RELIANCE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RELIANCE
    • Operator : KIRBY OCEAN TRANSPORT COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5600
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 109
  • Size
    • Register length : 127.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 136.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 18 Feet
    • Light Draft : 14 Feet
    • Height : 67.2 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 603884

KIRBY OCEAN TRANSPORT COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : MYRTLE GROVE AND CRYSTAL RIVER; TAMPA AND MYRTLE GROVE; ABOVE ON MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND ACROSS GULF OF MEXICO
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, PHOSPHATE ROCK AND GRAIN

RESOLUTE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VIGILANT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISE HOWLAND

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MICKIE BIRDSALL

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MISS DOTT-O

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Maersk Sees No Let Up In Surging Cost of Shipping Goods

Maersk Sees No Let Up In Surging Cost of Shipping Goods

The cost of shipping goods has surged 25-30% since the start of the pandemic due to array of inflationary pressures that are "unlikely to abate in the short term," world No. 1 container shipping company Maersk told Reuters on Wednesday.Maersk is viewed as a bellwether for global trade as it transports goods for retailers and consumer companies from Walmart and Nike to Unilever.

Italy's Snam Signs FSRU Conversion Deal with Golar

Italy's Snam Signs FSRU Conversion Deal with Golar

Italian gas group Snam has signed a contract with Golar LNG under which Golar will deliver the existing LNG Carrier "Golar Arctic" as a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU).Snam will install the FSRU in the port area of Portovesme, in Sardinia, as part of a project to supply the island with energy.

Offshore Renewable Energy: A Port Puzzle for Floating Offshore Wind

Offshore Renewable Energy: A Port Puzzle for Floating Offshore Wind

After being very much on the margins of the offshore wind industry, floating offshore wind now appears to be ready to hit the mainstream. With gigawatt scale developments already on the horizon, what will the infrastructure needed to build and support them look like? Over the past 12 months, the floating offshore wind sector appears to have had a major dose of adrenaline.

Ocean Cleanup Struggles to Fulfill Promise to Scoop Up Plastic at Sea

Ocean Cleanup Struggles to Fulfill Promise to Scoop Up Plastic at Sea

Docked at a Canadian port, crew members returned from a test run of the Ocean Cleanup's system to rid the Pacific of plastic trash were thrilled by the meager results — even as marine scientists and other ocean experts doubted the effort could succeed.The non-profit, launched in 2013 amid buoyant media coverage, hopes to clear 90% of floating plastic from the world's oceans by 2040.

US Navy Testing Unmanned Capabilities Aboard USNS Apalachicola

US Navy Testing Unmanned Capabilities Aboard USNS Apalachicola

The future USNS Apalachicola (EPF 13) is performing a series of planned test events assessing autonomous capabilities integrated into the shipboard configuration, demonstrating that a large ship can become a self-driving platform.Known as Unmanned Logistics Prototype trials, each test event increases the perception capabilities and complexity of behaviors demonstrated by the autonomous systems.

U.S., EU Strike LNG Deal as Europe Seeks to Cut Russian Gas Dependency

U.S., EU Strike LNG Deal as Europe Seeks to Cut Russian Gas Dependency

The United States will work to supply 15 billion cubic meters of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the European Union this year to help it wean off Russian energy supplies, the transatlantic partners said on Friday.The EU is aiming to cut its dependency on Russian gas by two-thirds this year and end all Russian fossil fuel imports by 2027 due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Italy Plans Two FSRU Units to Cut Russia Gas Reliance

Italy Plans Two FSRU Units to Cut Russia Gas Reliance

Italy is looking to install two floating storage and regasification units (FSRU) to boost liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports as part of plans to cut reliance on Russian gas, Italy's energy transition minister said on Tuesday."Today we officially mandated (gas group) Snam to negotiate the acquisition of an FSRU and the leasing of a second," Roberto Cingolani said in a parliamentary hearing.

UK to Phase Out Russian Oil Imports By End of 2022

UK to Phase Out Russian Oil Imports By End of 2022

Britain will phase out imports of Russian oil and oil products by the end of 2022, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday, joining other nations including the United States in reducing their energy dependency on Russia.In response to President Vladimir Putin's decision to invade of Ukraine

Putin: Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Would Strengthen Europe's Energy Security

Putin: Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Would Strengthen Europe's Energy Security

Russian President Vladimir Putin reiterated on Tuesday after meeting German Chancellor Olaf Scholz that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which is still awaiting regulatory approval, is a "purely commercial" project which will strengthen Europe's energy security.The $11-billion pipeline, which has faced stiff opposition from the United States and some European states

DNV Grants AIP for Ammonia-fueled Zero-emissions Bulker

DNV Grants AIP for Ammonia-fueled Zero-emissions Bulker

Classification society DNV has awarded approval in principle (AIP) for the ZeroCoaster ammonia fueled cargo ship, confirming an independent assessment that the ship's design is feasible and there are no obstacles to the design being commercially realized.The ZeroCoaster Consortium, led by Vard Engineering Brevik AS in partnership with ABB, Trosvik Maritime, AFC Energy

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Completed, Gazprom Says

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Completed, Gazprom Says

Gazprom said on Friday it had finished construction of the Nord Stream 2 subsea pipeline to Germany, completing Moscow's project to increase its gas export capability and bypass Ukraine, but flows have yet to be cleared by regulators.The much-politicized pipeline will double Russia's gas exporting capacity to Europe via the Baltic Sea and will allow Moscow to circumvent its political foe Ukraine

Trends in Marine Services for Subsea Telecoms

Trends in Marine Services for Subsea Telecoms

The market for marine services in support of the installation and maintenance of undersea telecommunications cables has matured over a period of more than 100 years to reach its present state of development. The largest providers of marine services (companies such as the Global Marine Group, SubCom, Alcatel Submarine Networks and Orange Marine) take different approaches to operations