LITTLE MIKE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LITTLE MIKE
    • Operator : HOOKS, MIKE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : LAKE CHARLES
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 15
  • Size
    • Register length : 36 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 15 Feet
    • Overall Length : 36 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15 Feet
    • Load draft : 3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 13 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2003
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

HOOKS, MIKE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERS, BAYS AND SOUNDS OF THE GULF STATES - TEXAS, LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, ALABAMA AND FLORIDA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING AND DREDGING

MISSOURI H

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

ANDY B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARCHIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARTHUR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ASHLEY M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. HAYES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN JOHN G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELAINE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOAN LAFITTE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENTUCKY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEVIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LORRAINE G.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NICHOLAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PEYTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RYAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CRANE BARGE

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

E. STROUD

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

MH

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MIKE HOOKS

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

News

Houthi Explosive Drone Boat Attacks Escalate Red Sea Danger

Houthi Explosive Drone Boat Attacks Escalate Red Sea Danger

Yemen's Houthis are sending drone boats packed with explosives into the Red Sea as they intensify their attacks on merchant ships that have little defense against the "sophisticated shift" in tactic, maritime security sources say.Iran-aligned Houthi militants first launched aerial drone and missile strikes on the trade route in November in what they say is solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza.

North Sea Floating Oil Storage Jumps to Highest Since Early 2022

North Sea Floating Oil Storage Jumps to Highest Since Early 2022

Trader Gunvor and French major TotalEnergies have stored North Sea crude in at least four tankers in the past month as on-water stockpiling of the grades hits a 2-1/2 year high, a fresh sign of weak appetite for oil from refiners.At least 2.6 million barrels of North Sea crude grades Forties and Gullfaks have been put in floating storage in Europe, the highest volume since January 2022

Government Shipbuilding Could Soon Enter American Living Rooms

Government Shipbuilding Could Soon Enter American Living Rooms

With the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard FY 2025 budget requests offering uninspiring news for traditional shipbuilders, industry observers might be forgiven for checking out and dismissing 2024 as just another dull year in the frustrating business of government shipbuilding.But with an election season underway and an increasingly disorderly sea

Recruiter to Cooperate in Deal with Workers Suing Major US Shipbuilders

Recruiter to Cooperate in Deal with Workers Suing Major US Shipbuilders

A maritime industry recruiter has agreed to work with plaintiffs and share worker compensation data in a lawsuit accusing major U.S. shipbuilders of limiting employee mobility, marking the first settlement in the case.Attorneys for a proposed class of engineers and architects suing General Dynamics

Panama Canal Woes Mean Longer Haul for Many

Panama Canal Woes Mean Longer Haul for Many

As low water level continue to plaque the Panama Canal, shipowners and managers are paying the price in the form of longer hauls and higher fuel (and emissions) costs to deliver product to market.In one example, oil tanker Cururo is taking the long way from Houston to Chile: sailing the length of South America's Atlantic coast

World's Ghost Fleet in Focus Over US Russian Price Cap Crackdown

World's Ghost Fleet in Focus Over US Russian Price Cap Crackdown

U.S. penalties on shippers transporting Russian oil in breach of the G7's price cap could push more Russian cargoes onto vessels referred to as the ghost fleet and away from mainstream tankers, shipping sources and analysts told Reuters.The cap bans Western companies from providing maritime services for Russian seaborne oil exports sold above $60 a barrel.

Growing Tanker Fleet, Cheaper Freight Challenge Russian Oil Price Cap

Russian crude oil producers are enjoying the cheapest costs to ship to refiners in China and India in almost a year thanks to a growing number of vessels plying the routes, according to trading and shipping sources.The arrival of new shippers working outside the purview of Western governments allows Russian firms to earn more than the $60 per barrel cap that the U.S.

Biden Angers All Sides with Scaled Back Offshore Oil Drilling Plan

Biden Angers All Sides with Scaled Back Offshore Oil Drilling Plan

The Biden administration's plan to slash offshore oil and gas leasing drew fire from both the fossil fuel industry and environmentalists on Friday, with energy companies saying it will raise fuel prices and greens saying it undermines efforts to stop global warming. The criticism from both sides reflects the difficulty Biden's White House has had in dealing with U.S.

Mississippi River Near Historic Lows, Grain Exports at Risk

Mississippi River Near Historic Lows, Grain Exports at Risk

A key stretch of the lower Mississippi River dropped this week to within inches of its lowest-ever level and is expected to remain near historic lows just as the busiest U.S. grain export season gets underway, according to the National Weather Service.Low water has slowed hauling of export-bound corn and soybean barges over recent weeks as shippers lightened loads to prevent vessels from running

US Plans Sharp Reduction in Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales

US Plans Sharp Reduction in Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales

The Biden administration on Friday unveiled a plan to phase down oil and gas auctions in federal waters with the release of a long-awaited leasing schedule that includes a maximum of three sales in the Gulf of Mexico through 2029.The Interior Department's plan includes by far the lowest number of sales since the agency began producing Congressionally-mandated five-year oil and gas leasing

Interview: Mike Complita, Elliott Bay Design Group

Interview: Mike Complita, Elliott Bay Design Group

Mike Complita is going on 30 years in the maritime industry. Complita started work at Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) as an intern while attending the University of Washington in his hometown, Seattle. “And since that time, I've served in pretty much every role, from a technical and project management standpoint, all the way up to principal of our organization,” he said.

After Attacking Ukraine Wheat Exports, Russia Faces Own Shipping Challenge

After Attacking Ukraine Wheat Exports, Russia Faces Own Shipping Challenge

Russia's lack of ships and Western grain traders' shrinking appetite for business with Moscow are adding to rising costs of moving Russian wheat, at a time when the war in Ukraine has spilled perilously close to vital Black Sea supply routes.President Vladimir Putin promised to replace Ukrainian grain with Russian shipments to Africa after Moscow in July ended an arrangement that gave Ukraine's