OLD ABE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : OLD ABE
    • Operator : BELLEVIEW SAND & GRAVEL
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 440
  • Location
    • City : BELLEVIEW
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 33
  • Size
    • Register length : 48 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 48 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 22 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1956
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 271552

BELLEVIEW SAND & GRAVEL

  • Area of Operation : OHIO RIVER MILE 502
  • Principal Commodity : SAND, GRAVEL AND CRUSHED AGGREGATE

MR. SNOOPY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Jones Act Tankers Booked for Storage, Foreign Trips Amid Oil Glut

Jones Act Tankers Booked for Storage, Foreign Trips Amid Oil Glut

Oil traders are hiring expensive U.S. vessels, normally only used for domestic shipments, to store gasoline or ship fuel overseas, five shipping sources said, in a sign of the energy industry's desperation for places to park petroleum amid a 30% drop in worldwide demand.Billions of people worldwide are living under confinement rules due to the coronavirus pandemic

Italian Cruise Ship in Japan has 48 Coronavirus Cases

Italian Cruise Ship in Japan has 48 Coronavirus Cases

Nearly 50 crew members on an Italian cruise ship docked for repairs in Japan's Nagasaki have tested positive for the new coronavirus, raising concern about the strain on the city's hospitals if conditions worsen for those infected. Results on Thursday showed 14 more aboard, all either cooks or those serving food, were infected with the virus, an official in Nagasaki prefecture said.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Withdraws Dividend, Mothballs Vessels

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Withdraws Dividend, Mothballs Vessels

Shipping firm Wallenius Wilhelmsen, which transports cars and other vehicles from factories to markets, has cut its dividend to zero and will mothball up to 10 vessels as demand plunged amid the coronavirus outbreak, it said on Monday.The company also plans to scrap up to four older vessels, it added.

Cargo Ship Captain Medevaced off Maryland

Cargo Ship Captain Medevaced off Maryland

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced the captain off of a cargo ship approximately 25 miles off the coast of Ocean City, Md., Tuesday.Crewmembers aboard the Panamanian flagged cargo ship Balsa 84, which was in route to the Delaware Bay area, contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay's command center at approximately 10:20 a.m.

Amsterdam's Boats Go Electric Ahead of 2025 Diesel Ban

Amsterdam's Boats Go Electric Ahead of 2025 Diesel Ban

The century-old Amsterdam canal boat Gerarda Johanna looks like a classic with wood paneling, but beneath its floorboards lies a high-tech underbelly: rows of lithium ion batteries, 66 in all, with an electric drive train powering its propeller.The boat is part of a push by Amsterdam’s new Green Party mayor to ban diesel engines from the center’s ancient canals by 2025

Diamond Princess' COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to Seven

Diamond Princess' COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to Seven

A man who had been aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship and was infected with coronavirus has died, bringing the death toll from the ship to seven, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday.The man was not Japanese, NHK said, without giving details of his nationality or age. That would make him the second foreigner from the ship to die, after a British man died last month.

Semi-submerged Tug Leaking Diesel after Bridge Allision

Semi-submerged Tug Leaking Diesel after Bridge Allision

A tugboat is partially sunk and leaking diesel after alliding with a bridge in North Carolina's Oregon Inlet, the U.S. Coast Guard said.All eight people aboard the tug Miss Bonnie reached shore safely without injury after the vessel struck the Old Bonner Bridge at 11:09 a.m. on Sunday.

Frontline Sees Opportunity in Tanker Market

Frontline Sees Opportunity in Tanker Market

So far in 2019, 41 VLCCs have been added to the global fleet compared to three vessel demolitions, said  the world's largest oil tanker shipping company Frontline Ltd.An additional 33 VLCCs are scheduled to be delivered in 2019 with 43 more to follow in 2020 before the order-book declines sharply.

Euronav Sells VLCC for FPSO Conversion

Euronav Sells VLCC for FPSO Conversion

Belgium-based crude oil tanker company Euronav NV has sold its oldest very large crude carrier (VLCC) for conversion into a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.The ship owner announced that its subsidiary Euronav Luxembourg has sold the VLCC vessel VK Eddie (2005 – 305,261 dwt) to a global supplier and operator of offshore floating platforms.

PROPULSION: ‘Power’ to the People

PROPULSION: ‘Power’ to the People

Interstate-McBee brings affordable aftermarket replacement parts to a marine sector thirsting for new ways to bolster the bottom line. As freight rates, subchapter M and the advent of EPA Tier IV requirements all impact the market, an affordable overhaul of an existing engine is one way to find real relief.

Market in Focus: Tankers

Market in Focus: Tankers

NewbuildingSince the beginning of the year, 100 newbuild orders have been placed across the tanker sector. This is a considerable amount lower than the same period last year, when 140 vessels were placed. It is no surprise to see the Greeks lead the way with the highest number and largest vessels ordered, but hot on their heels are the likes of Eastern Pacific and Ocean Tankers

Two Tankers Attacked in Gulf of Oman

Two Tankers Attacked in Gulf of Oman

Two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, leaving one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices as much as 4% higher over worries about Middle East supplies.The Front Altair, carrying petrochemical feedstock, was on fire in waters between Gulf Arab states and Iran after an explosion that a source blamed on a magnetic mine.