THOMAS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : THOMAS
    • Operator : HUGHES BROS., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NEW YORK
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 687
    • Full Load Capacity : 1774 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.8 Feet
    • Height : 14.2 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1031074

HUGHES BROS., INC.

  • Area of Operation : EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES
  • Principal Commodity : CHARTERS TO OTHERS

BRIDGEBUILDER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRIDGEBUILDER 22

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIGHTY JOE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALFALFA

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BILL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BOB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CATHERINE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHUBBY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DARLA

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HUGHES

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LINDA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

OAK

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SHARON

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SPANKY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STYMIE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VIRGINIA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WHEEZER

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

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Marine Autonomy: The Future is Being Revealed

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Eye on the Navy: Navy extends Life for Research Ships, but Says Farewell to FLIP

Eye on the Navy: Navy extends Life for Research Ships, but Says Farewell to FLIP

The U.S. Navy’s three Global class oceanographic research ships (AGORs) have received a new lease on life.  The ships-- R/V Thomas G. Thompson (AGOR 23), R/V Roger Revelle (AGOR 24) and R/V Atlantis (AGOR 25)-- which entered service between 1991 and 1998--were built with 30-year expected service lives.

U.S. and Germany Strike Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Deal

U.S. and Germany Strike Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Deal

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Multimission Vessels: Interest Across All Sectors

Multimission Vessels: Interest Across All Sectors

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VARD to Build North Star's Dogger Bank SOV Fleet in Vietnam

VARD to Build North Star's Dogger Bank SOV Fleet in Vietnam

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New Cruise Ship Ordered at Meyer Werft

New Cruise Ship Ordered at Meyer Werft

A new cruise ship order placed at Meyer Werft this week marks the first since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the German shipbuilder said.The 229-meter, 51,950 GT cruise ship is scheduled for delivery in 2025 to Asuka Cruise, a joint venture between Japanese firms NYK Group and Anchor Ship Partners. It will be fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Royal Caribbean's Odyssey of the Seas Starts Sea Trials

Royal Caribbean's Odyssey of the Seas Starts Sea Trials

Royal Caribbean's latest Quantum Class cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas has set sail for sea trials in the North Sea ahead of planned delivery in the coming weeks, German shipbuilder Meyer Werft said.Trials for the 348-meter, 169,379 GT cruise ship include technical and nautical tests while final interior work remains underway on board.

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.

Ship Repair: Inside the $60m Refit of RV Roger Revelle

Ship Repair: Inside the $60m Refit of RV Roger Revelle

This month MR dives inside the $60 million refit of RV Roger Revelle, a project which leverages a treasure trove of ‘lessons learned’ from recent refits in the academic research vessel fleet and highlights the value of slimming the vendor list.Research vessel (R/V) Roger Revelle is back at work after a midlife refit involving upgrades from top to bottom, bow to stern.

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

This year, despite innumerable challenges and setbacks, a great number of new U.S.-flagged vessels made their way into service. In addition to Maid of the Mist's new electric tour boats James V. Glynn and Nikola Tesla featured Wednesday, the newbuilds highlighted below are some of the most noteworthy to come out of U.S. shipyards in 2020.DredgerU.S.

Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg Tech: RDT&E's Annual Arctic Technology Evaluation

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US Shipyards See Big Business Shifts

US Shipyards See Big Business Shifts

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