MEL-SUE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MEL-SUE
    • Operator : HERMANN SAND & GRAVEL, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 280
  • Location
    • City : HERMANN
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 13
  • Size
    • Register length : 37.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14 Feet
    • Overall Length : 37.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 14 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.7 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1989
    • Year : 1989
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 263638
    • REBLT : *

HERMANN SAND & GRAVEL, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSOURI RIVER FROM THE MOUTH TOMILE 718 SERGEANT BLUFF IA (COMMERICAL TOWING) NE; MILE 96.8 TO GASCONADE RIVER; GASCONADE RIVER MOUTH OF RIVER TO MILE 3; BETWEEN MILE 84.9 AND 155 ON MISSOURI RIVER; MILE 162 TO 512 ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : SAND AND GRAVEL

GERALD F ENGEMANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATHRYN ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MELBA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANCY E II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ABS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CMS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Eastern Awarded Contract to Complete MPSV Builds for Hornbeck

Eastern Awarded Contract to Complete MPSV Builds for Hornbeck

Panama City Fla. based Eastern Shipbuilding Group announced it has been awarded a contract to complete construction of two ultra high-spec 400 class multipurpose support vessels (MPSVs) for Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS).The newbuilds were originally started by Gulf Island Shipyards in Houma, La. before Hornbeck terminated the contracts in 2018 over what it described as "performance issues".

US Gulf of Mexico oil Auction is Largest Since 2015

US Gulf of Mexico oil Auction is Largest Since 2015

A Biden administration auction of Gulf of Mexico drilling rights raised $382 million on Wednesday as oil companies claimed offshore acreage for what is set to be the last time until 2025.The auction total was the highest of any federal offshore oil and gas lease sale since 2015, according to a Reuters tally.

Shell Sues Greenpeace for Boarding Penguins FPSO While in Transit

Shell Sues Greenpeace for Boarding Penguins FPSO While in Transit

Shell is suing Greenpeace for $2.1 million in damages after the environmental group's activists boarded the company's oil production vessel in transit at sea this year, according to Greenpeace and a document seen by Reuters.The British oil and gas major filed the claim in London's High Court.

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Sale Expansion, Pending Appeal

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Sale Expansion, Pending Appeal

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday temporarily paused a federal judge's order last month that had required the Biden administration to expand a planned offshore oil and gas auction in the Gulf of Mexico by 6 million acres (2.4 million hectares).The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit stayed the September decision pending an appeal, according to a court document.

Australian Court Finds Carnival Misled About Cruise's COVID Risks in Landmark Luling

Australian Court Finds Carnival Misled About Cruise's COVID Risks in Landmark Luling

Carnival Corp's Australian unit has been ordered to pay the medical expenses of a woman who contracted COVID-19, with a judge ruling that the cruise ship operator misled passengers about safety risks in a landmark class action ruling.The decision from Australia's Federal Court is the first class action win against a cruise ship operator in the world, according to Shine Lawyers

Hornbeck Offshore Services to Complete Ultra-High-Spec MPSVs After Legal Settlement

Hornbeck Offshore Services to Complete Ultra-High-Spec MPSVs After Legal Settlement

U.S.-based offshore vessel operator Hornbeck Offshore Services confirmed Monday it had reached a final settlement agreement with the surety (the “Surety”) for two Multi-Purpose Support Vessels (MPSVs) that had been under construction at Gulf Island Shipyards.Gulf Island Shipyards (GIS) sued Hornbeck Offshore in 2018 over what it said was the wrongful termination of two shipyard construction

U.S. Judge Orders Expansion of Gulf of Mexico Oil Lease Auction

U.S. Judge Orders Expansion of Gulf of Mexico Oil Lease Auction

A federal judge in Louisiana has ordered an expansion of next week's sale of oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico, saying the Biden administration must include additional acreage, according to a court ruling issued late on Thursday.The oil and gas industry, which had sued the administration

Oil Companies Sue Over Lease Changes Made to Protect Whales

Oil Companies Sue Over Lease Changes Made to Protect Whales

An oil and gas industry trade group, the state of Louisiana and Chevron on Thursday sued the Biden administration over its decision to withdraw acreage from an upcoming oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico to protect an endangered whale.The suit is the latest dispute between the oil and gas industry and the administration of President Joe Biden over leasing federal lands and waters for

US Court Revives Lawsuit Against Royal Caribbean Over Toddler's Death

US Court Revives Lawsuit Against Royal Caribbean Over Toddler's Death

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit against Royal Caribbean Cruises by the parents of an 18-month-old girl who died after slipping through her grandfather’s hands and falling through an open cruise ship window.The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta restored two negligence claims over the July 2019 death of Chloe Wiegand

Alaska LNG Project Clears Legal Hurdle

Alaska LNG Project Clears Legal Hurdle

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday rejected a lawsuit filed by environmental groups challenging federal approvals needed to construct a $39 billion project that would move natural gas from Alaska’s North Slope across the state.A three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said the U.S.

Maersk Sues Evergreen Over Suez Canal Blockage

Maersk Sues Evergreen Over Suez Canal Blockage

Shipping group Maersk  said on Monday it had filed a lawsuit against the owner and operator of container ship Ever Given, which blocked the Suez Canal for six days in 2021, claiming compensation for delays caused by the incident.The Danish company did not disclose the size of the claim or when it was filed. The news was first reported by industry media ShippingWatch.dk.

Shipbuilder Damen Sues Dutch Gov't over Russia Sanctions

Shipbuilder Damen Sues Dutch Gov't over Russia Sanctions

Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards has sued the Dutch government over damages it says it has suffered due to European sanctions against Russia.Damen, which produces a wide-ranging fleet of industrial and military vessels and luxury yachts, is seeking compensation for business lost due to the sanctions, company spokesman Rick van de Weg said, confirming an earlier report by Bloomberg.