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

Wreck of USRC Bear Found off Nova Scotia

Wreck of USRC Bear Found off Nova Scotia

The decades long mystery of a missing U.S. Coast Guard Ship has finally been solved. U.S. Revenue Cutter (USRC) Bear, lost at sea in 1963, has been found on the seafloor about 90 miles south of Cape Sable, Nova Scotia, NOAA Rear Adm. Nancy Hann announced Thursday.Widely considered one of the most historically significant ships in American history, Bear was purchased by the U.S.

Guyana in Focus: ExxonMobil Finds More Oil; FPSO Appetite 'Huge'

Guyana in Focus: ExxonMobil Finds More Oil; FPSO Appetite 'Huge'

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has made another oil discovery at the prolific Stabroek offshore block in Guyana. This adds to around nine billion barrels of oil equivalent discovered over the past few years and paves way for future development.The discovery was made at Whiptail-1 well at the 6.6 million acres (26,800 square kilometers) offshore block.

Ever Given Held in Egypt as Compensation Talks Continue

Ever Given Held in Egypt as Compensation Talks Continue

A ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week in March has not been given clearance to leave the waterway as discussions continue over a compensation claim made to the vessel’s owner Shoei Kisen, an official from the Japanese company said on Tuesday.The Ever Given has been in a lake separating two sections of the canal since it was dislodged on March 29

Reinsurers Set to Bear Brunt of Costs for Suez Canal Grounding

Reinsurers Set to Bear Brunt of Costs for Suez Canal Grounding

Reinsurers are set to foot most of the bill for the grounding of the ship that halted traffic in the Suez Canal, industry sources said, with payouts expected to run into hundreds of millions of dollars.International supply chains were thrown into disarray when the 400 meter Ever Given ran aground in the canal on March 23, with specialist rescue teams taking almost a week to free the vessel.

Stranded Suez Ship's Owner, Insurers Face Millions in Claims

Stranded Suez Ship's Owner, Insurers Face Millions in Claims

The owner and insurers of one of the world's largest container ships stuck in the Suez Canal face claims totaling millions of dollars even if the ship is refloated quickly, industry sources said on Wednesday.The 400-metre, 224,000-tonne Ever Given ran aground on Tuesday morning after losing the ability to steer amid high winds and a dust storm, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said in a statement

Widow of Bangladesh Shipbreaker Pursues Test Case on Worker Safety

Widow of Bangladesh Shipbreaker Pursues Test Case on Worker Safety

A Bangladeshi woman whose husband died dismantling an oil tanker in a local shipyard was given the green light this week to keep pursuing a claim for compensation from a UK company linked to the vessel in a test case for the shipbreaking industry.Britain’s Court of Appeal threw out a request by London-based shipbroker Maran (UK) Ltd for the negligence case to be dismissed

Maersk to Launch First Carbon Neutral Vessel in 2023

Maersk to Launch First Carbon Neutral Vessel in 2023

Shipping group Maersk said on Wednesday it would accelerate plans to decarbonize sea-borne container shipping by putting the world's first vessel powered by carbon-neutral fuel into operation in 2023, seven years ahead of its original plan.The shipping industry, which carries around 80% of global trade and accounts for around 3% of global carbon emissions

Windship Technology Unveils Emissions-free Ship Design

Windship Technology Unveils Emissions-free Ship Design

British company Windship Technology has unveiled a whole-ship solution to tackle CO2 emissions from ships, launching its emissions-free bulk carrier and tanker designs alongside an investment partnership with classification society DNV.Starting from a clean drawing board, Technical Director Simon Rogers and his design team developed and tested at the Wolfson Unit in Southampton the company’s

Historic Steam-driven Tug Returns to Service

Historic Steam-driven Tug Returns to Service

One of the world’s oldest tugboats, the 117-year-old, steam-driven Daniel Adamson, is set to return to service offering short cruises along the River Weaver, a tributary of the fabled Mersey River in England, after the completion of a project to install new propeller shaft bearings.

Lenders to Sell Polarcus' Vessels. All Employees to Be Laid Off

Lenders to Sell Polarcus' Vessels. All Employees to Be Laid Off

Lenders of the troubled marine seismic contractor Polarcus, which last week took control of the company's vessels after a debt payment default, will sell Polarcus' vessels and all the employees will be let go.Banks last week tool control of Polarcus' subsidiaries that own seismic vessels, with the subsidiaries in question being Polarcus Asima AS, Polarcus Alima AS, Polarcus Amani AS

China Authorizes Coast Guard to Fire on Foreign Vessels if Needed

China Authorizes Coast Guard to Fire on Foreign Vessels if Needed

China passed a law on Friday that for the first time explicitly allows its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels, a move that could make the contested waters around China more choppy.China has maritime sovereignty disputes with Japan in the East China Sea and with several Southeast Asian countries in the South China Sea.

Stolt Tankers Develops Unique Shallow-draft Tanker for BASF

Stolt Tankers Develops Unique Shallow-draft Tanker for BASF

Stolt Tankers said it has been commissioned by chemicals company BASF to help design and build a unique new tanker capable of operating when extremely low water levels hamper river shipping on the Rhine.The Rhine, which starts in Switzerland and flows through Germany and the Netherlands before emptying into the North Sea, is a key waterway for transportation in Europe.