TEXAS LION

  • General
    • Vessel Name : TEXAS LION
    • Operator : MARINE SALVAGE & SERVICES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : PORT ISABEL
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 250
  • Size
    • Register length : 101 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 101 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 8.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1958
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 277174

MARINE SALVAGE & SERVICES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN PORT ARTHUR, TX AND PORT OF BROWNSVILLE, TX - GENERALLY ON / NEAR GIWW
  • Principal Commodity : OWN EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS FOR PILE DRIVING, MARINE CONSTRUCTION, DEMOLITION AND SALVAGE

SEA WITCH

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

JH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

W

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Port Houston Begins $1 Billion Ship Channel Expansion Project

Port Houston Begins $1 Billion Ship Channel Expansion Project

A $1 billion project to expand the Houston Ship Channel kicked off with an official ceremony last week, leading the way for greater safely, efficiency and economic growth in one of America’s busiest waterways.Known locally as Project 11 because it is the eleventh major construction project of the waterway in its more than 100-year history

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Nine People From Burning Jack-up Rig in Texas

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Nine People From Burning Jack-up Rig in Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued nine people Thursday from a burning jack-up drilling rig near Sabine Pass, Texas.Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification at 12:51 p.m. from the dredging vessel Ohio that the Pride Wisconsin offshore drilling rig was on fire in Sabine Pass with nine people aboard.

Oil Hits Seven-year High

Oil Hits Seven-year High

Oil prices surged to seven-year highs on Friday, extending their rally into a seventh week on ongoing worries about supply disruptions fueled by frigid U.S. weather and ongoing political turmoil among major world producers.Brent crude rose $2.16, or 2.4%, to settle at $93.27 a barrel having earlier touched its highest since October 2014 at $93.70.U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude ended $2.

Oil Firms Predict Rising Output, But Warn of Higher Costs

Oil Firms Predict Rising Output, But Warn of Higher Costs

U.S. oil and gas executives are predicting higher production and drilling activity next year as oil prices climb, but say they face sharply higher costs, according to a poll released on Wednesday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.Some 49% of executives surveyed said they aim to expand output next year

Kirby Inland Marine to Pay $15.3M in Damages Over 2014 Oil Spill

Kirby Inland Marine to Pay $15.3M in Damages Over 2014 Oil Spill

Houston, Texas-based Kirby Inland Marine agreed to pay $15.3 million in damages and assessment costs to resolve federal and state claims for harm to natural resources resulting from a 2014 oil spill from a Kirby barge in the Houston Ship Channel, the U.S. Justice Department said.In a related enforcement action in 2016, the United States secured a settlement with Kirby for $4.

Video: Tanker Crewman Medevaced Near Galveston

Video: Tanker Crewman Medevaced Near Galveston

An ailing crew member was medevaced from a tanker vessel near Galveston, Texas, on Sunday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a medevac request via VHF-FM channel 16 at 4:05 a.m. from the Marshall Islands-flagged Silver Ginny for an unresponsive 28-year-old crewmember who had fainted in his cabin but had stable vitals.

Some 28% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Crude Output Offline

Some 28% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Crude Output Offline

U.S. Gulf Coast crude oil exports are flowing again after recent hurricanes took out 26 million barrels of offshore production, according to sources and Refinitiv Eikon data, with local prices easing as more shipments moved out of the region.Hurricanes Ida and Nicholas damaged platforms, pipelines and processing hubs, shutting in most offshore production for weeks.

Oil Output, Vessel Traffic Halted as Nicholas Lashes Texas

Oil Output, Vessel Traffic Halted as Nicholas Lashes Texas

Hurricane Nicholas on Tuesday took another swipe at U.S. Gulf Coast energy facilities, cutting offshore oil and gas output gradually recovering from the last storm and disrupting power to onshore pipeline, gas and chemical plants.Royal Dutch Shell halted production its Perdido offshore oil platform due to heavy winds, and U.S.

Energy Firms Face Another Storm in US Gulf

Energy Firms Face Another Storm in US Gulf

Royal Dutch Shell on Monday began evacuating staff from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil platform, and other energy companies began preparing for hurricane-force winds from a second Gulf Coast storm in as many weeks.Tropical Storm Nicholas was about 105 miles (115 km) south of Port O'Connor, Texas, and moving north with winds of 60 miles per hour (97 kph).

World's First IMO Type B Very Large Ethane Carrier Launched

World's First IMO Type B Very Large Ethane Carrier Launched

The world's first IMO Type B very large ethane carrier (VLEC), the Pacific Ineos Belstaff, has been launched at Jiangnan Shipyard in China.The first of an order of four of the largest VLECs ever commissioned, the ABS-Classed 99,000 cbm dual-fuel vessel is designed for long haul ethane transportation but can also handle other liquified gas cargoes such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and ethylene.

Divers to Try to Locate Oil Spill Source in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Divers to Try to Locate Oil Spill Source in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

A private dive team will try to locate the source of a suspected oil spill spotted in the Bay Marchand area of the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, after Hurricane Ida wreaked havoc in the region this week, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Saturday.U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite images, first reported by the Associated Press on Wednesday

Callan Marine Releases Tender Package for US' Largest Hopper Dredge

Callan Marine Releases Tender Package for US' Largest Hopper Dredge

Texas-based dredging contractor Callan Marine on Monday said it has released a tender package to build what it said will be the nation’s largest capacity trailing suction hopper dredge.The new dredge, to be named the Admiral Nimitz, will have an overall length of 422 feet, a breadth of 92 feet and a hopper capacity of 16,000 cubic yards.