MICHIGAN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MICHIGAN
    • Operator : BETTER WAY LOGISTICS LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3900
  • Location
    • City : MUSKEGON
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 187
  • Size
    • Register length : 109.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34 Feet
    • Overall Length : 115 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34 Feet
    • Load draft : 16.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 15.3 Feet
    • Height : 62 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 650770

BETTER WAY LOGISTICS LLC

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES
  • Principal Commodity : GRADE A PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

GREAT LAKES

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

“30 by 30” is the rallying cry for all concerned with the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind business. In Spring 2021, the Secretaries of Energy, Interior and Commerce resolved to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of electricity generated from offshore turbines by 2030. Consultants McKinsey, in a recent article frame the value proposition for this clean fuel source

'Containergeddon': Supply Crisis Drives Walmart and Rivals to Hire Their Own Ships

'Containergeddon': Supply Crisis Drives Walmart and Rivals to Hire Their Own Ships

The Flying Buttress once glided across the oceans carrying vital commodities like grain to all corners of the world.Now it bears a different treasure: Paw Patrol Movie Towers, Batmobile Transformers and Baby Alive Lulu Achoo dolls.The dry bulk cargo ship has been drafted into the service of retail giant Walmart

Expert Advice: New Ballast Water Guide

Expert Advice: New Ballast Water Guide

If you and your crew are facing questions about ballast water management (BWM) and related regulatory deadlines, it would be worth your while to download a new (January 2021) “Ballast Water Management Systems User Guide,” an extensive, in-depth look at evaluating, selecting and installing a BWM system. The guide was published by MARAD and Glosten for the Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP).

Kari Wilkinson Named President of Ingalls Shipbuilding

Kari Wilkinson Named President of Ingalls Shipbuilding

America's largest military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced Friday that its board of directors has elected Kari Wilkinson to serve as executive vice president of HII and president of HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, effective April 1. She will succeed Brian Cuccias, who announced that he will retire April 1.

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

This year, despite innumerable challenges and setbacks, a great number of new U.S.-flagged vessels made their way into service. In addition to Maid of the Mist's new electric tour boats James V. Glynn and Nikola Tesla featured Wednesday, the newbuilds highlighted below are some of the most noteworthy to come out of U.S. shipyards in 2020.DredgerU.S.

Video Interview: Dominicana Caribbean Shipyards Opens

Video Interview: Dominicana Caribbean Shipyards Opens

Last month Ciramar Shipyards signed a strategic alliance with Fassmer Technical Projects to build and repair ships in the Dominican Republic under the Dominicana Caribbean Shipyards name.“There’s been a need for a long time for a new shipyard to rise within the Caribbean region and the Americas in general, to be able to professionally service various ship types that transit the area

Shipbuilding; NSRP Elects New Officers

Shipbuilding; NSRP Elects New Officers

The National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) has announced the election of new officers to its Executive Control Board (ECB).Tom Perrine, Vice President of Engineering at Austal USA in Mobile, Ala. has been elected as ECB Chair for a two-year term, effective May 2021. Perrine earned his undergraduate degree in Naval Architecture from the University of Michigan and is a licensed professional

New Bill Aims to Boost Great Lakes Icebreaking

New Bill Aims to Boost Great Lakes Icebreaking

Lawmakers in the U.S. are reintroducing legislation aiming codify the U.S. Coast Guard’s icebreaking mission on the Great Lakes and increase the icebreaking capacity of the Great Lakes fleet.“Inadequate icebreaking capacity in the Great Lakes is costing us thousands of American jobs and millions in business revenue.

Ex-TechnipFMC Director to Lead U.S. Dredging Giant's Foray into Offshore Wind

Ex-TechnipFMC Director to Lead U.S. Dredging Giant's Foray into Offshore Wind

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, a U.S.-based dredging services giant, on Wednesday announced the appointment of industry veteran Eleni Beyko as senior vice president offshore wind – a strategic growth area for the company. Beyko, who started on Jan. 25, brings more than 20 years' experience in program engineering

Interlake Acquires Two Great Lakes Vessels

Interlake Acquires Two Great Lakes Vessels

Interlake Holding Company announced today the purchase of the assets of Pere Marquette Shipping Company and Lake Michigan Car Ferry Company in an acquisition that includes two working Great Lakes vessels, the articulated tug-barge Undaunted-Pere Marquette 41 and the historic passenger-and-car ferry S.S. Badger.

Great Lakes Limestone Trade Up 11% in July

Great Lakes Limestone Trade Up 11% in July

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 3.8 million tons in July, an increase of 11% compared to a year ago, according to the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA). The trade was a near match to the month’s 5-year average.Loadings from U.S. quarries totaled nearly 3 million tons, an increase of 13.

The Shearer Group Adds Two Naval Architects

The Shearer Group Adds Two Naval Architects

Naval architecture, marine engineering and marine surveying firm The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) announced two new additions to its team. The company has hired Colton Bonnaure and Jacob Frost as naval architects.Bonnaure graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Ocean Engineering and was the Senior Captain of the Texas A&M Human Powered Submarine Team