The Vigor Seattle Maritime Festival 2013 tug boat parade and races were held in Seattle on May 11, 2013.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - The spot price of ethanol in New York has continued to move higher and was $2.89 per gallon as of May 8, an increase of more than 8 percent since August and the highest level since late 2011.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - The United Kingdom (UK) is the largest producer of oil and the second-largest producer of natural gas in the European Union (EU). Following years of exports of both fuels, the UK became a net importer of natural gas and crude oil in 2004 and 2005, respectively.
Vessel Management Services sold their twin screw " Sinuk" to King River LLC of Palmer, Alaska.
The offshore oilfield, in its historic cyclical fashion, is improving again after a significant downturn in 2008-2010 caused by the financial collapse and BP/Macondo spill. We are not back to the days of 2007/2008, but at least things are headed in the right direction.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 - Falling crude oil prices contributed to a decline in the U.S. regular gasoline retail price from a year-to-date high of $3.78 per gallon on February 25 to $3.52 per gallon on April 29.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 - The average U.S. offshore rig count for April 2013 was 49, down two from the 51 that were counted in March 2013 and up five from the 44 counted in April 2012.
Thursday, May 02, 2013 - MGO prices in April were around the same level as they were bumping around at in mid-2012 after a spike this last February.
Of the 3,799 barges and 12,234 vessels we currently track, 726 are tank barges with 30 inland and 37 ocean or coastal barges officially on the market for sale. (2MB)
Of 12,234 vessels and 3,799 barges tracked by Marcon, 2,995 are supply and tug supply boats. Tug supply boats officially on the market for sale decreased from 195 to 192 vessels since February 2012 and down .09% or 19 vessels from last November. (4MB)
Of the 12,234 vessels (excluding barges) Marcon currently tracks, 659 are inland river pushboats with 101 officially on the market for sale (91 U.S. flag and 10 foreign flag). (2MB)
Of the 12,234 vessels and 3,799 barges Marcon tracks, 1,036 are crew, fast supply & pilot boats with 182 officially on the market for sale, plus we have 47 boats available for charter worldwide. 32.4% of the boats officially for sale are U.S. flag. (1MB)
Of the 12,077 vessels and 3,750 barges that Marcon currently tracks, 4,600 are tugs with 758 currently officially on the market for sale worldwide, up 6.61% since August. Of the tugs for sale, 42.30% of foreign and 90.54% of U.S. tugboats are direct from Owners. (7MB)