MARK K

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MARK K
    • Operator : BAY-HOUSTON TOWING CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3070
  • Location
    • City : GALVESTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 117
  • Size
    • Register length : 88.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 96 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 16.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 44.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 620584

BAY-HOUSTON TOWING CO.

  • Area of Operation : FREEPORT, GALVESTON AND CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL AND TEXAS CITY CHANNEL TO GULF OF MEXICO
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ANDREW K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

C. R. HADEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN W. D. HADEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHLOE K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRANCES E. HADEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HADEN II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HARRIS II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HUNTER M

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LEXIE M

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MATTHEW K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PHILIP K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

W. D. HADEN II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESLEY A

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM M

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

More Than Two Dozen Missing after Ship Snaps in Two, Sinks Off Hong Kong

More Than Two Dozen Missing after Ship Snaps in Two, Sinks Off Hong Kong

More than two dozen crew on an engineering [reportedly an offshore wind] vessel [Fujing 001] with 30 people on board were missing after it snapped in two in waters off Hong Kong as tropical storm Chaba passed through, authorities said.Three crew members were rescued, and search and rescue operations were continuing for others about 300 km (200 miles) southwest of the city

Global Ports Gets Takeover Approach from Shipping Firm MSC

Global Ports Gets Takeover Approach from Shipping Firm MSC

Global Ports Holding PLC, the world's largest cruise port operator, said on Wednesday it had received an approach about a potential cash offer from Swiss-based MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company.Shares of the London-listed company closed up 19% at 109 pence and marked their best day in two years after Global Ports confirmed a Bloomberg report that MSC was considering taking a controlling stake

Tidewater Completes Swire Pacific Offshore Acquisition

Tidewater Completes Swire Pacific Offshore Acquisition

U.S.-headquartered offshore support vessels (OSV) owner Tidewater Inc. on Friday announced it has completed its acquisition of Singapore's Swire Pacific Offshore Holdings Limited (SPO), creating the industry’s largest OSV fleet.The $190 million transaction adds 50 vessels to the Tidewater fleet, which now stands at more than 200 vessels in total, including crew boats

Shipowners Wary of Moving Russian Oil

Shipowners Wary of Moving Russian Oil

Foreign ship owners are becoming increasingly wary of moving cargoes of Russian oil due to the conflict in Ukraine and the impact of Western sanctions on Moscow, the head of leading private Greek shipping group Angelicoussis said on Wednesday.U.S. President Joe Biden has imposed a ban on Russian oil and other energy imports following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and there is growing uncertainty

Flow of Goods Through Panama Canal Hits Record

Flow of Goods Through Panama Canal Hits Record

The Panama Canal moved more than a half a billion tonnes of goods over the last year, the canal's top official said on Thursday, marking a record high for the key global waterway as international trade picked up.Ricaurte Vasquez, the Panama Canal Authority's administrator, told reporters during a webcast news conference that 516.

Greece Rescues Cargo Ship with 400 Migrants in Distress

Greece Rescues Cargo Ship with 400 Migrants in Distress

Greece mounted a rescue operation on Friday for a cargo ship carrying about 400 migrants after it sent out a distress signal off the island of Crete, the coast guard said.The Greek coast guard quoted passengers as saying the Turkish-flagged vessel had sailed from Turkey, calling it “one of the largest search and rescue operations carried out in the eastern Mediterranean.

New US-flagged Laker is First to Be Launched in Nearly 40 Years

New US-flagged Laker is First to Be Launched in Nearly 40 Years

A ceremony held at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding on Thursday marked the launch of the first U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in nearly four decades. The 639-foot Mark W. Barker, currently under construction for Ohio-based The Interlake Steamship Company, was floated in the large drydock at the Sturgeon Bay, Wis. shipyard.

Stonepeak to Buy Teekay LNG in $6.2 Billion Deal

Stonepeak to Buy Teekay LNG in $6.2 Billion Deal

Investment firm Stonepeak said on Monday it would buy Teekay LNG Partners in a deal worth $6.2 billion, as it looks to take advantage of rising global demand for LNG amid a push towards cleaner sources of energy.Prices of the benchmark U.S. natural gas contract have been on the rise, hitting seven-year highs recently. On Monday, the front-month gas futures contract was up 6.3% at $5.

Seacor Power Public Hearing Concludes

Seacor Power Public Hearing Concludes

The U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board on Friday wrapped up the formal public hearing proceedings into the sinking of the liftboat Seacor Power and the death of 13 of its 19 crewmembers in the Gulf of Mexico.The Seacor Power capsized in heavy winds and seas on April 13, 2021, about seven miles south of Port Fourchon, La.

Container Shipping: China-US Box Rates Eclipse $20,000 Mark, a Record

Container Shipping: China-US Box Rates Eclipse $20,000 Mark, a Record

Container shipping rates from China to the United States have scaled fresh highs above $20,000 per 40-foot box as rising retailer orders ahead of the peak U.S. shopping season add strain to global supply chains.The acceleration in Delta-variant COVID-19 outbreaks in several counties has slowed global container turnaround rates.

LNG Bunker Vessel Marseille Completes Sea Trials Ahead of Deployment in France

LNG Bunker Vessel Marseille Completes Sea Trials Ahead of Deployment in France

The first LNG bunker vessel to be based in France has successfully completed sea and gas trials, marking another step towards the delivery and operational start-up.The new vessel, named Marseille, is TotalEnergies Marine Fuels’ second collaboration with shipowner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and shipbuilder, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding.

Ever Given's Suez Canal Detention Order Lifted

Ever Given's Suez Canal Detention Order Lifted

An Egyptian court has lifted the detention order on the Ever Given container ship, allowing its expected release from the Suez Canal on Wednesday, a lawyer and judicial sources said.The Ever Given's owners and insurers announced on Sunday that they had reached a settlement with the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) over compensation for the ship becoming grounded in March and blocking traffic in the