LITTLE BEAR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LITTLE BEAR
    • Operator : DISCH CONSTRUCTION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 450
  • Location
    • City : SOUTH AMBOY
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 12
    • Full Load Capacity : 12 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 48.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 15 Feet
    • Overall Length : 48.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1954
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 264464

DISCH CONSTRUCTION

  • Area of Operation : NEW YORK HARBOR, LONG ISLAND SOUND AND SEA BRIGHT MUD DUMP
  • Principal Commodity : DREDGE SPOILS AND CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS

BEAR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARTHUR KILL

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KILL VAN KULL

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RARITAN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SPUYTEN DUYVIL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STEPPING STONE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Eye on Design: A Titanium USS Enterprise (NCC-1701 that is)

Eye on Design: A Titanium USS Enterprise (NCC-1701 that is)

Dennis Bryant provided a link to a story about the USCG Cutter Bear in his March 18, 2020 newsletter. It is a great story about a great ship with a great Captain (Michael Healy) and a great crew. It shows that the right combination of ship and crew can perform miracles.This one ship, its Captain (and his wife who often shipped with him)

Eastern Lays Keel for OPC USCGC Argus

Eastern Lays Keel for OPC USCGC Argus

Eastern Shipbuilding Group reports that the keel laying ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard’s first-of-class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) Argus (WMSM-915) was held on April 28, 2020 at Eastern’s Nelson Street facility in Panama City, Fla. USCGC Argus is scheduled to be delivered in 2022.

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark announced Monday its Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipyard has delivered its first newbuild, a 120’ x 35’ river towboat for Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT) of Mandeville, La.The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter “M”-compliant towboat Stephanie Pasentine, which bears the distinction of being Louisiana-based Metal Shark’s first-ever steel newbuild and also its first inland

Buyers Cancel Saudi Crude Shipments After Tanker Rates Soar

Buyers Cancel Saudi Crude Shipments After Tanker Rates Soar

U.S. buyers of Saudi Arabian crude oil cancelled at least seven April-loading tankers after a jump in freight costs, two industry sources said, likely to result in lower-than-expected shipments from the world's top exporter.The move shows how some buyers are not rushing to take much extra oil despite a slide in prices this month to below $16 a barrel, the lowest this century

Glencore Charters World's Largest Tanker to Store Crude

Glencore Charters World's Largest Tanker to Store Crude

Trading house Glencore has chartered the 3 million barrel crude carrier Europe to store oil at sea for at least 6 months, trading sources on Tuesday.The vessel is one of two so-called ultra large crude carriers (ULCC), the largest tankers in the world.Glencore booked the vessel at a rate of $37,000 a day for the first six months, according to the sources.A Glencore spokesman declined to comment.

USS Hershel 'Woody' Williams Commissioned

USS Hershel 'Woody' Williams Commissioned

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Expeditionary Sea Base, USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4), during a ceremony Saturday, March 7, in Norfolk, Va.USS Hershel “Woody” Williams is optimized to support a variety of maritime-based missions and designed around four core capabilities: aviation facilities, berthing, equipment staging support, and command and control assets.

BC Ferries Orders LNG-powered Ferry

BC Ferries Orders LNG-powered Ferry

BC Ferries has awarded Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. a contract to build an additional liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled vessel scheduled to go into service in the Southern Gulf Islands in 2022.This vessel will be identical to the three Salish Class vessels built by Remontowa for BC Ferries in 2016.“Our Clean Futures Plan is our path to replace diesel fuels with clean erenergy options.

Training Tips for Ships: Stop Lecturing Me!

Training Tips for Ships: Stop Lecturing Me!

Does your training still employ traditional “classroom style” lectures where an expert conveys their knowledge to your trainees? If so, your training is an example of a diminishing trend; there is an industry-wide move away from lectures. The 2019 Maritime Training Insights Database (MarTID) report showed that while operators intend to increase their use of almost every type of training surveyed

Mitsubishi Christens Cargo-Passenger Ship

Mitsubishi Christens Cargo-Passenger Ship

Yokohama-based Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co has launched a cargo-passenger ship currently under construction for Tokai Kisen Co., Ltd.The new vessel will inherit the name Salvia Maru, replacing the second ship bearing the name that is currently operated by the company.The formal christening was conducted by Tokai Kisen President Junichi Yamazaki

UK Polar Research Vessel Named

UK Polar Research Vessel Named

The UK’s new polar research ship is being formally named the RRS Sir David Attenborough today (Thursday, September 26) by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and special guest Sir David Attenborough will be in attendance. A three-day public celebration, hosted at the shipyard by British Antarctic Survey and Cammell Laird

Seaborne Nuclear Power Plant Docks in Russia

Seaborne Nuclear Power Plant Docks in Russia

Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant has arrived to its permanent base near an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska, Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom said on Saturday.Developed by Rosatom, the plant, known as "Akademik Lomonosov", set off on a 5,000 km (3,100 mile) journey on Aug. 23 through Arctic waters to reach the Chukotka region.

Boat Sunk in Danube Ready to be Raised

Boat Sunk in Danube Ready to be Raised

Hungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two local crew.The Mermaid sank after a large Swiss-owned cruise liner struck it from behind on May 29 as both vessels passed under a 19th century bridge in the Hungarian capital during heavy rain.