RED BIRD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RED BIRD
    • Operator : HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
    • Vessel Type : Undefined
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 300
  • Location
    • City : VENICE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 30
    • Full Load Capacity : 44 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 6
  • Size
    • Register length : 45 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 45 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.3 Feet
    • Height : 6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP2 : (4200 LBS.)
    • EQUIP1 : 1 HYD. CRANE
    • Coast Guard Number : 500812

HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : BASTIAN BAY & LAKE GRANDE ECAILLE AREAS; VERMILION BAY AREA WITH A SHORE BASE IN INTRACOASTAL CITY, LA & TERREBONNE BAY AREA WITH A SHORE BASE IN COCODRIE, LA; LAKE BARRE, DOG LAKE, SOUTHWEST PASS & WEST BAY
  • Principal Commodity : CREW MEMBERS AND LIVING SUPPLIES

MR. JEFF

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

ANN K

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

CAPT. GEORGE

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

CAPTAIN MITCH

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

CARA ANN

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

CRAWFISH

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

IAN MICHELLE

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

LILLIE BELLE

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

MAKO

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

MISS JANIS

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

MISS TAYLOR

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

MR. BUD

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

MR. STANLEY

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

MS. LAURIE

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

MULE BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PEGASUS

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

PORT ROYAL

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

PUMPER EXPRESS

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

SUN RUNNER

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

SURF RUNNER

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

T. STRODERD

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

SHERRIE MARIE

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

NO

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

H. O. BOEHLE

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Aluminum

MADD MAX

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Aluminum

MR. EVANS

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Aluminum

MR. JACKIE

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Aluminum

MS. JANET

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Aluminum

T-BAY

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Aluminum

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SCIENCE: Seafloor Microplastic Hotspots Controlled by Deep-sea Currents

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USNS Comfort Leaves New York

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Metal Shark Building Launch for Pascagoula Pilots

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Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

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Red and White and Green All Over

Red and White and Green All Over

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The Mighty Mississippi: Taming the Bull

The Mighty Mississippi: Taming the Bull

The beneficial use of dredge material sets a record in FY 2019. And, we’re just getting started. Funding will be the key.In mid-November 2018, concerns began to rise about an unseasonably high river stages on the Upper Mississippi River Basin generated by significant precipitation events.

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

A cargo ship drifted onto a beach in southern Israel on Thursday after heavy winds and stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod.The 90 meter-long Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to Israel when it was swept away and approached Oranim Beach, officials said.

Iranian Tanker Hit by Missiles, Oil Rises

Iranian Tanker Hit by Missiles, Oil Rises

Oil prices jumped more than 2% on Friday, October 11, 2019, after Iranian media said a state-owned oil tanker had been struck by missiles in the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia, raising the prospect of supply disruptions weeks after attacks on Saudi oil plants.The Suezmax crude tanker Sabiti was ablaze and suffered heavy damage after being hit by two missiles, Iranian media reported.

World's Largest LNG-powered Containership Launched

World's Largest LNG-powered Containership Launched

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Interview: Fredrik Johansson, Tillberg Design of Sweden

Interview: Fredrik Johansson, Tillberg Design of Sweden

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Analysis: Strait of Hormuz and the Risk of Escalation

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