THING

  • General
    • Vessel Name : THING
    • Operator : GOLDEN GIRL MARINE TRANSPORTATION, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NEW BEDFORD
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 548
    • Full Load Capacity : 1300 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 130.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 130.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.8 Feet
    • Height : 22 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1963
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 293172

GOLDEN GIRL MARINE TRANSPORTATION, LLC

  • Area of Operation : NEW BEDFORD, MA TO NANTUCKET, MA - (BUZZARDS'S BAY, VINYARD SOUND, NANTUCKET SOUND)
  • Principal Commodity : BULK AGGREGATE CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

BUCKY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Metal Shark: Moving Fast Ahead

Metal Shark: Moving Fast Ahead

In any business, companies that achieve success must do at least one thing extraordinarily well. Shipbuilders like Metal Shark Boats are among companies that have taken their success to the next level by do a lot of things well. Government and commercial. Aluminum, steel and fiberglass. Serial and custom. Newbuild and repair. Sixteen to 300-plus feet.

VIDEO: Up Close and Personal with Ocean Explorer Robert Ballard

VIDEO: Up Close and Personal with Ocean Explorer Robert Ballard

Ocean explorer and scientist Dr. Robert D. Ballard opens up on his personal life and his world-famous ocean discoveries like never before in his new book, “Into the Deep.” Best known as ‘the man who found the Titanic,’ Marine Technology Reporter had the opportunity to interview Ballard on the contents of the book

VIDEO: After Modest 2020, the Years 2021 and 2022 Could Be 'Pretty Good' for FPS Orders

VIDEO: After Modest 2020, the Years 2021 and 2022 Could Be 'Pretty Good' for FPS Orders

There's one thing that's certain about the price of oil, it goes up and it goes down, but nobody knows when that will happen, Jim McCaul, an expert in the offshore floating production sector for 30 years, recently said in an interview for Offshore Engineer TV, discussing the past, the present and the future of the floating production market.

TECH FILE: Acoustic Tech Used to Understand Climate Change in the Arctic

TECH FILE: Acoustic Tech Used to Understand Climate Change in the Arctic

Major changes are occurring in the ocean. Climate change and subsequent melting sea ice are not necessarily good changes. Why are acoustic Doppler current profilers an invaluable tool to get a complete picture of the Arctic’s changing wave conditions in the context of climate change?In the Arctic, the end-of-summer sea ice extent in 2020 was the second-lowest in the last 42 years.

Interview: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Interview: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Jennifer Carpenter joined The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association representing the inland and coastal tugboat, towboat and barge industry, in August 1990 and became its president and CEO in January 2020. She weighs in on the unprecedented challenges encountered over the past year and addresses top priorities along the uncertain path ahead.

Autonomy is a Journey: Wärtsilä Voyage Helps Define and Drive Maritime’s Automated Future

Autonomy is a Journey: Wärtsilä Voyage Helps Define and Drive Maritime’s Automated Future

As the maritime industry faces numerous environmental and efficiency challenges, the future is ship automation and Wärtsilä Voyage is a driver. Sean Fernback, President, and Thomas Pedersen, Director, Automation & Dynamic Positioning, Wärtsilä Voyage discuss the path and the pace with Maritime Reporter TV.Sean, to start, it seems many define “autonomy” differently.

Company in Focus: ShipMoney Helps to Enable Efficient Seafarer Pay

Company in Focus: ShipMoney Helps to Enable Efficient Seafarer Pay

Stuart Ostrow developed ShipMoney as a means to make the process of paying crew more efficient and cost-effective for both vessel owner/operators and the crew. Little did he realize then that his company would be instrumental in helping seafarers during their greatest time of crisis.

Top Maritime Trends 2020: Owners and Operators can Do the Right Thing for Seafarers

Top Maritime Trends 2020: Owners and Operators can Do the Right Thing for Seafarers

Due to a confluence of factors, COVID-19 has adversely impacted merchant mariners more than virtually any other profession. The merchant marine is an international profession from a wide variety of countries, so there is no one nation standing up to represent them.The ships on which they sail are registered in numerous nations

Interview: John Batten, CEO, Twin Disc

Interview: John Batten, CEO, Twin Disc

How have major events such as the U.S./China trade war, oil price fall and COVID-19 impacted Twin Disc’s commercial marine business to date, and what adjustments have you made in response?These are the three things that I’ve been highlighting in employee communications and with investors over the last few months. For us, COVID was just the third punch after the other two.

Damen Converts PSV into Fish Feed Carrier for Eidsvaag

Damen Converts PSV into Fish Feed Carrier for Eidsvaag

Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) completed a conversion project for Norwegian company Eidsvaag which saw a platform supply vessel (PSV) transformed into a fish feed carrier dubbed Eidsvaag Opal.Among other things, Damen was required to extend the vessel by 5 meters, which involved the yard cutting the hull in two and inserting in new steel sections.

Maersk Confident About Shipping Recovery Beyond 2020

Maersk Confident About Shipping Recovery Beyond 2020

Shipping group Maersk said on Wednesday it is confident about the outlook for shipping beyond 2020 as a second wave of coronavirus infections has only had a limited impact on global freight volumes.Maersk, the world’s biggest container shipping line, has recovered faster than expected after the pandemic halted trade around the world, benefiting from higher retail sales in the United States.

Putin Pledges Russian Superiority in the Arctic with New Icebreakers

Putin Pledges Russian Superiority in the Arctic with New Icebreakers

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia wanted to retain its "superiority" in the Arctic and that it planned to renew its icebreaker fleet to bolster its presence there.Moscow has stepped up its efforts to tap the region's commercial potential, including by increasing freight traffic on the Northern Sea Route, which runs from Murmansk in the Russian Arctic to the Bering Strait near Alaska.