MR. NELSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MR. NELSON
    • Operator : A. C. MARINE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : CUT OFF
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 61
    • Full Load Capacity : 77 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 60 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 60 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2009
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1217737

A. C. MARINE

  • Area of Operation : LAKES, BAYS AND SOUNDS OF SOUTHERN LOUISIANA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING VARIOUS OIL FIELD RELATED EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

BRAD C.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers

Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers

The Canadian government on Thursday promised to build two Arctic icebreakers and create hundreds of jobs in two politically influential provinces that will help decide an election considered likely this year.The ruling Liberals, citing the need to boost Canada's Arctic footprint as global warming opens up the region

Containership Rescues Man Clinging to Capsized Boat

Containership Rescues Man Clinging to Capsized Boat

A containership rescued a boater clinging to the hull of his capsized vessel approximately 86 miles east of Port Canaveral, Fla., Sunday.Stuart Bee departed Cape Marina in Port Canaveral on Friday and was reported missing Saturday after he did not return from his day trip. A marina member contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville at 11:40 a.m.

Fire-stricken Venezuelan Oil Tanker Undergoes Repairs in Cuba

Fire-stricken Venezuelan Oil Tanker Undergoes Repairs in Cuba

An oil tanker owned by Venezuelan state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela's maritime division is undergoing repairs in Cuba after suffering a fire while discharging last week, four people familiar with the matter said this week.The Aframax-sized vessel Teseo had set sail from Venezuela's Cardon port with about 500,000 barrels of fuel oil for power generation on October 20

Australian Tug Owner Fined for 'Violent Threats' and 'Vile Behavior'

Australian Tug Owner Fined for 'Violent Threats' and 'Vile Behavior'

The owner of an unseaworthy tug boat was convicted of hindering an Australian maritime safety official in Cairns Magistrate Court on October 13.Anthony Roy Wolfe was found guilty, with a conviction recorded on his criminal record for the next 10 years and fined $750 for hindering an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) inspector who detained Wolfe's ex-navy tug, the Wallaroo.

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Has the age of maritime discovery and exploration actually ended?  Perhaps not exactly.  As the history of maritime resilience and the human element shows, as far back as the 1500s and earlier, from using new navigational aids and improved ship designs, to coastal and inland route sailing, to navigating on open seas with uncertain charts, wayward icebergs, dense fog and luckily at times

Maritime History: Columbia Lighting the World; How Classification Can Make a Difference

Maritime History: Columbia Lighting the World; How Classification Can Make a Difference

I don’t remember when I discovered that the first application of lightbulbs occurred at sea rather than ashore. But when I dug a little deeper into the subject recently, I came across an interesting set of coincidences that shows how innovation often relies on simply doing, rather than endlessly talking about it.

"World First": Remote In-water Ship Surveys via ROV

"World First": Remote In-water Ship Surveys via ROV

As COVID-19 continues to challenge many business plans and practices, the advent of remote inspection techniques is growing in popularity. What is reported to be the world’s first in-water remote ship surveys using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) have been completed by DNV GL.In-water bottom surveys using ROVs have now been carried out on three separate Wilson ASA-managed vessels with the

Geopolitics Dominate the Oil Tanker Market -BIMCO

Geopolitics Dominate the Oil Tanker Market -BIMCO

Developments in the oil tanker market in the past decade dominated by geopolitics, says shipping association BIMCO.Crude oil and product tanker markets alike have faced high volatility in recent weeks and months, largely due to geopolitics and the constantly evolving situation in the global oil markets.

Containership Crewman Pleads Guilty in $1 Bln Drug Bust

Containership Crewman Pleads Guilty in $1 Bln Drug Bust

A crew member from the containership MSC Gayane pleaded guilty to cocaine trafficking stemming from a $1 billion bust in the Port of Philadelphia, one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history.The 27-year-old Montenegrin Vladimir Penda entered a plea of guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Harvey Bartle III on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more

Stena Bulk Presents Fuel-efficient Tanker Prototype

Stena Bulk Presents Fuel-efficient Tanker Prototype

Swedish shipowner Stena Bulk unveiled a prototype of its next-generation environmentally friendly product and chemical tanker, the IMOFlexMAX, engineered to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 25% compared to typical modern product tankers.The vessel, designed by naval architects at Stena Bulk's sister company Stena Teknik

Eastern Lays Keel for OPC USCGC Argus

Eastern Lays Keel for OPC USCGC Argus

Eastern Shipbuilding Group reports that the keel laying ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard’s first-of-class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) Argus (WMSM-915) was held on April 28, 2020 at Eastern’s Nelson Street facility in Panama City, Fla. USCGC Argus is scheduled to be delivered in 2022.

Eastern Cuts Steel for Second Offshore Patrol Cutter

Eastern Cuts Steel for Second Offshore Patrol Cutter

Eastern Shipbuilding Group reports that steel cutting for the second Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC), Coast Guard Cutter Chase (WMSM-916), commenced on April 27, 2020 at its facilities in Panama City, Fla. The cutting of steel started the fabrication and assembly of the cutter’s hull, and ESG is to complete keel laying of Chase in 2021.