TRANSPORTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : TRANSPORTER
    • Operator : K & K OFFSHORE, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : MORGAN CITY
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 63
    • Full Load Capacity : 70 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 19
  • Size
    • Register length : 100.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 120 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 610216

K & K OFFSHORE, LLC

  • Area of Operation : MORGAN CITY, FOURCHON, VENICE, FRESHWATER CITY, CAMERON, SABINE, GALVESTON AND FREEPORT
  • Principal Commodity : FUEL, WATER AND SUPPLIES

CONTENDER

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

MISS DEBBIE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

Leading the Charge

Leading the Charge

Alternatives to fossil fuels are emerging throughout the maritime universe, and vessels working in U.S. rivers, waterways and harbors are at the cusp on this trend. While the alternative fuels spectrum is wide, battery power and electrification—a technology that has seen a decade of shipboard applications already—is particularly suited for smaller vessels.

'Containergeddon': Supply Crisis Drives Walmart and Rivals to Hire Their Own Ships

'Containergeddon': Supply Crisis Drives Walmart and Rivals to Hire Their Own Ships

The Flying Buttress once glided across the oceans carrying vital commodities like grain to all corners of the world.Now it bears a different treasure: Paw Patrol Movie Towers, Batmobile Transformers and Baby Alive Lulu Achoo dolls.The dry bulk cargo ship has been drafted into the service of retail giant Walmart

Expect the Unexpected on the Inland Waterways

Expect the Unexpected on the Inland Waterways

Among transportation planners, “resilience”, describing the ability to bounce back from adversities, both economic and other, has become a top consideration as we increasingly must “expect the unexpected.” The U.S. waterway system, covering the network of inland rivers and coastwise waterways, has seen a mix of good and not so good.

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

A backlog of container ships carrying consumer goods has grown in some key strategic ports after a near week-long blockage in the Suez Canal, adding to ongoing disruptions to global trade, industry sources say.Dozens of container ships were stuck when the 400-metre-long (430-yard) Ever Given ran aground in the canal on March 23, with specialist rescue teams taking almost a week to free the vessel.

Southern Towing Company Acquires Devall Towing

Southern Towing Company Acquires Devall Towing

Memphis, Tenn.-based Southern Towing Company (STC) said Tuesday it has acquired family-owned Devall Towing, in a deal that expands STC’s towing operations into specialty chemical products.Headquartered in Sulphur, La., Devall is a towboat and barge operator for specialty chemicals along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and Lower Mississippi River, operating 36 towboats and 125 liquid tank barges.

Plastic Free Oceans: Maersk Supply Service, The Ocean Cleanup Extend Partnership

Plastic Free Oceans: Maersk Supply Service, The Ocean Cleanup Extend Partnership

Danish offshore support vessel operator Maersk Supply Service will continue providing marine support to The Ocean Cleanup, a nonprofit engineering and environmental organization working to rid oceans of plastic pollution.The Ocean Cleanup’s mission is to develop advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic.

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.

Great Ships of 2020: Seri Everest, World’s Largest Ethane Carrier

Great Ships of 2020: Seri Everest, World’s Largest Ethane Carrier

Seri Everest, the first in a series of three 98,000 cbm Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLECs) built at Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) and delivered to MISC Berhad on October 30, 2020. Seri Everest is the first from a series of six VLECs that MISC purchased in July 2020. As a second generation VLEC, Seri Everest is one of the largest vessels of its kind in the world.

DSME Delivers Newbuild LNG Carrier to Nakilat

DSME Delivers Newbuild LNG Carrier to Nakilat

Qatar-based shipping company Nakilat said Monday it has taken delivery of a newbuild liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Global Star built by South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).The 173,400 cubic meter capacity Global Star will be commercially and technically managed in-house by Nakilat.

IN THE YARD: Designing Ship Build and Transport Cradles

IN THE YARD: Designing Ship Build and Transport Cradles

Transportation cradles are a key component in the build, transportation and launch of a ship and a suitable design can be fundamental in the success of these operations. Throughout their use they will support the various blocks and completed ship during construction, act as the interface between the vessel and SPMT’s (Self Propelled Modular Transporters) or barge

AWO Elects Illinois Marine Towing's Del Wilkins as Chairman

AWO Elects Illinois Marine Towing's Del Wilkins as Chairman

The members of the American Waterways Operators, the national tugboat, towboat and barge industry association, elected a new slate of leaders last week during the association's Spring Board of Directors / Annual Membership Meeting.Del Wilkins, President of Illinois Marine Towing, Inc.

First Ships Dock at Kenya's Lamu Deep Water Port

First Ships Dock at Kenya's Lamu Deep Water Port

The first ships docked at Kenya's deep water Lamu Port on Thursday as the country looks to open a new transport corridor linking its vast northern region and neighboring nations to the sea.Kenyan officials hope that the Indian Ocean port, the country's second deep water facility, will attract cargo destined for neighboring landlocked nations Ethiopia and South Sudan