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

COVID-19 Impacts on Demurrage and Detention

COVID-19 Impacts on Demurrage and Detention

What might not be so obvious in this COVID-19 environment, which we have grown to associate with shortages, is that counterintuitively there are issues beginning to appear dealing with the opposite situation. The Journal of Commerce has reported that “[t]he container shipping industry is marshaling a response to signs of a building import backlog as some retailers and manufacturers fail to pick

Modern-Day Mayflower Sets Sail Ahead of 400th Anniversary Voyage

Modern-Day Mayflower Sets Sail Ahead of 400th Anniversary Voyage

Four hundred years after the Mayflower crossed the Atlantic from Britain to the United States, a group of engineers plan to have a crewless-ship also named the Mayflower, navigate itself along the same route.The voyage is due to begin in September and the new Mayflower could become the first full-sized, fully autonomous vessel to cross the Atlantic

Harvey Gulf Eyes International Markets

Harvey Gulf Eyes International Markets

Offshore marine transportation firm Harvey Gulf International Marine says it has been able to achieve success in the turbulent offshore market by constantly reinvented itself to fit the industry demands.Never afraid to shake things up, Harvey Gulf has maintained this mindset throughout its 70-year-history, says CEO Shane Guidry.

Offshore Wind: The Domino Effect

Offshore Wind: The Domino Effect

Matt Tremblay, SVP, Global Offshore, ABS, discusses the next hot growth market ... offshore wind. While the market grows, the question begs: Is the U.S. marine industry ready to meet demand?The American Bureau of Shipping convened a conference to discuss the pace and direction of the U.S.

Risk & Reward of The Internet of (Maritime) Things

Risk & Reward of The Internet of (Maritime) Things

The Internet of Maritime Things (IoMT) is coming!  Start planning now.The Internet of Things (IoT) is already with us.  You can get a doorbell camera that allows you to see on your smartphone who is at or approaching your front door.  You can also get a refrigerator that keeps track of items inside and will advise you when you are running low (maybe on beer).

ABS & the Future of Classification

ABS & the Future of Classification

The discussion of the ‘future of class’ seems more relevant today than ever, as the maritime industry navigates a transcendent period, with digitalization, decarbonization and a long list of related safety and risk concerns occupying the attention and budgets of shipowners globally.

Interview: Cory Wood, VP, Bristol Harbor Group

Interview: Cory Wood, VP, Bristol Harbor Group

Born at the University of Michigan in the early 1990s, Bristol Harbor Group (BHG) has grown into a diverse and widely respected naval architecture and marine engineering firm. Cory Wood, Vice President and one of the four co-founders of BHG, discusses the companies past and design drivers to power its future.

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

At one time the most powerful lighthouse in the United States was Twin Lights in Highlands New Jersey. Today it is a wonderful little museum and right now it has a very interesting show of paintings by Maarten Platje on the War of 1812. One painting is called the Great Chase and it tells this amazing story of the US Frigate Constitution being becalmed off the New Jersey coast and becoming

Maritime Recordkeeping is Serious Business

Maritime Recordkeeping is Serious Business

In addition to fuel, modern ships also run on paper or their electronic equivalent.  Vessels are required to keep written or electronic records of many things – and the list is growing.There is the traditional Ship’s Log, which records the vessel’s position, course, speed, weather, and unusual events to name a few.

Maritime, Measles & Quarantine

Maritime, Measles & Quarantine

Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease.  It is so contagious that 90% of non-immune persons will become infected if an infected person is in the immediate vacinity.  It is an airborne disease spread through coughs, sneezes, and contact with saliva or nasal secretions.  The virus can live for up to two hours in infected airspace or on infected surfaces.

Neo-Panamax Container Market Looks Better

Neo-Panamax Container Market Looks Better

Neo-Panamax container vessels experienced increased activity during the first quarter of 2019, compared to the fourth quarter of 2018, said  Capital Product Partners.While charter rates for feeder and panamax vessels remained relatively flat due to, among other things, the overhang of idle tonnage, charter rates for Neo-panamax vessels, especially 8,000 TEU designs or larger, saw marked increases

Ekmann Named CEO of Uni-Tankers

Ekmann Named CEO of Uni-Tankers

Tanker ship operator Uni-Tankers, part of the USTC group, has appointed Per Ekmann as its new CEO. “I’m both happy and proud to have the opportunity to lead the way forward at this important stage in the company’s history. Uni-Tankers is based on proud and strong values, and with the recent implemented changes, the foundation is in place to realise our strategy together with our skilled employees