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

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Dredging contractor Weeks Marine has ordered a new trailer suction hopper dredger from Eastern Shipbuilding Group, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2023.The new dredge, RB Weeks, to be constructed at Eastern's Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla. will be a sister ship to the Eastern-built twin screw TSHD Magdalen placed into service in 2018.

Big Ship Ready Port Dredging Kicks off 2020

Big Ship Ready Port Dredging Kicks off 2020

The end of the 2019 saw some unprecedented funding measure pass through Congress and signed into law by President Trump.  The Gulf and East Coast have continued to receive significant funding to help deepen and widen navigational channels and gateways.  One of the projects passed into law included the Gulf Coast Regional Demonstration Project.

Better Blasting: Send in the Robots

Better Blasting: Send in the Robots

When designing and constructing a new blast and paint facility at its yard in Belle Chasse, La., C&C Marine and Repair set out to create a safe, efficient and environmentally friendly worksite that would deliver a high-quality product.Fifteen months and 131 barges later, C&C Marine has nearly doubled its capacity as the facility and its robotic blasting technology continually meet and exceed

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

There’s a barge full of reasons why many operators turn to ATBs.A  mainstay of the U.S. coastwise dirty and refined products trades, articulated tug barges (ATB) have increasingly filled a void left as the fleet of Jones Act tankers (with crew complement requirements exceeding that of tugs) has aged out.

Insights: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Insights: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Jennifer A. Carpenter serves as President & CEO of The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association representing the inland and coastal tugboat, towboat and barge industry. Carpenter joined AWO in August 1990 and became President & CEO in January 2020. Before assuming her current position

IHC Launches Dredger for NMDC

IHC Launches Dredger for NMDC

Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC launched a new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for the United Arab Emirates' National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) during a ceremony at IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands.The TSHD Ghasha is based on the 6,000-cubic-meter TSHD Arzana, delivered by IHC in 2018.

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Nearly 200 towing vessels and 600 barges are queued on the Intracoastal Waterway while salvors work to clear a halved and partially sunken rock barge near Berwick, La., the U.S. Coast Guard said.A section of waterway has been closed since Sunday night, when a towing vessel pushing six rock-filled hopper barges ran aground at mile marker 99.

The Mighty Mississippi: Taming the Bull

The Mighty Mississippi: Taming the Bull

The beneficial use of dredge material sets a record in FY 2019. And, we’re just getting started. Funding will be the key.In mid-November 2018, concerns began to rise about an unseasonably high river stages on the Upper Mississippi River Basin generated by significant precipitation events.

Keppel Delivers TSHD Sanderus to Jan De Nul

Keppel Delivers TSHD Sanderus to Jan De Nul

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) delivered the 6000m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Sanderus to Jan De Nul Group.The Ultra-Low Emission vessel (ULEv) is the fourth dredger that Keppel O&M has delivered to Jan De Nul Group.According to a press release from the shipbuilder, this follows the delivery of three 3500m3 TSHDs earlier this year

Autonomous Underwater Dredger Unveiled

Autonomous Underwater Dredger Unveiled

As autonomy gains a foothold in the maritime world, dredging appears next in line to transition to operations without direct human control.A new design concept unveiled by a prominent Dutch ship design and engineering company aims to deliver major power savings and a larger working window for port maintenance dredging operations.

ABB Wins Dredger Package Deal

ABB Wins Dredger Package Deal

ABB was contracted to deliver integrated vessel systems to two dredgers being built by Keppel Offshore & Marine for Van Oord, a key contract win for a new market: specialized dredgers.This is ABB’s largest dredging vessel project for a European end customer, a contract that covers integrated electrical power, automation, control and navigation packages for a pair of 10,500 cu. m.

Van Oord Enacts Hopper Dredger Option

Van Oord Enacts Hopper Dredger Option

Van Oord has decided to use the option of ordering a third trailing suction hopper dredger at Keppel FELS Limited. The vessel is similar to the two vessels that Van Oord ordered in May 2018. Each one has a hopper capacity of approximately 10,500 cubic meters and measures 138 meters in length and 28 meters across the beam.