MIDWEST MATERIAL CO.

  • Engineering District : Chicago
  • TSO Series Number : TS-4 Transportation Lines on the Mississippi River System and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
  • Principal Commodity List : GRAVEL AND SAND
  • Area of Operation : CHICAGO WATERWAYS, INCLUDING UPPER ILLINOIS RIVER.
  • Vessels
    • Dry Covered Barge : 1
    • Dry Open Barge : 1
    • Vessels List : HHP, T&T
  • Address
    P. O. BOX 69 LACON IL 61540
  • Contact
    • Phone : 309-246-2114
P. O. BOX 69 LACON IL 61540

Managed Vessels

HHP

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

T&T

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially kicked off the project to deepen of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet Friday, as Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge Captain Frank started dredging 5 miles above the Head of Passes.The USACE awarded this first contract for the Ship Channel deepening to Weeks Marine on September 3, 2020, and the Captain Frank started the deepening Friday.

Japan Trio Begins Work on an Ammonia-Fueled Tugboat

Japan Trio Begins Work on an Ammonia-Fueled Tugboat

As the marine industry works to find the ‘fuel of the future’ to address increasingly stringent emission regulations, an interesting development from a trio of marine powers in Japan seeks to develop the world’s first ammonia-fueled tugboat. The joint research and development agreement was signed by NYK, IHI Power Systems Co., Ltd.

How to Recycle a Ship Safely and Sustainably

How to Recycle a Ship Safely and Sustainably

Shipbreaking is among the most dangerous jobs in the world, according to the International Labor Organization. This is the process of breaking up huge old ships into spare parts. It almost always happens in developing countries and comes with an unacceptably high level of fatalities, injuries and work-related diseases.

Beirut Blast Caused by Ammonium Nitrate Seized from Cargo Ship

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Initial investigations into the Beirut port blast indicate years of inaction and negligence over the storage of highly explosive material caused the explosion that killed more than 100 people, an official source familiar with the findings said.The prime minister and presidency have said that 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, used in fertilizers and bombs

Video: Salvaged Cargo Ship Kaami Recycled

Video: Salvaged Cargo Ship Kaami Recycled

MV Kaami, a general cargo vessel salvaged six miles off the northwest coast of Skye, Scotland after running aground in March, has been dismantled and recycled in Kishorn.Built in 1994, the 89.8-meter vessel, owned by Norway’s Misje Rederi, was sailing under the flag of Bahamas when it ran aground on March 23 this year.

Video: NYK Trials Remote Tug Operations

Video: NYK Trials Remote Tug Operations

Several companies within Japan's NYK Group have partnered to test the remote navigation of a tugboat in Tokyo Bay.The tugboat, operated by NYK's Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha Corporation, was equipped with a manned remotely controlled system and put to the test by NYK and its group companies MTI Co. Ltd., Keihin Dock Co. Ltd., and Japan Marine Science Inc. (JMS).

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

Barge Lines Boost Crew Safety as Virus Threatens Crucial Cargo

Barge Lines Boost Crew Safety as Virus Threatens Crucial Cargo

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Bouchard Says All Back Pay Processed

Bouchard Says All Back Pay Processed

Bouchard Transportation Co. reports all back pay has been processed as the company continues to work to raise capital that would allow it to return its vessels to service, the company's president and CEO Morton S. Bouchard III said Tuesday in a letter to staff, customers and vendors.The full letter is below:To Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc.

Training Tips for Ships: Tip #10 - Don’t Handcuff Your Trainees

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Industry Project for First Ammonia-Fueled ULCS Concept

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MIT to Design Ship for Oldendorff

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Dry bulk carrier owner and operator Oldendorff Carriers has signed a research agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) to make its vessels more green and economical.Oldendorff, together with CBA and its campus collaborators including MIT's Sea Grant Program