AL GRAY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AL GRAY
    • Operator : WATERFRONT SERVICES COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1050
  • Location
    • City : CAIRO
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 55
  • Size
    • Register length : 51 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 51 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 38.2 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2001
    • Year : 2001
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 561738
    • REBLT : *

WATERFRONT SERVICES COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : OHIO RIVER - CAIRO, IL AREA; INLAND WATERWAYS AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

BILL WOLTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLEY WALLACE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CONNELL SMITH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DANA ALBRIGHT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GENE CASPER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RONNIE TUCKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHIRLEY FRANKLIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILBERT KLINE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BUNGE

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WF

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Tanker Repulses Pirate Attack in Gulf of Aden

Tanker Repulses Pirate Attack in Gulf of Aden

Armed pirates attacked a British-flagged chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden on Sunday but were repulsed, the ship's manager Stolt Tankers said.The pirates approached the Stolt Apal in two speedboats some 75 nautical miles off Yemen, it said, in one of the most important trade routes for oil heading from the Middle East to Europe.

Trump Tells Navy to Destroy Iranian Gunboats 'If They Harass Our Ships At Sea'

Trump Tells Navy to Destroy Iranian Gunboats 'If They Harass Our Ships At Sea'

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had instructed the U.S. Navy to fire on any Iranian ships that harass it at sea, a week after 11 vessels from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) came dangerously close to U.S. ships in the Gulf.Close interactions with Iranian military vessels were not uncommon in 2016 and 2017. On several occasions, U.S.

Qatar Books Chinese Shipyard Capacity in LNG Carrier Fleet Expansion Push

Qatar Books Chinese Shipyard Capacity in LNG Carrier Fleet Expansion Push

Qatari state-owned oil and gas company Qatar Petroleum has signed a deal to reserve LNG ship construction capacity in China in a deal potentially worth more than $3 billion.QP said that the reserved LNG carrier construction capacity would be used for QP’s future LNG carrier fleet requirements, including those of its ongoing expansion projects of the giant offshore gas field North Field.

US Navy Says Iran Navy Harassed its Vessels

US Navy Says Iran Navy Harassed its Vessels

Eleven vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) came dangerously close to U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships in the Gulf, the U.S. military said on Wednesday, calling the moves “dangerous and provocative.”While such interactions had occurred occasionally a few years ago, they had stopped, and this incident comes at a time of increased tensions between the two countries.

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Along the 1,600-mile, ice gray arch of the St Lawrence Seaway, the 2020 Great Lakes commercial shipping season will lurch back to life on March 25 when the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. reopen.The ceremonial opening signals a passage with passable ice and the 114th Great Lakes season for its fleet of 45 venerable lakers.

Korean Shippers Jointly Pitch for Qatari LNG Newbuilds

Korean Shippers Jointly Pitch for Qatari LNG Newbuilds

Five South Korean shipping companies - Korea Line, Pan Ocean, SK Shipping, Hyundai LNG Shipping and H-Line Shipping -  could partner up to secure liquefied natural gas transportation services for Qatar’s LNG production capacity expansion project.Qatar Petroleum is expected to put up shipping contracts for at least 40 LNG carriers by the end of the year for its North Field Expansion project

Oman Shipping Adds Jabal Shams

Oman Shipping Adds Jabal Shams

Oman Shipping Company (OSC) has held a naming ceremony for the latest addition to the company’s Dry Bulk fleet, the Jabal Shams. The ceremony marks the official handover of the vessel from Zhoushan Changhong Shipyard to OSC.The shipping arm of the ASYAD Group said that the new ship will join OSC’s fleet of over 50 world-class vessels including LNG Carriers, LPG Carriers, VLCCs, Tankers, VLOCs

UAE Presence Grows in the Maritime World

UAE Presence Grows in the Maritime World

Over recent years the United Arab Emirates has emerged as an important maritime hub with grand ambitions. Mark Venables visited the region to discover what is driving that growth.When the UAE was elected to the IMO Council as a Category B member, it immediately raised its profile within the maritime community. The Emirates have taken a significant step forward in the maritime world.

Ship Paint: NRL Pigment Package Slows Discoloration

Ship Paint: NRL Pigment Package Slows Discoloration

A pigment package designed by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to slow discoloration of the exterior coating on surface ships has started to make its way into the fleet and is producing early, positive results.NRL researchers created the pigment combination to satisfy the fleet requirement for the Navy standard "haze gray" paint that will remain color stable for longer than current

U.S. Unsure About Details of Tanker Towed to Iran

U.S. Unsure About Details of Tanker Towed to Iran

U.S. officials say they are unsure whether an oil tanker towed into Iranian waters was seized by Iran or rescued after facing mechanical faults as Tehran asserts, creating a mystery at sea at a time of high tension in the Gulf.The MT Riah disappeared from ship tracking maps when its transponder was switched off in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14.

Glosten Design for All-Electric Ferry First

Glosten Design for All-Electric Ferry First

Alabama's historic Gee's Bend Ferry recently entered service after being converted from geared-diesel to become the first zero-emission, electric-powered passenger/car ferry in the United States. Owned by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and operated by HMS Ferries, the 15-vehicle/132-passenger ferry runs on the Alabama River between Camden and Boykin, AL.

Grounded Bulker Refloated off Oman

Grounded Bulker Refloated off Oman

A bulk cement carrier that ran aground off beaches of Al-Fazayah Beach, Salalah in Oman has been refloated in one piece and without no damage to the environment, said the company behind the salvage operation, Resolve Marine Group.The partially loaded vessel, RAYSUTT II, departed Port of Salalah in May of last year when the port was evacuated due to adverse weather conditions.