RACHEL ALEXANDRA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RACHEL ALEXANDRA
    • Operator : FLEET BOATS, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : MYRTLE GROVE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 84
  • Size
    • Register length : 60 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 60 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 36 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 580539

FLEET BOATS, LLC

  • Area of Operation : LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER BELOW MILE 220 TO MILE 56 AND GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY
  • Principal Commodity : SHIFT BARGES AND DRY CARGO; TOWING

COMANCHE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

KANDALY

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

MAN O' WAR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NATIVE DANCER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RUFFIAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ZENYATTA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TS

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

News

Oil Tanker Hit By Suspected Drone Attack Off Syria

Oil Tanker Hit By Suspected Drone Attack Off Syria

Syria's oil ministry said firefighters on Saturday put out a fire on an oil tanker off the Baniyas refinery after a suspected attack by a drone coming from the direction of Lebanese waters.The identity of the vessel was unclear, with Iran's al-Alam TV saying it was one of three Iranian oil tankers that had recently arrived at the Syrian oil terminal

Glosten to Design, Freire Shipyard to Build MBARI's New Research Vessel

Glosten to Design, Freire Shipyard to Build MBARI's New Research Vessel

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) is embarking on a new chapter in its ocean research with the construction of a state-of-the-art ship, a vessel named in honor of MBARI’s founder, David Packard. The R/V David Packard will be capable of accommodating diverse expeditions in Monterey Bay and beyond to further the institute’s mission to explore and understand our changing ocean.

Reinsurers Set to Bear Brunt of Costs for Suez Canal Grounding

Reinsurers Set to Bear Brunt of Costs for Suez Canal Grounding

Reinsurers are set to foot most of the bill for the grounding of the ship that halted traffic in the Suez Canal, industry sources said, with payouts expected to run into hundreds of millions of dollars.International supply chains were thrown into disarray when the 400 meter Ever Given ran aground in the canal on March 23, with specialist rescue teams taking almost a week to free the vessel.

Suez Canal: 140 More Ships to Pass Through on Tuesday After Ever Given Unstuck

Suez Canal: 140 More Ships to Pass Through on Tuesday After Ever Given Unstuck

The Suez Canal expects 140 ships to pass on Tuesday after the freeing of a container ship stranded for nearly a week allowed it to reopen, but experts warned that disruptions to global shipping and at ports could take months to resolve.The blockage threw global supply chains into disarray, threatening costly delays for firms already wrestling with COVID-19 restrictions

Israel Says It Tracked Down the Ship Linked to Recent Oil Spill

Israel Says It Tracked Down the Ship Linked to Recent Oil Spill

Israel accused Iran on Wednesday of being linked to a recent oil spill off its shores that caused major ecological damage, calling the incident environmental terrorism.The spill was caused by an oil tanker that was carrying pirated cargo from Iran to Syria last month, Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel said.

Coral Reef Health Report: Palau’s Coral Reefs - A Jewel of the Ocean

Coral Reef Health Report: Palau’s Coral Reefs - A Jewel of the Ocean

The latest report from the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation finds Palau’s reefs had the highest coral cover observed on the Global Reef Expedition—the largest coral reef survey and mapping expedition in history.Scientists at the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) have released their findings on the state of coral reefs in Palau.

World's Largest Nuclear Icebreaker Embarks on Arctic Voyage

World's Largest Nuclear Icebreaker Embarks on Arctic Voyage

A nuclear-powered ice breaker Russia says is the world’s largest and most powerful set off on Tuesday on a two-week journey to the Arctic as part of Moscow’s efforts to tap the region’s commercial potential.Known as Arktika, the nuclear icebreaker left St. Petersburg and headed for the Arctic port of Murmansk, a journey that marks its entry into Russia’s icebreaker fleet.

US Continues to Crack Down on Maritime Pollution Crimes Despite COVID-19

US Continues to Crack Down on Maritime Pollution Crimes Despite COVID-19

United States Department of Justice’s steadfast protection of U.S. waters equates to criminal charges and massive finesThe United States has a long history of holding companies and individuals accountable for violating environmental laws and regulations, including the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL).

Subsea Mining: The Race is On, But Effects are Unclear

Subsea Mining: The Race is On, But Effects are Unclear

Mining the ocean floor for submerged minerals is a little-known, experimental industry. But soon it will take place on the deep seabed, which belongs to everyone, according to international law.Seabed mining for valuable materials like copper, zinc and lithium already takes place within countries’ marine territories.

US Seized Four Iranian Fuel Cargoes Bound for Venezuela

US Seized Four Iranian Fuel Cargoes Bound for Venezuela

The United States said on Friday it had confiscated four Iranian fuel shipments that had been bound for Venezuela, disrupting a key supply line for both Tehran and Caracas as they defied U.S. sanctions.U.S. President Donald Trump said Iran should not be sending cargoes to Venezuela and added that the seized shipments were bound for Houston, Texas, a major U.S.

Lloyd's of London Sees 'Large Loss' Due to Suez Canal Blockage

Lloyd's of London Sees 'Large Loss' Due to Suez Canal Blockage

The blockage of the Suez Canal for nearly a week will result in a “large loss” for Lloyd’s of London, its chairman said on Wednesday, as the insurance market recorded a 900 million pound ($1.2 billion) pretax loss in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The Canal is working to clear the backlog after the refloating this week of a stranded giant container ship.

U.S. Blacklists China's CNOOC over South China Sea Actions

U.S. Blacklists China's CNOOC over South China Sea Actions

The Trump administration added China’s CNOOC to a U.S. economic blacklist on Thursday, accusing the oil giant of helping Beijing intimidate neighbors in the South China Sea and ratcheting up tension days before U.S. President-elect Joe Biden takes office.Alongside blacklisting CNOOC