MARK K

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MARK K
    • Operator : MCDONOUGH PROJECT SERVICES, LP
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1600
  • Location
    • City : CHANNEL- VIEW
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 93
  • Size
    • Register length : 63 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 63 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 31 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 633411

MCDONOUGH PROJECT SERVICES, LP

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND WATERWAYS; AND GULF INTRACOASTAL OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING PROJECT CARGO - SAND AND GRAVEL

BERNARD P

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLAUDE R.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Pasha Hawaii Takes Delivery of LNG-fueled Containership

Pasha Hawaii Takes Delivery of LNG-fueled Containership

Hawaii-based Pasha Hawaii announced on Thursday it has taken delivery of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled containership from Brownsville, Texas shipbuilder Keppel AmFELS.The 774-foot George III is the first of two new ‘Ohana Class containerships to join Pasha Hawaii’s fleet, serving the Hawaii/Mainland trade lane.

US' First Modern Laker Begins Maiden Voyage

US' First Modern Laker Begins Maiden Voyage

The newly built Mark W. Barker, the United States' first new Great Lakes bulk carrier in nearly 40 years, has embarked on its maiden voyage from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.“This is a monumental day for our company and the U.S. flag fleet as our much-anticipated freighter departs on her first voyage in what will be a long life of service on the Great Lakes,” said Mark W.

Passenger Vessels Collide Near Rotterdam's Erasmus Bridge

Passenger Vessels Collide Near Rotterdam's Erasmus Bridge

A sightseeing boat and a water taxi collided on Thursday near Rotterdam's iconic Erasmus Bridge, local emergency services said, and six people were "helped out of the water".Images of the incident on social media showed the collision between the two vessels, with the smaller water taxi being pushed under water of the Nieuwe Maas river.

Fincantieri Bags 'Ultra-luxury' Cruise Ship Order

Fincantieri Bags 'Ultra-luxury' Cruise Ship Order

Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri said it has secured a contract to build up to three "ultra-luxury" cruise ships for an unnamed international buyer.The €1.2 billion deal is for one vessel to be delivered by the end of 2025, with options for two additional vessels, Fincantieri said.Fincantieri did not share any specifics about the cruise ships' size and technical details.

First Modern US-built Laker Begins Sea Trials

First Modern US-built Laker Begins Sea Trials

The Interlake Steamship Company said its new vessel, the Mark W. Barker, departed from Sturgeon Bay, Wis. shipyard Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding last week for the first stage of underway testing.The 639-foot-long vessel is the first new Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in the U.S. in nearly four decades.The builders trial marks the first time the ship has sailed under its own power.

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.