LOUISE HOWLAND

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LOUISE HOWLAND
    • Operator : KIRBY OCEAN TRANSPORT COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 10071
    • Full Load Capacity : 17400 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 462 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 82 Feet
    • Overall Length : 462 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 82 Feet
    • Load draft : 22 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.8 Feet
    • Height : 59.4 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1978
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 598023

KIRBY OCEAN TRANSPORT COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : MYRTLE GROVE AND CRYSTAL RIVER; TAMPA AND MYRTLE GROVE; ABOVE ON MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND ACROSS GULF OF MEXICO
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, PHOSPHATE ROCK AND GRAIN

RELIANCE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RESOLUTE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VIGILANT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICKIE BIRDSALL

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MISS DOTT-O

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Ukraine's Odessa Gets First WTI Oil Cargo from US

Ukraine's Odessa Gets First WTI Oil Cargo from US

Ukraine's Black Sea port of Odessa is set to receive on Wednesday its first ever West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil cargo from the United States, according to industry sources and shipping data, just a month after the front-month futures for the blend turned negative.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) May crude futures sank to minus $38 per barrel on April 20, just days before their expiration

Thyssenkrupp Seeks Partners for Steel, Warship Units

Thyssenkrupp Seeks Partners for Steel, Warship Units

Thyssenkrupp on Monday said it was looking for partners for its steel and warship divisions, singling out just three lines of businesses that will stay within the struggling German industrial icon.Hoping to stop the bleeding of cash and restore investor confidence, the group also pooled businesses worth 6 billion euros ($6.

China to Issue VLSFO Quotas in Move to Grow Bunker Market Share

China to Issue VLSFO Quotas in Move to Grow Bunker Market Share

China is set to release its first-ever quotas to export very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) with total volumes of 10 million tonnes for this year, six industry officials with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.The quotas, which came in the wake of Beijing’s policy in January to offer tax sweeteners to boost local production of the fuel

Indian LNG Importers Issue Force Majeure Notices

Indian LNG Importers Issue Force Majeure Notices

Indian liquefied natural gas (LNG) importers have started to issue force majeure notices as domestic gas demand slumps and as port operations in the country get hit by a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, sources told Reuters."Demand has reduced drastically and it is likely to go down further, a company source with Gail (India) said.

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.

Coronavirus Disrupts Global Ship Deliveries

Coronavirus Disrupts Global Ship Deliveries

Global ship deliveries have been hit as yards in China struggle to get fully back to work as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, with one shipbuilder saying it could not deliver two vessels.The coronavirus has caused chaos in Asia and beyond with flights suspended, businesses disrupted and entry restrictions imposed by governments trying to ward off its spread.

Robert Allan Ltd.: The Evolution of Marine Design

Robert Allan Ltd.: The Evolution of Marine Design

As the 90th anniversary of Robert Allan Ltd. approaches it is quite timely to address the development of Robert Allan’s designs as the years passed by and technology changed.When the first Robert Allan came out to Canada at the end of the First War he was a trained naval architect experienced in the design of rivetted steel ships.

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.

Wärtsilä to Cut 700 Jobs in Ship Unit Revamp

Wärtsilä to Cut 700 Jobs in Ship Unit Revamp

Finland's Wärtsilä plans to cut 700 jobs globally as the Finnish engineering group splits its ship technology business into three separate business units."Even though the timing is challenging, implementing the new organisation and modus operandi fast is important for Wartsila's future success," Vesa Riihimaki, head of Wärtsilä's Finnish operations said in a statement.

Shell Books Supertanker to Store Crude Oil at Sea

Shell Books Supertanker to Store Crude Oil at Sea

Royal Dutch Shell has booked a supertanker to store 2 million barrels of oil at sea to park mounting global stocks, shipping sources said on Wednesday.Shell declined to comment.The sources said Shell had booked a very large crude carrier (VLCC), which can store up to 2 million barrels of oil, for a five-month charter. Refinitiv data showed the hire cost paid was $40,000 a day.

Gunmen Block Ship from Offloading Fuel in Yemen

Gunmen Block Ship from Offloading Fuel in Yemen

Yemeni gunmen entered on Saturday a port in the southern city of Aden and prevented a tanker from offloading a diesel cargo because the importing company is affiliated with the government, a Reuters cameraman reported.The gunmen belong to the separatist Southern Transitional Council, according to comments made in the port by their leader, who identified himself as Abu Hammam.

MAN Fuel Gas System for New Icebreaking RoRos

MAN Fuel Gas System for New Icebreaking RoRos

MAN Energy Solutions’ marine liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel-gas-system manufacturer MAN Cryo has inked a deal to supply the LNG fuel-gas supply systems for two icebreaking roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) newbuilds being built at Yantai Raffles shipyard in China for Swedish shipping line Wallenius SOL. MAN Energy Solutions will also supply a pair of 9L28/32DF dual-fuel auxiliary engines to each vessel.