REBECCA JUDE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : REBECCA JUDE
    • Operator : GENERAL MARINE TOWING, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 30
  • Size
    • Register length : 45 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 45 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2008
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1209646

GENERAL MARINE TOWING, LLC

  • Area of Operation : NEW ORLEANS AND INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY
  • Principal Commodity : PUSH GRAIN AND EQUIPMENT BARGES

News

Taylor Energy, U.S. Feds Reach $475M Settlement in Longest-running Offshore Oil Spill

Taylor Energy, U.S. Feds Reach $475M Settlement in Longest-running Offshore Oil Spill

Oil company Taylor Energy Co LLC agreed to transfer a $432 million cleanup trust account to the U.S. government and pay an additional $43 million to resolve a lawsuit over its role in the longest-running oil spill in U.S. history under a proposed deal filed in New Orleans federal court on Wednesday.

Pipeline from California Offshore Oil Spill was Moved 32 Meters Along Sea Floor

Pipeline from California Offshore Oil Spill was Moved 32 Meters Along Sea Floor

A section of the oil pipeline that burst off the Southern California coast was displaced 105 feet (32 meters) across the ocean floor, officials said on Tuesday, fueling speculation that a ship's anchor may have caused the environmental disaster.The revelation came as the U.S. Coast Guard and drilling company Amplify Energy Corp came under further scrutiny about the time it took to respond to the

Anchor Strike May Have Caused California Oil Spill

Anchor Strike May Have Caused California Oil Spill

More oil from a massive offshore spill landed on the southern California shore on Monday, with beaches closed and dead fish and birds washing up on shore as officials investigated whether a ship anchor striking a pipeline could have triggered the leak.Crews dressed in white coveralls and helmets raced against an approaching storm as they cleaned damage from 3,000 barrels (126

Baltic Dry Index Rises to Highest Peak Since 2010

Baltic Dry Index Rises to Highest Peak Since 2010

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index on Monday rose to a more than 11-year peak on rising demand for all vessel sizes, with capesize rates extending their winning run to an 11th straight session.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels, rose 55 points, or about 1.3%, to its highest since mid-2010 at 4,147.

Maritime Antitrust Immunity in Crosshairs

Maritime Antitrust Immunity in Crosshairs

While those in the Beltway continue to struggle to offer solutions to U.S. supply chain capacity issues, it seems apparent that policymakers have at least found their scapegoat for these issues in the form of the maritime industry. A specific talking point during the State of Union Address

Baltic Dry Index Slides to Five-month Low

Baltic Dry Index Slides to Five-month Low

The Baltic Exchange's dry bulk sea freight index on Tuesday declined to its lowest level since early June, weighed by lower demand for the larger capesize and panamax vessel segments.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, fell 168 points, or 6.1%, to 2,591, its lowest level since June 9.The main index was down for a fourth straight session.

California Lawmakers Look to Ban Offshore Drilling after Spill

California Lawmakers Look to Ban Offshore Drilling after Spill

Democratic members of Congress from California seized on the oil spill off the state's coast to promote federal legislation to ban all offshore oil drilling, as investigators searched for what caused the pipeline to burst.About 3,000 barrels (126,000 gallons) of crude oil spilled into the Pacific Ocean, killing wildlife, soiling the coastline

Capesize Surge Boosts Baltic Dry Index to 53% Quarterly Gain

Capesize Surge Boosts Baltic Dry Index to 53% Quarterly Gain

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index eased on Thursday, but still gained about 53% for the quarter on the back of robust demand for dry bulk vessels, especially capesizes.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize vessels, fell 30 points, to 5,167, from the 13-year peak it scaled on Wednesday.

FMC Reveals Plans to Aid Shippers and Improve Supply Chains

FMC Reveals Plans to Aid Shippers and Improve Supply Chains

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) said it is establishing three new initiatives that will provide enhanced assistance to shippers, continue to improve legal and regulatory compliance of regulated entities, and focus on remedies to supply chain problems.At the direction of Chairman Daniel Maffei

FMC Addresses Detention and Demurrage, and Data Initiatives

FMC Addresses Detention and Demurrage, and Data Initiatives

The Federal Maritime Commission met in both open and closed session today to be briefed on efforts to address detention and demurrage, improve supply chain data transparency, and an ongoing investigation of Canadian government regulations that affect U.S. flag Great Lakes shipping.

FMC Announces National Shipper Advisory Committee Membership

FMC Announces National Shipper Advisory Committee Membership

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) on Thursday announced the membership of its newly formed National Shipper Advisory Committee.The committee is comprised of 24 members, evenly divided between those who export cargo from and those who import cargo to the United States, that will advise the commission on policies relating to the competitiveness, reliability

Coast Guard Honors Heroic Tugboat Crew

Coast Guard Honors Heroic Tugboat Crew

It was an unusually slow day on the docks back on April 21, 2021 when crewmembers onboard a Brusco tugboat sprang into action from the Port of Hueneme to assist a vessel in distress. A 17-year-old containership named the President Eisenhower was headed from Los Angeles to San Francisco when it suffered an engine room fire that disabled command of the vessel.