LITTLE TOOT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LITTLE TOOT
    • Operator : ROBERTS SAND & GRAVEL, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 425
  • Location
    • City : SARDIS
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 25
  • Size
    • Register length : 40 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 40 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 18 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1989
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 944392

ROBERTS SAND & GRAVEL, INC.

  • Area of Operation : BROWNSVILLE, TX - NORFOLK, VA; ALL WESTERN RIVERS, ALABAMA RIVER AND ALL INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : SAND & GRAVEL

MICHELE ROBERTS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Fednav Orders 10 Bulk Carriers from Oshima

Fednav Orders 10 Bulk Carriers from Oshima

Canadian dry-bulk shipping company Fednav Limited on Thursday announced it has signed an agreement with Sumisho Marine Co., Ltd. (Sumitomo Corporation Group) and Oshima Shipbuilding to build 10 new oceangoing lakers. The ships will be built at Oshima shipyard in Japan, with the first vessel expected to be delivered in mid-2023.

At Least 57 People Drown as Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Libya

At Least 57 People Drown as Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Libya

At least 57 people drowned on Monday after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast near Khums, the latest tragedy in the central Mediterranean, the U.N.'s International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. "According to survivors brought to shore by fishermen and the coast guard, at least 20 women and two children were among those who drowned," IOM spokeswoman Safa Msehli said in a tweet.

Japanese Steelmaker to Charter Three 210,000-dwt LNG-fueled Bulk Carriers

Japanese Steelmaker to Charter Three 210,000-dwt LNG-fueled Bulk Carriers

Japanese steelmaker JFE Steel has signed long-charters shipping firms NYK Line, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines to charter three 210,000-ton LNG-fueled bulk carriers for transporting iron ore and coal from overseas locations to JFE Steel’s steelworks in Japan. JFE Steel said the charters would make it the first company in Japan to deploy LNG-fueled ships in the 210,000-ton class

Russia's First LNG Bunkering Ship Completes Sea Trials

Russia's First LNG Bunkering Ship Completes Sea Trials

Russia’s first ship designed to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and fuel other vessels with LNG has completed its sea trials, energy firm Gazprom Neft reported on Friday.The Dmitry Mendeleev is expected to enter Gazprom Neft’s fleet in the second half of this year, the company said.“The next stage will be the testing of systems for loading, storing and discharging of LNG,” it said.

At Least 26 Die in Bangladesh Ferry Accident

At Least 26 Die in Bangladesh Ferry Accident

A Bangladesh ferry carrying around 50 passengers collided with a cargo vessel and sank on Sunday in the Shitalakhsya River south of the capital Dhaka, leaving at least 26 people dead and a few still missing, officials said.Twenty one bodies had been recovered on Monday. The ferry sank just after it departed from the industrial Narayanganj district about 20 km (12 miles) from Dhaka, to Munshiganj

Congress Provides Last-minute Help for Small Inland and Coastal Ports

Congress Provides Last-minute Help for Small Inland and Coastal Ports

In two major pieces of legislation passed by Congress at the end of 2020 and the beginning of this year, Congress addressed the difficulty that many smaller inland and coastal ports have in obtaining funding for their infrastructure projects. First, on December 11, 2020 Congress passed the William M.

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

At Least 39 Die as Two Migrant Boats Sink off Tunisia. Coast Guard Rescues 165

At Least 39 Die as Two Migrant Boats Sink off Tunisia. Coast Guard Rescues 165

At least 39 migrants died when two boats sank off Tunisia on Tuesday as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa, the Tunisian defense ministry said.The coast guard rescued 165 others, and searches for more survivors are still ongoing off the coast of Sfax, ministry spokesman Mohamed Zekri said. All the dead migrants were from sub-Saharan Africa, he added.

Maersk Says European Lockdowns Have Not Dented Demand for Shipping

Maersk Says European Lockdowns Have Not Dented Demand for Shipping

High shipping rates are set to continue for at least several weeks, despite new coronavirus lockdowns in Europe, boosted by demand for furniture, exercise equipment and home improvement goods, shipping group Maersk said on Wednesday.A surge in demand from shoppers sheltering at home in a worsening COVID-19 pandemic has upended normal trade flows and triggered a spike in the cost of moving goods

Global Cargo Logjam Deepens

Global Cargo Logjam Deepens

Amazon seller Bernie Thompson shifted half of his production out of China to reduce his business risks and still found himself in the crosshairs of logistical chaos besetting the movement of goods around the globe.A surge in demand for furniture, exercise equipment and other goods for shoppers sheltering at home in a worsening COVID-19 pandemic has upended normal trade flows.

Sri Lanka Seeks at Least $1.9 Million from Owner of Fire-hit Tanker

Sri Lanka Seeks at Least $1.9 Million from Owner of Fire-hit Tanker

Sri Lanka is seeking at least 340 million rupees ($1.9 million) from the owner of the stricken oil supertanker New Diamond for assistance given to the vessel since it caught fire on Sept. 3, the coordinating officer to the country's attorney general said.Nishara Jayaratne said the cost was for services provided by various departments including the Sri Lankan navy, air force

Sovcomflot Targets at Least $500 Million in Moscow IPO

Sovcomflot Targets at Least $500 Million in Moscow IPO

Sovcomflot plans to raise at least $500 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on the Moscow Exchange, Russia’s top shipping company said on Tuesday, in a deal that could value it at roughly $10 billion according to sources.The move by the state-controlled firm comes as Russian airline Aeroflot also plans to raise capital in a secondary public offering (SPO).