VERA BISSO

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VERA BISSO
    • Operator : BISSO, E. N. & SON, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4200
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 85
  • Size
    • Register length : 110 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 110 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 12 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 60 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1086279

BISSO, E. N. & SON, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM SEA BOUY THROUGH THE BATON ROUGE HARBOR AND U. S. GULF
  • Principal Commodity : HARBOR AND OCEAN TOWING

JOE

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

BEVERLY B.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. ALBERT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. BUD BISSO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CATHERINE B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DEE WHITE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EDWIN N BISSO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH B.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

J. A. BISSO II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JACKIE B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOSEPHINE ANNE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSAN W

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ENB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Rhine Traffic Further Hindered After Vessel's Engine Failure

Rhine Traffic Further Hindered After Vessel's Engine Failure

Around 20 ships are stuck in traffic along Germany's river Rhine, where low water levels have already impeded shipping this summer, after a vessel's engine failure closed part of the waterway, authorities said on Wednesday.A vessel with a 1,660-ton load was forced to drop anchor due to an engine failure, closing traffic between St Goar and Oberwesel, river police said.

Hapag-Lloyd More Than Trebles H1 Net Profit, Sees Economic Uncertainty

Hapag-Lloyd More Than Trebles H1 Net Profit, Sees Economic Uncertainty

German container shipper Hapag-Lloyd on Thursday posted a net profit of 8.7 billion euros ($8.94 billion) for the first half of 2022, more than three times as much as a year earlier, but said war in Ukraine and the coronavirus crisis somewhat clouded its prospects.The company, the world's fifth-biggest container line, upheld forecasts made on July 28 for full year 2022 earnings before interest

Hapag-Lloyd Net Profit More Than Triples

Hapag-Lloyd Net Profit More Than Triples

German container shipping group Hapag-Lloyd on Thursday reported first-quarter net profit of 4.2 billion euros ($4.4 billion), more than triple the number a year ago and, forecast another strong performance for the second quarter."The year has got off to an exceptionally strong start on the whole, and whilst there have been first signs that the market has passed its peak

Nord Stream 2 - Russian Gas Pipeline's Long Wait for Approval

Nord Stream 2 - Russian Gas Pipeline's Long Wait for Approval

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said last week that Germany may consider halting the Nord Stream 2 pipeline if Russia attacks Ukraine, reflecting growing political pressure on the Gazprom-led project.Russia has massed troops on the Ukrainian border but denies it is planning an attack, while the United States and Europe have promised to impose sanctions on Moscow should it invade

Legal Background Behind New Nord Stream 2 License Demand

Legal Background Behind New Nord Stream 2 License Demand

Germany's energy regulator has temporarily halted the certification process for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, requiring the Swiss-based, Gazprom-led consortium behind the infrastructure to form a German subsidiary to secure a licence.Following are some of the legal considerations associated with the move by Germany's Federal Network Agency

World Maritime University Celebrates 2022 Graduation

World Maritime University Celebrates 2022 Graduation

On October 31, 2022, global maritime leaders of tomorrow graduated from the World Maritime University (WMU). The Class of 2022 has received the education required to contribute to maritime and ocean matters in their home countries and more broadly to the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

Hapag-Lloyd Spending Big Money on Fleet, Eyes Port Invest

Hapag-Lloyd Spending Big Money on Fleet, Eyes Port Invest

German container shipper Hapag-Lloyd is spending billions on expanding and renewing its fleet and looking at investing in more port infrastructure to extend its edge in the post-COVID 19 world economy, chief executive Rolf Habben Jansen told Reuters.The Hamburg-based company, the world's fifth-biggest container line

U.S., EU Strike LNG Deal as Europe Seeks to Cut Russian Gas Dependency

U.S., EU Strike LNG Deal as Europe Seeks to Cut Russian Gas Dependency

The United States will work to supply 15 billion cubic meters of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the European Union this year to help it wean off Russian energy supplies, the transatlantic partners said on Friday.The EU is aiming to cut its dependency on Russian gas by two-thirds this year and end all Russian fossil fuel imports by 2027 due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

New Zero-emissions Electric Ferry to Be Built in Portugal

New Zero-emissions Electric Ferry to Be Built in Portugal

Southern Europe's first all-electric ferry is being built by Navaltagus Reparação e Construção Naval, a member of Grupo ETE, in Portugal.Designed by Vera Navis Naval Architects, the zero-emissions ferry is being built and will operate in Aveiro, Portugal.Shift Clean Energy and Nave De Luz Lda (NDL) are co-leading a consortium to supply and install electrical components for the new vessel.

Winter Weather, US Port Labor are Wild Cards in Shipping -Hapag-Lloyd

Winter Weather, US Port Labor are Wild Cards in Shipping -Hapag-Lloyd

The shipping industry may face unexpected risks from labor negotiations in western U.S. ports and winter weather in the northern hemisphere over the next few months, the head of German container firm Hapag-Lloyd said on Thursday."Winter can have a significant impact on shipping," Chief Executive Rolf Habben Jansen said in an online call with reporters

Report: Germany's Nord Stream 2 Move May Delay Start-up to March

Report: Germany's Nord Stream 2 Move May Delay Start-up to March

A German regulator's decision to suspend licensing of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline could delay commissioning of the infrastructure to March 2022, government sources told Reuters."I expect that the start of Nord Stream 2 could be delayed until March 2022," a government source said on Wednesday.

Bisso Towboat Orders Tug from Main Iron Works

Bisso Towboat Orders Tug from Main Iron Works

Luling, La. based marine towage provider Bisso Towboat said it has ordered a new tractor tug from Houma, La. shipbuilder Main Iron Works. Construction is scheduled to commence in late 2022 with delivery in early 2024, Bisso revealed in an announcement.The 5,000 BHP ASD tug will feature two Caterpillar 3516E Tier 4F main propulsion engines generating 2,500 BHP each at 1,600 RPM.