Thursday, November 05, 2013 - Just like gasoline at the pump, at least in the U.S., average bunker prices have generally fallen - although it still depends on where you fill up. This will be good news for some of our clients who are presently undertaking or preparing to begin their long tows or delivery voyages.
The 160’ x 54’ x 12’ depth barge was built in 1975 by Platzer Shipyards in Houston, Texas.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 - Since declaring independence from the United Kingdom in 1971, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a federation of the seven emirates of Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Al Fujayrah, Dubai, Ras al Khaymah, Sharjah, and Umm al Qaywayn, has relied on its large oil and natural gas resources to support its economy.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 - U.S. exports of distillate fuel reached a monthly record of 1.4 million barrels per day (bbl/d) in July, and averaged more than 1.3 million bbl/d during third-quarter 2013 (September is the last month for which export data are available).
The 5,570BHP tug "Jabbar" has been sold by Awal Marine Services to TradeWinds Towing.
Tiong Woon Marine Pte. Ltd. sold the "Tiong Woon Ocean 15" to Latin American interests.
Stevens Towing of Charleston, South Carolina has sold their U.S flag, twin screw tug "Island Fox" to private foreign buyers.
The 151.2’ x 47.8’ x 9’ depth, flat deck ocean barge "Siboney I" was sold to Venezuelan buyers.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - Russia is a major producer and exporter of oil and natural gas, and its economy largely depends on energy exports. Russia’s economic growth continues to be driven by energy exports, given its high oil and gas production and the elevated prices for those commodities.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - The weekly U.S. average regular gasoline retail price has fallen by more than 40 cents per gallon since the beginning of September. EIA’s forecast for the regular gasoline retail price averages $3.24 per gallon in the fourth quarter of 2013, $0.10 per gallon less than forecast in last month’s STEO.
Marcon International, Inc. is pleased to announce the private sale of a 2010 built, 5,150BHP anchor handling tug supply vessel.
Thursday, November 07, 2013 - The average U.S. offshore rig count for October 2013 was 61, down four from the 65 that were counted in September 2013 and up 12 from the 49 counted in October 2012.
105’ aluminum crew boat has been sold by private U.S. Owners to Mexican Buyers.
The US Gulf oil patch is very much back at work and things have not looked this promising since the pre-Macondo days, with prospects set to continue in a positive direction with vessels working and little availability. In the next 18 months the US Gulf is set to see nearly 20 rigs return for drilling programs.
Of the 12,504 vessels and 3,788 barges Marcon tracks, 1,064 are crew, fast supply & pilot boats with 185 officially on the market for sale, plus we have 42 boats available for charter worldwide.
Of 12,504 vessels and 3,788 barges tracked by Marcon, 3,119 are supply and tug supply boats. Tug supply boats officially on the market for sale decreased from 197 to 157 vessels since August 2012 and down 12.29% or 22 vessels from May.
Of the 12,552 vessels (excluding barges) Marcon currently tracks, 666 are inland river pushboats with 96 officially on the market for sale (86 U.S. flag and 10 foreign flag). Eight of the boats with age listed were built within the last ten years.
Of the 3,832 barges and 12,552 vessels we currently track, 735 are tank barges with 26 inland and 34 ocean or coastal barges officially on the market for sale. Only one of the 26 inland barges is 10 years of age or less.
Of the 12,552 vessels and 3,832 barges that Marcon currently tracks, 4,778 are tugs with 773 currently officially on the market for sale worldwide, up 6.3% since February 2013 and from up 2.0% from November 2012.