WEEKS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WEEKS
    • Operator : MTT EQUIPMENT SERVICE, LLP
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Other Barge
    • Vessel Type : Carfloat (Railroad Car Barge)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : WOODCLIFF
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1560
    • Full Load Capacity : 1000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 362 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 41.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 362 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 41.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1955
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

MTT EQUIPMENT SERVICE, LLP

  • Area of Operation : PORTSMOUTH & NORFOLK, VA - PRIMARY ELIZABETH RIVER ENGAGED IN CONSTRUCTION OF NEW MIDTOWN TUNNEL

SEA ARK

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

F. DAWSON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENNY O

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

MTT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TCC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

BIMCO: All Eyes on US Gasoline; Will Demand Exceed 9.2M Bpd?

BIMCO: All Eyes on US Gasoline; Will Demand Exceed 9.2M Bpd?

“Fill her up, son; unleaded. I need a full tank of gas where I'm headed,” former Police-front man, Sting, sang back in 1999 on his solo album Brand New Day. This country-inspired song could be the anthem for what is coming around next week, as Monday. May 31  is Memorial Day in the U.S., the day that kicks off “the U.S. driving season”.

Baltic Dry Index Books Biggest Weekly Gain Since Mid-February

Baltic Dry Index Books Biggest Weekly Gain Since Mid-February

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index climbed on Friday to post its best weekly gain since mid-February thanks to higher demand for capesize vessels.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels ferrying dry bulk commodities, rose 38 points, or 1.4%, to 2,788, its highest since September 2010.The main index firmed 16.

Capesize Surge Lifts Baltic Dry Index Above 10-year Peak

Capesize Surge Lifts Baltic Dry Index Above 10-year Peak

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index surged to its highest in over a decade on Wednesday, powered by a jump in the larger capesize vessel segment on increasing iron ore shipments from Brazil.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessel ferrying dry bulk commodities, jumped 238 points, or 9.6%, to 2,710, its highest since October 2010.

Ever Given Held in Egypt as Compensation Talks Continue

Ever Given Held in Egypt as Compensation Talks Continue

A ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week in March has not been given clearance to leave the waterway as discussions continue over a compensation claim made to the vessel’s owner Shoei Kisen, an official from the Japanese company said on Tuesday.The Ever Given has been in a lake separating two sections of the canal since it was dislodged on March 29

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

A backlog of container ships carrying consumer goods has grown in some key strategic ports after a near week-long blockage in the Suez Canal, adding to ongoing disruptions to global trade, industry sources say.Dozens of container ships were stuck when the 400-metre-long (430-yard) Ever Given ran aground in the canal on March 23, with specialist rescue teams taking almost a week to free the vessel.

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

The Suez Canal stepped up efforts on Friday to free a giant container ship blocking the vital trade waterway that has sent shipping rates for oil product tankers soaring and disrupted the global supply chains for everything from grains to baby clothes.Shipping rates for oil product tankers have nearly doubled after the 400 meter long Ever Given, almost as long as the Empire State Building is high

More than 1,600 Cattle on Spanish Livestock Carrier to Be Killed

More than 1,600 Cattle on Spanish Livestock Carrier to Be Killed

Spain on Monday ordered the slaughter of 1,610 cattle which have been stuck aboard the Elbeik livestock ship since December, just weeks after hundreds of cattle on another vessel met a similar fate.The agriculture ministry said the animals were unfit for further travel and could not be re-imported into the European Union, meaning they must be isolated and killed in the coming days.

Capesize and Panamax Bulker Rates Are Soaring

Capesize and Panamax Bulker Rates Are Soaring

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose to its highest in over three weeks on Wednesday as demand for capesizes rebounded and rates for the panamax vessel segment scaled ten-year highs.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels ferrying dry bulk commodities, surged 261 points, or 17.5%, to 1,756, recording its fifth straight session of gains.

Swiss Passenger Vessel Serving as Vaccine 'Shot Ship' for Lakeside Towns

Swiss Passenger Vessel Serving as Vaccine 'Shot Ship' for Lakeside Towns

An 89-year-old passenger ship, out of commission due to the coronavirus pandemic, was repurposed on Tuesday as a COVID-19 vaccination center for thousands of residents from cities on Lake Constance.The 500-passenger MS Thurgau normally carries tourists and commuters between German and Swiss cities on Europe’s third-largest lake.

Australia Evacuates Crew from Coronavirus-hit Livestock Carrier

Australia Evacuates Crew from Coronavirus-hit Livestock Carrier

Australian officials were evacuating workers from a Kuwaiti-flagged livestock ship docked off the country’s west coast on Tuesday after at least half the 52 crew tested positive for COVID-19.The cluster of cases is the fourth outbreak detected onboard a ship arriving at a Western Australia port over the last month, in a state that has otherwise been free of the coronavirus for weeks.

UN Access to Decaying Yemen Tanker Could Take Weeks

UN Access to Decaying Yemen Tanker Could Take Weeks

A United Nations team will have to wait several weeks to access a deteriorating tanker off Yemen's shore that is threatening to spill 1.1 million barrels of crude oil in the Red Sea, two U.N. sources told Reuters.The United Nations has warned that the Safer, stranded since 2015, could spill four times as much oil as the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster near Alaska

Iranian Fuel Seized by US Remains in Tankers at Sea

Iranian Fuel Seized by US Remains in Tankers at Sea

Tankers carrying Iranian gasoline that was confiscated by the U.S. government and became embroiled in a court ownership battle have struggled to discharge in the United States, shifting course over the last week.The U.S. Department of Justice last month seized over 1 million barrels of Iranian fuel on board four privately-owned tankers bound for Venezuela