LIL BOB

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LIL BOB
    • Operator : BARCO BAY SERVICES
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 200
  • Location
    • City : PORT O'CONNOR
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Full Load Capacity : 1 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 4
  • Size
    • Register length : 32 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 10.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 32 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 10.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 8 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

BARCO BAY SERVICES

  • Area of Operation : MATAGORDA BAY ONLY
  • Principal Commodity : HAND TOOLS

News

Glosten Tapped to Design Scripps' New Hydrogen-hybrid Research Vessel

Glosten Tapped to Design Scripps' New Hydrogen-hybrid Research Vessel

UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography today announced that naval architecture and marine engineering company Glosten has been selected as the naval architect for the university’s new California coastal research vessel. The new vessel will feature a first-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid propulsion system.

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.

Maritime Communications: Easier, Faster, Cheaper

Maritime Communications: Easier, Faster, Cheaper

In November 2021, GTMaritime published a white paper: “Maritime Communications - A look over the horizon.” The report, available here, is built around three broad Sections – 1. “Basics of marine Communications;” 2. “The connected ship;” and 3. “Special services.”Then, each Section presents a closer look at various topics.

Disney Unveils First New Cruise Ship in a Decade

Disney Unveils First New Cruise Ship in a Decade

Chief Executive Bob Chapek introduced Walt Disney Co's first new cruise ship in a decade on Wednesday, the culmination of the first project the former theme parks executive championed to the company's board of directors.The launch of the 4,000-passenger Disney Wish is a bright spot for Chapek

US Prepares Renewal of Chevron's Venezuela License Without Broader Terms

US Prepares Renewal of Chevron's Venezuela License Without Broader Terms

The U.S. Treasury Department is getting ready to renew in the coming days Chevron Corp's license to operate in Venezuela, but likely without the greatly expanded terms the U.S. oil major sought, four people close to the talks said.The last U.S. energy producer in Venezuela asked President Joe Biden's government in March for a license that would allow it a greater say in its joint ventures with

Halter Marine Awarded Contract for Second USCG Polar Security Cutter

Halter Marine Awarded Contract for Second USCG Polar Security Cutter

Pascagoula, Miss. shipbuilder Halter Marine has been awarded a contract to build a second U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.The $552.7 million detail design and construction contract follows a $745.9 million contract awarded in 2019 to build the first PSC. There is also an option for a third PSC.

'Containergeddon' Drives Sugar, Rice Shippers Back to Bulk Carriers

'Containergeddon' Drives Sugar, Rice Shippers Back to Bulk Carriers

Food traders are switching from containers back to dry bulk vessels to transport refined sugar and rice, hoping to avoid shipping delays caused by container shortages and port congestion that the industry is calling "containergeddon", according to traders.Container-based transportation has been hit by sky-high costs and delays amid booming shipping demand

Ocean Cleanup Struggles to Fulfill Promise to Scoop Up Plastic at Sea

Ocean Cleanup Struggles to Fulfill Promise to Scoop Up Plastic at Sea

Docked at a Canadian port, crew members returned from a test run of the Ocean Cleanup's system to rid the Pacific of plastic trash were thrilled by the meager results — even as marine scientists and other ocean experts doubted the effort could succeed.The non-profit, launched in 2013 amid buoyant media coverage, hopes to clear 90% of floating plastic from the world's oceans by 2040.

Conrad Delivers New Hopper Dredge to North Carolina

Conrad Delivers New Hopper Dredge to North Carolina

EJE Dredging Service, as part of a public/private partnership with Dare County, has taken delivery of a new shallow-draft hopper dredge on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.The newbuild Miss Katie departed from Conrad Shipyard in in Morgan City, La. on August 13, and arrived at its new home port in Wanchese on August 19.

UAF’s GINA Provides a Guiding Hand in Arctic Ocean Research

UAF’s GINA Provides a Guiding Hand in Arctic Ocean Research

The research vessel Sikuliaq navigated among and around the chunks and slabs of Arctic sea ice above Alaska for several weeks on two voyages this fall, breaking through frozen slabs when it had to, just as its sturdy hull is designed to do. It's now on a third trip.The Sikuliaq, a 261-ft.

Ships Traveling the Thawing Arctic are Leaving Garbage in Their Wake

Ships Traveling the Thawing Arctic are Leaving Garbage in Their Wake

Following another year of stark climate impacts in the Arctic, scientists warned Tuesday of a new scourge hitting the region: marine trash.With the region warming twice as fast as the rest of the world, sea ice that has long blanketed the Arctic Ocean is disappearing, opening new routes to shipping.

Iconic 27-ton 'Floating Head' finds itself Back in the Water

Iconic 27-ton 'Floating Head' finds itself Back in the Water

AMS Global helped out in a most unusual project for the marine consulting and safety firm, helping to return The Floating Head back to the water,  33 years after it was first created.The Floating Head, a sculpture created by artist Richard Groom, was the centrepiece for Glasgow’s 1988 Garden Festival.