MARCO

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MARCO
    • Operator : MARINE CONTRACTING CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : HAMPTON
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 150
    • Full Load Capacity : 400 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 90 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
    • Overall Length : 90 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1 Feet
  • Other
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

MARINE CONTRACTING CORP.

  • Area of Operation : HAMPTON ROADS AREA, CHESAPEAKE BAY, INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, CHESAPEAKE AND DELAWARE CANAL, DELAWARE RIVER - C & D CANAL TO WILMINGTON AND POTOMAC RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : FLOATING EQUIPMENT, PILE DRIVERS AND BARGES USED IN CONSTRUCTION WORK

ALFRED A. III

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN BOB

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FALCON

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SEAHAWK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

'David vs Goliath' - Venice Ban May not End Cruise Ship Battle

'David vs Goliath' - Venice Ban May not End Cruise Ship Battle

When the first cruise ship since the start of the pandemic sailed through the Venice lagoon last month, hundreds of people rallied on land and small boats in protest.A few weeks later, the government seemed to listen, announcing that to defend Venice's ecosystem and heritage, cruise liners would be banned from the lagoon from Aug. 1.

Trio Working to Build World's First Hydrogen-powered Oceangoing Cruise Ship

Trio Working to Build World's First Hydrogen-powered Oceangoing Cruise Ship

MSC Group's cruise division, shipbuilder Fincantieri, and Italian energy infrastructure company Snam have signed a memorandum of understanding to determine the conditions for the design and construction of what would become the world’s first oceangoing hydrogen-powered cruise ship.

Italy Bans Cruise Liners from Venice

Italy Bans Cruise Liners from Venice

Italy on Tuesday banned cruise liners from Venice lagoon to defend its ecosystem and heritage, moving to end years of hesitation and putting the demands of residents and culture bodies above those of the tourist industry.The government decided to act after the United Nations culture organization UNESCO threatened to put Italy on a blacklist for not banning liners from the World Heritage site

Saipem Charters Ultra-deepwater Drillship from Samsung Heavy Industries

Saipem Charters Ultra-deepwater Drillship from Samsung Heavy Industries

Italian oilfield services giant Saipem has chartered a newbuild drillship directly from South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard.Saipem expects the drillship - named Samsung Santorini - to be delivered in November 2021, when the Italian firm will take the 7th generation rig on a two-year charter. No dayrate details have been shared.

Fincantieri Inks Deal to Support Daewoo in Aircraft Carrier Design

Fincantieri Inks Deal to Support Daewoo in Aircraft Carrier Design

Fincantieri signed a contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to support the Conceptual Design of the new class of aircraft carriers “CVX” for the Navy of the Republic of Korea (South Korea).The program relating to the first-in-class unit envisages the tender for the Basic Design starting from the second half of 2021

Santos, BW Offshore Sign $4,6B Barossa FPSO Deal

Santos, BW Offshore Sign $4,6B Barossa FPSO Deal

Australian oil and gas company Santos has signed a contract with FPSO supplier BW Offshore for the delivery of an FPSO for the Barossa gas field, located 300 kilometers offshore Darwin in Australia. The contract is subject to Final Investment Decision (FID) by Santos and its partners, with the FID expected in the coming weeks.

Livestock Carrier Returns to Spain After Months Stuck at Sea

Livestock Carrier Returns to Spain After Months Stuck at Sea

A shipload of Spanish cattle that had been drifting for months due to concerns over the bovine bluetongue disease docked in Spain on Thursday, the government said, but the fate of the animals remains unclear.The Karim Allah left the Mediterranean port of Cartagena on December 17 carrying 895 cattle destined for sale in Turkey.

Two Die in Incident Aboard BW Offshore FPSO in Ivory Coast

Two Die in Incident Aboard BW Offshore FPSO in Ivory Coast

Two people died Thursday in an incident aboard BW Offshore's FPSO Espoir Ivoirien, offshore the Ivory Coast, the FPSO owner has informed."At 13:30 local time today, an incident occurred whilst work was being performed in a cargo tank onboard the FPSO Espoir Ivoirien operating on the Espoir field offshore the Ivory Coast.

Boxship Loses Nearly 2,000 Containers in Pacific Ocean Storm

Boxship Loses Nearly 2,000 Containers in Pacific Ocean Storm

ONE Apus containership - Credit:Marco Wisniowski / MarineTrafficNearly 2,000 containers aboard a ship managed by NYK Shipmanagement of Japan were lost or damaged when it hit by stormy weather in the Pacific Ocean, the company said, adding that the vessel was heading to Japan for assessment.

After Hellish Voyage, Cattle Ship Checked by Spanish Veterinarians

After Hellish Voyage, Cattle Ship Checked by Spanish Veterinarians

Spanish government veterinarians were on Friday inspecting hundreds of cows crammed aboard a ship that returned to port after months at sea in which the animals endured what one NGO described as “hellish” conditions.The Karim Allah docked at the southeastern Spanish port of Cartagena on Thursday after drifting for months through the Mediterranean, struggling to find a buyer for its 895 cattle

Florida Senators Move to Firm Up Offshore Drilling Ban

Florida Senators Move to Firm Up Offshore Drilling Ban

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL) introduced the American Shores Protection Act to codify the moratorium on oil and gas drilling off the coasts of Florida that was put in place by September 8, 2020, Executive Order by then-President Trump. Under the legislation, the moratorium would be in place for the Eastern Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic until 2032.

First Post-COVID Cruise Ship Leaves Venice Amid Protest

First Post-COVID Cruise Ship Leaves Venice Amid Protest

The first cruise ship to leave Venice since coronavirus restrictions were eased set sail on Saturday, but some local residents protested over the return to normal, unhappy about the passage of giant liners through the historic lagoon city.Hundreds of people rallied on land and small boats fluttering flags saying "No big ships" surrounded and followed the 92