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

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Charting Terradepth's Big Ambitions in the Unmanned Vehicle Space

Charting Terradepth's Big Ambitions in the Unmanned Vehicle Space

Ocean mapping at scale is the target of a new unmanned systems player started by two ex-US Navy SEALS. They have big ambitions, from new building unmanned vehicles to creating the intelligence that will drive them to changing how accessible ocean data is. Elaine Maslin learned more.  The pace of change in the ocean mapping space has been fast in recent years.

Video: New Container Moves World Record Set in Port of LA

Video: New Container Moves World Record Set in Port of LA

The 18,465 containers moved from the ultra-large container vessel (ULVC) MSC Isabella at APM Terminals’ Pier 400 in the Port of Los Angeles last week set a new world record for most boxes moved during a single port call.The Port of Los Angeles, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, APM Terminals Los Angeles and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Locals 13

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.

Ocean Shipping Slows Down as Pandemic Pummels Retailers

Ocean Shipping Slows Down as Pandemic Pummels Retailers

The $1 trillion container shipping industry is in a slowdown. Literally.Some shipping lines, whose retail customers are being hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, are reducing sailing speeds and taking longer routes around Africa, avoiding Suez canal passage fees, according to the companies and ship-tracking specialists.

Record Engine Powers World’s Largest Containership

Record Engine Powers World’s Largest Containership

Everything about the HMM Algeciras is big, including the power output of its MAN B&W 11G95ME-C engine – the mightiest ever built by Germany-based MAN Energy Solutions.The 23,964 TEU containership is the largest ever built, recently launched for South Korean shipping company HMM at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) Okpo shipyard in Geoje, Korea.

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

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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

Greece to Sell Majority Stakes in Four Ports

Greece to Sell Majority Stakes in Four Ports

Greece plans to sell majority stakes in four ports as part of a privatization plan agreed with its lenders after the country exited the bailouts in 2018, a document of its privatization agency (HRADF) showed on Tuesday.HRADF will sell majority stakes in the share capital of Alexandroupolis, Igoumenitsa, Heraklion and Volos ports

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.

Small Scale FSRU: Think Smarter Not Bigger

Small Scale FSRU: Think Smarter Not Bigger

The global search for lower carbon forms of energy and demand for cost-effective ways to serve power demand in emerging markets and remote locations is driving interest in floating storage and regasification units (FSRU).FSRUs are a faster and more flexible way to import natural gas to power-constrained places