”) (NYSE: KEX) has announced net earnings attributable to Kirby for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 of $47.3 million, or $0.79 per share, compared with earnings of $28.6 million, or $0.48 per share, for the 2018 second quarter.  Excluding a one-time charge related to the retirement of Kirby’s Executive Chairman

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

The U.S. towing and tug business is 5,500 boats, more than 31,000 barges with an estimated total impact on U.S. GDP of $33.8 billion.“At a macro level, the bigger ships are causing downward pressure on the ship assist business because there are fewer ship calls given the increased capacity of these vessels.

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

Chao to Receive AOTOS Award

Chao to Receive AOTOS Award

The United Seamen’s Service  announced that U.S. Secretary of Transportation, The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, will receive the 2019 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Award based on her career-long commitment to the maritime industry. The other, previously announced recipients are James Given, President of the Seafarers International Union of Canada; Anil Mathur, President and CEO of Alaska Tanker Corp.

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.