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

The Final Word: COVID-19 & the Treatment of Seafarers

The Final Word: COVID-19 & the Treatment of Seafarers

Frank Coles, CEO, Wallem Group, is known to “call ‘em like he sees ‘em”. We caught up with Coles via video conference from Hong Kong last month to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on maritime, the future of digitalization and autonomy, and the shameful treatment of seafarers. “The only shock to my system that was at the same level was 9/11, because of its impact on the world

Interview: John Waterhouse, EBDG - “Be Bold in Thinking but Cautious in Application”

Interview: John Waterhouse, EBDG - “Be Bold in Thinking but Cautious in Application”

John Waterhouse is a ubiquitous character in the U.S. maritime industry, a deep-thinker, a signature bow tie and more than three decades of naval architecture and marine engineering experience and success as co-owner of the Seattle-based Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG).While growing up, John Waterhouse spent some time in Vancouver, BC, Canada

The Unsung Benefits of the Inland Waterways

The Unsung Benefits of the Inland Waterways

With developments in the current health crisis almost entirely consuming nearly all news reporting, one could be forgiven for thinking that the members of Congress are thinking about and working on little else, and that even if they were, the divisive partisanship of recent years would doom the prospects of much else getting done. Happily, that is not the case for the nation’s inland waterways.

ABS’ Wiernicki: “COVID-19 will function as threat, a disruptor and catalyst for change”

ABS’ Wiernicki: “COVID-19 will function as threat, a disruptor and catalyst for change”

As COVID-19 and a historically weak energy market wreaks havoc on the maritime industry, Christopher J. Wiernicki, CEO, American Bureau of Shipping, tells Maritime Reporter & Engineering News in its May 2020 edition that “COVID-19 will function as threat, a disruptor and catalyst for change, driving class further away from calendar maintenance towards predictive operations.

China to Issue VLSFO Quotas in Move to Grow Bunker Market Share

China to Issue VLSFO Quotas in Move to Grow Bunker Market Share

China is set to release its first-ever quotas to export very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) with total volumes of 10 million tonnes for this year, six industry officials with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.The quotas, which came in the wake of Beijing’s policy in January to offer tax sweeteners to boost local production of the fuel

By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

Small shipyards in the U.S. are critical to the nation’s maritime operations and economic security. Typically family-owned and employing less than 1,200 workers, America’s small shipyards support more than 400,000 jobs, employ more than 100,000 Americans directly and contribute tens of billions in gross domestic product, according to the U.S.

Ransomware: The IT Danger on the Horizon

Ransomware: The IT Danger on the Horizon

Two decades into the 21st century, we’re seeing a growing and pernicious threat to global information security: ransomware. Even non-technical folk have loosely heard of it, but the broader implications haven’t yet penetrated the public consciousness. In different industries, that general lack of awareness could be a big problem—and the maritime sector is a good example.

Offshore Wind: Decisions Needed Sooner, not Later

Offshore Wind: Decisions Needed Sooner, not Later

On September 26, the State University of New York Maritime College hosted a conference on the emerging east coast offshore wind industry.  “Offshore Wind Power, Planning for America’s Ocean Energy” focused on four fundamental topics:• East Coast Wind Farm Overview – Status of the Industry.• Jobs and Supply Chain Technical Working Group.• Wind Farm Port Development.

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a part of its Small Shipyard Grant program. The grants enable small shipyards to modernize equipment and processes to fuel future growth.

Poland's PGNiG to Charter LNG Tankers

Poland's PGNiG to Charter LNG Tankers

Poland's state-run gas firm PGNiG has started the tender process to charter liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers for its new imports of the super-chilled fuel, a senior company official said on Wednesday.The company currently imports most of the gas it sells to its customers from Russia's Gazprom

AAM Delivers High-Speed Ferry to Kitsap Transit

AAM Delivers High-Speed Ferry to Kitsap Transit

All American Marine (AAM) has completed construction and delivered the last of three low wake and high-speed passenger vessels built for Kitsap Transit based in Bremerton, Wa.The Lady Swift, an aluminum catamaran coupled to a composite superstructure and a dynamic carbon fiber hydrofoil, was delivered to Bremerton on Friday, July 26, 2019.

Coast Guard Offloads 13 Tons of Cocaine

Coast Guard Offloads 13 Tons of Cocaine

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC-632) is scheduled to offload more than 26,000 pounds of seized cocaine in San Diego Friday.The cocaine, worth an estimated $350 million, was seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The contraband represents six suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions and the recovery of floating cocaine bales by the crews of two Coast