ACBL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ACBL
    • Operator : WRAY HOLDINGS CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Vessel Type : Open Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : DONORA
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 795
    • Full Load Capacity : 1665 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 200 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.4 Feet
    • Height : 14.7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 606600

WRAY HOLDINGS CO., INC.

  • Principal Commodity : SCRAPS

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Interview: Dave Lee, Maritime Partners

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ACBL Names Schappell SVP of Logistics & Network Operations

ACBL Names Schappell SVP of Logistics & Network Operations

Jeffersonville, Ind. based marine transportation company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) announced Steve Schappell has been appointed Senior Vice President of Logistics and Network Operations after entering the role on an interim basis in September.Schappell, who joined ACBL in July 2021 as Vice President of Supply Chain and Continuous Improvement

Dave Lee Joins Maritime Partners as VP of Tech and Innovation

Dave Lee Joins Maritime Partners as VP of Tech and Innovation

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