WILLIAM J.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WILLIAM J.
    • Operator : PILING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : TEXAS CITY
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 349
    • Full Load Capacity : 692 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 110 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 54 Feet
    • Overall Length : 110 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1995
    • EQUIP1 : CRANE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1033208

PILING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY - MATAGORDA, TX TO BEAUMONT, TX; GALVESTON AND HOUSTON SHIP CHANNELS
  • Principal Commodity : OWN COMPANY EQUIPMENT

KRISTIAN D II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCKY LADY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GRETCHEN II

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT J

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

After US Warning, Iran Says its Navy Will Still Operate in Gulf

After US Warning, Iran Says its Navy Will Still Operate in Gulf

The Iranian navy will maintain regular missions in the Gulf, the ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday, a day after the United States warned mariners there to stay away from U.S. warships.“The naval units of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman will continue their regular missions in accordance with professional principles as in the past

Cellphones Are Helping the USCG Locate Distressed Mariners

Cellphones Are Helping the USCG Locate Distressed Mariners

First Coast Guard District command center crews, from Maine to Northern New Jersey, have a new tool to help distressed mariners come home to their families after being out to sea.The i911 program allows for watchstanders to use a mariner’s cellphone number to assist in finding their location for Coast Guard rescue crews to locate them faster.

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.

Pirates Release 11 Crew, Hold 7 Hostage off Benin

Pirates Release 11 Crew, Hold 7 Hostage off Benin

Pirates attacked a Portugal-flagged ship and kidnapped its Bulgarian captain and seven sailors off the coast of Benin, Bulgaria's foreign ministry said on Tuesday.A ministry statement said the pirates who boarded the Tommi Ritscher container ship at the port of Cotonou in the Gulf of Guinea on Sunday had released 11 other members of the crew.

Dredgers Make Way for USNS Comfort in New York

Dredgers Make Way for USNS Comfort in New York

Dredgers are expediting operations in New York to make way for the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort, which will dock in the epicenter of America's COVID-19 outbreak to assist hospitals that become overrun by the pandemic.Dredging contractor Donjon Marine Co., Inc. was contacted last week and asked to begin dredging Manhattan Cruise Terminal’s Berth 4 in anticipation of the arrival of the ship

31 Years Ago Today: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

31 Years Ago Today: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

On March 24. 1989, the single-hull tanker Exxon Valdez was departing the Port of Valdez, Alaska with a full load of North Slope crude oil (approximately 1.26 million barrels) destined for Long Beach when it grounded on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound. The resulting oil spill (approximately 258,000 barrels), while not the largest in US history, was clearly the most important.

NOAA to Order New Research Ships in 2020

NOAA to Order New Research Ships in 2020

The U.S.' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said it expects to award contracts for the construction of two new oceanographic ships by the end of the year. Once in service, the new large oceangoing, multi-mission research vessels will support missions ranging from general oceanographic research and exploration to marine life, climate and ocean ecosystem studies, NOAA said.

Norwegian Police Raid Teekay Office Over Waste Export

Norwegian Police Raid Teekay Office Over Waste Export

Norway's national economic crime unit raided the local office of international shipping company Teekay Offshore this week on suspicion of illegally exporting waste, the agency, known as Okokrim, said on Thursday.In recent years, courts in Europe using tougher regulations have fined shipping companies for transporting hazardous waste for disposal in cases that have added to complexities for

Zeabuz, the Zero-Emission Waterbus Concept

Zeabuz, the Zero-Emission Waterbus Concept

While Norway ranks 120th among countries globally in terms of population size (5.3 million), it packs a powerful punch in the maritime world, as Norwegians rank near the top as maritime and offshore industry innovators.As the global maritime markets enters a transcendent period – with decarbonization

Sembcorp to Build Whale FPU

Sembcorp to Build Whale FPU

Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters Pte. Ltd. has won a contract from Shell Offshore Inc. to build and integrate the topside and hull of a Floating Production Unit (FPU) for the Whale field in the Gulf of Mexico.The agreement precedes a final investment decision (FID) for the full Whale project, expected to be made next year by Shell.

Graney Name President General Dynamics Electric Boat

Graney Name President General Dynamics Electric Boat

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) appointed General Dynamics NASSCO president Kevin Graney as president of General Dynamics Electric Boat, effective October 1. David J. Carver, NASSCO’s vice president and general manager of repair, will succeed Graney as president of General Dynamics NASSCO.  Jeffrey S. Geiger, who has served as president of Electric Boat since 2013, will retire effective September 30.

Höegh LNG Wins FSRU Deal with Cheniere

Höegh LNG Wins FSRU Deal with Cheniere

Norway-based floating LNG giant Höegh LNG has signed a time charter contract for a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Höegh Galleon with Cheniere Marketing International.The time charter commences in September 2019 after the delivery of the unit, Höegh LNG’s tenth, from Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.