MS FRANCES

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MS FRANCES
    • Operator : LOUISIANA MARINE EQUIPMENT COMPANY, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 66
  • Size
    • Register length : 55.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 55.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9.2 Feet
    • Height : 49 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 637713

LOUISIANA MARINE EQUIPMENT COMPANY, LLC

  • Area of Operation : BATON ROUGE HARBOR
  • Principal Commodity : DRY CARGO

News

Iran Says Crew of Two Seized Greek Tankers Not Detained and Are On Board

Iran Says Crew of Two Seized Greek Tankers Not Detained and Are On Board

Iran's state maritime body said on Saturday the crew of two Greek tankers seized by its Revolutionary Guards on Friday had not been detained, and were in good health and being cared for on board their vessels.Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take "punitive action" against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

New federal money promises dramatic impacts throughout the United States’ inland waterways system in 2022 and beyond. This report focuses on America’s central rivers; the Western rivers will be covered in a future report. These central rivers reach 11,000 miles, from Pennsylvania to Florida and from Texas to South Dakota.Consider the money within the U.S.

Shipping Industry Pushes to Rescue Remaining Seafarers Trapped in Ukraine

Shipping Industry Pushes to Rescue Remaining Seafarers Trapped in Ukraine

Just under 500 seafarers remain stuck onboard 109 ships at Ukrainian ports - skeleton crews who were left on board to enable their crew mates to be evacuated amid the conflict with Russia, shipping officials said on Friday.Those remaining should be allowed safe passage out too, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) association said.

Intelatus Formed Through WER-IMA Merger

Intelatus Formed Through WER-IMA Merger

Long-serving marine, energy and industrial market consultancies International Maritime Associates and World Energy Reports have merged to form Intelatus Global Partners.While Intelatus is a new name, its team of business consultants has nearly five decades of experience across the entire maritime supply chain, producing multi-client analytical studies for sectors including offshore oil and gas

LMG Marin to Design Zero-emissions Fuel Tanker

LMG Marin to Design Zero-emissions Fuel Tanker

Naval architecture firm LMG Marin has secured a contract to design a zero-emissions tanker for Grieg Edge, the dedicated innovation unit of the Grieg Maritime Group. The vessel is said to be the world’s first green ammonia-fueled tanker, according to the Norway-based designer, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore-headquartered Sembcorp Marine.

U.S. Oil Drilling Review Proposes Higher Fees, Development Curbs

U.S. Oil Drilling Review Proposes Higher Fees, Development Curbs

The Biden administration proposed a slew of changes on Friday to the nation's federal oil and gas leasing program, including hiking fees on drilling companies and limiting their access to sensitive wildlife and cultural zones.The recommendations followed a months-long review aimed at ensuring drilling on federal lands and waters benefits the public.

Fire Breaks Out on Containership off British Columbia

Fire Breaks Out on Containership off British Columbia

A container fire that broke out on Saturday on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia is smoldering and appears to be under control, Canadian Coast Guard officials said on Sunday.Sixteen crew members were evacuated from the MV Zim Kingston on Saturday, while five remained onboard to fight the fire.

Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall Near Port Fourchon, Louisiana

Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall Near Port Fourchon, Louisiana

Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday as an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm, forcing those who did not flee to brace themselves for the toughest test yet of the billions of dollars spent on levee upgrades following Hurricane Katrina 16 years ago.Ida came ashore near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, at 11:55 a.m. CDT (16:55 GMT), the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

A court in Lagos sentenced 10 men to 12 years in prison on Friday for kidnapping the crew of a Chinese-flagged merchant vessel last year, the navy said, a verdict that officials hope will help tackle piracy in the waters off Nigeria's coast.Federal high court Justice Ayokunle Faji, who also fined each man 250,000 naira ($608) for each of the three counts for which they were charged

Hurtigruten Cuts Short Antarctic Voyage After COVID Outbreak

Hurtigruten Cuts Short Antarctic Voyage After COVID Outbreak

Norwegian cruise and travel operator Hurtigruten Group will cut short a voyage in the Antarctica region following an outbreak of the coronavirus, the company said on Thursday.Ten people on board the MS Roald Amundsen cruise vessel had tested positive for COVID-19, and the ship will return to port in Chile two days ahead of schedule, said a spokesperson for Hurtigruten Expeditions

MS Otto Sverdrup: Hurtigruten's Third Battery-Hybrid Expedition Cruise Ship

MS Otto Sverdrup: Hurtigruten's Third Battery-Hybrid Expedition Cruise Ship

When MS Otto Sverdrup departed Hamburg, Germany, on itsmaiden voyage on August 24, Hurtigruten marked off three milestones: Introduction of Hurtigruten Expeditions’ third battery-hybrid powered cruise ship; Introduction of the first year-round expedition cruises from Germany; and a return of expedition cruises after more than a year of pandemic pause.

An Ancient Egyptian Boat Is on the Move

An Ancient Egyptian Boat Is on the Move

King Khufu's Boat, an ancient vessel that is the oldest and largest wooden boat discovered in Egypt, has been painstakingly moved from its longstanding home next to the Giza pyramids to a nearby giant museum, officials said on Saturday.The 4,600-year-old vessel, also known as the Solar Boat, was moved to the nearby Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), due to be inaugurated later this year.