MICHAEL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MICHAEL
    • Operator : SOUTHWEST SHIPYARD, L. P.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : HOUSTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 17
  • Size
    • Register length : 25.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 25.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 16 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1077107

SOUTHWEST SHIPYARD, L. P.

  • Area of Operation : HOUSTON, TX / BRADY ISLAND / HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL
  • Principal Commodity : SHIP AND BARGE REPAIR

RUNNER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MMLP

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

News

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Floating Production Market Going Gangbusters

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UK Cancels P&O Ferries Contract Over Job Cuts

UK Cancels P&O Ferries Contract Over Job Cuts

Britain says it has canceled a contract with P&O Ferries "with immediate effect" in its latest action against the DP World-owned company following its decision to axe hundreds of staff earlier this year.The Home Office (interior ministry) said it was ending its agreement with the firm to provide contingency travel services to "juxtaposed ports" where British staff operate border controls in

Intelatus: U.S. Offshore Wind Picking Up Speed

Intelatus: U.S. Offshore Wind Picking Up Speed

The U.S. offshore wind sector continues to pick up speed on its journey to deploy 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030 and 110 GW by 2050, with a total investment of $205 billion required for the 70 GW of capacity forecast to be added in this and the next decade. This is the conclusion of the latest monthly report from Intelatus Global Partners on the growing U.S. offshore wind market.

China Shipbuilding for Taiwan Firm Likely Aiding Chinese Navy Build-up

China Shipbuilding for Taiwan Firm Likely Aiding Chinese Navy Build-up

Contracts between China's top state-owned shipbuilding firm and Taiwan's leading shipping company are likely lowering the costs of upgrading China's navy, posing security concerns for the island claimed by Beijing, a U.S. think tank said on Thursday.China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC) is a key producer of vessels for China's rapidly expanding People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN)

UK Urges G7, NATO Nations to Ban Russian Ships

UK Urges G7, NATO Nations to Ban Russian Ships

Britain urged G7 and NATO nations on Tuesday to ban Russian ships from their ports, agree a timetable to phase out oil and gas imports from Russia, and further tighten sanctions on banks and key industries.Speaking in Poland ahead of a meeting of NATO and G7 countries later this week, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said:"On Thursday

New Zealand Suspends Antarctic Patrol Ship Project

New Zealand Suspends Antarctic Patrol Ship Project

New Zealand’s Ministry of Defense said it has suspended plans to build an Antarctic and Southern Ocean patrol vessel because planned spending is being reassessed due to the impact on the government’s budget of costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.The Ministry of Defense in mid-2021 issued a request for information on the cost and potential design of a Southern Patrol Ocean Vessel

Shackleton's Ship Endurance Found Beneath Antarctic Ice

Shackleton's Ship Endurance Found Beneath Antarctic Ice

The wreckage of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance, which was crushed by Antarctic ice and sank some 10,000 feet (3,000 m) to the ocean floor more than a century ago, has been found, a team searching for it said on Wednesday.The three-masted sailing ship was lost in November 1915 during Shackleton’s failed attempt to make the first land crossing of Antarctica.

COVID Cases Reported on Australian Aid Vessel Sailing to Virus-free Tonga

COVID Cases Reported on Australian Aid Vessel Sailing to Virus-free Tonga

About two dozen cases of COVID-19 have been recorded among the crew of an Australian warship expected to arrive in coronavirus-free Tonga on Wednesday to deliver humanitarian aid, Australian authorities said on Tuesday.Tonga, hit by a massive volcanic eruption and a tsunami on Jan.

Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy Decommissioned Staten Island Ferry

Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy Decommissioned Staten Island Ferry

An out-of-service Staten Island Ferry vessel has reportedly been purchased by Saturday Night Live stars Pete Davidson and Colin Jost.The Staten Island natives bought the decommissioned 277-foot ferry John F. Kennedy at auction in partnership with Manhattan real estate broker and comedy club owner Paul Italia, the New York Post reported.

Eastern Cuts Steel for USCGC Ingham

Eastern Cuts Steel for USCGC Ingham

Eastern Shipbuilding Group on Monday commenced construction of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Ingham (WMSM-917), the third hull of the Heritage Class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program.The occasion was observed by leaders of the U.S. Coast Guard Project Resident Office at ESG’s Allanton Shipyard where the first steel plates were cut by ESG personnel in the 103

Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Partner on Autonomous Ship Control Solutions

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Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Robotics announced they are working together to deliver remote command, autonomous control and intelligent crew support systems to the marine market.As part of this agreement, Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems and Sea Machines, the developer of remote-vessel command and autonomous control systems

Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) announced it has completed the first of three new Staten Island “Ollis Class” ferries for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. The MV SSG Michael H. Ollis, Hull 219, departed ESG’s Port St. Joe, Fla. facility fully certified and passenger ready.