WILLIAM M

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WILLIAM M
    • Operator : BAY-HOUSTON TOWING CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4000
  • Location
    • City : GALVESTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 87
  • Size
    • Register length : 96.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 37.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 100 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 37.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10.5 Feet
    • Height : 49.2 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1989
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 952220

BAY-HOUSTON TOWING CO.

  • Area of Operation : FREEPORT, GALVESTON AND CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL AND TEXAS CITY CHANNEL TO GULF OF MEXICO
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ANDREW K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

C. R. HADEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN W. D. HADEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHLOE K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRANCES E. HADEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HADEN II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HARRIS II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HUNTER M

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LEXIE M

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MATTHEW K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PHILIP K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

W. D. HADEN II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESLEY A

  • Type : Tugboat
  • 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

Hurtigruten Aims to Resume Operations from Mid-June

Hurtigruten Aims to Resume Operations from Mid-June

Expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten extended an operational pause for its fleet of small, custom built ships until June 15, but hopes to gradually restart cruises from mid-June as restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic begin to ease.Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam, said, "There is still a lot of uncertainty in what the next weeks and months will bring.

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.

Two Cruise Ships Dock in Florida After Coronavirus Ordeal

Two Cruise Ships Dock in Florida After Coronavirus Ordeal

An ocean liner forced by a deadly onboard coronavirus outbreak to languish at sea since mid-March pulled into a South Florida port on Thursday, after authorities settled plans for the vessel and its sister ship to dock and most passengers to come ashore.The Holland America Line cruise ship MS Zaandam and its twin, the MS Rotterdam

Holland America Line Extends Pause on Operations

Holland America Line Extends Pause on Operations

Carnival-owned Holland America Line, owner and operator of the coronavirus-stricken MS Zaandam, announced it will extend its pause of global cruise operations for an additional 30 days, cancelling sailings scheduled to depart through May 14, amid continued port closures and travel restrictions surrounding global health concerns.

Coronavirus-hit Ship Approved to Pass Through Panama Canal

Coronavirus-hit Ship Approved to Pass Through Panama Canal

A cruise ship stuck off Panama’s Pacific coast after four passengers died and more than 130 others developed influenza-like symptoms, including at least two with the coronavirus, will be allowed to proceed through the Panama Canal, the government said on Saturday.Holland America Line’s 238-meter (781-foot) MS Zaandam vessel can now continue its trip to Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Four Passengers Die on Cruise Ship with Coronavirus Outbreak

Four Passengers Die on Cruise Ship with Coronavirus Outbreak

Four passengers have died on board the MS Zaandam, a cruise ship currently off the coast of Panama with dozens of guests suffering from influenza-like symptoms, at least two of whom have coronavirus, the vessel's operator said on Friday.Zaandam had been on a South American cruise that departed Argentina on March 7 and had been scheduled to end in San Antonio, Chile on March 21.

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.

Cruise Industry Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

Cruise Industry Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

The plight of the cruise ship off Japan with more than 200 coronavirus infections and the shunning of another by five ports despite no known cases has led to a sharp change in tack for an industry in shock: avoid Asia.To that end, many cruises in the region are being cancelled while others currently sailing are being re-routed, skipping originally scheduled stops in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Women make up only an estimated two percent of the global maritime industry. In the U.S., the statistics are a little better, with less than eight percent of ship and boat captain operator roles held by women.Still, for a female to have the opportunity to train up to ship captain is considered “unique.