MICHELE ROBERTS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MICHELE ROBERTS
    • Operator : ROBERTS SAND & GRAVEL, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : SARDIS
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 67
  • Size
    • Register length : 59.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 59.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Height : 26 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 615465

ROBERTS SAND & GRAVEL, INC.

  • Area of Operation : BROWNSVILLE, TX - NORFOLK, VA; ALL WESTERN RIVERS, ALABAMA RIVER AND ALL INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : SAND & GRAVEL

LITTLE TOOT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

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Drones, Navies, Attack Boats: Will They be Enough to Tackle the World's Latest Piracy Hotspot?

Helicopters hover above a patrol vessel in Nigeria's frenetic Apapa port as attack boats zoom past. On the dock, drones emblazoned with the Nigerian flag sit ready to deploy – all part of a $195 million U.S.-backed "Deep Blue" initiative to deter pirate attacks in the world's most dangerous area for seafarers.The more than 2.

Foss to Operate Autonomous Harbor Tug

Foss to Operate Autonomous Harbor Tug

Foss Maritime’s newest vessel will be the first U.S.-flag harbor tug to integrate autonomous systems in real-world commercial operations.Launched on April 29 and scheduled for delivery in May 2021, the newly built 90-ton bollard pull Rachael Allen—the fourth in a series of ASD-90 Z-drive tractor tugs being built at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, in Freeland, Wash.

A Favorable Fetch for US Offshore Wind

A Favorable Fetch for US Offshore Wind

Offshore wind caught a favorable gust with the 2020 election of Joe Biden, and the following breeze from the early 2021 reconfiguration of the U.S. Senate toward Democrats. Though widely touted as a growth engine for maritime businesses (as well as shoreside trades), the latter years of the Trump administration seemed to see delay after delay.

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order aiming to use government spending to strengthen domestic manufacturing and create markets for new technologies, in a move widely praised by America's maritime industry.The executive order, titled Strengthening "Buy American" Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers"

Ingram Barge to Acquire Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet

Ingram Barge to Acquire Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet

Nashville-based Ingram Barge Company announced Tuesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Houston Fleeting Services has reached a deal to acquire the business assets Houston-based Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet. According to Ingram Barge, the purchase allows it to expand its footprint into the Houston area and along the Texas Gulf Coast while simultaneously growing its logistics

Greece Calls for Tougher EU Stance Over Turkish Mediterranean Exploration

Greece Calls for Tougher EU Stance Over Turkish Mediterranean Exploration

Greece urged the European Union on Wednesday to reconsider its customs union with Turkey in response to Ankara's continued gas exploration in contested Mediterranean areas, deploring what it termed Ankara's "imperial fantasies."After meeting Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Nicosia

RRS Sir David Attenborough Starts Sea Trials

RRS Sir David Attenborough Starts Sea Trials

The U.K.’s most advanced polar research ship RRS Sir David Attenborough left Cammell Laird shipyard Wednesday to commence two weeks of technical sea trials ahead of scheduled delivery to the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) in November.“Although the vessel’s construction is now complete

Lebanon Asks Interpol to Arrest Ship Captain, Owner Over Beirut Port Blast

Lebanon Asks Interpol to Arrest Ship Captain, Owner Over Beirut Port Blast

Lebanon has asked Interpol to issue arrest warrants for the Russian captain and owner of the ship that brought the explosive material that detonated at Beirut port in August, killing nearly 200 people, state media reported on Thursday.About two months after the explosion that injured thousands and ravaged the Lebanese capital, questions remain about why and how the cargo was abandoned in Beirut.

KKR to Buy Norway's Ocean Yield for $829M

KKR to Buy Norway's Ocean Yield for $829M

U.S. investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) has agreed to buy Norwegian ship owning company Ocean Yield for 7.2 billion Norwegian crowns ($829 million), the two companies said in a joint statement on Monday.KKR's bid of 41 Norwegian crowns per share represented a 26% premium over Ocean Yield's closing price on Friday of 32.54 crowns.

Vineyard Wind Taps DEME to Install Wind Turbines off US East Coast

Vineyard Wind Taps DEME to Install Wind Turbines off US East Coast

U.S. offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has contracted Belgium-based DEME for the offshore transport and installation of the wind turbine generators for the first largescale offshore wind installation in the United States.DEME's U.S. arm DEME Offshore US LLC will  team up with American maritime services contractor FOSS Maritime Company LLC to help construct the Vineyard Wind 1 project off the

Roberts Named President of Foss Maritime

Roberts Named President of Foss Maritime

Seattle-based tug and towing company Foss Maritime said its chief operating officer Will Roberts has been promoted to president.“It was evident to our leadership team that Will’s ability to perform at the highest level along with his business acumen continues to align very well with our organization,” said Jason Childs CEO of Foss' parent company Saltchuk Marine.

DOD Taps Sea Machines for Autonomous Replenishment Vessels

DOD Taps Sea Machines for Autonomous Replenishment Vessels

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics, a developer of autonomous command and control systems for surface vessels, said it has been awarded a multi-year Other Transaction (OT) agreement by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to initiate a prototype that will enable commercial ocean-service barges as autonomous Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) units for an