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

Liverpool Port Workers to Strike for Another Two Weeks

Liverpool Port Workers to Strike for Another Two Weeks

Workers at a Liverpool port, owned by Peel Ports Group, will go on strike from Monday for two weeks after talks with the port operating company broke down due to disagreements over increase in pay, UK's Unite union said on Friday.Peel Ports' board has continued to deny workers a pay rise while its profits soared, Unite said

US Corn, Soy Exports Lag Normal Autumn Pace Amid River Shipping Woes

US Corn, Soy Exports Lag Normal Autumn Pace Amid River Shipping Woes

U.S. soybean exports are trailing their normal autumn pace despite rising supplies from an accelerating harvest, as low river levels have slowed the flow of grain barges to export terminals, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data issued on Monday.Corn exports are also lagging their typical harvest-time rate, weekly USDA export inspections data showed.

Rain Lifts Rhine Water Levels, Helps Cool Off Cargo Rates

Rain Lifts Rhine Water Levels, Helps Cool Off Cargo Rates

Water levels on the river Rhine in Germany have risen sharply after rain this week, approaching normal levels and helping cool off cargo shipping rates, vessel brokers and commodity traders said on Thursday.Prices for cargo shipping are falling as vessels are able to load more freight, they said.

Depleted Rhine Water Level in Germany Holds Above Crisis Lows

Depleted Rhine Water Level in Germany Holds Above Crisis Lows

Water depths on the river Rhine in Germany have fallen after dry weather this week but remain well above the crisis lows of this summer, vessel brokers and commodity traders said on Friday.Rain is expected in south German river catchment areas over the weekend and next week, which is expected to raise water levels again, they said.

Australia: Shell Ships LNG from Prelude FLNG Despite Staff Stoppages

Australia: Shell Ships LNG from Prelude FLNG Despite Staff Stoppages

Shell said on Friday it had loaded and shipped a cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) this week at its Prelude floating LNG facilityafter workers scaled-down industrial action at the site off northwestern Australia.The oil and gas giant slowed output at the 3.6-million tonne per year facility last week during a series of work stoppages by unions fighting for better pay and had warned that

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.

U.S. LNG Exports Drop. Europe Remains Top Destination

U.S. LNG Exports Drop. Europe Remains Top Destination

U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fell about 8% last month, according to preliminary Refinitiv vessel tracking data on Monday, but Europe remained the top importer as the continent secures alternate supply following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.U.S. LNG exports to all destinations came to about 7.10 million tonnes (MT) last month, according to Refinitiv, down from a record high 7.

Russia Confirms Casualties After Missile Cruiser Sank Last Week

Russia Confirms Casualties After Missile Cruiser Sank Last Week

Russia's defense ministry on Friday confirmed for the first time that the crew of the missile cruiser Moskva suffered casualties when it blew up and sank last week, a report from RIA news agency indicated.Russia initially said all the ship's crew were evacuated after an ammunition blast triggered by a fire ripped through the Moskva, the flagship of its Black Sea fleet.

Salvors Gear Up to Refloat Grounded Containership Ever Forward

Salvors Gear Up to Refloat Grounded Containership Ever Forward

Salvors will attempt to refloat the Ever Forward on Tuesday following a week of dredging to free the grounded containership outside the Port of Baltimore.According to the port's executive director William Doyle, a team of five tugs, including two pushing on the ship's starboard side, two pulling from port side and one long pull from stern, will aim to dislodge the 1,095-foot ship

European Oil Shipments Delayed After Cyber Attacks

European Oil Shipments Delayed After Cyber Attacks

Tanker and barge shipments in and out of Europe's biggest oil hub have been delayed by up to a week as four storage companies scramble to resume operations after cyber attacks, sources familiar with the matter said.Since the end of last week, storage company Oiltanking and oil trading firm Mabanaft, both owned by Germany's Marquard & Bahls, have been hit by hackers.

Oil Hits Seven-year High

Oil Hits Seven-year High

Oil prices surged to seven-year highs on Friday, extending their rally into a seventh week on ongoing worries about supply disruptions fueled by frigid U.S. weather and ongoing political turmoil among major world producers.Brent crude rose $2.16, or 2.4%, to settle at $93.27 a barrel having earlier touched its highest since October 2014 at $93.70.U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude ended $2.

Maersk Expects Cargo Delays to Persist

Maersk Expects Cargo Delays to Persist

Top container shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk on Tuesday warned its customers it was still struggling to move goods around the world as the easing of congestion is taking longer than the Danish company had hoped for.The pandemic has prompted shortages of container ships and logjams at ports at a time of very high consumer spending