UNCLE GEORGE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : UNCLE GEORGE
    • Operator : MARINE FUELING SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : PORT ARTHUR
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 99
  • Size
    • Register length : 53.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 63.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 558222

MARINE FUELING SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : SABINE NECHES WATERWAY; GIWW - NEW ORLEANS TO BROWNSVILLE; LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER - BATON ROUGE TO NEW ORLEANS
  • Principal Commodity : HARBOR SHIFTING AND FLEETING SERVICE, FUEL, OIL, WATER AND OPEN HOPPER BARGE CLEANING/MINOR TOPSIDE REPAIRING AND TERMINAL OPERATIONS; DECK CRANE AND SLOP OIL BARGES

APACHE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

COMANCHE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PINTO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHIFTER I

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHIFTER II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STAR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MF

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

News

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Greek Court Overturns Decision on US Seizure of Iranian Oil Cargo

A Greek court on Wednesday overturned an earlier court ruling that allowed the confiscation by the United States of part of a cargo of Iranian oil on an Iranian-flagged tanker off the Greek coast, three sources familiar with the matter said.The incident had led to an angry response by Iran

Shipowners Struggling with Lack of Clarity on Sanctions -Prokopiou

Shipowners Struggling with Lack of Clarity on Sanctions -Prokopiou

Shipowners are struggling to know what trades are still legal as a raft of sanctions against Russia and tough measures on other countries including Iran remain confusing, leading Greek shipowner George Procopiou said on Monday.Sanctions imposed on Moscow after it invaded Ukraine in February, including a U.S.

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An out-of-service Staten Island Ferry vessel has reportedly been purchased by Saturday Night Live stars Pete Davidson and Colin Jost.The Staten Island natives bought the decommissioned 277-foot ferry John F. Kennedy at auction in partnership with Manhattan real estate broker and comedy club owner Paul Italia, the New York Post reported.

Appeals Court Revives BP’s Fight Over Deepwater Cleanup Workers’ Claims

Appeals Court Revives BP’s Fight Over Deepwater Cleanup Workers’ Claims

A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a fight between BP, two contractors, and an insurance company over who should pay for thousands of personal injury claims brought by cleanup workers after the Deepwater Horizon explosion and fire in 2010.The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed most of a lower court’s rulings for contractors National Response Corp and O’Brien’s Resource

Costamare Orders Eight New Containerships, Buys Seven Secondhand Bulkers

Costamare Orders Eight New Containerships, Buys Seven Secondhand Bulkers

Shipowner Costamare Inc. announced it has ordered eight newbuild containerships and acquired seven secondhand bulk carriers.The Monaco-headquartered company said Thursday it signed contracts with an unspecified Asian shipyard for two 13,000 TEU capacity newbuilds and exercised options under a previous agreement for two more of the same capacity plus four additional 15,000 TEU capacity vessels.

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

Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

A court in Lagos sentenced 10 men to 12 years in prison on Friday for kidnapping the crew of a Chinese-flagged merchant vessel last year, the navy said, a verdict that officials hope will help tackle piracy in the waters off Nigeria's coast.Federal high court Justice Ayokunle Faji, who also fined each man 250,000 naira ($608) for each of the three counts for which they were charged

Suez Canal Revenues Rise $6.3 Billion in 2021

Suez Canal Revenues Rise $6.3 Billion in 2021

Egypt's Suez Canal revenues hit an all-time high in 2021 of $6.3 billion, versus $5.6 billion in 2020, canal spokesperson George Safwat said on Sunday.Some 20,694 ships transited the canal in 2021, against 18,830 in 2020, a 10% increase, he added.(Reporting by Yosri Mohamed; Writing by Moaz Abd-Alaziz; Editing by Mark

Marathon Mariner Belcher Trains on Ship, Runs London 26.2 to Honor Crewmates

Marathon Mariner Belcher Trains on Ship, Runs London 26.2 to Honor Crewmates

As the maritime world laments the treatment of seafarers during the COVID pandemic, and the general public generally ignores the call to designate seafarers as "key workers" to help facilitate efficient crew changes globally, one British seafarer recently trained onboard his ship for months to prepare for the London Marathon, a race he recently completed to aid maritime welfare charity

Greece Completes Transfer of 16% Stake in Piraeus Port to COSCO

Greece Completes Transfer of 16% Stake in Piraeus Port to COSCO

Greece's privatizations agency transferred shares corresponding to a 16% stake in Piraeus Port Authority to Chinese port operator COSCO Shipping after an amendment to a previous concession agreement, it said on Thursday.Last month Greek lawmakers amended a deal with COSCO allowing it to raise its stake in Greece's biggest port of Piraeus, paving the way for Greece to secure a major investment.

Greece Concludes Tender for Sale of Skaramangas Shipyard

Greece Concludes Tender for Sale of Skaramangas Shipyard

Greece on Wednesday concluded a tender for the sale of Hellenic Shipyards SA, the country's biggest shipyard which has been under special administration, its finance minister said.The debt-laden shipyard, based in Skaramangas near Athens, offers maintenance services to the Greek navy and the sale has been part of Greek government drive to overhaul its loss-making Greek defense industry and boost