LONG JOHN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LONG JOHN
    • Operator : BUBBA'S MARINE CONSTRUCTION, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 476
  • Location
    • City : WHEELER DAM
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 24
  • Size
    • Register length : 39.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 15.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 45 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 17 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1966
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 505065

BUBBA'S MARINE CONSTRUCTION, LLC

  • Area of Operation : WILSON, WHEELER, AND PICKWICK LAKES
  • Principal Commodity : SCAFFOLDS, TOOLS, WELDERS, CRANE

SHORT JOHN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TVA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WORK BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Port's Supply Chain Fix Challenge: Selling 24/7 Shifts

US Port's Supply Chain Fix Challenge: Selling 24/7 Shifts

The Port of Los Angeles is beginning the hard work of convincing terminal operators, importers, warehouses owners and trucking firms to embrace moving more cargo at night."It's not a single lever we can pull today to open up all the gates," Executive Director Gene Seroka said on Thursday.

White House Working to Ease Shipping Bottlenecks

White House Working to Ease Shipping Bottlenecks

President Joe Biden will host a meeting on Wednesday to hail progress in addressing supply chain problems weighing on the economy and threatening the holiday season, while he asks business and union leaders to do more to ease shipping backlogs.The Port of Los Angeles is going to 24/7 operations to ease the shipping snarl there and at the Port of Long Beach

Supply Chain Shocks: Ocean Shipping Challenges Abound

Supply Chain Shocks: Ocean Shipping Challenges Abound

Supply chain issues tied to liner shipping have been front page news throughout 2021; just about everyone agrees that there’s a problem. The underlying cause is right out of Economics 101: a surge in demand for moving containerized cargo, in the face of “inelastic” throughput capacity (which includes vessels and their landside interfaces to surface transportation

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

The U.N. shipping agency approved further measures on Thursday to boost the energy efficiency of commercial vessels although critics said the move fell short of what was needed to cut the industry's carbon footprint.The International Maritime Organization (IMO) formally adopted the rules to reduce the carbon intensity of existing ships after member states reached agreement on the plans at a

Enterprise Revisited: Titanium is the USCG Vessel Procurement Magic Bullet

Enterprise Revisited: Titanium is the USCG Vessel Procurement Magic Bullet

In my May 2020 MREN USS Enterprise column I made a reference to the benefits of titanium as a hull structural material.It related to the life of the USCG cutter Bear and I concluded the column with a suggestion that titanium would be a particularly useful and cost-effective structural material for sail training vessels, aircraft carriers, research vessels, cruise vessels

'Nuisance' Tug Scuttled off Alaskan Coast

'Nuisance' Tug Scuttled off Alaskan Coast

A derelict tugboat abandoned near Juneau, Alaska since 2016, has been towed to sea and scuttled in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Lumberman had been causing problems for locals since it was abandoned in the Gastineau channel five years ago, and the decision was made to dispose of the vessel at sea after the 107-foot steel hulled tugboat was determined to be derelict and a

Suez Canal May Expand Southern Channel, Chairman Says

Suez Canal May Expand Southern Channel, Chairman Says

The Suez Canal Authority is considering expanding the southern section of the waterway where the container ship Ever Given became stranded, its chairman said on Tuesday.It is also looking into procuring cranes that could potentially offload cargo at heights of up to 52 meters, Osama Rabie told Reuters in an interview.“Our procedures are sound, we are just aiming to improve the service,” he said.

Golden Ocean to Acquire 18 Modern Dry Bulk Vessels

Golden Ocean to Acquire 18 Modern Dry Bulk Vessels

Dry bulk shipping company Golden Ocean Group has entered into a Heads of Agreement to acquire 18 modern scrubbers fitted dry bulk vessels from affiliates of John Fredriksen's Hemen Holding, which is Golden Ocean's largest shareholder, for $752 million.Of the 18 vessels, ten are Newcastlemaxes built 2019-21

Seadrill Seeks Bankruptcy Protection—Again

Seadrill Seeks Bankruptcy Protection—Again

Offshore drilling rig contractor Seadrill has filed for bankruptcy protection at a court in the U.S. state of Texas, it said on Wednesday, the second time in four years the company has entered into so-called Chapter 11 restructuring.The Oslo-listed group controlled by Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen returned to court along with several subsidiaries after failing to win consent from

Coles Resigns as CEO of Wallem Group

Coles Resigns as CEO of Wallem Group

The board of Wallem Group announced that chief executive Frank Coles has resigned and will be leaving the company shortly.As many will be aware, Coles has been very active in highlighting the plight of seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and he now wishes to become more involved in promoting their welfare, as well as pursuing other opportunities.

EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Trade Deal

EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Trade Deal

Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire.The deal, agreed more than four years after Britain voted narrowly to leave the bloc

Ingram Barge to Acquire Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet

Ingram Barge to Acquire Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet

Nashville-based Ingram Barge Company announced Tuesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Houston Fleeting Services has reached a deal to acquire the business assets Houston-based Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet. According to Ingram Barge, the purchase allows it to expand its footprint into the Houston area and along the Texas Gulf Coast while simultaneously growing its logistics