CRIMSON DUKE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CRIMSON DUKE
    • Operator : A D M
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 8400
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 792
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 54 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.6 Feet
    • Height : 57.3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 552838

A D M

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS; OHIO, TENNESSEE, ARKANSAS AND ILLINOIS RIVERS; AND ALL WESTERN RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : GRAIN, GRAIN-BY PRODUCTS, COAL AND FERTILIZER

RAMBLER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPARTAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CBL

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Research Vessels: The Fleet is In

Research Vessels: The Fleet is In

A wave of new and innovative research vessels are set to help scientists enhance their understanding of the oceans. MTR profiles several of these ships currently in designe and construction across the globe.   RRS Sir David Attenborough The U.K.’s new polar research ship rose to fame when Boaty McBoatface took the internet by storm as the leading vote getter in an online naming contest. The U.K.

Machines Infused with AI that Fly, Swarm and Dive

Machines Infused with AI that Fly, Swarm and Dive

Can mimicking insect behavior provide a way to map the ocean floor? Can robotic-controlled flying and diving drones be both bird-like and fish-like in the race to explore the ocean depths? As a global group of 19 semi-finalist teams in the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE compete to create innovative autonomous technologies to image and chart the unknown in a cold

US Waives Jones Act to Secure Fuel for Hurricane Responders

US Waives Jones Act to Secure Fuel for Hurricane Responders

The U.S. government on Friday said it was temporarily waiving a law that limits the availability of cargoes on the U.S. coasts, a step that will ensure enough fuel reaches emergency responders during Hurricane Irma and in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.   The Jones Act mandates the use of U.S.-flagged vessels to transport merchandise between U.S. coasts.

California Wind Demand Energizes Transmission Firms

California Wind Demand Energizes Transmission Firms

A firm controlled by Philip Anschutz, the billionaire entertainment and pro sports magnate, will soon build the largest wind farm in the United States to serve utilities in California, where officials have set ambitious green power goals.   The $5 billion project, however, will be constructed 700 miles away in Wyoming, a state better known for coal mines and oil fields.

GoM Dead Zone is the Largest on Record

GoM Dead Zone is the Largest on Record

This year’s Gulf of Mexico “dead zone,” an area of low oxygen that can kill fish and other marine life, has grown larger than scientists had initially predicted, becoming the largest measured since dead zone mapping began in the GoM in 1985. At about 8,776 square miles, the dead zone is roughly as large as New Jersey.

Duke Receives Funding for New Research Vessel

Duke University said it has received $11 million for the construction and operation of a new state-of-the-art vessel that will expand teaching and research capabilities at its marine lab.   The gift to the Nicholas School of the Environment from the Grainger Family Descendants Fund, a donor-advised fund at The Chicago Community Trust

Scientists Predict Third Largest GoM ‘Dead Zone’

Scientists Predict Third Largest GoM ‘Dead Zone’

Larger-than-average low and no oxygen area in Gulf of Mexico may affect the region’s shrimp fisheries   This summer’s Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” – an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other marine life – is forecasted to be approximately 8,185 square miles, or about the size of New Jersey, U.S. federal scientists predict.

Seaspan Ferries Opens Duke Point Terminal

Seaspan Ferries Opens Duke Point Terminal

Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC) hosted an official ceremony in Nanaimo, BC to mark the grand opening of its new Duke Point Terminal.   The 18 acre, multi-berth facility, which took approximately 19 months to build, consolidates operations from the previous downtown-located operation and the old facility at Duke Point.

Green Power Law Impacting U.S. Utilities

Green Power Law Impacting U.S. Utilities

In the last four years, North Carolina has become the second largest solar market in the United States, behind only California.   It has installed more solar energy than Texas, which has nearly three times the population; more than Arizona, which has twice as many sunny days; and more than New York, which has far more aggressive renewable energy targets.

Melbourne Celebrates 25 Years of Service

Melbourne Celebrates 25 Years of Service

HMAS Melbourne has celebrated 25 years since she entered service with the Royal Australian Navy, proving her motto, ‘She gathers strength as she goes’.   The guided missile frigate has steamed more than 1.5 million kilometres - about 37 times the earth’s circumference - and clocked up almost 62,000 hours underway, since commissioning on 15 February 1992 at Station Pier, Melbourne.

Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Semifinalists Announced

Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Semifinalists Announced

XPRIZE today announced the 21 teams representing 13 countries advancing in the $7 million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a three-year global competition challenging teams to advance ocean technologies for rapid, unmanned and high-resolution ocean exploration and discovery. Their innovative approaches run the gamut: gliders and drones, underwater robotic swarms, autonomous underwater vehicles

HII Acquires Camber Corp

HII Acquires Camber Corp

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Camber Corporation and formed a new operating division, HII Technical Solutions. The new division will be led by Andy Green, who will serve as an executive vice president of HII and president of HII Technical Solutions, reporting directly to HII President and CEO Mike Petters.