SMS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SMS
    • Operator : BIBLIA, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 250
    • Full Load Capacity : 386 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 100 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 100 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1 Feet
    • Height : 8 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1975
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

BIBLIA, INC.

  • Area of Operation : EAST COAST, GULF AND ALL TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

CATHERINE JEWEL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN PARRISH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY BENNETT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARA KAITLIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM BRECKENRIDGE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WEEKS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Insights: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Insights: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Jennifer A. Carpenter serves as President & CEO of The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association representing the inland and coastal tugboat, towboat and barge industry. Carpenter joined AWO in August 1990 and became President & CEO in January 2020. Before assuming her current position

An Ever-vigilant Focus on Passenger Vessel Safety

An Ever-vigilant Focus on Passenger Vessel Safety

When I came into office as the Passenger Vessel Association’s President for 2019 last January, I announced two strategic goals for our industry: to enhance safety and foster the professional growth of our next generation of leaders. I am proud to announce we have undertaken major initiatives and made progress on each.

Red and White and Green All Over

Red and White and Green All Over

INSIGHTS: Thomas C. Escher, Chairman, Red and White FleetIn 1960, Tom Escher, the grandson of the founder and now the current owner, started working as a sweeper and a mechanics helper on the Red and White vessels. In 1997, Escher purchased the Red and White Fleet, becoming the third generation of the family to own and operate the business.

Will 2020 be the year for Subsea Mining?

Will 2020 be the year for Subsea Mining?

Anyone who has been around the Offshore Oil and Gas or the Marine industries for long has heard of plans for mining various minerals located on or just below the seafloor. In fact, when Howard Hughes built the Glomar Explorer in 1972, the cover story for its true mission – recovering a Soviet submarine - was that the rig would be used to mine manganese nodules from the deep ocean floor.

Maritime Cyber Alert

Maritime Cyber Alert

For some years now, the maritime sector has experienced breaches of various computer and information technology (IT) systems.  Primarily, these breaches have been collateral damage.  The maritime sector has almost never been the intended target.  That does not mean that the damage has been minor.  In June 2017, A.P. Moller-Maersk suffered a major cyber-attack.

Eye in the Sky for Inland INTEL

Eye in the Sky for Inland INTEL

Genscape Maritime’s Vessel Coverage of U.S. Inland Waterways offers new perspectives and a leg up on the competition. In today’s transportation markets, information is everything.It was back in 2016 that Genscape announced the complete integration of more than 400 terrestrial AIS antennas in North America, providing an impressive level of data accuracy and visibility into ship movements in the U.

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

The U.S. towing and tug business is 5,500 boats, more than 31,000 barges with an estimated total impact on U.S. GDP of $33.8 billion.“At a macro level, the bigger ships are causing downward pressure on the ship assist business because there are fewer ship calls given the increased capacity of these vessels.

SAFETY: Dollars & Sense

SAFETY: Dollars & Sense

Make a Profit with a Safety Management System (SMS).Organizations in the maritime industry act no differently than any other successful global business unit. Major decisions are made with a certain underlying commitment – a commitment to customers, stakeholders and employees. That commitment can be oversimplified by stating the obvious, to generate revenue, but more specifically generate profits.

SMS Group expands into Shoreham Port

SMS Group expands into Shoreham Port

The SMS Group, a Southampton, UK-based ship repairers and marine engineering services provider, has partnered with the Shoreham Port Authority to provide dedicated alongside ship repair wharfage, and to increase awareness of its Adur dry dock facility.SMS works in the commercial marine, defense and superyacht sectors.

SMS Completes Dredger Refit

SMS Completes Dredger Refit

UK ship repairer SMS Southampton said it has completed a dredger refit in the port of Southampton for Tarmac Marine.Work on the 1997-built City of Chichester was completed in a dedicated, controlled berth alongside at Williams Shipping’s berths in Southampton. SMS took ownership of the site, to include permits-to-work and site security, as well as the program of repair works.

LR Awards Wärtsilä Cyber Certification

LR Awards Wärtsilä Cyber Certification

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded Wärtsilä system-level cyber certification for its network architecture relating to Wärtsilä’s integrated main and auxiliary machinery. The LR’s ShipRight SAFE AL2 certification, which is with Wärtsilä’s Data Collection Unit (WDCU), gives Approval-in-Principle (AiP) for the entire Wärtsilä integrated system network, rather than for any individual component.

Hung Hua Construction of Taiwan Orders Third FCS

Hung Hua Construction of Taiwan Orders Third FCS

Hung Hua Construction of Taiwan has ordered a third Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) to add to the two it ordered at the start of the year.This latest vessel will be a Damen FCS 2610. The contract was signed by the two parties at the start of September and, with the vessel already on stock at Damen Shipyards Singapore, it will be delivered this month following finishing and some customization.