VCC HOPPER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VCC HOPPER
    • Operator : VANCE CONSTRUCTION CO., THE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Vessel Type : Open Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : WEST PALM BEACH
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
  • Size
    • Register length : 70 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 70 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 15 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2009
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

VANCE CONSTRUCTION CO., THE

  • Area of Operation : PORT OF PALM BEACH; BOCA RATON INLET TO ST. LUCIE INLET; INTRACOASTAL AND OFFSHORE
  • Principal Commodity : DREDGE MATERIAL AND PILING

BLAIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCAS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VCC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Eastern Launches R.B. Weeks Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge

Eastern Launches R.B. Weeks Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) on Friday launched the R.B. Weeks, the second trailing suction hopper dredge the Florida shipbuilder has constructed for Weeks Marine, Inc.The R.B. Weeks is named in honor of Richard B. Weeks, a co-founder of Weeks Marine and married to Magdalen Weeks, the namesake of the sister vessel Magdalen, built by Eastern and delivered in 2017.

Callan Marine Powers Ahead

Callan Marine Powers Ahead

Galveston-based Callan Marine possesses one of the youngest, most powerful dredge fleets in America. “Our oldest dredge is 11 years old, so we have a nice modern, new fleet, which really helps us in our performance,” said the company’s president, Maxie McGuire. “I’m very proud that we have one of the newest fleets in the industry.”McGuire and Callan Marine have plenty to be proud of. McGuire, a U.

Keppel O&M Delivers Dual-fuel Dredger to Van Oord

Keppel O&M Delivers Dual-fuel Dredger to Van Oord

Singaporean shipbuilder Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) announced it has delivered Vox Ariane, the first in a series of three new 10,500-cubic-meter-capacity trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) for Dutch contracting company Van Oord.The high-specification dredger can run on liquefied natural gas (LNG), making it the first dual-fuel TSHD built in Singapore, according to the builder.

2022 US Shipbuilding Report

2022 US Shipbuilding Report

It’s a common story in the U.S. shipbuilding industry today. A piece of equipment that used to be available for delivery on short notice—maybe in one or two weeks—now must be ordered months or more in advance, and it costs double. Add to this rising steel prices and the labor issues that have pervaded nearly all industrial sectors since the early days of the pandemic

Keppel Offshore & Marine Reels in $186M in New Contracts

Keppel Offshore & Marine Reels in $186M in New Contracts

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine said Wednesday it had secured contracts worth around S$250 million (~$186 million) for the conversion of a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU), integration of a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, and the "jumboisation" of two Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD).

Great Lakes' First Diesel-electric Bulker Starts Maiden Voyage

Great Lakes' First Diesel-electric Bulker Starts Maiden Voyage

The first diesel-electric bulk carrier built to operate on the Great Lakes has set sail on its six-week maiden voyage from Chengxi Shipyard in Jiangyin, China to Halifax, Canada.Canada Steamship Lines' new 26,000 dwt self-unloader Nukumi is scheduled to enter service at the start of the 2022 navigation season.

Dredging Companies Keeping a Close Eye on New Infrastructure Dollars

Dredging Companies Keeping a Close Eye on New Infrastructure Dollars

For dredging company executives, the recently passed $550 billion federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) sits like the proverbial Horn-o’-Plenty, ready to disgorge billions of federal dollars for maritime, port, harbor, coastal, inland waterways and flood projects, many of which will require dredging.

Maritime Partners Acquires J. Russell Flowers

Maritime Partners Acquires J. Russell Flowers

Maritime Partners, LLC, through its managed funds, has acquired from J. Russell Flowers, Inc. and its affiliates, a diversified portfolio of over 1,000 marine vessels operating on bareboat charter. JRF’s fleet includes a variety of towboats, tank barges, hopper barges, and deck barges.

Interview: Joey D’Isernia, President, Eastern Shipbuilding

Interview: Joey D’Isernia, President, Eastern Shipbuilding

Eastern Shipbuilding Group is one of America’s leading shipbuilders. Perhaps best known for its history building tugs, towboats and offshore supply vessels, the company is today finding success in other markets, with notable build projects underway for the U.S. Coast Guard, Staten Island Ferry and dredging contractor Weeks Marine.

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.

Conrad Delivers New Hopper Dredge to North Carolina

Conrad Delivers New Hopper Dredge to North Carolina

EJE Dredging Service, as part of a public/private partnership with Dare County, has taken delivery of a new shallow-draft hopper dredge on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.The newbuild Miss Katie departed from Conrad Shipyard in in Morgan City, La. on August 13, and arrived at its new home port in Wanchese on August 19.

Great Lakes Exercises Option to Build Second Hopper Dredge

Great Lakes Exercises Option to Build Second Hopper Dredge

The United States' largest dredging contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, announced Tuesday that it has exercised its option to build a second 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) at Conrad Shipyard in Amelia, La.Expected to be delivered in the first quarter of 2025, the new vessel will be a sister ship to the Galveston Island