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

World Seaborne Coal Trade Rose 0.7% in 2019

World Seaborne Coal Trade Rose 0.7% in 2019

Seaborne coal trade around the world grew 0.7% last year, helped by higher output in China and Indonesia and more export activity by Indonesia, Australia, Russia and Canada, Germany's VDKI coal importers lobby said on Friday.Imports and exports, counted together, rose to 1.218 billion tonnes from 1.

Wintershall: Expanding Offshore Brazil

BASF's oil and gas subsidiary Wintershall  said it would build up its presence in the Brazilian offshore oil sector this year where it won exploration licences in 2018."It is part of our growth course that we are also active in new regions, and Brazil offers great potential," said chief executive Mario Mehren at the company's annual news conference.

Shipping Recovery Boosts Hapag-Lloyd's Earnings

Shipping Recovery Boosts Hapag-Lloyd's Earnings

Full-year operating profit up by 32 percent.Container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd said volume growth and a modest recovery in freight rates in the second half of 2018 helped push operating profit 32 percent higher, lifting shares in the German group on Monday.Hapag-Lloyd said preliminary earnings showed operating profit before interest and tax (EBIT) rose 32 percent to 443 million euros ($502.

Hapag Lloyd CEO: Trade Spats Could Dampen Shipping Growth

Hapag Lloyd CEO: Trade Spats Could Dampen Shipping Growth

An escalation of tariff wars between China and the United States could dampen growth in international container shipping as operators pre-emptively brought forward business in the second half of last year, Germany's Hapag Lloyd said."Many customers tried to get their goods through to the U.S.

Eastern Launches Tug for Bisso Offshore

Eastern Launches Tug for Bisso Offshore

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has launched the second of two 80’ 5,100 HP Z-Drive tugs for Bisso Offshore, LLC, a division of E.N. Bisso & Son, Inc. The A. Thomas Higgins, currently under construction at Eastern’s Allanton facility, was launched on January 31, 2020.The RAL RApport 2400 Z-Drive ship-handling tug design was provided by Robert Allan Ltd located in Vancouver, Canada. The C.D.

Eastern Delivers Tug to E.N. Bisso

Eastern Delivers Tug to E.N. Bisso

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has delivered the first of two 80’ 5,100 HP Z-Drive tugs for Bisso Offshore, LLC, a division of E.N. Bisso & Son, Inc.The M/V C.D. White, handed over on January 8, 2020, is a RAL RApport 2400 Z-drive ship-handling tug design provided by Robert Allan Ltd.

Caterpillar Supplies Engines for Tier 4 Tug

Caterpillar Supplies Engines for Tier 4 Tug

Caterpillar Marine has supplied two Cat 3516E Tier 4 main engines to the Andrew S. The EPA Tier 4 Final and Subchapter M azimuth stern drive (ASD) tractor tug was delivered to Bisso Towboat Co.Each engine generates 3,004 bhp at 1,800 rpm and a selective catalyst reduction (SCR) system. At 6,008 bhp, Andrew S. is the most powerful Tier 4 tug on the Mississippi River.The Andrew S.

Eastern Launches RApport2400 Tug

Eastern Launches RApport2400 Tug

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, a shipbuilder based in Panama City, Florida, has recently launched the RApport 2400 tug C.D. White, a ship-assist / escort tug for E.N. Bisso & Son Inc. of New Orleans LA.Designed by Robert Allan Ltd. it is first of two tugs of the same design being built by Eastern for E.N. Bisso. The tug is designed and built to USCG Subchapter M.

ESG Launches Z-Drive Tug for Bisso Offshore

ESG Launches Z-Drive Tug for Bisso Offshore

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has announced the launching of the first of two (2) 80’ 5,100 HP Z-Drive Tugs. The C.D. WHITE for Bisso Offshore, LLC, a division of E.N. Bisso & Son, Inc., launched on August 22, 2019. A RAL RApport 2400 Z-Drive Ship-handling Tug design was provided by Robert Allan Ltd located in Vancouver, Canada. The C.D.

Worker Dies Bangladeshi Ship-breaking Yard

Worker Dies Bangladeshi Ship-breaking Yard

NGO Shipbreaking Platform reports that a yard worker has lost his life in an accident while scrapping a former Evergreen vessel.The cutter man Shahidul lost his life while working at Kabir Steel’s Khawja shipbreaking yard in Chattogram (Chittagong), Bangladesh.According to local sources, Shahidul was cutting the container ship Ever Union when he fell from a great height. He died on the spot.

DFDS, Volvo Pact on Autonomous Transport

DFDS, Volvo Pact on Autonomous Transport

The ferry and logistics company DFDS has entered into a collaboration with Volvo Trucks concerning their electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera.The Danish international shipping and logistics company said in a press release that the aim is to develop and test an integrated solution for transporting goods from a logistics centre to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden, using Vera.

Hapag-Lloyd: U.S. Probe Ends with no Obligations

Hapag-Lloyd: U.S. Probe Ends with no Obligations

Germany's Hapag-Lloyd is cleared of a U.S. Department of Justice probe into the practices of container shipping companies, with no charges brought, a spokesman said on Tuesday."Hapag-Lloyd was informed that the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division is closing its investigation without charges against the company, its affiliates or any other current or former employees," he said.