Every day we hear news of more cuts in E&P budgets, leading to more charter terminations for rigs and offshore service vessels. Oil & Gas com-panies, both private and government controlled, slashed projects around the world during 2015 and 2016 with everyone running for cover as oil prices slid from over $100/BBL to less than $30/BBL.
Marcon International Inc. is pleased to announce the sale of a U.S. flag inland pusher between U.S. West Coast operators.
A 90’ x 27’ U.S. flag tug built by Bollinger Machine in 1966 was sold between U.S. West Coast operators on a private & confidential basis.
The 1,700BHP "Benjamin Foss" was sold by Foss Maritime Company of Seattle, Washington to private U.S. interests.
The Indonesian flagged, twin screw utility tug "ES Taurus" has been sold to private interests for further trading outside of Southeast Asia.
Marcon International, Inc. is pleased to announce the private sale of a 1980 built U.S.-flag single-hull 23,000 barrel capacity ABS classed ocean tank barge on private terms.
The 250’ x 72’ ocean chip barge "DT-250" was sold by Dunlap Towing of Everett, Washington to Island Tug & Barge Co. of Seattle.
Of the 3,821 barges and 12,982 vessels we currently track, 662 are tank barges with 26 inland and 22 ocean or coastal barges officially on the market for sale.
Of the 12,982 vessels (excluding barges) Marcon currently tracks, 693 are inland river pushboats with 54 officially on the market for sale (45 U.S. flag and nine foreign flag).
Of the 12,982 vessels and 3,821 barges Marcon tracks, 1,137 are crew, fast supply & pilot boats with 219 officially on the market for sale, plus we have 57 boats available for charter worldwide.
Of the 13,081 vessels and 3,831 barges tracked by Marcon, 3,280 are supply and tug supply boats, with 291 officially on the market for sale.
Of the 13,081 vessels and 3,831 barges that Marcon currently tracks, 4,893 are tugs with 640 currently officially on the market for sale worldwide, up 0.79% since August and up 2.07% from November 2014.
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - Gasoline consumption is a closely watched indicator for analysts who track oil markets and economic activity. However, data and estimates available from a variety of public and private sources often show considerable variation.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - Iraq is OPEC’s second-largest crude oil producer and holds the fifth-largest proved crude oil reserves in the world.
Friday, April 15, 2016 - According to the Paris-based, International Energy Agency’s "Oil Market Report", crude oil prices rallied to a four-month high in mid-April as further evidence emerged of accelerating declines in US output.
April 14, 2016 - The Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science anticipates that the 2016 Atlantic basin hurricane season will have approximately average activity and landfall strike probability. A total of 12 named storms and 5 hurricanes are forecast with a 50% probability of at least one major (Category 3-4-5) hurricane landfall along the entire U.S. Coastline and a 40% probability in the Caribbean.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - EIA estimates that global consumption of petroleum and other liquid fuels grew by 1.3 million b/d in 2015, averaging 93.7 million b/d.
Thursday, April 07, 2016 - Baker Hughes announces March 2016 rig counts. The average offshore rig count for the United States was 27 in March 2016, up 1 from the 26 that were counted in February 2016, and down 16 from the 43 that were counted in March 2015.
Wednesday, March 09, 2016 - The United Kingdom is the largest producer of oil and the second-largest producer of natural gas in the European Union.