ALABAMA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALABAMA
    • Operator : AMHERST MADISON
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : MOBILE
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 158
  • Size
    • Register length : 80.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 85 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 31 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1970
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 529650

AMHERST MADISON

  • Area of Operation : KANAWHA RIVER--ALLOY AND HAREWOOD, WV TO OHIO RIVER--PITTSBURGH, PA TO CAIRO, IL; TENNESSEE RIVER MILE 250; MORGANTOWN, WV TO PITTSBURGH, PA; MON RIVER MILE 101
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING, SAND AND GRAVEL, COAL

MCS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AI

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

ALAN P. HALL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANDY MULLINS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BUS BROWN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. ED HARRIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLESTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DR. EDWIN H. WELCH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DREMA G. WOODS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EARL FRANKLIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELINOR D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FLORENCE T

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRED WAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE W. JONES III

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

IRON DUKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

J. S. LEWIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LADY LOIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAWSON W. HAMILTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCEDALE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAJOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY ELLEN JONES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MILTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NELL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

O NELSON JONES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RELIANT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHIRLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TENNESSEE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM COOK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WEST VIRGINIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM E. BARR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ABC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AMI

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

The inland waterways have enjoyed several positive developments toward modernization of the system, particularly over the last two years.Annual appropriations that fund the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works mission have been steadily on the rise for the last nine fiscal years, specifically the Construction and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) accounts have been funded at historic levels.

USCG Awards Austal USA Stage 2 Offshore Patrol Cutter Contract

USCG Awards Austal USA Stage 2 Offshore Patrol Cutter Contract

Mobile, Ala. shipbuilder Austal USA has been awarded a contract to build up to 11 medium-endurance Offshore Patrol Cutters (OPC) for the U.S. Coast Guard.The initial $208.26 million award supports detail design and long lead-time material for one OPC, with options for production of up to 10 additional vessels, the Coast Guard announced on Thursday. The deal could be worth up to $3.

New Routines on the Bridge in the Digital World

New Routines on the Bridge in the Digital World

Like every sector of cargo and passenger shipping, “digitalization”—where computerized processes are replacing onboard routines previously handled manually— is an ongoing trend coastwise, on the waterways and harbors. Regulatory compliance, especially with Subchapter M for towing vessels

Marine News' Top Boats of 2021

Marine News' Top Boats of 2021

Sea Change - America’s first hydrogen powered ferrySWITCH Maritime’s new 70-foot passenger ferry Sea Change is navigating uncharted waters as the United States’ first zero-emissions, hydrogen fuel cell-powered, electric-drive ferry.The pioneering aluminum newbuild, constructed by Bellingham, Wash. shipbuilder All American Marine, Inc.

Hornblower Gets Grant for Green Hydrogen Fueling Station

Hornblower Gets Grant for Green Hydrogen Fueling Station

Hornblower Group on Thursday announced its subsidiary Hornblower Energy has received an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to design, construct and operate the first asset of its kind to produce green hydrogen through the use of hydroelectric power and dispense to ferry and maritime vessels in the United States.

Austal USA Opens New Steel Facility

Austal USA Opens New Steel Facility

Mobile, Ala. shipbuilder Austal USA hosted a ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new facility which adds steel shipbuilding capability to the company’s well-established aluminum shipbuilding expertise.“We are so excited to see our plans to add steel to our capabilities come to fruition,” said Austal USA President Rusty Murdaugh.

Chouest Begins Building First Jones Act SOV

Chouest Begins Building First Jones Act SOV

Physical activity to construct America's first Jones Act-qualified wind farm service operations vessel (SOV) has kicked off on the U.S. Gulf Coast.The vessel, Eco Edison, is being built at Edison Chouest Offshore shipyards in Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida for planned delivery in 2024.

Metal Shark Inks Deal to Build Fire Island Ferries to EBDG Design

Metal Shark Inks Deal to Build Fire Island Ferries to EBDG Design

Metal Shark won a contract to build a new vehicle ferry for Fire Island Ferries, a vessel designed by Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG).Construction of the new Fire Island Maid recently commenced at Metal Shark’s Bayou La Batre, Alabama shipyard, and the 70 x 23-ft.vessel features a steel hull and aluminum superstructure.

Shipbuilder Austal USA Delivers USS Canberra (LCS 30)

Shipbuilder Austal USA Delivers USS Canberra (LCS 30)

The U.S. Navy took delivery of the future USS Canberra (LCS 30) at Austal USA on December 21. This is the second Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) that shipbuilder Austal has delivered to the Navy in 2021.“With two ship launches, two christenings, and now the successful completion of sea trials and delivery for LCS 30, it has been a busy last couple of months at Austal USA

Crowley eWolf Electric Tugboat to Feature Schottel Propulsion

Crowley eWolf Electric Tugboat to Feature Schottel Propulsion

Crowley’s new 25-m eWolf, the first all-electric tug to be built and operated in the U.S., will be equipped with Schottel systems, including a pair of RudderPropellers type SRP 430 featuring the LE-Drive (Embedded L-Drive) and MariHub, the data IoT Gateway and monitoring solution.Designed by Crowley Engineering Services  and to be built at Master Boat Builders shipyard in Coden, Alabama

Alabama Shipyard Names Wagner CEO

Alabama Shipyard Names Wagner CEO

Mobile, Ala. repair yard Alabama Shipyard, LLC announced it has appointed Greg Wagner as its new chief executive officer (CEO).Wagner is joining the Alabama Shipyard team from the position of CEO at Navarro Capital Partners LLC., an oil and gas industry marine and subsea construction support services provider.

New Intermodal Facility Coming to Port of Mobile

New Intermodal Facility Coming to Port of Mobile

The Alabama Port Authority board of directors recently approved a $2.042 million purchase of 272 acres in Montgomery, Ala., to construct an inland container intermodal transfer (ICTF) facility. The project will extend intermodal rail service from the Port Authority’s container intermodal terminal at the Port of Mobile in support of Alabama regional growth in manufacturing, retail, distribution