TROY JACOB

  • General
    • Vessel Name : TROY JACOB
    • Operator : ABC MARINE TOWING, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : BELLE CHASSE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 84
    • Full Load Capacity : 124 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 56.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 42 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1978
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 600831

ABC MARINE TOWING, LLC

  • Area of Operation : INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY BETWEEN HOUSTON, TX AND MOBILE, AL; GULF COAST AND EAST COAST; AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING OIL FIELD EQUIPMENT AND FLEET SERVICES

CORY MICHAEL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TODD MICHAEL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Danish Frigate Kills Four Pirates in Gulf of Guinea

Danish Frigate Kills Four Pirates in Gulf of Guinea

A Danish frigate has killed four pirates in waters south of Nigeria in an operation to protect shipping in the Gulf of Guinea, the Danish military said on Thursday.The Esbern Snare, deployed last month to the Gulf of Guinea amid heightened security risks from pirates, on Wednesday spotted a fast-moving vessel carrying eight suspected pirates near a number of commercial ships

Maersk Expects Container Shipping Tailwind to Last Amid High Demand

Maersk Expects Container Shipping Tailwind to Last Amid High Demand

Denmark's Maersk said on Wednesday it expected its "exceptionally strong" performance in the first quarter to continue for the rest of the year, driven by high demand for shipping containers from China to the United States.Maersk, which handles about one in five containers shipped worldwide, said there were not enough ships available in the world to meet a surge in consumer demand

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

A widely-shared meme has taken several facts about the Titanic out of context to make unsubstantiated claims that imply the ship’s sinking was a deliberate act. This is not true—experts widely agree the sinking of the Titanic was an accident. The meme was posted to Facebook on March 1 and has been shared more than 600 times (here).

Maersk to Launch First Carbon Neutral Vessel in 2023

Maersk to Launch First Carbon Neutral Vessel in 2023

Shipping group Maersk said on Wednesday it would accelerate plans to decarbonize sea-borne container shipping by putting the world's first vessel powered by carbon-neutral fuel into operation in 2023, seven years ahead of its original plan.The shipping industry, which carries around 80% of global trade and accounts for around 3% of global carbon emissions

Maersk Boosted by Trade Recovery, But Misses Forecasts

Maersk Boosted by Trade Recovery, But Misses Forecasts

A surge in demand for goods like furniture and exercise equipment from locked-down consumers has sparked a jump in shipping rates, boosting profits for Danish freight giant Maersk, the company said on Wednesday.Yet shares in the world’s largest container shipping line fell as much as 8% as it missed analysts’ lofty forecasts for the end of last year and gave more cautious guidance for 2021 than

Four Years into Voyage and Meters from Land, MT Iba Tanker Crew Still Stuck Aboard

Four Years into Voyage and Meters from Land, MT Iba Tanker Crew Still Stuck Aboard

Nearly four years into their odyssey at sea, the five-member crew of oil tanker MT Iba [ex-Titan Brave] is tantalizingly close to shore, yet still unable to set foot on dry land.Bleary-eyed and wearing tattered clothes, the men are exhausted from an ordeal that has kept them from their families and aboard the 5,000-tonne vessel long after its owner abandoned it in the Gulf.

Why Are Pirates Attacking Ships in the Gulf of Guinea?

Why Are Pirates Attacking Ships in the Gulf of Guinea?

Pirates are stepping up attacks on ships in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, defying regional navies. On Saturday, pirates off Nigeria kidnapped 15 sailors from a Turkish container ship and killed one.Pirates in the Gulf of Guinea kidnapped 130 seafarers in 22 separate incidents last year, accounting for all but five of those seized at sea worldwide.

Maersk Says European Lockdowns Have Not Dented Demand for Shipping

Maersk Says European Lockdowns Have Not Dented Demand for Shipping

High shipping rates are set to continue for at least several weeks, despite new coronavirus lockdowns in Europe, boosted by demand for furniture, exercise equipment and home improvement goods, shipping group Maersk said on Wednesday.A surge in demand from shoppers sheltering at home in a worsening COVID-19 pandemic has upended normal trade flows and triggered a spike in the cost of moving goods

Violence Disrupts Shipping at the Port of Durban

Violence Disrupts Shipping at the Port of Durban

South Africa's Durban port has suffered major disruption after days of unrest, and operations have also been badly affected at the Richards Bay port and on a national freight rail line, logistics and freight companies said on Wednesday.The violence erupted last week in KwaZulu-Natal province, where Durban is located

EU Steers Shipping Toward Carbon Trading Market to Curb Emissions

EU Steers Shipping Toward Carbon Trading Market to Curb Emissions

Ship owners could be forced to pay for pollution from their vessels or face bans from European Union ports under draft plans to add shipping emissions to the bloc's carbon market.Shipping does not at present face EU emissions targets, but that is set to change under proposals to make its economy greener which are due to be published next month.

Maritime Safety: POB Tracking Will Become Essential Offshore, Says Olympic Subsea

Maritime Safety: POB Tracking Will Become Essential Offshore, Says Olympic Subsea

Keeping track of personnel on board (POB) “will be a requirement on all contracts” with offshore energy companies, predicted Tonny Sørdal, vice-president for quality, safety, health and environment of support vessel operator Olympic Subsea ASA.He was speaking just a year after one of its customers first asked for that capability and now

Maersk Backs Plan for Green Ammonia Plant in Denmark

Maersk Backs Plan for Green Ammonia Plant in Denmark

Shipping group Maersk said on Tuesday it was among a group of companies backing a plan to build Europe's largest green ammonia plant in Denmark as part of its ambition to shift to carbon-neutral ship fuel.The project, led by fund management firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)