TEXAS CITY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : TEXAS CITY
    • Operator : MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY, LP
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2400
  • Location
    • City : ASHLAND
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 181
  • Size
    • Register length : 80.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 80.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 44.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2006
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1189892

MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY, LP

  • Area of Operation : GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO RIVER SYSTEMS
  • Principal Commodity : BULK PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

CANTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CATLETTSBURG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CINCINNATI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DETROIT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FINDLAY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GALVESTON BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GARYVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENTUCKY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KYOVA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAP RUNNER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARATHON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NASHVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OHIO VALLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAUL G. BLAZER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBINSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPEEDWAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

AI

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

AO

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

CHEM

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

EBL

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

ES

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

HBL

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

HWS

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

LOGICON

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

MAP

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

MPC

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

RBT

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Oil Spill Contained After Barge Slams Bridge in Galveston

Oil Spill Contained After Barge Slams Bridge in Galveston

An oil spill from a runaway barge that struck a bridge near Galveston has been contained, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday.At approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday, Martin Marine's barge MMLP 321 broke loose due to a break in the coupling and allided with the Pelican Island Causeway bridge, which connects Galveston Island and Pelican Island in Texas.

Gulf Intercoastal Waterway Closed After Barge Strikes Bridge in Galveston

Gulf Intercoastal Waterway Closed After Barge Strikes Bridge in Galveston

A section of the busy Gulf Intercoastal Waterway has been closed to vessel traffic after a barge allided with a bridge that connects Galveston to Pelican Island, officials said on Wednesday.The U.S. Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston were notified of the allision at 9:50 a.m. and that the cause of the incident is under investigation.

Maersk Names Second Large Methanol-fueled Containership

Maersk Names Second Large Methanol-fueled Containership

Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller - Maersk recently named the world's second large methanol-enabled container vessel, Astrid Mærsk, during a ceremony in Yokohama, Japan.The ship is the second of Maersk’s 18 large methanol-enabled vessels, scheduled for delivery between 2024 and 2025, as the company works toward its net-zero targets and supports customers in achieving their decarbonization goals.

Five Killed After Barge Hits Bridge Near China's Guangzhou

Five Killed After Barge Hits Bridge Near China's Guangzhou

Five people were killed after a barge collided with a bridge over a waterway in China's Pearl River Delta near Guangzhou city, causing part of the bridge to break off, plunging vehicles into the water, Chinese state media reported on Thursday.The barge was travelling from Foshan city to a southern district of Guangzhou when it crashed into the bridge at 5:30 a.m.

New Fortress Energy Gets US Clearance to Ship Altamira LNG

New Fortress Energy Gets US Clearance to Ship Altamira LNG

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has issued a ruling to New Fortress Energy, confirming that the transportation of LNG produced at the its FLNG facility located offshore Altamira in Mexico by non-U.S. qualified vessels would not violate the Jones Act.As a result of this ruling, NFE is now able to sell and deliver LNG produced at its FLNG facility located offshore Altamira, Mexico to U.S.

Heavy Fog Suspends Shipping at Chinese Ports

Heavy Fog Suspends Shipping at Chinese Ports

Heavy fog has suspended the operation of ships travelling through the Qiongzhou Strait off the coast of China's Guangdong province and several cities, including Shanghai, have issued warning advisories, Chinese state media reported on Wednesday.Several ports suspended the flow of traffic starting late Tuesday and the specific time of the resumption of navigation will be determined as sea

Hapag-Lloyd CEO: Counter Offer for HHLA Would Not Be In Our Interest

Hapag-Lloyd CEO: Counter Offer for HHLA Would Not Be In Our Interest

Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen said on Thursday that it would not be in the container shipper's interest to make a counter offer for HHLA, the main operator of Hamburg port, and may instead cut its traffic through the hub.On Wednesday, Switzerland-based MSC, the world's biggest container shipping company, offered to buy almost half of the port operator in a deal that could be worth nearly 1.

Video: Overboard Tanker Crew Member Rescued in the Gulf of Mexico

Video: Overboard Tanker Crew Member Rescued in the Gulf of Mexico

A mariner has been rescued after reportedly falling from a tanker in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston command center received a distress call on VHF-FM channel 16 at 9:23 a.m. from personnel aboard the Liberian-registered vessel Ghibli

Battle Heats Up for Hamburg Port Operator as MSC Makes $1.4 Billion Offer

Battle Heats Up for Hamburg Port Operator as MSC Makes $1.4 Billion Offer

Swiss-based MSC, the world's biggest container shipping company, has offered to buy almost half of the main operator of Hamburg port in a deal that could be worth nearly 1.3 billion euros ($1.4 billion), setting the stage for a potential bidding war.Shares in HHLA, which runs Germany's biggest port

Low Interest Shown in US' First Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Auction

Low Interest Shown in US' First Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Auction

Only one of three available areas was sold during the United States' first ever offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday.The auction, held by the Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) offered up three sites for offshore wind development, including one in Louisiana (Lake Charles) and two in Texas (Galveston I and II).

Amsterdam Moves to Ban Cruise Ships

Amsterdam Moves to Ban Cruise Ships

Amsterdam took a first step toward banning large cruise liners under broader plans to reduce mass tourism and pollution, officials said on Friday.Once implemented, the measures adopted by the city council would bring the Dutch capital into line with other high-profile European cities, including Barcelona, Dubrovnik and Venice, that have already cut cruise liner numbers or are considering doing so.

Fire Out on Esperanza Star

Fire Out on Esperanza Star

The Philippine Coast Guard has declared “fire out” on the ferry Esperanza Star after attending then scene when a distress call was made at 0400 on June 18. The vessel was sailing in the waters of Panglao, Bohol, with 78 passengers and 59 crew onboard when the fire broke out at the aft of the vessel. Those onboard are reported to be safe and without injury after being taken to Bohol.