SAM S

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SAM S
    • Operator : ACCOUNTING & BUSINESS CONSULTING CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : BELLE
    • STATE : WV
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 57
  • Size
    • Register length : 56.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 33 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1972
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 544649

ACCOUNTING & BUSINESS CONSULTING CORP.

  • Area of Operation : KANAWHA RIVER BETWEEN LONDON AND MARMET LOCKS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

AUDREY HECKMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CARISSA N.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

D. L. GILLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DREW SCOTT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OMI SCOTT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

World First: Saildrone Captures Video from inside a Cat 4 Hurricane

World First: Saildrone Captures Video from inside a Cat 4 Hurricane

Saildrone Inc. and NOAA have released the first video footage gathered by an uncrewed surface vehicle (USV) from inside a major hurricane barreling across the Atlantic Ocean.The Saildrone Explorer SD 1045 was directed into the midst of Hurricane Sam, a category 4 hurricane.  SD1045 is battling 50 ft.

Port, Shipping Firms Divert Vessels After a Ningbo Terminal Shuts

Port, Shipping Firms Divert Vessels After a Ningbo Terminal Shuts

Ports and shipping companies are diverting vessels from a container terminal in China's busiest marine transportation hub which was forced to close after a coronavirus case emerged, as the pandemic strains global supply amid rising retail orders.Meidong container terminal in eastern Ningbo suspended operations on Wednesday after a COVID-19 case was detected

South Korea Sends Team to Tackle Coronavirus on Anti-piracy Ship

South Korea Sends Team to Tackle Coronavirus on Anti-piracy Ship

South Korea is sending a medical team to the Middle East to tackle a coronavirus outbreak on one of its ships on anti-piracy patrol while at home, new daily infections are hovering around record levels with 1,600 reported on Thursday.South Korea was for months a coronavirus success story as it kept outbreaks under control with testing

National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

“I hold no branch in higher esteem, than the Merchant Marine…”That is a quote from General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander of the Pacific in WWII. That one sentence sums up National Maritime Day. Inasmuch if it were not for our glorious Merchant Marine and maritime industry, we may not even have been a nation at all.

Leidos to Acquire Gibbs & Cox

Leidos to Acquire Gibbs & Cox

Reston, Va.-based Leidos said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire esteemed naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox for $380 million in cash, as the defense, engineering and IT conglomerate looks to bolster its expertise as it competes for U.S. Navy unmanned systems contracts.

Seadrill Seeks Bankruptcy Protection—Again

Seadrill Seeks Bankruptcy Protection—Again

Offshore drilling rig contractor Seadrill has filed for bankruptcy protection at a court in the U.S. state of Texas, it said on Wednesday, the second time in four years the company has entered into so-called Chapter 11 restructuring.The Oslo-listed group controlled by Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen returned to court along with several subsidiaries after failing to win consent from

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

There are many hallmarks of great civilizations, but perhaps none so universal as their desire to push the boundaries of human achievement through innovation. A key source of American pride has always been our ability to dream big. When it comes to ships, there is no more powerful example of this than the SS United States.

HII Acquires Autonomy Business from Spatial Integrated Systems

HII Acquires Autonomy Business from Spatial Integrated Systems

In a move that further expands its unmanned systems capabilities, Huntington Ingalls Industries acquired the autonomy business of Spatial Integrated Systems Inc. (SIS) which has proven unmanned surface vessel (USV) solutions.SIS’s unmanned systems solutions — including multi-vehicle collaborative autonomy, sensor fusion and perception — have been fielded for more than 6

Wallenius Bets on Wind-powered Cargo Ships

Wallenius Bets on Wind-powered Cargo Ships

Two centuries after the first coal-powered steamships crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a Swedish company is designing a futuristic throwback: a huge, wind-driven cargo ship that could help end the fossil fuel era and limit climate change.Shipping accounted for 2.9% of man-made greenhouse gas in 2018, and the industry’s share of planet-heating emissions has been rising in recent years

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

For the Design issue Greg Trauthwein asked me to write about a favorite ship design. I have no favorite ship design, or should say there are simply too many that are truly worthy of mention.  But when considering favorite designs, ship designers (and builders) do carry a strange curse.

Interview: Sam Ruda, Director, Port of NY/NJ

Interview: Sam Ruda, Director, Port of NY/NJ

Ports are economic engines for the regions they serve, and the impact from business activities at the Port of New York/New Jersey runs as big as the area it serves: 46 million consumers in a four-hour radius. The port is an economic giant in and of itself, providing for nearly a half a million jobs, a cumulative $35 billion in personal income and a cumulative $98 billion in business income.

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.