THE BIG DIGGER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : THE BIG DIGGER
    • Operator : TRAYLOR BROS., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : EVANSVILLE
    • STATE : IN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1309
    • Full Load Capacity : 3927 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 200.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • Coast Guard Number : 509572

TRAYLOR BROS., INC.

  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

BILOXI I

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JOHN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CMS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GCC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GMR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

N

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TJ

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Permitting for Big US Offshore Wind Farm to Resume 'Very, Very Soon' -Avangrid CEO

Permitting for Big US Offshore Wind Farm to Resume 'Very, Very Soon' -Avangrid CEO

The developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm said on Wednesday it will soon apply for a federal permit from President Joe Biden's administration, after former President Donald Trump's government abruptly canceled its initial application last month.Vineyard Wind will resubmit its construction plan to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management "very very soon

Bigger, Stronger:  The U.S. Dredging Fleet is Growing

Bigger, Stronger: The U.S. Dredging Fleet is Growing

The U.S. dredging fleet is growing. Presently on order and under construction is a raft of in-demand equipment that will help to keep America’s ports and waterways open, safeguard coastal communities and maintain the vital flow of maritime commerce to, from and through the U.S.In August

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

The global offshore wind industry has been picking up pace unabated by the global pandemic, with industry investments growing and offshore wind turbine makers competing on who'll build a larger turbine. With offshore wind turbines, bigger is better, Rystad said recently.Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa in May 2020 announced it was working on developing wind turbines with up to 15MW

2020 Has Been a Big Year for US Offshore Wind

2020 Has Been a Big Year for US Offshore Wind

This has certainly been an active year for offshore wind, both in the U.S. and globally. Looking at the U.S. in particular, the East Coast is certainly giving cause for real optimism with a clear pipeline of state procurement targets indicating 12 gigawatts installed by 2030 and 29.1 gigawatts total installed by 2035.

US Shipyards See Big Business Shifts

US Shipyards See Big Business Shifts

The American shipbuilding scene, filled with participants constructing all manner of vessels, has been navigating through stormy times (lately, yards along the Gulf Coast have literally been dealing with storms). The orders for newbuild, repair and conversion projects continue to flow in—albeit at a reduced pace—and the boats and ships go down the ways into the water

Hurricane Closes 92% of Gulf of Mexico Oil Output in Biggest Shutdown in 15 Years

Hurricane Closes 92% of Gulf of Mexico Oil Output in Biggest Shutdown in 15 Years

A strengthening Hurricane Delta dealt the greatest blow to U.S. offshore Gulf of Mexico production in 15 years, halting most of the region's oil and nearly two-thirds of its natural gas output.An already large and powerful storm, Delta could intensify further on Friday as it churns through the Gulf's prime oil-producing area.

New Report Outlines Big Potential for Offshore Wind

New Report Outlines Big Potential for Offshore Wind

Offshore wind currently represents just a small piece of the world’s energy supply. But that’s changing faster than ever before as new and existing players look to tap the huge resource potential—and market opportunities—being unlocked by shrinking costs and technological advances, as outlined in a recent comprehensive market report.

VIDEO: First Drone Delivery for World's Biggest Offshore Vessel

VIDEO: First Drone Delivery for World's Biggest Offshore Vessel

Allseas' giant Pioneering Spirit offshore construction and decommissioning vessel last week provided a stage for what is believed to be the Netherlands’ first drone to vessel delivery.Mobilizing in Rotterdam’s Alexiahaven for upcoming platform removal projects, the 382 meters long, 124 meters wide vessel last week received a special aerial package containing spare parts.

Mammoet Lands its ‘Biggest Ever’ Contract at Arctic LNG 2 Project

Mammoet Lands its ‘Biggest Ever’ Contract at Arctic LNG 2 Project

Dutch heavy lift and transportation company Mammoet has said it has won its largest-ever contract at the Arctic LNG 2 project in Russia.Mammoet said Monday the contract was awarded by Technip-led joint venture NovArctic in cooperation with Saipem and NIPIgas. Under the contract, Mammoet will be responsible for unloading, transportation

Big City Fireboats

Big City Fireboats

On March 3, the Coast Guard published a notice that Martin Midstream Partners (MMP), a petrochemical transport and storage company, was seeking approval to modify terminal operations in Beaumont, Texas, along the Sabine-Neches Waterway. If approved, MMP would expand its liquefied hazardous gas (LHG) operations, both in volume and products.

OPEC, Russia Approve Biggest-Ever Oil Cut to Support Prices

OPEC, Russia Approve Biggest-Ever Oil Cut to Support Prices

OPEC and allies led by Russia agreed on Sunday to a record cut in output to prop up oil prices amid the coronavirus pandemic in an unprecedented deal with fellow oil nations, including the United States, that could curb global oil supply by 20%. Measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus have destroyed demand for fuel and driven down oil prices

Big Ship Ready Port Dredging Kicks off 2020

Big Ship Ready Port Dredging Kicks off 2020

The end of the 2019 saw some unprecedented funding measure pass through Congress and signed into law by President Trump.  The Gulf and East Coast have continued to receive significant funding to help deepen and widen navigational channels and gateways.  One of the projects passed into law included the Gulf Coast Regional Demonstration Project.